Features / 12/02/2016 Weathering the Storm: Climate Policy in D.C.

In just a few days in June 2006, heavy rain put too much pressure on the city’s sewer system, causing major flooding in the Federal Triangle area. The water forced several Smithsonian museums to temporarily close, flooded two metro stations, and caused millions of dollars in damages. The June 2006 floods are examples of severe...

Features / 12/02/2016 Meeting the Need: Why Georgetown Misses Out on Some Top Low-Income Students Every Year

Inherent in Jesuit educational values is a focus on providing premier academics to all students, regardless of background. “There is deeply rooted in the Jesuit tradition a commitment to merit over accident or good fortune of birth,” said Vice President for Advancement Bart Moore (SFS ’87). Moore explained that at the first Jesuit university in...

Features, Uncategorized / 11/18/2016 H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice

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 unique actors and themes at play on a...

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Weathering the Storm: Climate Policy in D.C.
Features

Weathering the Storm: Climate Policy in D.C.

In just a few days in June 2006, heavy rain put too much pressure on the city’s sewer system, causing major flooding in the Federal Triangle area. The water forced several Smithsonian museums to temporarily close, flooded two metro stations, and caused millions of dollars in damages. The June 2006 floods are examples of severe…

H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice
Features, Uncategorized

H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice

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 unique actors and themes at play on a…

Out in the Cold: Homeless in Georgetown
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Out in the Cold: Homeless in Georgetown

Every Saturday afternoon, Grace Episcopal Church on Wisconsin Avenue hosts a program called Grace’s Table, opening its doors to the neighborhood’s homeless population for a meal and fellowship. On Nov. 12, around 30 individuals, mostly men, crowded into one of the church’s main halls for lunch, fellowship, and an optional Bible study. Among the men…

Students Share Thoughts on Post-Election Political Climate
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Students Share Thoughts on Post-Election Political Climate

Before last Tuesday’s election, the Voice reached out to Georgetown students to hear their opinions on the presidential candidates, the country’s political climate, and political discussion on campus. Then, on Tuesday, voters chose Republican nominee Donald Trump in a surprise to many. Trump’s victory has been cited as a stunning indictment of the national media’s…

Wearing Your Wallet: The Style and Cost of Georgetown Fashion
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Wearing Your Wallet: The Style and Cost of Georgetown Fashion

The idea of college fashion as casual and cheap is practically universal in this country. However, most students on this campus would agree that Georgetown is different. Here, style and sweatpants are fundamentally incompatible. “The two big criticisms that I think can be leveled against Georgetown shops are: there’s not enough diversity and it’s too…

Pajama Pushers: The Fall Fashion Lookbook
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Pajama Pushers: The Fall Fashion Lookbook

This fall fashion season, designers from DKNY to Etro redefined pajama-inspired clothing by featuring styles with plunging necklines, lingerie-esque detailing, and loungy, shapeless pants. This trend blurs the dichotomy of nightwear and daywear, of loose and structured silhouettes. It’s an invitation to mix silky button-downs with torn denim, deconstructing our understanding of what can be…

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