Post Tagged with: "survivor"

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Harmful Process Breeds Empty Victory

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault and domestic violence on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. I want to commend the anonymous authors of last week’s Viewpoint “‘I Could Not Take the Disappointment’: How Georgetown Fails Survivors” for their immense courage and frank[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA Catholic Women at Georgetown and Georgetown's chapter of Knights of Columbus held a holy hour for survivors of clerical sexual abuse. The holy hour comes in the wake of a series of allegations of sexual assault against members of the Catholic Church.

Catholic Student Groups Hold Holy Hour for Sexual Abuse Survivors

Catholic Women at Georgetown and Georgetown’s chapter of Knights of Columbus hosted a joint prayer service for victims of clerical sexual abuse Sept. 21 in Dahlgren Chapel as allegations of sexual abuse by priests continue to surface across the country and world. Large numbers of Catholic clerics have faced allegations[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Check Your Syllabus

Turning to a trusted authority figure for guidance and support is often one of the first steps students take after experiencing trauma. As syllabus week comes to a close, however, students might not know that, according to Title IX, faculty members are “mandated reporters,” obligated to relay their conversations to[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top


In November of this past year, I was raped. It happened at Georgetown. The perpetrator was a Georgetown student. Rape happens here. With all the individual experiences shared on campus media recently, no one can deny that fact. But I don’t blame Georgetown for what happened to me. In fact,[Read More…]

by September 7, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Students Carry the Weight of Assault

Georgetown students will carry mattresses and pillows to classes Wednesday as part of the Carry That Weight National Day of Action, a country-wide solidarity movement with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. The event, sponsored by Take Back the Night, Sexual Assault Peer Educators and the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Copley Formal Lounge was filled to capacity Wednesday evening during “Are You Ready,” an event aimed at combatting rape culture on campus and promoting awareness of sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Program Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd

Students filled a standing-room-only Copley Formal Lounge to capacity to discuss rape culture and promote awareness of sexual assault at the “Are You Ready” event Wednesday evening. The event was sponsored by Health Education Services, the Office of Residential Living, Counseling and Psychiatric Services and the Women’s Center, in partnership[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Reality Binge

I have always found it shocking when the world of reality television collides with actual reality, producing a combination of the artificial and the tangible that serves to illustrate the absurdities of both. The kerfuffle surrounding the recent White House state dinner and the security-breaching party crashers thrust the machinations behind reality[Read More…]

by January 24, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized