Katya Schwenk

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

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

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09/19/2018

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 involved in high-profile sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church. Wuerl and McCarrick received their honorary degrees in 2014 and 2004, respectively. The petition, which…

On the Record: Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows

On the Record: Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows

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09/19/2018

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 hold weekly discussion groups and office hours throughout the semester as part of the GU Politics Fellows Program, which was established in 2015. The fellows,…

Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

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04/24/2018

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. The documentary, which premiered in 2015 at the Sundance film festival, details the incidence of college campus sexual assault nationwide. A screening of the film…

Office Hours: Lana Nauphal

Office Hours: Lana Nauphal

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03/23/2018

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. It’s a ritual for her, she says. Even when she’s alone, she sings it before anything else, to warm up her vocal chords. “Why does…

Love Saxa claims that university misallocated donations

Love Saxa claims that university misallocated donations

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02/16/2018

Love Saxa, a student group that advocates for traditional relationships, has accused the university of deliberately misappropriating at least $400 in donations meant for their organization. The club’s legal counsel, the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), described a sustained campaign against the organization on campus in a Feb.1 letter to President DeGioia. The ADF claimed in…

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