Michael Coyne

Election of Jesuit Superior General  prompts reflection

Election of Jesuit Superior General prompts reflection

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10/21/2016

On Oct. 14, in Rome, the General Congregation of the Jesuit order elected Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, S.J., of Venezuela as the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus, the head of the Jesuit order. In the order’s 476-year history, there has never before been a leader from Latin America. The election has prompted…

Untitled Leisure Project: Bon Iver

Untitled Leisure Project: Bon Iver

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10/05/2016

Bon Iver is back! In this week’s Untitled Leisure Podcast, host Daniel Varghese, Leisure Editor Mike Bergin, Assistant Leisure Editor Caitlin Mannering, and News staff writer Michael Coyne, discuss the band’s new album 22, A Million, and the group’s artistic growth. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ULP_Ep7_BonIver-10516-4.52-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Vigil draws crowd for Black Lives Matter movement

Vigil draws crowd for Black Lives Matter movement

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09/27/2016

Over 200 students and faculty gathered in Red Square on Friday, Sept. 23 for a vigil and forum on race relations and racial justice in the U.S. While the forum explicitly focused on the recent death of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Okla., and the unrest in Charlotte, N.C., discussion covered a wide range of themes….

Georgetown transitions to Canvas online system

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09/15/2016

Georgetown students returned to campus in August to discover that a sizable portion of university professors now use Canvas, a product of Salt Lake City-based Instructure, instead of the Blackboard online class-hosting platform that was used previously. Canvas has been met with some positive reviews by Georgetown administration, faculty, and students–though migrating to the new…

World Cup of Hockey Preview

World Cup of Hockey Preview

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09/14/2016

Hockey fans will see their favorite players return to the ice a little earlier than usual this year. On September 17th, the puck is slated to drop in Toronto for the newest edition of the World Cup of Hockey–an international tournament which includes some of the premier stars of the NHL. The history of this…

Campus Plan, Deciphered

Campus Plan, Deciphered

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08/31/2016

Next year, Georgetown will officially adopt its new campus plan, a rough blueprint for how the University wants to develop its property in the future. This new plan will last from 2017 to 2036–fifteen years longer than the current plan, which was created in 2010 and went into effect in 2012. The Voice has gone…

Panel discusses diversity requirement for incoming class

Panel discusses diversity requirement for incoming class

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04/28/2016

On April 25, GUSA hosted a town hall meeting in the Great Room of the Healy Family Student Center to discuss Georgetown’s new “Engaging Differences” core requirement, which will mandate students to take two classes that focus on the diversity of human culture and experience. Students, faculty, and staff all participated in a presentation and…

Dr. Kimberly Brown speaks at Emancipation Day Symposium

Dr. Kimberly Brown speaks at Emancipation Day Symposium

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04/22/2016

On Monday afternoon, Dr. Kimberly Juanita Brown, Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies at Mount Holyoke College, discussed her 2015 book, The Repeating Body: Slavery’s Visual Resonance in the Contemporary in Riggs Library. The speech was part of Georgetown’s Emancipation Day symposium, which ran from April 12 to April 21. The symposium commemorated the…

Sec. of Energy Ernest Moriz discusses diplomacy, Iran deal

Sec. of Energy Ernest Moriz discusses diplomacy, Iran deal

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04/13/2016

Dr. Ernest Moniz, the current United States Secretary of Energy, was honored at a ceremony in the ICC auditorium on Monday, April 11. Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy and the Trustees of the Trainor Endowment granted the Secretary the 32nd “Jit” Trainor Award for Distinction in the Conduct of Diplomacy. Upon receiving the…

Journalism Program hosts panel on Austin Tice, missing reporter

Journalism Program hosts panel on Austin Tice, missing reporter

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04/10/2016

Georgetown University’s undergraduate Journalism Program presented an event Wednesday night on the plight of Austin Tice (SFS ‘02), who disappeared while freelance reporting on the conflict in Syria in 2012, and its implications and lessons for the journalism community as a whole. The event was part of the 2016 Salim El-Lozi Lecture series, which annually…

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