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Love in the time of coronavirus

Love in the time of coronavirus

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06/28/2020

Coronavirus has ruined my love life.  Not that it was exactly booming before quarantine orders descended. But I had three dates lined up after spring break, which obviously all went to hell when I found out I’d be going home for the rest of the semester. I had just steeled my resolve to jump back…

Scenes from the front lines of the Atlanta protests

Scenes from the front lines of the Atlanta protests

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06/11/2020

Content Warning: racism, depictions and images of assault and violence Editor’s note: All protesters with their faces visible in this photo essay either gave their direct consent to the photographer or identified themselves with the Atlanta Police Department. On Friday, May 29, a large protest was organized in Atlanta by a group of college students…

Georgetown voices of Black Lives Matter

Georgetown voices of Black Lives Matter

By: and
06/10/2020

Content Warning: racism, depictions of assault and violence  George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25, as four officers held the unarmed man facedown on the ground, and a white officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds.  Floyd is hardly the first to die as a result of police…

Georgetown Community Pursues Hope Through Faith

Georgetown Community Pursues Hope Through Faith

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04/22/2020

The usual clamor that accompanied a Sunday on the Hilltop was gone. Georgetown was uncannily quiet after the university announced its transition to virtual classes. Yet, those still on-campus were greeted with a calming and familiar tune. Organ music echoed from Dahlgren chapel as regular Sunday mass continued without a physical congregation on March 15….

Black Survivors Coalition Pushes the Boundaries of Student Activism

Black Survivors Coalition Pushes the Boundaries of Student Activism

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04/11/2020

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault  For Georgetown’s survivors of sexual assault, sometimes direct action is the only way to get results. When members of the Black Survivors Coalition (BSC) occupied Healy Hall on Feb. 24, they planned to remain until the administration met their demands for improved sexual assault resources. They would be…

A Revived Blaxa Is Ready To Tell Its Stories

A Revived Blaxa Is Ready To Tell Its Stories

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02/28/2020

Olivia Francis-Anspach (COL ’21) rarely reads campus news outlets anymore. “I don’t see myself in campus publications. I don’t see myself represented there,” Francis-Anspach said. “I came in freshman year reading The Hoya and I was like, ‘okay, like, this is cool. I really like to read what’s going on.’ And then I was like,…


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