Sarah Craig

Sarah is the Voices editor and resident higher education enthusiast. She is a first-generation student studying Culture and Politics and Creative Writing.


News Commentary

How the medical housing process reinforces ableism at Georgetown

There’s an unmatched agony I associate with the university housing process.

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News Commentary

Welcome to Surveillance University, where privacy no longer matters

When Allemai Dagnatchew (SFS ’22) began her final semester of college, the last thing she wanted to worry about was digital privacy.

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What the pandemic should have taught us about attendance policies

As we continue to navigate in-person education during the pandemic, we must realize that a “return to normal” cannot mean a return to inaccessible, ableist structures.

Features

Where have all the students gone? How leave of absence policies hinder student wellness

In the face of mental illness or medical emergency, a growing number of college students are taking a leave of absence. Often, it doesn't help.

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College, Interrupted: A reflection on my pandemic gap year

The pre-pandemic normal encouraged students to work through burnout and prioritize arbitrary academic and professional pressures over our wellbeing. While it seems that many students are still enamored by this lifestyle, I’m not sure that I can handle a desperate cling to the old normal when it was harmful in the first place.

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When Neutrality Isn’t Enough: Exploring multipartiality in the classroom

Implementing multipartiality provides participants with a consideration of counter narratives, as well as a consideration of why these perspectives are so often suppressed. This question of “why?” provides insight as to the function of larger structures, including the education system itself. 

Carrying On

How I came to identify as disabled after a decade with mental illness

This process of self-shaming and hiding ate at me—until I began to identify as disabled.

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Why cura personalis won’t solve Georgetown’s mental health crisis

Georgetown loves to espouse its Jesuit values. Yet one of them, cura personalis, or care for the whole person, fails to live up to its name.

On The Pandemic

On the Pandemic: What COVID-19 reminded me about being a first-gen student

Last week, I finished my second year at Georgetown. As much as I wish I could provide some eloquent update about how, despite the obstacles created by COVID-19, I made the most of this semester and learned a lot, that simply isn’t the case. The reality is I’m tired. I’m really tired. I’m tired because I’ve spent every day for the past two months thinking about the fact that Georgetown doesn’t seem to consider me, a first-generation student, valuable.