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Students demand university response to new Title IX regulations

Content warning: sexual harassment, sexual assault  Members of the Georgetown community are supporting a petition demanding the university commit to a series of policies supporting survivors of sexual assault and... Read more

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Latinx Studies

This article is part of a series of explainer pieces by the Voice on some of the most important topics on campus. Other articles in the series can be found... Read more

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Raleigh Ritchie’s Andy matches wit with honest introspection

Jacob Anderson isn’t the artist you might expect. Most well known for playing the taciturn warrior Grey Worm on HBO’s Game of Thrones, the familiar actor might give most folks... Read more

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D.C. City Council approves cuts to MPD funding

The D.C. City Council passed a $15 million cut to the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) funding in a unanimous vote on July 23 as a part of the city’s $16.8... Read more

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Howie Hawkins Zooms in with the Voice

It’s not often the Voice gets to sit down with a presidential candidate.  In fact, Howie Hawkins, long time Green Party candidate for governor of New York and, more recently,... Read more

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GUSA Senate elects new vice speaker

The GUSA Senate elected Sen. Christopher Ziac (COL ’22) to fill the position of vice speaker at their meeting on July 19 following the previous vice speaker’s resignation on July 9... Read more

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Fall semester tuition reduced for those not invited back to campus

Georgetown announced changes in Fall 2020 tuition, housing, and dining charges on July 21 in an email to undergraduates and their families. The email also reiterated the university’s fall semester... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Ten soft songs, depicting the passage of daylight

In a time of upheaval and uncertainty, little feels constant. One thing you can count on, though, is the passage of light through day. This week, the Weekly List is an ambient/folk playlist tracking light from dawn to dusk—it’s a smooth, ethereal listen to center the self during a time where any kind of grounding feels like a fantasy.

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Social unrest prompts Georgetown’s first Black student-athlete coalition

As a wave of protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue and Georgetown grapples with instances of racism on its own campus, Georgetown Black student-athletes have virtually united through... Read more

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Club funding

This article is part of a series of explainer pieces by the Voice on some of the most important topics on campus. Other articles in the series can be found... Read more

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Stop Police Terror Project’s petition to end stop-and-frisk in D.C.

Over 1,000 D.C. residents have signed a petition created by the organization Stop Police Terror Project-D.C. (SPTDC) that calls for the D.C. government to end the police practice of stop-and-frisk. ... Read more

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Dear PWI: Students use social media to share stories of racism and bias on campus

CW: Racism When Tara Ravishankar (COL ‘22) came across various Instagram accounts telling the stories of marginalized students at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) across the country, she immediately thought of... Read more

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Georgetown responded to ICE regulations against international students. Some say it isn’t enough to ensure their success.

In wake of the Trump administration’s travel ban, attempts to disassemble DACA, and crackdown on immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border came another attempt to curb immigration—this time directed towards international... Read more

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D.C. statehood is closer than ever to becoming a reality. The Senate has a problem with that.

For the first time in history, D.C. statehood has been approved by a house of Congress, passing the House in a 232-180 vote on June 26.  Despite the vote, and... Read more

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Limited on-campus housing leads to frustration, anxiety

When Georgetown released plans for the Fall 2020 semester on July 6, administrators assured that if health conditions permitted, students who had demonstrated the need for a safe place to... Read more

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Georgetown administrators elaborate on Fall 2020 reopening plans in town hall

GUSA hosted a town hall with Georgetown administrators to discuss student concerns about the fall reopening plan on July 16.  Key information revealed during the town hall included a July... Read more

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Fauci urges young people to be responsible, avoids politicization of the pandemic

Georgetown students on Tuesday got the rare opportunity to hear a coronavirus update from Dr. Anthony Fauci himself.  Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and... Read more

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Didn’t make it to Georgetown’s racial justice panels? Here’s what you missed

In light of COVID-19’s outsized effect on the Black population, as well as sustained protests over the police killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and many other Black... Read more

Halftime Sports

Potential One-For-One Trades Ahead Of The NHL Offseason

It’s easy to appreciate hockey trades. Though it’s difficult to locate a singular reason why, throughout the NHL’s history, even the game’s biggest names have never been totally off the... Read more

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Students petition to end legacy admissions at Georgetown

A long-accepted part of the college admissions process, legacy admissions, which prioritizes applicants with familial ties to a school, have come under renewed scrutiny for their prioritization of wealthy, predominately... Read more

Halftime Leisure

QUIZ: Which character in my recurring nightmares are you?

I dream a lot. Unfortunately, I remember very little about these dreams. My memories of dreams are mainly driven by pure fear, meaning I am well acquainted with the regulars... Read more

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Georgetown Law discusses police reform in series of panels

A future generation of lawyers is preparing to grapple with issues of police brutality and reform.  Georgetown Law held a three-part series of panels between June 11 and 24 discussing... Read more

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Administrators address changes to Georgetown’s Title IX policy

CW: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment  Following the Department of Education’s 2020 release of new Title IX amendments, a 1972 law that prevents educational institutions from discriminating on... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Big Flower Fight is a fantastic, floral, frenzy

At first glance, The Big Flower Fight seems like a niche spin-off of the famed The Great British Baking Show; after all, every single person on the planet has a... Read more

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Vice-speaker of the GUSA Senate resigns

Sen. Eric Lipka (COL ’23), the Vice-speaker of the GUSA Senate, resigned both his position in the Senate and his position in leadership on July 9th.  According to Lipka, he... Read more