The Corp’s new salad and smoothie shop slated to open in the Healy Student Family Center during the 2015-2016 academic year, The Hilltoss announced its first class of hires Tuesday Night in preparation for its campus debut at the GU Farmers’ Market this spring. Hilltoss employees will prepare custom-made salads, offer a variety of smoothies,…
Georgetown students now have the opportunity to build entrepreneurship in America’s rural communities through a partnership among the American Farm Bureau Federation, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, and Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative announced on Monday. The AFBF has collaborated with other universities on rural entrepreneurial development in the past, but this…
Feminism is a dirty word. It accuses and it undermines. It passes judgment. It makes me squirm when I hear it. Frankly, it’s a bitch. I do not feel comfortable identifying myself as a feminist because my generation has a tendency to call practically anything feminism. A “feminist” initiative could mean anything from raising awareness…
A special screening of Matías Piñeiro’s Viola opened the 24th AFI Latin American Film Festival last week. At sixty-five minutes long, Viola is on the shorter side. Yet, like many of the films showcased at the festival, it requires a substantial emotional investment from its audience by accumulating small moments and glimpses into an intimate narrative of the characters’ lives.
In the past year, Georgetown has been cited in national media as a trailblazer in LGBTQ issues for a Catholic university. Although seeing students sporting “I am” shirts and toting rainbow flags around campus feels as normal today to the average student as Nantucket Reds and Sperrys, activists say Georgetown still has a long way to go before it can truly call itself “gay-friendly.”
On Sep. 4, GUPD Chief of Police Jay Gruber sat down with the Voice to discuss enforcement of the new open container policy. Will GUPD be modeling the enforcement of this policy off of the practices of other universities? I am not currently familiar with the current alcohol policies of our peer institutions. If you…
This semester, the management of Leo O’Donovan Dining Hall has implemented several major changes to their dining options and vendor selections with the aim of creating a lasting change in Georgetown’s student dining experience. The changes instituted this semester came largely from student feedback from a variety of social media outlets including Facebook and Twitter….
Sequestration measures passed earlier this year by Congress have led to a 5.1 percent funding cut from Federal Work Study programs, which will negatively affect financial aid and research spending and has worrying implications for student aid and academic research throughout the nation. Many of the decreases in Federal education funding, such as the cuts…
This year’s NSO will not include a mandatory sexual assault education workshop, but instead will offer a voluntary sexual assault awareness social event.
One. Two. Three. I stood over the toilet, staring down a toothbrush clutched in my hand. I couldn’t stop. I drove the toothbrush to the back of my throat, and I doubled over and gripped the walls of the stall as what was once my dinner burned my insides.