No Exit Strategy: The effects of the 2010 Campus Plan on student lifeStudent candidates run for ANC to represent undergrad voices in new Campus PlanMask & Bauble calls Inherit the Wind to the stand, delivers expert testimonyMen’s soccer exorcises Demons, kneels to Friars

Feature: No Exit Strategy: The effects of the 2010 Campus Plan on student life

In December 2010, Georgetown neighborhood organizations, including the Citizens Association of Georgetown, Burleith Citizens Association, Foxhall Community Citizens Association, and others, in anticipation of Georgetown’s 2011-2020 Campus Plan, began rallying support against Georgetown University’s growing presence in the neighborhood.  Yard signs with inflammatory signs littered the streets of Georgetown with messages that read, “OPPOSE GU’S […]

News

Student candidates run for ANC to represent undergrad voices in new Campus Plan

Georgetown students will have the opportunity to turn out for their Advisory Neighborhood Commission student representatives on Nov. 4—Kendyl Clausen (SFS ’16) and Reed Howard (SFS ’17) are running for the two student commissioner positions on the ANC 2E advisory board. Clausen and Howard began their campaigns this week by going to dorms to speak […]

Georgetown students travel to Ferguson, protest police violence and racism
New DC Taxicab Commission proposals challenge Uber
City on a Hill: D.C. taxis fare poorly against Uber

Leisure

Mask & Bauble calls Inherit the Wind to the stand, delivers expert testimony

The Mask and Bauble Society’s first show of the semester, Inherit the Wind, “all comes down to the right to think, and the right to express those thoughts,” said Matt Grisier (COL ‘16). This relevant theme is inherent in the battle between evolution and creationism in the fictional, bible-thumping town of Hillsboro, endearingly called “the […]

Foxcatcher grapples with a violent legacy
Phillip’s neo-impressionism exhibit points to symphonic transcendence
Under The Covers: “Just because it’s taken you three years to notice, Ron, doesn’t mean no one else has spotted I’m a girl!”

Sports

The Sports Sermon: Can’t hide the dollar signs

Finances are private. Everyone knows that. We learn this reality from a young age. We teach kids that asking for such information is not polite, and they, in turn, carry this attitude with them, passing it on. In American society, we’ve made the collective decision to keep personal financial information a secret in almost all […]

Backdoor Cut: Family feud, basketball edition
Golf searches for consistency
Leopards pounce on Hoya mistakes

Voices

Carrying On: Coffee cultures representative of larger differences

  Having lived for an extended period of time in three major cities, and having visited many more, I’ve found that the best way to really understand a city and its people is through its coffee culture—that is, how, where, and why people sit down to have a cup of coffee.  In Washington, D.C., you […]

Forgetting the camera and gaining a formative experience
O’Donovan’s on the Waterfront: Hoping for dining changes on campus
In an age of connectivity, connections are harder to make than ever

Editorials

ANC elections demand more GU student-neighborhood engagement

Georgetown shares little more than a name with the community that surrounds it. While students inhabit streets, sidewalks, and buildings alongside neighborhood residents, their political interactions are limited. The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, one of seven advisory boards throughout northwest D.C, gives citizens a venue to represent their community interests. The two ANC 2E seats […]

In VA case, racial gerrymandering corrosive to American democracy
U.S. media outlets that cultivate Ebola fear distract from real issue

Poll puts Bowser with commanding lead over Catania


A recent poll conducted by Economic Growth D.C. puts Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser in the lead for the Nov. 4 election. Bowser received 45 percent of the votes from the poll’s 800 likely voters, whereas opponents David Catania and Carol Schwartz received... Read More
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By Ryan Greene
October 22

Former SFS Dean Carol Lancaster dies


In a campus-wide email sent today, President John DeGioia (COL ’79) informed the Georgetown University community that Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64), former dean of the School of Foreign Service, has passed away at the age of 72. Lancaster was diagnosed with... Read More
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By Ryan Greene
October 22

Vox Gets Into Treble: Voice fashion week


You know it’s October when the Voice, hot off the presses, arrives on the Hilltop to show you the hippest trends for F/W14. You know who’s clearly been paying attention to us? Kimye, obviously. But don’t stress—we know you can’t... Read More
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By Tim Annick
October 22

Georgetown rabbi accused of voyeurism allegedly invited Towson students to use synagogue showers


Barry Freundel‘s alleged voyeurism keeps looking worse and worse. After charging the Kesher Israel synagogue rabbi with six counts of misdemeanor voyeurism last week, police say they found evidence of hundreds of videos of women using the synagogue’s... Read More
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By Ryan Greene
October 22

GU Improv lets loose with first show of the year


There is no more outrageous group of people on campus than the Georgetown Improv Association. The comedy troupe hosted its first show on Saturday night and, if anything, it was certainly ridiculous and memorable if not 100 percent... Read More
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By Ryan Greene
October 21