The GOOD Guys: Former Georgetown Football Players Take On Poverty in D.C.

In the fall of 2015, the House majority leader, a conservative pollster, and three Georgetown football players walked into a bar. Disgruntled Rep. Kevin McCarthy and his friend Frank Luntz, the pollster best known for coining the term ‘death tax,’ were accompanying McCarthy’s son, a Georgetown student at the time, to The Tombs on a...

Here Comes the Sun? Local environmentalists oppose university solar project

When Benjamin Hance decided he wanted to put solar panels on his home, he faced a dilemma. Living on a wooded lot meant trees cast shadows on his roof, and most solar companies he talked to were hesitant to sign on to the job. But one company—he did not say which—told him they could do...

Finding His Voice: Martin Yant Looks Back on Voice Founding, Career of Investigating

As the Voice nears our 50th anniversary in March 2019, we are looking back at our history, alumni, and life after the Voice. In the fall of 1967, Georgetown was on the cusp of a seismic social shift. When he arrived on campus, Martin Yant (SFS ’71) found a stodgy, buttoned-up men’s club where a...


Big Expectations for Jamorko Pickett in his Sophomore Season

Big Expectations for Jamorko Pickett in his Sophomore Season


Jamorko Pickett made his mark early on in his college career. For the Hoyas’ opening game last season against Jacksonville, head coach Patrick Ewing named Pickett, a four-star freshman, to the starting lineup in his collegiate debut. On Georgetown’s second offensive possession of the game, starting point guard Jonathan Mulmore (COL ’18) swung the ball…

For Georgetown’s Seniors, One Last Year to Make an Impact

For Georgetown’s Seniors, One Last Year to Make an Impact


When the Georgetown Hoyas tip off against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to start their season on Nov. 6, they are beginning the next year of a rebuilding phase that Hoya fans hope will return their team to conference, and even national, relevance. No one understands the Hoyas’ recent frustrations as well as the…

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