What’s next for colleges paying reparations for slavery?
During Nile Blass’s (COL ’22) freshman year at Georgetown, students voted to establish a semesterly reconciliation fee of $27.20 per student. The money raised from the fee, about $400,000 a... Read more
The Weekly List: Ranking beers by pee taste
The pee taste isn’t an inherent eventuality of beer-loving life.
Georgetown is abandoning its student leaders
Georgetown, flush with lackluster resources, is knowingly relying on an under-supported, undertrained, and largely unpaid crop of student leaders to create a basic system of community care.
We asked President DeGioia some of the students’ most pressing questions. Here are his answers.
Each semester for several years, the editor in chief of the Voice has sat down with University President John J. DeGioia to ask about the biggest issues facing the university—solar... Read more
So we can return to campus. Now what?
If Georgetown students are to return to campus on Jan. 11 safely, here's what we believe needs to be implemented by the university and the student body.
Sustainability challenges at Leo’s incite student action
Leos has always created questions and confusion for students: what to eat? who to sit with? how to not sit alone? And now: where to throw away your waste after... Read more
The D.C. Peace Team is a homegrown alternative to the police
The DC Peace Team offers a model of security without armed force, one based on de-escalation, community trust, and restorative justice.
What does it mean to be a sustainable campus?
The answer to the fundamental question, "Can we, at this university, do our part to help our planet?" is looking more and more like a yes.
D.C.’s new approach to public spaces leaves out encampment residents
D.C.’s decision to permanently close three encampments is part of a pilot program that aims to rehouse encampment residents in conjunction with the sites’ closure. While this goal sounds promising, its creation of no-tent zones is likely to further criminalize homelessness.
The Voice‘s Guide to D.C. theaters
Arena Stage Address: 1101 Sixth St. SW How to get there: Take the GUTS bus to Rosslyn, then the Blue, Silver, or Orange line to L’Enfant Plaza. From there, walk... Read more