Travel Ban(d): Friday Music Series focuses on intercultural understanding

After the election of Donald Trump, Benjamin Harbert, a professor in the Georgetown University music program, began to hear lots of the same questions from his students. They wanted to know how they could become more involved politically, and how they could combine their newfound interest in politics with their passion for music. “I was...

Underrepresented on the Hilltop: Georgetown’s Women Fight for Equality

Georgetown University’s Board of Directors, which governs the university and makes decisions regarding tuition, academic programs, and other university policies along with President John DeGioia, is composed of nine women and 32 men. The board’s executive committee has 12 men, and two women. The executive committee’s compensation subcommittee has four members, all of whom are...

Stressed and Silent: Georgetown’s Culture and Mental Health

Will Emery (COL ’19) has noticed that Georgetown students have the same conversation over and over as midterm season arrives. “They go, ‘How are you?’ ‘Well, I have nine tests, 10 essays.’ That sends a bit of an affirmation to this other student, I am working harder than you, I am doing truly inhuman work.”...

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Underrepresented on the Hilltop: Georgetown’s Women Fight for Equality

Underrepresented on the Hilltop: Georgetown’s Women Fight for Equality

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02/16/2018

Georgetown University’s Board of Directors, which governs the university and makes decisions regarding tuition, academic programs, and other university policies along with President John DeGioia, is composed of nine women and 32 men. The board’s executive committee has 12 men, and two women. The executive committee’s compensation subcommittee has four members, all of whom are…

An Integrative Education: Georgetown’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program Sparks Debate

An Integrative Education: Georgetown’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program Sparks Debate

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02/09/2018

Dr. David Gorski has quite a bit to say about “quackademic medicine.” “Quackademic,” a portmanteau of quack and academic, means exactly that. “It’s the infiltration of quackery into academic medicine,” Gorski said. “I wish I had coined [the term], but I didn’t.” Gorski is a surgical oncologist, a professor at the Wayne State University School…

How “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” Made the Stage

How “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” Made the Stage

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01/26/2018

The Simpsons have come to campus. Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society and Nomadic Theater collaborated to bring Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play to Poulton Hall. Adapted from The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare,” Mr. Burns is a colorful meta-narrative infused with an amalgam of dark humor, nostalgia, music, drama, tension, and action. More importantly,…

Mumbo Sauce: The taste of Washington

Mumbo Sauce: The taste of Washington

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01/17/2018

Disclaimer: Although Wingo’s advertises with the Voice, this in no way affected the nature of our reporting. Across the southern United States, regional factions are locked in debate, vying to be named the champions of barbecue. In eastern North Carolina, simple spicy vinegar reigns supreme, while in the western part of the state, the smoked…

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