Paul James

Paul is a student in the SFS, class of 2023, studying Culture and Politics. His favorite color is grey, and he holds widely unpopular views about Oxford comma usage and the spelling of the word ‘grey.’


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Arena Stage welcomes Georgetown, Howard students in exploration of playwriting

Six students and alumni from Georgetown and Howard are developing their own plays through Arena Stage’s Playwrights’ Arena.

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When racial justice meets academia: Georgetown professors on the study of anti-racism

The Voice recaps Georgetown's series of panels combining racial justice, academia, and institutions of higher education.

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Panel convenes professors, advocates and policymakers in discussion of D.C. evictions

“Tenants need support; we need a process that is respectful and gives dignity to these tenants, and unfortunately the court process is the opposite of that for them.”

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D.C. evictions point to housing instability division along racial and economic lines, report finds

A new report from Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy on evictions filed and executed between 2014 and 2018 gives the latest insight into vast racial and economic disparities in... Read more

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University announces COVID-19 relief fund

Georgetown announced the creation of a COVID-19 Relief Fund on Sept. 4 for students with emergency expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which have not been accounted for... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Mental health services

Poor mental health is an open secret at universities like Georgetown, and the trend is only getting worse. A 2018 national survey found that more than 41 percent of students... Read more

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Georgetown’s racial justice panels conclude with discussions on Black women, housing, and activism

Georgetown’s series of discussions about racial justice continued with three events dedicated to different aspects of the struggle toward racial equality in this country. The events, which occurred between July... Read more

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Didn’t make it to Georgetown’s racial justice panels? Here’s what you missed

In light of COVID-19’s outsized effect on the Black population, as well as sustained protests over the police killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and many other Black... Read more

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Low homeownership is just one barrier Black D.C. residents face

Despite being a city with a historically high Black population, Washington, D.C. is by some metrics one of the worst places in the country for Black homeowners today.  Looking at... Read more

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Students push for environmental studies major

Despite Georgetown’s offerings of majors in biology, chemistry, and other sciences, the College only offers a minor in environmental studies.  Students aiming to pursue the subject are currently limited to... Read more