Halfway through my freshman year, I looked in the mirror, considered what I had eaten that day, and decided that something had to be done. I came to what I believed was the intuitive and logical conclusion that I had to undo what I had inflicted upon myself through food. I decided to throw up….
Georgetown University has facilitated a new protocol between Nike, Inc. and the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC), a monitoring group, as a part of a new licensing agreement between the university and Nike. A new contract for the production of Georgetown apparel was signed Friday and upholds the principles of the university’s licensee code of conduct….
Yesterday at 10 a.m., 17 Georgetown undergrads stormed into the office suite of President John DeGioia in Healy Hall to protest the university’s involvement with Nike in a sit-in. The students have vowed to sit-in until the university issues a written statement that it will not renew its licensing contract with Nike, which is set to expire…
2:00 a.m. update: The remaining students outside DeGioia’s office left Healy Hall around 1:45 a.m. while the eight students inside remained. The students outside said they expect GUPD to allow the students to remain inside the office for the night and do not expect university action until 8 a.m. One GUPD officer outside the office…
This year, unrecognized student group H*yas for Choice celebrates its 25th anniversary. In an environment historically rife with opposition, H*yas for Choice has managed to make a name for themselves as unwavering advocates for reproductive rights. The story of their founding and growth underscores some of the unique actors and themes at play on a…
“Everyday and every generation of students and faculty here, we carry that inherent tension between being a university in all its fullness, and being Catholic and Jesuit.”
Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) staged a rally in Red Square on Friday, March 18 to gain support for their Work with Dignity Campaign and demands.
On March 16, the Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) presented five administrators or their staff with packages of pillows, sheets, and towels, along with a list of demands.
In 1957, the year Little Rock Central High School was desegregated, Sen. John F. Kennedy bought a house in the Georgetown neighborhood. Attached to the deed was a restrictive covenant: the house could never be “used or occupied or sold, conveyed, leased, rented, or given to Negroes or any person or persons of the Negro…
As their term comes to a close, President Joe Luther and Vice President Connor Rohan sat down with the Voice to reflect on the past year.