Jake Maher

Critical Voices: Raekwon, <i>The Wild</i>

Critical Voices: Raekwon, The Wild

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04/10/2017

Raekwon the Chef delivers another strong installment in his solo career with his seventh studio album, The Wild. Coming 24 years after his debut as a member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Raekwon’s ability to continue to put out music speaks to his longevity as an artist. While he does not reinvent hip-hop in his latest…

Campus Media Concerned Over Budget Cuts

Campus Media Concerned Over Budget Cuts

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04/07/2017

The GUSA Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee (Fin/App) cut funding for Media Board by 39.5 percent for fiscal year 2018 compared to 2017’s allocation, a decrease of $37,500, according to the 2018 Student Activities Budget Report. GUSA senators have said that this cut restores the board to its historical funding levels. (Full Disclosure: The Voice…

Office of Student Conduct upholds Nike protest sanctions

Office of Student Conduct upholds Nike protest sanctions

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02/25/2017

The Office of Student Conduct affirmed sanctions placed on eight members of Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) who participated in the sit-in in University President John DeGioia’s office last December to protest Georgetown’s relationship with Nike. An appeals committee in the Office of Student Conduct rejected the appeal that the students filed on Feb. 1. In…

Student protesters from Nike sit-in receive conduct violations

Student protesters from Nike sit-in receive conduct violations

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02/06/2017

Eight students in Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) who participated in a sit-in to protest Georgetown’s licensing contract with Nike on Dec. 8, 2016 have been found to be in violation of the Code of Student Conduct for both unauthorized access and failure to comply with a university official or law enforcement officer. The eight students…

Graduate Students Continue Push to Unionize

Graduate Students Continue Push to Unionize

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02/02/2017

Georgetown graduate students are seeking stronger and more formalized representation through unionization, a growing trend nationally at private universities since an Aug. 23, 2016 ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) allowing such organization for graduate students. The recently formed Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) is working to establish an affiliation agreement with…

Georgetown Sanctuary Campus Movement holds Solidarity Walk

Georgetown Sanctuary Campus Movement holds Solidarity Walk

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12/07/2016

On Dec. 2, representatives from the Georgetown Sanctuary Campus Movement delivered a petition to President John DeGioia’s office requesting that the university administration and GUPD implement certain policies to protect undocumented and other marginalized groups of students. Between 40 and 50 students gathered in Red Square before taking part in a “Solidarity Walk” to President…

GUSA LGBTQ+ Inclusion Team submits LLC proposal

GUSA LGBTQ+ Inclusion Team submits LLC proposal

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12/05/2016

GUSA’s LGBTQ+ Inclusion Team presented on Oct. 14 a proposal to the Office of Residential Living for a Living and Learning Community (LLC) for queer and allied students. The proposed LLC, called “Crossroads: Gender and Sexuality,” is intended to provide a space on campus for queer and allied students to come together and to promote…

H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice

H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice

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11/18/2016

by Lilah Burke, Margaret Gach, and Jake Maher This year, unrecognized student group H*yas for Choice celebrates its 25th anniversary. In an environment historically rife with opposition, H*yas for Choice has managed to make a name for themselves as unwavering advocates for reproductive rights. The story of their founding and growth underscores some of the…

Murphy, Goldman, Schroepfer elected to ANC

Murphy, Goldman, Schroepfer elected to ANC

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11/14/2016

Elections for Advisory Neighborhood Council (ANC) 2E were held on Nov. 8. Rick Murphy won against Greg Miller  (SFS ‘14) in a contested election for Single Member District (SMD) 03. Ed Solomon, Mara Goldman (SFS ‘19) and Zac Schroepfer (MSB ‘19) ran unopposed and were voted in as commissioners. Advisory Neighborhood Councils are commissions of…

ANC candidates debate at forum

ANC candidates debate at forum

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10/28/2016

Candidates running for commissioner on Advisory Neighborhood Council (ANC) 2E spoke at the ANC Candidates Forum on Oct. 24, hosted by the Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) at the Dumbarton House. The list of speakers included Greg Miller (SFS ‘14), an employee of Georgetown University’s Office of Sustainability, and Zachary Schroepfer (MSB ‘19) and Mara…

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