Sophie Tafazzoli

Sophie is a sophomore in the College, studying Government and pursuing a minor in Journalism. She is currently living in Los Angeles.


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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

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Albright and Clinton honor the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Georgetown virtually held Beijing +25: Commemorating a Watershed Moment for Women’s Rights on Sept. 10. Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the current executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and... Read more

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Ninth Georgetown parent indicted in college admissions bribery scandal

Georgetown University has once again been cited in the infamous college admissions scandal, “Operation Varsity Blues,” which followed a 2019 FBI report revealing parents paid thousands of dollars to secure... Read more