Isaiah Seibert

Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBT students

Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBT students

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05/04/2017

Around 120 students from Georgetown’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools were recognized as a part of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Lavender Graduation. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of graduating LGBT and allied students and their contributions to the greater Georgetown community while speakers reflected on the history of the LGBT community at Georgetown. Rev. Michael…

GU F.R.E.E., GIA hold demonstrations during GAAP Weekend

GU F.R.E.E., GIA hold demonstrations during GAAP Weekend

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04/26/2017

About 10 students with GU Forming a Radically Ethical Endowment (GU F.R.E.E.) demonstrated in the ICC Galleria, where student clubs were tabling as a part of GAAP Weekend. Students from the Georgetown Israel Alliance (GIA) and other pro-Israel students, some of whom were wearing Israeli flags as capes, arrived after the students with GU F.R.E.E….

Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

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04/24/2017

About 150 Georgetown students and faculty joined the March for Science in downtown Washington, D.C to advocate for the importance of scientifically informed policy.The Washington march was the main protest of a movement with more than 500 marches on all seven continents. The group gathered outside of Regents Hall around 10 a.m. Saturday and walked…

Taste Test: Peeps

Taste Test: Peeps

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04/16/2017

This week on Taste Test, Erika Bullock is joined by Danielle Hewitt, Graham Piro and Isaiah Seibert to learn the history behind the popular easter confection, Peeps! Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Peeps-Taste-Test.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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…

Orchestrating Diplomacy: GU Students Head to Cuba

Orchestrating Diplomacy: GU Students Head to Cuba

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03/04/2017

While most students will be relaxing at home over spring break, twelve members of the Georgetown University Orchestra will be boarding a plane to Havana, Cuba. Only two years ago, such a trip would have sounded unfeasible as the U.S. government considered Cuba a state sponsor of terror. Now, members of the GU orchestra will…

Anti-Trump group protests on campus

Anti-Trump group protests on campus

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01/13/2017

GUPD escorted a small group of six to seven representatives from RefuseFascism.org off-campus after they protested Jan. 11 throughout university grounds. The group, none of whom were students, protested and distributed flyers in Red Square and the ICC Galleria, entering at least two classrooms in the ICC and Reiss, and they returned to the front gates Jan….

Weathering the Storm: Climate Policy in D.C.

Weathering the Storm: Climate Policy in D.C.

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12/02/2016

In just a few days in June 2006, heavy rain put too much pressure on the city’s sewer system, causing major flooding in the Federal Triangle area. The water forced several Smithsonian museums to temporarily close, flooded two metro stations, and caused millions of dollars in damages. The June 2006 floods are examples of severe…

Students march to protest Trump EPA appointment

Students march to protest Trump EPA appointment

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11/27/2016

On Nov. 17, a group of students marched from Red Square to the office of Myron Ebell, the head of President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ebell is currently the director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Between 75 and 100 students participated in…

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