Lilah Burke

GSP Winter Housing Receives Campus-Wide Support

GSP Winter Housing Receives Campus-Wide Support


This winter break, up to ten students with unstable housing situations will be offered winter housing at an off-campus Airbnb rental. This new program was spearheaded by the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP) and financially sponsored by several different student groups and administrative offices. Because on-campus residences close during the holiday, all on-campus students are forced…

GUPD responds to international attacks, D.C. threats


On Nov. 16, Jay Gruber, Georgetown University Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety, emailed the student body in response to a series of violent terrorist attacks around the world, as well as threats on Washington, D.C. from the group known as the Islamic State. Gruber noted that there would be increased visibility of…

CSJ workshop looks at demographics and gentrification in D.C.


The Center for Social Justice held a workshop, led by Assistant Professor of Sociology Brian McCabe (SFS ‘02), on Oct. 28 that examined changing D.C. demographics. The presentation, titled “DC Demographics: The End of Chocolate City?” looked at the forces that affect who lives and works in the District. The first part of the discussion…

Georgetown redesigns website to better organize resources

Georgetown redesigns website to better organize resources


Although the official website unveiled its new design June 15, for many students the return to campus has been the first they’ve seen the homepage’s new look. The changes in the website give insight into the new ways Georgetown students, faculty, and prospective freshmen are using technology. University Information Services (UIS), along with the…

Students stage sit in to support ‘Engaging Differences/Diversity’ curriculum  proposal

Students stage sit in to support ‘Engaging Differences/Diversity’ curriculum proposal


A group of over 50 students gathered for a sit-in outside of university President John J. DeGioia’s office on April 10 to present a petition expressing support for the “Engaging Differences/Diversity” curriculum change proposal. The “Engaging Differences/Diversity” proposal would require all students to take courses that relate to issues of diversity. The Last Campaign for…

Aramark workers On the Record: Francisco Lopez


In light of the ongoing negotiations between Aramark and it’s workers’ union, the Voice will do a series of On-the-Records with Hoya Court and Leo’s employees. This week the Voice sat down with nineteen-year old Francisco Lopez, who works at Elevation Burger. Lopez commutes nearly two hours from Maryland to work the night shift at…

Voice cartoon sparks dialogue concerning issues of diversity and unconscious bias


Last Thursday, Feb. 20, the Page 13 section of the Georgetown Voice featured a full-page cartoon entitled “Beating a Dead Horse,” which depicted two white students, GUSA president-elect Joe Luther (COL ‘16) and vice president-elect Connor Rohan (COL ‘16), using bats labeled “Satire” and “Heckler” to beat two fellow Hoyas, then-GUSA executive candidates Chris Wadibia…

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