Donna Freitas (COL ’94) discusses the negative impact of “the hook-up culture”

Last night, students and faculty gathered in McNeir auditorium to discuss something that isn’t usually talked about at events sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry: hooking-up. In the first of a four-part series on “The Sacred and… Read More

Georgetown professor defends D.C. Archdiocese’s anti-same-sex marriage moves

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington provoked quite a stir this week when it announced that it would abandon its contracts with the city unless the D.C. Council changed its proposed same-sex marriage bill.  The church says that the… Read More

Cardinal Newman Society calls for Georgetown to rescind AFL-CIO President John Sweeney’s honorary degree

John Sweeney: Lovable labor leader, or enemy of Catholic doctrine? Next Thursday, Georgetown will be giving an honorary Doctor of Law degree to AFL-CIO President John Sweeney for his dedication to fighting for better working conditions and human… Read More

DeGioia talks Obama IHS cover-up, town-gown relations on Kojo Nnamdi

Yesterday, Georgetown President John DeGioia sat down with WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi to chat about the University and its relationship with the Georgetown neighborhood. DeGioia covered some perennial issues, like being the first lay president of Georgetown, the… Read More

The Daily Beast asks: Is Georgetown really that Catholic?

Proliferation of chapels and crucifixes notwithstanding, we actually aren’t that Catholic! Over on the Daily Beast, Kathleen Kingsbury has made it her mission to debunk “bogus college stereotypes.” Earlier this week she took on entrenched stereotypes like “Oberlin… Read More

Pro-lifers angry over Georgetown Law students’ pro-choice internships

Your basic equation for a Georgetown controversy Jill Stanek, a prominent pro-life activist and blogger, recently learned about Georgetown’s Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program, and she’s not pleased.  The program’s summer newsletter highlighted the internship experiences… Read More

Father King remembered at 11:15 Mass; funeral to be held Saturday

About 50 students, alumni and other members of the Georgetown community attended Tuesday evening’s impromptu 11:15 p.m. Mass in honor of Father Thomas King. Father King, who passed away earlier that evening, was renown on campus for hosting… Read More

RIP Father Thomas King, 1929-2009

This evening, Father Thomas King, S.J. passed away at 80. According to Voice photographer Helen Burton (COL `11), he is rumored to have died of a heart attack. Representatives from the Office of Communications could not be reached… Read More

Catholic colleges call for reassessment of “Catholics in Political Life” statement

At a recent meeting, the board of directors of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities announced that they would like to see a reexamination of the 2004 “Catholics in Political Life” statement. The 2004 statement was released… Read More

On the Record with Julia Allison, certified internet celebrity and the original Hoya sex columnist

Julia Allison in Tombs It’s a bit of a challenge to describe dating columnist and alumna Julia Allison (COL `04) to anyone who isn’t already familiar with her micro-celebrity—perhaps because no two followers’ characterization of her are alike. … Read More