The Voice’s Bunn Award Winners 2017-2018

Every year, the Georgetown University Center for Student Engagement selects 18 pieces of student journalism to win the Edward B. Bunn Awards for Journalistic Excellence. The awards are in six categories: news, features, commentary, photo, sports, and review. This year, the Voice received 11 Bunn Awards across five categories. Below are this year’s winners: Features 1st- It’s not...

Olympians honored at Duke Ellington School during Team USA Awards

The stars of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games gathered at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts for the Team USA Awards on April 26. The event began with a two hour red carpet featuring several prominent celebrities alongside all the athletes in attendance. The main ceremony was an Oscars-style awards show hosted...

GSP to hire full-time psychologist, continuing CAPS satellite trend

The university announced it will be hiring a full-time staff psychologist for the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP), expanding its part-time counselor position. The position was originally created two years ago after a donation by an anonymous Georgetown alumnus who has been a mentor for GSP students. Melissa Foy (COL ‘03), executive director of GSP, decided...

Sen. Murkowski discusses bipartisanship, gun control, and climate change

Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski (COL ‘80) spoke on climate change, gun violence, and the need for bipartisanship at an event hosted by GU Politics and GU College Republicans on April 23. Alaska native Larisa Pollock (MSB ‘19) introduced Murkowski, citing her work on environmental protection and infrastructure as critical to the interests of Alaskans. “When...

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The Voice’s Bunn Award Winners 2017-2018

The Voice’s Bunn Award Winners 2017-2018

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05/02/2018

Every year, the Georgetown University Center for Student Engagement selects 18 pieces of student journalism to win the Edward B. Bunn Awards for Journalistic Excellence. The awards are in six categories: news, features, commentary, photo, sports, and review. This year, the Voice received 11 Bunn Awards across five categories. Below are this year’s winners: Features 1st- It’s not…

Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

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04/24/2018

Health Education Services and GUSA’s DC and Federal Relations Committee hosted a panel with activist and writer Kamilah Willingham, who appeared in the documentary The Hunting Ground, on April 18. The documentary, which premiered in 2015 at the Sundance film festival, details the incidence of college campus sexual assault nationwide. A screening of the film…

Albright Discusses New Book on Fascism

Albright Discusses New Book on Fascism

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04/24/2018

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discussed the history of fascism and the resilience of American institutions, elements her new book, Fascism: A Warning, on April 16 in the Lohrfink Auditorium. The event was organized by the Mortara Center for International Studies, which has previously honored Albright as the Mortara Endowed Distinguished Professor in the…

Nobel Peace Prize nominee keynotes inaugural Waging Peace Conference

Nobel Peace Prize nominee keynotes inaugural Waging Peace Conference

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04/17/2018

The Justice and Peace Studies Program (JUPS) and GU Politics hosted the first annual Waging Peace Conference on April 13. The event’s theme was “Meeting the Other,” focusing on promoting nonviolence and condemning hatred and xenophobia. Organizers were moved by recent episodes of racial violence nationwide, specifically noting the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville and…

Dean Deacon on Diversity of Class of 2022

Dean Deacon on Diversity of Class of 2022

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04/13/2018

The students who opened their Georgetown acceptance letters last week are part of the most diverse group the university has admitted to date. According to Charles Deacon (COL ’64), dean of undergraduate admissions, the prospective class of 2022 had the highest number of minority applicants and admitted students, paired with the lowest total acceptance rate,…

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