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GU Politics anticipates coming Supreme Court fight as COVID-19 hits the White House

Four days after President Donald Trump announced Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more

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D.C. Metro faces service cuts due to Congress and COVID-19

In light of decreased revenue from riders and Congressional gridlock, D.C.’s metro system may be forced into service cuts at the end of this year.  Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority... Read more

Podcasts

Busted Stuff: Episode 6 – The cinemaphile episode

John explains to Tommy why his favorite cookie is pizza. Contact the show at bustedstuffpod@gmail.com for any comments or questions. Listen to Busted Stuff on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

Halftime Leisure

QUIZ: Describe your midterm week and we’ll tell you which Reese Witherspoon movie/show you are!

Happy midterm season Hoyas! Looking for a quick study break? Here’s a quiz (don’t fret, it’s a fun one!) to determine which Reese Witherspoon movie you belong in! This will... Read more

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Georgetown football player charged in connection with first-degree murder

Dijon Williams, a senior wide receiver on Georgetown’s football team, was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Sept. 28 and charged in connection with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Nine songs to drift off to sleep in a cold fall evening

I love fall, but I hate the cold. As much as I look forward to Halloween, I can never get used to the freezing wind mercilessly piercing my face. The... Read more

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Georgetown students call for classes to be canceled on Election Day

 A petition calling for professors to cancel classes and reduce the amount of homework students must complete on Election Day this year has gathered 223 signatures as of Sept. 29.... Read more

News

GUSA elects leadership, swears in new senators

The GUSA Senate elected new leadership and swore in 21 new senators for the 2020-2021 academic year at its Sept. 27 meeting.  GUSA Vice President Bryce Badger (MSB ’21) oversaw... Read more

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GU Politics looks back on the Republican Party’s transformation

The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted its first Political Pageturners Event on Sept. 15 to discuss the Republican Party’s ideological transformation under President Donald Trump and... Read more

News

Students adjust to campus testing protocols

Georgetown has received over 15,000 COVID-19 test results for students and employees since Aug. 24, yielding 46 total positive tests, as of Sept. 26. In the last week, Georgetown administered... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime’s Non-Fiction Recommendations

Katie: Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach A specialist in both comedic and scientific writing, Mary Roach truly knows how to write non-fiction in a way... Read more

News

New CAC representatives elected as council adapts to virtual semester

First-year students elected Claire Kim (COL ’24), Jordan Murrel (COL ’24), Alice Su (COL ’24), and Mehek Thapar (COL ’24) to the College Academic Council (CAC) during a virtual election... Read more

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Incoming freshmen start their Georgetown experience by moving to D.C. together

When Georgetown announced freshmen would no longer be invited to campus due to increased numbers of cases of COVID-19 in the country, the incoming class of 2024 was faced with... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Trailer Takes: On the Rocks, Dune, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Trailer 1 — The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Anna: To be honest, when I quickly glanced at this title, my mind went straight to the Netflix limited series... Read more

Podcasts

Two Cents: Episode 5 – Michael Litoris

In this episode of Two Cents, Eli and Sky are joined by Abby and Nathan as they discuss emotional mementos and terrible baby names. To submit your own request for... Read more

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Georgetown instates test-optional policy for 2020-21 application season

Georgetown has opted to waive the ACT and SAT requirement for applicants to the class of 2025, citing the ongoing pandemic and the widespread cancellation of college admissions tests as... Read more

Halftime Sports

The Art in Mixed Martial Arts, Part 2

Culturally, fistfighting is a renouncement of social progress. McCain, O’Donnell, and Streep describe MMA with various ornate synonyms for barbaric, so what does that make the men and women who... Read more

News

D.C. considers reopening as COVID-19 cases increase gradually

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the District of Columbia reported 57 new positive coronavirus cases, almost double those of prior days. D.C.’s overall positive case total is now 15,163, with 623... Read more

News

Mourners gather to bid farewell to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known as RBG, died at the age of 87 from complications of pancreatic cancer on Sept. 18.  Ginsburg was known for her life... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Best books from a quarantined summer

During a summer that was not quite as we expected it to be, many Voice staffers rediscovered their love of literature, while others—well-established book nerds—appreciated the extra time to read.... Read more

Voices

Carrying On: One Foot in the Promised Land

"There will probably never be a day when I wake up, look in the mirror, and see the face of a Jew or a non-Jew. The face will always be just a little bit of both, somewhere in between."

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Climate activism and sustainability

While Georgetown has, at times, been considered a leader among college campuses in environmental sustainability, its level of commitment to certain sustainable causes over the years has varied. For the... Read more

Halftime Sports

The Art in Mixed Martial Arts, Part 1

Until 2016, my favorite sport was illegal in the state of New York. During a hearing regarding its legalization, NY assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell memorably quipped, “[It’s] two half-naked hot men... Read more

Features

The next lesson in American history should be how to challenge it, and we should start with the monuments

The first place I went after my first visit to Georgetown was the Jefferson Memorial. A history buff with a knack for American presidential trivia, going to college in the... Read more

Editorials

Follow the university’s COVID-19 guidelines to protect the vulnerable

Isolation is exhausting—plain and simple. After months removed from friends and campus, it’s understandable that Georgetown students are anxious to return to their normal, pre-coronavirus lifestyles. However, the only way... Read more