Context Clues: Piecing Together the Pieces of the Georgetown PuzzleCampus construction creates new pedestrian, bus routesFarm fresh fixtures fill local markets with delights dorms desireGeorgetown football embraces ‘Hoya Culture’

Feature: Context Clues: Piecing Together the Pieces of the Georgetown Puzzle

With a campus that’s constantly in motion with its students moving at a hundred miles an hour in seemingly endless directions, it can be difficult to gather perspective on the big picture of campus life and even harder to find your place in the madness.  Here are some snapshots of the issues that are at […]

News

Campus construction creates new pedestrian, bus routes

Georgetown welcomed students to a construction-heavy Hilltop this week. With the university trying to meet goals outlined by the 2010 Campus Plan to increase on-campus student activity and living space, several projects are simultaneously underway. Now, students in all areas of campus have developed concerns about noise levels, traffic detours, and safety. Robin Morey, vice […]

NSO includes first ever mandatory sexual assault education component
Four-year housing guaranteed for students with financial need
Chadwicks closes on K St. this weekend, replaced by Mr. Smith’s

Leisure

Farm fresh fixtures fill local markets with delights dorms desire

Here at the Voice we know how satisfying it is to get your hands around a pair of firm, juicy tomatoes––organic, of course! If in the midst of your frantic move to campus, you briefly betrayed your inner hippie with embarrassing Safeway runs, don’t fret. There are a number of farmers’ markets nearby, with interesting […]

Speculative forms: creates conjecture
DC’s The Partisan transcends divides, celebrates co-op diversity
Breeches & Bodice: Normcore: making suburban dads chic and Birkenstocks haute couture since 2014

Sports

Backdoor Cut: The NBA’s greatest worry

Paul George made contact with the ground, and his shin split into two, giving traction to the fear that lingered in the back of the minds of NBA team owners and fans: what if superstars hurt themselves while serving their international duties? After America’s debut in the 1992 Barcelona Games, the first national team comprised […]

Field hockey goes back to basics
Men’s soccer to reach new heights
The Sports Sermon: Tim Howard takes a break

Voices

The road to peace in the Middle East lies with the secular left

  The Middle East is often portrayed by mainstream Western media as a culturally backwards region: overtly religious, rife sectarian conflict, and a hotbed for terrorism. If we take a superficial view of the region, it is entirely possible to justify such caricatures. However, if we’re interested in genuinely understanding the region, the recent phenomenon […]

Thin shaming is just as harmful as other forms of harassment
Carrying On: Chipotle changing the face of fast food
Economic privilege alone is not a reason to be ashamed

Editorials

In Ferguson, entrenched social ills in need of dialogue

The cover of this week’s issue of the New Yorker is awash in red and yellow, the silhouettes of protesters with raised arms backlit by the spotlights of a police armored vehicle manned by a helmeted figure with a gun. Eric Drooker’s illustration, based on a photograph by Scott Droll, aptly embodies the fallout that has […]

Georgetown should lead on divestment from fossil fuels
GU and VA Gov. McAuliffe take campus sexual assault to task

Georgetown faculty reflect on the racial and social implications of Ferguson


On Thursday evening, Gaston Hall was standing-room only—not for a president or celebrity speaker, but for Reflections on Ferguson, a dialogue with Georgetown faculty members on the events and implications of Ferguson’s unrest in the wake of Michael... Read More
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By Julia Jester
September 1

Comments of the Week: Ride that slippery slope


Last week, Vox reported on new changes to the Student Code of Conduct which help freshmen have violations expunged, the death of Tombs and 1789 founder Richard McCooey (COL ’52), and the Post editorial board’s decision not to publish the Redskins’... Read More
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By Ryan Greene
September 1

New policy changes to first-time violations by freshmen in Student Code of Conduct


Here’s some interesting news to all the freshmen who might be planning to leave their dorms in packs and roam the streets for parties for their first college weekend. The Office of Student Conduct is expected to announce through... Read More
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By Kenneth Lee
August 29

Just the Tip: It’s all downhill from here


Dear Connor,   I’m a freshman and I was at Leo’s all for this first week of classes, and I realized how awful it really is. It’s packed, no one who works there gives a damn, and the... Read More
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By Connor Rohan
August 29

This Week in the Voice: Pieces of the Georgetown puzzle


In this week’s feature, Caitriona Pagni, James Constant, and Elizabeth Baker write about four pressing issues, namely socioeconomic diversity, the University’s Catholic identity and the LGBTQ movement, disability activism, and free speech, that many on the Hilltop—students, administrators, GUSA... Read More
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By Kenneth Lee
August 29