Caitlyn Cobb

Track and Field Impresses at Raleigh Relays

Track and Field Impresses at Raleigh Relays

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04/01/2017

Georgetown’s Track and Field teams placed in the top ten for three events—the men’s and women’s 4X400m and in the men’s 800m—in the Raleigh Relays on March 24 and 25. The Relays are one of the few meets which the team attends together for the season, and as its name suggests, the highlighted events are…

In Chartered Waters: School Choice in the District

In Chartered Waters: School Choice in the District

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03/31/2017

“We certainly are keenly aware of the fact that you have choices and your children can go anywhere,” Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Antwan Wilson said to concerned students, parents, and teachers gathered at a community conversation in Alice Deal Middle School on March 27. Students, teachers, and parents sat at…

Students Share Thoughts on Post-Election Political Climate

Students Share Thoughts on Post-Election Political Climate

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11/18/2016

Before last Tuesday’s election, the Voice reached out to Georgetown students to hear their opinions on the presidential candidates, the country’s political climate, and political discussion on campus. Then, on Tuesday, voters chose Republican nominee Donald Trump in a surprise to many. Trump’s victory has been cited as a stunning indictment of the national media’s…

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Election and the Nation’s Political Climate

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Election and the Nation’s Political Climate

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10/28/2016

For months now, talk of the upcoming elections has been everywhere. It has been virtually impossible to open a news site or to scroll through Twitter without encountering yet another article on Donald Trump’s latest offense or Hillary Clinton’s turbulent career. Given the intense scrutiny on both candidates, a narrative has emerged in the national…

Carrying On: The Courtesy of Courage

Carrying On: The Courtesy of Courage

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09/30/2016

We are afraid of many things. We fear the prospect of children dying in Nigeria when the impending famine hits, or becoming paralyzed because Boko Haram is blocking efforts to eradicate polio. We fear the impacts of terrorism, both at home and abroad, a topic about which you have certainly heard. Most of us also…

Federal Ruling Sparks TA Unionization Discussions across Campuses

Federal Ruling Sparks TA Unionization Discussions across Campuses

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09/16/2016

Teaching and research assistants at private universities like Georgetown gained the right to unionize on Aug. 23 with a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling, the Voice reported on Sept. 2. The ruling has the potential to impact undergraduate and graduate student assistants, and student groups across Georgetown’s campuses have begun evaluating unionization. The Doctoral…

Georgetown TAs consider unionization after ruling

Georgetown TAs consider unionization after ruling

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09/02/2016

On Aug. 23, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that students working as teaching and research assistants at private universities have the right to unionize. This decision gives both graduate and potentially undergraduate teaching assistants and research assistants at universities and colleges like Georgetown a federally backed right to collective bargaining. The Doctoral Students…

A Shared Environment: D.C. and Environmental Justice

A Shared Environment: D.C. and Environmental Justice

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04/22/2016

“The hoopla of Earth Day is over. The problems remain. Only time will tell if these demonstrations accomplished anything.” 46 years ago, “the most trusted man in America,” NBC news anchor Walter Cronkite, spoke soberly to the country at the dawn of a decade of new environmental consciousness and action. This movement continues today, even as the scale…

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