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Georgetown graduate workers’ union seeks arbitration over COVID-19 concerns, says university violated contract

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) announced that it was pursuing arbitration with university administrators over bargaining disputes regarding COVID-19 protections for graduate workers on Sept. 18.  The union... Read more

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GU Politics Fellows share thoughts on Black Lives Matter, COVID-19, working with Hoyas

This fall, the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service is hosting its largest class of fellows since its founding in 2015. The Voice spoke with the fellows on... Read more

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On-campus students attempt to form community amid rising cases

The approximately 500 students on Georgetown’s campus are navigating not only a rigorous COVID-19 testing schedule and the burden of virtual school but also the challenge of forming a community... Read more

Leisure

Phoebe Bridgers’s Punisher radiates authenticity and wistfulness

Quarantine peaked for me when I was watching Phoebe Bridgers perform in shooting-star pajamas and a skeleton costume while promoting her latest album, Punisher (2020). In her performance of “Kyoto”... Read more

Halftime Leisure

All caught up with the Kardashians

“Kim, there’s people that are dying,” would probably be most people’s reactions if I told them I shed a tear after learning that the iconic reality TV show, Keeping Up... Read more

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GUSA Senate election sees success of progressive candidates

Progressive candidates largely dominated in this year’s GUSA Senate elections, according to official results released by the Election Commission on Sept. 20. The election came amid public internal criticisms of... Read more

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SFS explains plans to implement its commitment to global anti-racism

After spending the summer releasing statements about its dedication to principles of anti-racism and inclusion, Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) is beginning to take steps towards concrete change. Professor... Read more

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, new initiative launches to predict emerging viruses

The Viral Emergence Research Initiative (Verena) was launched by two members of the Georgetown community in May as a way to enhance the ability of the scientific community to predict... Read more

Podcasts

Busted Stuff: Episode 4 – The Slap

Doktor Specht teaches John to [REDACTED]. Contact the show at bustedstuffpod@gmail.com for any comments or questions. Listen to Busted Stuff on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

Leisure

Tenet is hard to see, and even harder to review

Movies are back! Well, they are according to this instantly iconic clip of Tom Cruise going to the theater to see Christopher Nolan’s newest film, Tenet (2020). The bizarre video... Read more

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America’s “forever prison:” Berkley Center hosts discussion on the politics of Guantánamo Bay

“It has become a forever prison, with forever prisoners, in the forever war,” Karen Greenberg said of Guantánamo Bay during a discussion on the politics and morals of the detention... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Trailer Takes: Enola Holmes, She’s in Portland, Alone

Trailer 1 — She’s In Portland (2020) Sophie: This movie feels so familiar and ordinary that it could have come from any script at a random Starbucks in Los Angeles.... Read more

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Meet the candidates vying to represent the class of 2024 in the GUSA Senate

Twenty-five candidates for the GUSA Senate seats representing the Class of 2024 spoke at a virtual candidate forum event on Sept. 16. The candidates each gave a short introduction to... Read more

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Renovations to student residences continue in absence of student body

The vast majority of Georgetown students are studying remotely this semester, with only approximately 500 students living on campus. As students begin to return to campus, many will find residential... Read more

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GUSA Senate election petition period extended, four senators drop from the race

Amid a slew of resignations and criticism of GUSA, the GUSA Senate extended the petition period for candidates to get on the ballot for the Senate elections beginning on Sept.... Read more

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CAB fair adapts to virtual environment but faces challenges with new technology

This year’s Council of Advisory Boards (CAB) fair, held from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, traded tables sprawled across Healy and Copley Lawns advertising campus organizations for a series of... Read more

Leisure

Dominic Fike rises above the pressure to deliver a masterful debut with What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Dominic Fike’s long-awaited first full-length album, What Could Possibly Go Wrong (2020), came out two and a half years after his hit EP, Don’t Forget About Me, Demos. The new... Read more

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Georgetown professors take part in nationwide Scholar Strike

Georgetown professors joined in on the nationwide Scholar Strike on Sept. 8 and 9 to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement and draw attention to police brutality directed... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Freshman year back to school bops

This school year is off to a strange start, to say the least. With a full week of Zoom University completed, the reality of our collective circumstance has set in.... Read more

Leisure

Chemical Hearts trivializes mental illness with its doomed love story

Chemical Hearts (2020) may be a romance, but it was never supposed to be a love story. Based on Kyrstal Sutherland’s novel Our Chemical Hearts, the film follows the doomed... Read more

Podcasts

Busted Stuff: Episode 3 – Eating birds?

What do you call a corrupted asparagus? Tommy and John try to find out. Contact the show at bustedstuffpod@gmail.com for any comments or questions. Listen to Busted Stuff on Spotify... Read more

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Georgetown students lose stored items in the shuffle of COVID-19

Many students were able to pack up their rooms this spring. Some still don’t know where the belongings they left behind are. When students left campus this spring due to... Read more

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Slave ship logbook in library provides new insight into the slave trade in North America

Georgetown University Library recently announced it received a logbook from the slave ship the Mary from a donor in California.  The logbook is a record of the day-to-day events of... Read more

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Albright and Clinton honor the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Georgetown virtually held Beijing +25: Commemorating a Watershed Moment for Women’s Rights on Sept. 10. Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the current executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and... Read more

Podcasts

Busted Stuff: Episode 2 – Give ’em a lick

Tommy and John discuss the heroics of Mudman and Pottery Boy. Contact the show at bustedstuffpod@gmail.com for any comments or questions. Listen to Busted Stuff on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.