Sophie Tafazzoli

Sophie is an assistant news editor and a sophomore in the College studying Government and pursuing a minor in Journalism. She is currently living in Los Angeles and loves a good icebreaker.


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Georgetown students concerned about health amid norovirus presence on campus

A gastronomical illness, the norovirus, has been circulating the Georgetown University campus for several weeks.

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COVID-19 cases surge amid influx of students in Georgetown

The first few weeks of the spring semester have been marked by a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases as students return to the area.

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Whitney Maddox leaves Georgetown with a lasting impact 

Whitney Maddox has departed Georgetown for a new position as NPR’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) manager beginning Feb 1.

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Georgetown community calls for accountability criteria for Trump administration staffers

Undergraduate students, master’s students, and faculty have united through an online petition that calls for an accountability criteria for Georgetown’s relationship with Trump administration officials

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The District-wide victory party for Joe Biden

Thousands of Washingtonians flooded the streets chanting and clapping in excitement in support of Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) victory.

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Georgetown attempts trial of in-person classes as spring semester nears

Over the past few weeks, Georgetown enacted a pilot program for a select group of students to attend in-person classes.  

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Georgetown businesses severely strained, closing amid COVID-19

As federal stimulus loans run out and governments begin to lift dine-in restrictions, an increasing number of Georgetown neighborhood businesses have closed or are struggling to remain open.  

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Georgetown parents petition to open campus for spring 2021

Some Georgetown parents, united on Facebook and through a petition, are asking for the university to be in person for the spring semester.

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Georgetown parent sentenced to home confinement in college admissions scandal

On Oct. 5, Georgetown parent and former technology CEO, Peter Dameris, received a sentence of one year of home confinement, a $95,000 fine, and three years of supervised release for... Read more

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D.C. considers reopening as COVID-19 cases increase gradually

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the District of Columbia reported 57 new positive coronavirus cases, almost double those of prior days. D.C.’s overall positive case total is now 15,163, with 623... Read more