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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

VIEWPOINT: Stop Asking Us to Boycott Chick-fil-A

VIEWPOINT: Stop Asking Us to Boycott Chick-fil-A

By Nate Morris February 22, 2024

You wake up ravenous, but you just can’t stomach the thought of Leo’s. You open Doordash, before remembering that article you read telling you it’s “killing local restaurants.” You could walk...

VIEWPOINT: Make Fluency the New Currency

VIEWPOINT: Make Fluency the New Currency

By Charlotte Hibbert and Luke Landegger February 22, 2024

It is a well-known fact that students in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business (MSB) do not have a language proficiency requirement. This exception to Georgetown’s core language requirement...

VIEWPOINT: Love with Generosity

VIEWPOINT: Love with Generosity

By Alice Ma and Katie Cheung February 15, 2024

This Valentine’s Day, the Chinese Student Alliance (CSA) offered Sweethearts & Stuffies, a unique opportunity for Georgetown University students to spread love and joy while supporting Heart of Dinner,...

SIMEONOVA: Work Hard, Play Eventually

SIMEONOVA: Work Hard, Play Eventually

By Nia Simeonova February 15, 2024

As the plane began its descent over Washington, D.C., and its iconic monuments came into view, I thought: “This is it. The land of freedom.” I was reminded of that scene in the movie “The Parent...

VIEWPOINT: Welcome Back, Jack

VIEWPOINT: Welcome Back, Jack

By Bobby Leon February 15, 2024

The Hoya rightly holds Georgetown University administrators responsible for their failings and errors. That being said, it is also important to acknowledge when the same administration succeeds in preserving...

VIEWPOINT: Seek Common Ground in Discourse

VIEWPOINT: Seek Common Ground in Discourse

By Paige Foster and Gregory Brew February 15, 2024

This year, Georgetown University’s Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life (OCC), the nation’s largest student-run anti-abortion conference, enters its 25th year. According to its mission statement,...

CHIN: Consider the Legacy of Loss

CHIN: Consider the Legacy of Loss

By Lauren Chin February 15, 2024

I’ve only been to one funeral in my life. I was two or three at the time. I’m told that my Aunt Wan-Ching loved playing with my sisters and me; in the few videos we have, she is always with one of...

VIEWPOINT: Invest in Space Studies

VIEWPOINT: Invest in Space Studies

By Owen Chbani and Sophia Chang February 8, 2024

Georgetown University has a storied history with astronomy — yet since 1972, that history’s only legacy has been in the neglected, aging Heyden Observatory. Founded in 1841 as part of a nascent...

VIEWPOINT: Promote Research on Campus

VIEWPOINT: Promote Research on Campus

By Michael Parker February 8, 2024

I am a scientist turned academic advisor. At Georgetown University, I wear many hats: I advise a caseload of about 250 biology and chemistry undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences...

KIM: This Just In (Or Out) For 2024

KIM: This Just In (Or Out) For 2024

By Diane Kim February 8, 2024

We barely made it past Jan. 1 before the first trend of the year made itself known: Ins and Outs. It’s fun, it’s pithy, and I’m here for it.  For those of you who weren’t rotting on X, formerly...

AMENDOEIRA: Rethink the American Ideal

By Claudia Amendoeira February 8, 2024

My high school did not have a guidance counselor, but that didn’t stop me. I bought an SAT prep book on Amazon and religiously studied “How to Get Into Georgetown” YouTube videos. During my last...

VIEWPOINT: Call for a Humanitarian Ceasefire

VIEWPOINT: Call for a Humanitarian Ceasefire

By Saeed Samra February 8, 2024

Four months after the tragic events of Oct. 7, Israel continues its siege on Gaza, one of the most densely populated areas in the world, with its aggressive assaults. Home to about 2.2 million people...

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