Sabrina Shaffer

Sabrina is the Voice's editorial board chair. She loves phở, art museums, well-informed opinions, and succinct writing.


Post Pitch: Palestinian Students on Georgetown’s Campus

Welcome back to Post Pitch. This week, podcasts producer Romy Abu-Fadel interviews our Features writer Sabrina Shaffer about her piece in this week’s issue of The Voice. Tune in to... Read more


‘Not my campus anymore’: Palestinian students made to feel invisible at Georgetown

Content warning: This article includes mentions of racism, Islamophobia, and an anti-Palestinian hate crime. Donia, an international Palestinian graduate student who spoke to the Voice on the condition that she... Read more


Jewish students protest House resolution equating anti-Zionism with antisemitism

On Tuesday Dec. 5, Jewish university students organized a rally and press conference in protest of a Congressional hearing on antisemitism.


Students celebrate Blaxa Block, made possible by GUPR student organizing

Content warning: This article discusses anti-Black hate speech and systemic violence. When LaHannah Giles (CAS ’23) experienced a racist hate crime on Georgetown’s campus in April 2022, they felt like... Read more


‘Silence is violence’: Students demand university action on Palestine

This article does not include names for the personal safety of Georgetown students and faculty. A walkout for Gaza organized by Georgetown Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) drew  several... Read more


Photo Gallery: Pro-Palestine march on Washington

On Saturday Nov. 4, tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Freedom Plaza in D.C. for one of the largest pro-Palestine demonstrations in U.S. history.


Trans rights panel embodies community-centered activism at Georgetown

Four activists made Georgetown history on Sept. 26, becoming the first panel entirely of transgender and nonbinary individuals to speak in Gaston Hall. The event, titled “Trans Rights in America,”... Read more


D.C. residents, officials defend home rule with “Hands off DC”

On March 8, statehood activists and elected officials gathered to speak out against their lack of independence at the “Hands Off DC” rally outside Union Station. U.S. Capitol Police arrested at least 17 protesters during the subsequent march on Capitol Hill, including U.S. Shadow Representative of the District Dr. Oye Owolewa.