Katya Schwenk

Katya is a contributing editor for the Voice. She studies government, creative writing, and Arabic, and is very passionate about news and mountains.


Students Call For Action on GU272 Referendum

When the university’s board of directors met on Oct. 3 at the Georgetown hotel and conference center, chants from dozens of student protestors echoed through the ballroom walls. “Respect our... Read more


Branching Out: Georgetown’s Campaign Against Public Transport

I first heard the legend of the Georgetown Metro from a sullen medical student on a university transport shuttle. We were caught in traffic on our way to Dupont Station... Read more


Gaining Traction: Georgetown Alum Revives the Greek Sandal

Nickolas Theros’s knack for selling sandals surprised him at first. He’s new to the business, but he’s a natural. He brought two pairs of his leather Greek sandals to the... Read more


Branching Out: How to Break the Georgetown Bubble

“Break the bubble.” I heard those words often in the September of my freshman year. It sounded like kind advice, sometimes, and other times, like a threat–break the bubble, or... Read more


Associate professor begins research leave after backlash over Kavanaugh tweet

C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at the university, has faced criticism after a Sept. 29 tweet that advocated for violence towards GOP senators involved in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination... Read more


Finding His Voice: Jason Berry reflects on college and career

As the Voice nears our 50th anniversary in March 2019, we are looking back at our history, alumni, and life after the Voice. Jason Berry (COL ’71) arrived at Georgetown... Read more


Students call on university to revoke honorary degrees of priests involved in sex abuse scandals

Students gathered in Red Square Sept. 14 to deliver a petition calling for the university to revoke the honorary degrees held by Cardinals Donald Wuerl and Theodore McCarrick, two priests... Read more


On the Record: Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows

The Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows with the McCourt School of Public Policy sat down with the Voice on Sept. 7 to talk politics, bipartisanship, and concertgoing. The fellows will... Read more


Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

Health Education Services and GUSA’s DC and Federal Relations Committee hosted a panel with activist and writer Kamilah Willingham, who appeared in the documentary The Hunting Ground, on April 18.... Read more

Digital Issue

Office Hours: Lana Nauphal

Lana Nauphal (COL ‘19) began her set in the Voice office with a cover of “For the Sake of the Song,” a folk number by Texas crooner Townes Van Zandt.... Read more