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MPD Clears GW Encampment, Arrests 33

By Caitlin McLean May 8, 2024

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. The Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested 33 pro-Palestinian protesters at an encampment on George...

Protesters Stage Competing Rallies at George Washington University

Protesters Stage Competing Rallies at George Washington University

Student pro-Palestine protesters, including students from Georgetown University, held a “Rally for Gaza” at the ongoing tent encampment at George Washington University (GWU) while pro-Israel protesters...

Georgetown Students Remain in Encampment After Seven Days, Legislators’ Visit

Georgetown Students Remain in Encampment After Seven Days, Legislators’ Visit

By Aamir Jamil and Maren Fagan May 2, 2024

At least six Georgetown University students remained at pro-Palestinian encampments at George Washington University (GWU) on May 1, seven days after the encampment began April 25. More than 200...

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MPD Deadline to Clear Pro-Palestine Encampment Passes, Stalemate Persists

By Aamir Jamil, Maren Fagan, and Catherine Alaimo April 26, 2024

Pro-Palestinian protesters, including students from Georgetown University, maintained their position camped at University Yard on George Washington University’s (GWU) campus by the evening of April 25...

Sofi Dippel/The Hoya | Several hundred Georgetown students and faculty protested an event held by Campus Ministry Feb. 27 that featured three members of the Israel Defense Force.

Israeli Soldiers Panel Sparks Student, Faculty Protests

By Catherine Alaimo, Lauren Doherty, and Jack Willis February 29, 2024

CW: This article discusses violence and death in Israel and Gaza, as well as antisemitism. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Students and faculty groups gathered...

Members of Georgetown Community Attend National March for Gaza

Members of Georgetown Community Attend National March for Gaza

By Aamir Jamil January 19, 2024

Several Georgetown University students and faculty members joined the National March for Gaza in Freedom Plaza on Jan. 13, gathering alongside thousands of protestors calling for a permanent ceasefire...

Georgetown University Students Protest Alt-Right Group

By Aamir Jamil November 18, 2023

A right-wing group staged a protest outside Georgetown University’s front gates after a prominent Catholic priest known for his LGBTQ+ advocacy visited Georgetown, resulting in a counterprotest by Georgetown...

Students Join National March for Israel

Students Join National March for Israel

By Nora Toscano November 17, 2023

Georgetown University students joined thousands of demonstrators at the National Mall for the “March for Israel” to show their support for Israel as it continues its war against Hamas.  The...

EDITORIAL: Stand Up to Homophobia

EDITORIAL: Stand Up to Homophobia

By The Editorial Board November 17, 2023

With Nov. 1 marking the celebration of Jesuit History Month, controversy has once again returned to campus. Father James Martin, S.J., a member of Georgetown University’s Board of Directors, gave...

Students Petition for Georgetown to Expel Starbucks

Students Petition for Georgetown to Expel Starbucks

By Evie Steele November 3, 2023

In light of union criticisms of Starbucks’ treatment of workers, over 200 students, faculty and staff are calling for Georgetown University and its dining subcontractor Aramark to end its affiliation...

60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

By Karenna Warden September 1, 2023

Tens of thousands of people gathered by the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 26 for the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington to push for a “continuation” of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.  Nearly...

National Abortion Debate Echoes on The Hilltop

National Abortion Debate Echoes on The Hilltop

By Lauren Doherty April 28, 2023

A walk through Red Square showcases a wide array of student organizations tabling, including H*yas for Choice (HFC) and Right to Life (RTL), two groups with very different outlooks on the ongoing conversation...

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