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GSC holds protest during GAAP weekend

GSC holds protest during GAAP weekend

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03/28/2017

Members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) held a protest to raise awareness of the working conditions that laborers in Nike factories faced as admitted students and their families attending GAAP weekend walked by the university bookstore in Leavey on March 24. The group passed out fliers that read, “Let Georgetown know that the class…

Journalists discuss challenges in Trump era

Journalists discuss challenges in Trump era

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03/27/2017

Georgetown’s undergraduate journalism program hosted a panel discussion with journalists to discuss the changes and challenges to journalism in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidency. The March 22 talk was part of The Salim El-Lozi Lecture Series and brought together four journalists as well as John Kirby, the spokesman for the U.S. State Department under…

The Phone Booth: End of an era

The Phone Booth: End of an era

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03/24/2017

Tyler Pearre, Nick Gavio, Parker Houston, and Jorge DeNeve are joined by Chris Almeida of the Ringer to discuss the recent Georgetown men’s basketball coaching change. Bobby Bancroft of Casual Hoya then speaks with the panel to examine potential replacements for previous head coach John Thompson III (17:50). http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Phone-booth-3.23-32317-11.49-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes |…

Georgetown parts ways with John Thompson III

Georgetown parts ways with John Thompson III

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03/23/2017

Georgetown men’s basketball Head Coach John Thompson III will not return to the team next season, university President John DeGioia announced in a statement on Thursday afternoon. “It is with profound regret and deep appreciation that I informed John Thompson III this morning that the University will no longer be retaining his services as our…

Writing Center expands awards program

Writing Center expands awards program

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03/22/2017

The Georgetown University Writing Center is expanding its awards program to include four awards categories, each with a $1000 prize. The program, sponsored by US News & World Report, is in its second year; last year there were $500 prizes for the top essays in two categories. The theme is articulating complexity and the deadline…

Georgetown to offer tuition discounts to federal employees

Georgetown to offer tuition discounts to federal employees

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03/22/2017

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) announced on Mar. 14 that it had reached an agreement with the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to offer 10% scholarships to federal employees. The new OPM Federal Scholarship Alliance gives civil servants employed by the federal government at the start of the semester a 10% tuition…

L.J. Peak to forego senior season, enter NBA Draft

L.J. Peak to forego senior season, enter NBA Draft

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03/21/2017

Georgetown men’s basketball junior guard L.J. Peak will forego his senior season and will enter the NBA Draft. The story was first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, who also reports that Peak intends to hire an agent, although a team spokesman said in a phone call with the Voice that he could not confirm whether or not…

Unsung Heroes expands to other campuses

Unsung Heroes expands to other campuses

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03/17/2017

Unsung Heroes, a student-run initiative which runs a Facebook page sharing stories and photos of facilities, service, and other workers at Georgetown, has begun launching new chapters at campuses throughout the country. In the past week, the University of Maryland – College Park page posted its first story, and the Unsung Heroes team said they…

The Speed of White

The Speed of White

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03/17/2017

When Joe White toed the line for the 800-meter NCAA championship on Saturday, he brushed shoulders with future professionals and Olympians. Texas A&M’s Gilliam Indoor Track rocked as the gun exploded and the six-foot-one junior tucked into the pack for the near half-mile race.  Elbows flew and spiked-feet stumbled as White battled for space on…

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