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: Marijuana policies
Washington, D.C. has relaxed its marijuana laws significantly in recent years, but Georgetown’s official drug policies have not followed suit.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
D.C. is in the midst of a housing crisis. Advocates believe it doesn’t have to be.
This article is part of our 2021 contribution to the D.C. Homeless Crisis Reporting Project in collaboration with other local newsrooms. The collective works will be published throughout the day... Read more