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For those residing in the United States without documentation, including approximately 65,000 students, an uncertain future awaits. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to eliminate the pathway to legal residency for 11 million people. Undocumented students on Georgetown’s campus and across…More

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On Thursday, the Georgetown student body had the opportunity to vote on a GUSA referendum regarding a complete ban on tobacco consumption on the university’s main campus. The referendum is a non-binding measure to gauge the student body’s opinion toward…More

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We had gathered in the Voice office on Tuesday night to watch the election results come in, and as we left we found the above words scrawled across a brick wall in Red Square. They should guide the actions of…More

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Soon this circus will be over. And, barring catastrophic polling error, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton will have likely won the presidency. She would do well to view Republican nominee Donald Trump not just as a defeated political opponent, but as…More

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Now, more than ever, this country needs a competent and experienced leader to help guide American democracy away from the precipice it has neared during this election cycle. This editorial board believes that the only viable option to serve as…More

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A year has passed since student athletes protested Nike’s labor practices by taping over the Nike swoosh on their sneakers. Still, Nike remains the only licensee whose contract does not mandate compliance with the university code of conduct. This April,…More

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On Thursday, Sep. 22, the Intercultural Center unveiled the exhibit “Caesar’s Photos,” focusing on the ongoing civil war in Syria. The conflict, now in its fifth year, has led to the deaths of over 470,000 Syrians, displaced 10 million people,…More

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Last Saturday, in the middle of Homecoming weekend, the Georgetown University football and cheerleading teams lined up on the sideline of Cooper Field for the national anthem, played before the start of every football game. This game, however, 11 of…More

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Some of the most essential members of this campus community are some of its least visible. Each morning, long before students and professors begin to walk the halls of Georgetown’s buildings, members of the maintenance and facilities staff work to…More

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Last week, Georgetown students received two emails regarding Greek life on campus. On September 14, the administration sent out a message reminding students of their unchanged policy on social fraternities and sororities and explaining their reasoning behind the policy. The…More

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