Posts Tagged ‘The Hoya’

Not in My Back Quad: Can Students Become a D.C. Voting Bloc?

On a September night in 2011, 39 students from D.C. colleges clustered around the steps to Georgetown University’s White Gravenor Hall. From about 9 to 9:50 p.m., they watched a cappella groups and slam poets perform, making about as much noise as three dozen undergraduates can muster without the aid of a pep band or [...]

The Hoya‘s Lame Coverage of the Heckler‘s KKK Satire

Perhaps even more interesting than the controversy over a recent Georgetown Heckler article that invoked a cross burning and the KKK in an attempt to make fun of the Hoya newspaper's own troubles on the issue of race is the coverage the Hoya gave it.
The student paper published one six-paragraph article—216 words—that did not mention [...]

More on the Georgetown KKK Satire: University Official Condemns Content as “Deeply Hurtful”

The Georgetown Voice's Vox Populi blog covered last night's on-campus forum organized by students upset over a recent article in the satirical Georgetown Heckler about a KKK-style cross burning on campus that was meant to mock the Hoya newspaper and its disastrous April Fools' issue.
Vox Populi writes:
Heckler Editor-in-Chief Jack Stuef (COL ‘10) answered questions and [...]

The Heckler Responds to KKK Satire Fallout: Laugh At Racists, Not With Them

Just heard back from Jack Stuef, editor of the Georgetown Heckler, an Onion-style magazine written by Georgetown students that has stirred up charges of racial insensitivity with an article about a campus "cross lighting" that invoked a cross burning, white-hooded KKK members, and lynchings in a satire of the student newspaper the Hoya. The Hoya [...]

Georgetown Students Satirize Cross Burnings, KKK in Heckler Magazine

Remember the controversy over this year's April Fools' "humor" issue of the Hoya, Georgetown University's student newspaper? The one that prompted protests by students who deemed some of its content (Headline: "We Need More Interracial Loving at Georgetown"; Excerpt: "We don't have enough good old vanilla-chocolate interracial fucking") racially insensitive?
Well, those charges are being leveled [...]

Public Safety at Georgetown: One Break-in Victim’s View of the D.C. Police Response

Public safety is the issue of the day at Georgetown University after a string of crimes, including sexual assaults, both on campus and off in recent days and months. An editorial in today's issue of the Hoya, a student newspaper, offers the latest snapshot of a level of crime it rightly calls "unacceptable":
In a three-day [...]

April Fools’ Fallout: The Hoya Posts Joke Edition Online, Says It’s Really, Really Sorry

For those of you still wondering about all that hullabaloo surrounding the April Fools' edition of The Hoya last week, you're in luck! The staff of Georgetown University's student newspaper has posted the PDF for your viewing pleasure.
Dozens of students, angry about what they considered inflammatory articles, staged a sit-in at the newspaper’s office last [...]

When April Fools’ Editions Go Bad: Georgetown Students Protest at Hoya Offices

The hits just keep on coming over at the Hoya. Like we warned on Monday, April Fools' issues can cause more problems than they are worth.
Dozens of Georgetown University students, angry about what they perceived as racially-inflammatory articles in the Hoya’s April Fools’ issue, staged a sit-in at the newspaper's office last night.

The Hoya: Still No Sense of Humor

Georgetown University has two major campus newspapers, The Hoya, published twice weekly, and The Voice, published weekly. As an undergraduate some years back, I spent much of my college career, to the detriment of my college career, working at the Voice.
Like any two institutions in close competition and proximity (they occupy adjacent offices in the [...]

College Rag Wrap Up for Feb. 9

College Rag Wrap-up: Your weekly roundup of what’s new(s) in D.C. college papers (and blogs). Each Monday, City Desk summarizes the most interesting stories from college oriented newspapers and blogs in the area. Links are compiled by City Paper intern Ryan J. Reilly, who is an editor at Catholic University’s student newspaper, the Tower.

College Rag Wrapup: Constructive Criticism Edition

College Rag Wrap-up: Your weekly roundup of what’s new(s) in D.C. college papers (and blogs). Each Monday, City Desk summarizes the most interesting stories from college oriented newspapers and blogs in the area. Links are compiled by City Paper intern Ryan J. Reilly, who is an editor at Catholic University’s student newspaper, the Tower.

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