Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is the official opinion of the Georgetown Voice. Its current composition can be found on the masthead. The Board strives to publish critical analyses of events at both Georgetown and in the wider D.C. community. We welcome everyone from all backgrounds and experience levels to join us!


Editorials

Chartered flight to nowhere

This month, D.C. School Superintendent Clifford B. Janey called on the City Council to place a moratorium on the creation of new charter schools. This proactive effort is a major change in the most extensive charter market in the country, and one that could save the faltering D.C. public school system.

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Playing hardball with the cable bill

Peter Angelos and Comcast have teamed up to combine two great American pastimes—baseball and screwing the little guy.

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Good men doing nothing

After three years of genocide in Darfur, the United States – once the moral leader of the world – hopes that someone, anyone, will deal with the crisis but us.

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No V.I.P. treatment in the club

As a Jesuit university dedicated to the development of the whole person, Georgetown has a duty to encourage athletic excellence at all levels and provide the resources all our teams need.

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The definitive immigration solution

The immigration shouting match – er, debate – hit a new low last week when the Republican National Committee ran a series of television ads in Spanish accusing Democrats of supporting a bill to turn illegal immigration – currently a civil offense – into a felony punishable by jail time.

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Forget being Nationals, be fair to the locals

Since the Nationals’ arrival last spring, the newly dedicated fans of Washington baseball have found few opportunities to watch their beloved team on television.

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In Bush’s own words, he should be fired

In 2004, President George W. Bush confirmed that he would follow through on his pledge to fire anyone in his administration who leaked classified information.

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It is time to take Jack for a walk

After nearly five years as university president, John J. DeGioia has proven himself to be a fairly capable administrator. He is generally well-liked by students and faculty, and he has embraced his role as the school’s fundraiser-in-chief. What he has not done, however, is become a visible and accessible member of the campus community.

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Student theater’s dramatic ending?

As the Program in Performing Arts expands, its faculty must take care not to smother the student theater that has been a hallmark of University culture for more than 150 years.