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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Teach-In Looks to Address Legacy of Slavery

Teach-In Looks to Address Legacy of Slavery

By Owen Eagan December 4, 2015

The Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation held a teach-in event focusing on Georgetown’s relationship with slavery and announcing the implementation of Freedom and Remembrance Grants...

Three Students Win Renowned Scholarships

By Sarah Griffin December 4, 2015

Three Georgetown students won prestigious postgraduate scholarships in November, with Peter Prindiville (SFS ’14), Matthew Quallen (SFS ’16) and Hannah Schneider (COL ’15) winning the Mitchell, Marshall...

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The Life of Pebbles

By Matthew Quallen September 25, 2015

In the coming months, the university will open a campus-wide dialogue on its relationship with racism and slavery, which reached its nadir in 1838 when Fr. Thomas Mulledy, S.J., and the Maryland Jesuits...

QUALLEN: Worker’s Rally Lives On

By Matthew Quallen January 30, 2015

On March 15, 2005, 25 Georgetown students began a hunger strike. They refused to eat until the university committed to a just employment policy, at the core of which lay the guarantee of a living wage. Their...

QUALLEN: Jesuit Ideals Facing the Slave Trade

By Matthew Quallen January 16, 2015

In 1838, Thomas Mulledy and the Maryland Jesuits sold 272 slaves, in part to pay building debts at the schools they had established, including Georgetown. But what would happen next? The sale came following...

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