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.


Love Saxa claims that university misallocated donations

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,... Read more


Clinton presents peace awards at Georgetown

Hillary Clinton spoke at Gaston Hall Feb. 6 with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security to present the 2018 Hillary R. Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace... Read more


Third referendum on GUSA restructuring attached to executive ballot

On Monday, Jan. 29, the GUSA Election Commission announced a two-question referendum will be attached to the executive ballot this February. The referendum proposes structural changes to GUSA and expands... Read more


MedStar Hospital Pavilion Details Announced in Planning 601 Session

The MedStar Hospital released details Monday, Nov. 5 on its plan to construct a surgical pavilion. In the presentation, Georgetown construction staff laid out a timeline for the project, which... Read more


Free Speech Project hosts panel on First Amendment

The Georgetown Free Speech Project held a panel on the recent Charlottesville protests on Oct. 29. The event brought together four diverse, high-profile voices to speak on the first amendment.... Read more


George Packer Commemorates Richardson American Studies Lecture Series

George Packer, author and New Yorker staff writer, spoke in the Riggs Library on Oct. 19. His talk, “How America Came Unwound,” marked the 30th anniversary of the Richardson American... Read more


LGBTQ Resource Center Launches New Mentorship Program

The LGBTQ Resource Center launched a new mentorship program for underclassmen and transfer students this past week. The program, “Passages,” which was announced earlier in the semester, is entirely student-led.... Read more


Ten Years Out for Change

“We are at our very best when we recognize our responsibility to one another,” university president John DeGioia said on Wednesday. “The work we are able to do today has... Read more


Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force Proposes Increased Training and Education

The Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force presented its recommendations for changes in university sexual misconduct policy in a forum on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Its 2017 report called on the... Read more


Marching for Science: Hoya Students and Faculty Call for Science Advocacy

“What do we want? Science! When do we want it? After peer review!” The chant carried across the National Mall as a crowd of Hoyas marched past the Washington Monument.... Read more