Margaret Hartigan

Margaret is a sophomore in the college majoring in Spanish and Government and a news assistant. Her favorite author is Donna Tartt, her favorite color is green, and she enjoys listening to the "Pride and Prejudice" soundtrack while she writes.


News

Following racist tweets and internal investigation, GULC professor and administrator resigns

Ilya Shapiro resigned from his role at the Georgetown University Law Center after a university investigation into a series of racist tweets.

Features

Nearly 41 years in, the White House Peace Vigil perseveres

Philipos Melaku-Bello and local activists maintain the 24-hour Peace Vigil, an anti-war protest site that has protested since 1981.

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Marijuana policies

Washington, D.C. has relaxed its marijuana laws significantly in recent years, but Georgetown’s official drug policies have not followed suit.

News

GUSA Executive debates reflect dissimilar levels of experience on ballot, GUSA controversies

The presidential and vice presidential debates occurred on Feb. 7 and 8 between the two official campaigns: Leonard/Khan and Wolfe/Ume-Ukeje.

News

Omicron interruptions to bus services leave residents stranded

Since Jan. 10, D.C. residents have experienced delays, cancellations, and crowding in public transportation services, spurred by Omicron.

News

Changes to initial spring COVID-19 protocols aim to combat Omicron

When students moved in for the fall semester in August 2021, they took a single COVID-19 PCR test and received a cloth mask with a Georgetown ‘G’ on it. When... Read more

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On-campus religious activities revived with first post-Zoom semester

For students involved in religious groups, last year’s challenges—Zoom burnout, a lost sense of community, and academic stress, among others—were compounded by another: balancing online obligations while also practicing faith... Read more

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Postponed bystander intervention trainings put students at increased risk

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment. When Rebecca Friedman (COL ’24) chose to attend a bystander intervention training workshop during the Summer Hilltop Immersion Program (SHIP), she... Read more

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Hoya Hub partners with The Corp to combat food insecurity on campus

As students have returned to in-person classes this semester, a troubling feature of Georgetown’s on-campus college life has returned as well: food insecurity. In response, The Corp and the Hoya... Read more

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Thousands rally and march for reproductive rights in wake of Texas abortion ban

“This is what democracy looks like!” dozens of sign-toting demonstrators shouted as they marched from Freedom Plaza to the Supreme Court as part of Washington, D.C.’s fifth annual Women’s March.... Read more