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H*yas For Choice, a student group that advocates for reproductive rights, announced that it will begin providing Plan-B to students.

H*yas for Choice Will Provide Free Plan B for Students

Pro-abortion rights student group H*yas for Choice began offering free emergency contraception to students Monday, the first time such contraceptives will be widely available on Georgetown University grounds. Georgetown does not provide any form of contraceptives on campus, except Student Health Services, which will provide hormonal contraceptives, such as birth[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GULC Professors Urge Reproductive Care to Combat Zika

In the midst of the spread of the Zika virus, which might cause birth defects, an article published Feb. 1 by Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law encouraged the World Health Organization to promote birth control and abortion in response to the crisis, sparking a backlash from[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Our Trojan Horse

It is hardly a surprise that the recent release of the 10th Annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card, a set of rankings evaluating universities on accessibility of sexual health resources and information available to students on campus, placed Georgetown 112th of 140 schools. The fact that the university dropped 19[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Closing Word

After an eventful year for campus life, student activism proved to be a deciding force in how diversity, freedom of expression and student-administration communication shaped the Georgetown community. Here is the editorial board’s final word on major events of the 2014-2015 academic year. Developing Diversity Students have taken valuable steps[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Fordham Students Protest Condom Policy

Fordham University students demanded reform of university policies regarding contraceptives, free speech and sexual health in a petition signed by over 1,100 students and submitted to university president Fr. Joseph McShane, S.J. on Nov. 3. Located in the Bronx borough of New York City, the Jesuit university prohibits the distribution[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Alumni Stand Behind H*yas for Choice

A group of 232 Georgetown alumni have signed a letter of concern in response to the Georgetown University Police Department’s removal of H*yas for Choice from a public sidewalk at 37th and O streets Sept. 23. Erin Matson (COL ’02), former vice president of the National Organization for Women, organized[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUPD Admits Error for HFC

Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber said that the officer who asked H*yas for Choice to move its table from an off-campus sidewalk on 37th and O streets NW on Monday afternoon acted in violation of the university’s speech and expression policy. H*yas for Choice chose to table that[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Free Speech Updates Need Clarity, Students Say

Although the university issued a revised speech and expression policy in May, the Georgetown University Student Association and other student organizations are calling for even more extensive access to benefits reform across campus, and clearer communication of the boundaries of new free speech zones. The revised policy designates spaces such[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Condom Delivery Draws Ire

Though H*yas for Choice quietly introduced a new condom delivery service Oct. 17, the program has prompted a loud response. The system allows students to request free condom delivery through a Google form 48 hours before an event. Party hosts can then pick up the condoms from the H*yas for[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

H*yas for Choice Hold Info Week

Although reproductive rights are not typical fodder for lunch conversation, H*yas for Choice hopes to bring these talks to the forefront this week with a series of gatherings aimed at raising awareness of the issue. “Choice Week,” sponsored by the pro-abortion rights group, will include a panel discussion on religion[Read More…]

by March 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News