Digital Issue


Features

‘Of dizzying beauty’: The many faces of Georgetown’s Black art community

As part of Georgetown's diverse, vibrant Black art community, six Black creatives discuss what they dream of—and how to get there.

Voices

Gay Men Still Can’t Easily Donate Blood: Why the FDA should end their discriminatory deferral

To be clear, I am not advocating for a complete overhaul of the pre-blood donation screening procedure for every individual; rather, I am looking for more nuance when it comes to screening homosexual and bisexual men.

Music

Canadian post-punk band Dish Pit showcases grime, grit, and glamor on debut LP

Content Warning: This article mentions sexual assault.  It is hot and sweaty in the dish pit of a Montreal restaurant. The sounds are cacophonous and the air is grimy with... Read more

Voices

On What We Are Missing: Grieving the loss of senior year

All of the usual nostalgia of senior year “lasts” is further amplified because there are hardly any chances to make new memories anymore—just extra hours to ruminate on former versions of ourselves that we left behind long ago.

Digital Issue

Beyond Awards Season: Underrated media from 2020

Most people measure a year with a calendar, but for movie and music buffs, a year is defined by its films and albums. With the COVID-19 pandemic creating a ripple... Read more

Features

How “Fortress D.C.” became a military barracks

Steel barbs still rest atop the barrier that now surrounds the People’s House. Armored trucks still crowd the streets. Even as 10 weeks have passed since pro-Trump white supremacists raided... Read more

Voices

Misery is tired of company

It almost seems impossible, really, that most of the time I forget about this thing that has sat heavy in my chest for 17 years. There’s no other aspect of my life that is simultaneously so crucial to my internal narrative, and yet so distanced from it. Most days, it feels like my ED belongs to someone else—or millions of someone else's—more than it does to me.

Features

Touchstone Gallery’s virtual exhibits prove physical art cannot be replaced

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the doors to Touchstone Gallery remain closed to the public. Despite attempts to recreate the beloved experience online, Touchstone’s virtual exhibits fail to inspire... Read more

News

Walk Tall: Georgetown student and alumni on their award-winning documentary about wrongful conviction

The documentary, “Walk Tall: A Story of Innocence and Wrongful Conviction,” tells the story of Edward Martinez.

Features

COVID-19 deaths are racially disproportionate. But the disparities have been in D.C. all along.

D.C. has an alternate geography hidden to its visitors. Beneath the national monuments, city blocks, historic neighborhoods, and federal buildings lies a map of food deserts, segregation, health care gaps,... Read more

Performance

Signature Theatre’s Simply Sondheim gives us a taste of what we’ve been missing

A theater is never truly empty. Even when it is not being used, a ghost light sits on stage, illuminating a venue that would otherwise be completely dark. Since the... Read more

Voices

Infographic Wars: How Instagram aestheticizes injustice

In response to Asian-American racism and hate, Allie Cho explores the harms of infographics. The transient, aesthetically pleasing, and performative nature of these posts attempt to solve systematic injustice and are ultimately unproductive and unsuccessful.

News

The Voice sits down with Beto O’Rourke

The Voice sits down with Beto O’Rourke to discuss America's political environment, gun reform, and immigration.

Digital Issue

March Digital Issue

Hello loyal Voice readers, We miss you! It has been way, way too long since last we met. However, the Voice stops for nothing! We have new content being published every... Read more

Voices

With a snap of my fingers

I got to Georgetown, and right from the beginning, I felt—yet again—the need to prove myself. Only one semester into college I realized that my idea of accomplishment, an idea based on being more successful than everyone around me, just is not sustainable.

News Commentary

Make room, Georgetown. Indigenous studies needs a place in the academy.

When we throw open the doors, Indigenous academia will be there to take the place that always should have been theirs. 

News

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.

Voices

What foreign policymakers can learn from racial justice advocates

American foreign policy needs to adopt the same theory of change and progressive ideology as American racial justice activism.

Digital Issue

February Digital Issue

Hello readers! Another semester is here, and sadly that means another semester without physical copies of the Voice. We cannot wait until we are back on campus so we can work... Read more

Editorials

DC must do more to protect the most vulnerable from the effects of COVID-19

Though D.C.’s COVID-19 rates have stayed below those of other regions, this does not mean the District’s COVID response has been perfect.  In reality, coronavirus is pushing the city’s most... Read more