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In the aftermath of the recent Israeli operation in Gaza, much of the world has an opinion, but few care to understand why Israel was forced to go to war in the first place.
In June of 1968 I finished studies in France and arrived at Georgetown to begin teaching theology. Bill Clinton had graduated from the University earlier that month.
R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin and the Georgetown “Let Freedom Ring” choir celebrated the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Kennedy Center on Monday. The next day Franklin sang at President Barack Obama’s Inauguration.
For up-to-the-minute coverage of how many victims the outbreak has claimed, how to get your missed classes excused, and which brands of hand sanitizer can kill the norovirus, check out Vox Populi at blog.georgetownvoice.com.
Last Friday, The Hoya ran a column entitled “Fight for your Political Rights” by D.J. McLaughlin (SFS `10), which contained numerous factual inaccuracies and misquotes. McLaughlin irresponsibly lambasted the College Democrats and College Republicans for being “censored” by University policy concerning political activity on campus. He demonstrated an appalling lack of understanding of federal election and tax law, as well as the activities and goals of the College Democrats and Republicans. Both organizations, in a bipartisan fashion, would like to use this opportunity to debunk his fallacious accusations.
Waiting for the Sun: The Solar Taxi, an experimental in sustainable transportation, rolled into D.C. this week. The brainchild of Raphael Chimes, the Solar Taxi runs on renewable rather than fossil fuels, and has no CO2 emissions. Chimes hopes his endeavor will “rekindle hope and zest for life,” as well as inspire people to seek [...]
Check out the rest of our selections over on the Voice blog, Vox Populi. Overall Winner, First Place – Color Chris Svetlik, “Me Jumping” “Taken on a farm in rural Texas. That’s me jumping.” Second Place – Color Wendy Wang. “abandoned” “This picture shows another side of the clichéd ‘city of love’.While the deserted station [...]
Worth the wait? Epicurean & Co. Restaurant officially opened its doors to the public yesterday, serving free food throughout the day. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Epicurean, which has a capacity of 250 people, served over 1,000. Lines extended out the door, at times with waits of up to two hours. LYNN KIRSHBAUM
Click here to view the fall fashion pictures in a gallery format. Welcome to the Voice’s first ever full-length fashion issue! This is an expanded version of our perennial spring and fall fashion spreads—more content, more photos and more fashion. In addition to our usual medley of lady’s attire, the extra space affords us the [...]