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GUSA obtains benefits for unrecognized student groups

Unrecognized student groups like H*yas for Choice and the Georgetown chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon have just come a lot closer to having equal footing with the other organizations on campus. GUSA announced last night a new partnership… Read More

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Hoyas United for Free Speech continues to gain student support

Hoyas United for Free Speech, the student-led coalition committed to preserving safe space and promoting expression on Georgetown’s campus, has experienced an influx of support over the past few weeks since its formation. On Oct. 5, the group… Read More

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Hoyas United for Free Speech begins petition campaign

Despite months of dialogue between students and administrators surrounding free speech issues on campus, no concrete actions have been taken aside from signing a memorandum of understanding last year. The problem continues to plague campus groups, such as H*yas… Read More

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Concerned alumni write letter to DeGioia about H*yas for Choice incident

232 Georgetown alumni sent a strongly-worded letter today to the office of University President John DeGioia (COL ’79) about the wrongful removal of H*yas for Choice from the sidewalk near the front gates by GUPD last week. Erin Matson (COL… Read More

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H*yas for Choice removed from front gates by GUPD

A Georgetown University Police Department officer removed H*yas for Choice from the sidewalk outside the University’s front gates yesterday. The unrecognized group was protesting a ceremony occurring in Gaston Hall, where Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington,… Read More

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Administration and GUSA release new free speech and expression policy

In an email sent today, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson and former GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) issued an update to the University’s Speech and Expression Policy. Olson and Tisa had pledged to revise the policy… Read More

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Why so many student groups want weeks dedicated to their causes

The month of March here at Georgetown can certainly be characterized as madness—and no, sadly not the basketball kind. Unless you have had your head in the sand (or perhaps in the snow that Vox no longer will… Read More

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H*yas for Choice hosts Choice Week for the seventh consecutive year

It seems that every group on the Hilltop wants your attention this month. Hot on the heels of Georgetown Water Week and the Center of Social Justice’s Education Week, H*yas for Choice is hosting its seventh annual Choice… Read More

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GUSA begins to clarify University free speech policies

Sunday’s GUSA meeting featured a presentation by current GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) on the University’s free speech policy and what has been done to modify it since the Free Speech Forum in January and the following H*yas for… Read More

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H*yas for Choice Tabling Update 2.0: Free speech policies to be clarified at later date

At Thursday’s Free Speech and Expression Committee meeting, H*yas for Choice President Laura Narefsky (COL ’14) and Vice President Abby Grace (SFS ’16) had two specific requests for the University. In an email to Vox, Grace listed the… Read More