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Features

The D.C. Peace Team is a homegrown alternative to the police

The DC Peace Team offers a model of security without armed force, one based on de-escalation, community trust, and restorative justice.

Sports

WNBA star and Georgetown legend Sugar Rodgers comes home to the Hilltop

Hoya Sugar Rodgers brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to her new role as assistant coach of the women’s basketball team. 

Sports

Georgetown’s storied history of sending players to play pro basketball 

From Georgetown’s heyday in the early ’80s to now, the Hoyas have not let up in sending players to play pro ball. 

Editorials

Vote no on “Abolish GUSA”—the rushed referendum creates an even more dysfunctional student government.

Editor’s Note: After publication, GUSA provided the Voice with responses to this article. We have made any factual corrections they pointed out, but any differences in opinion have not been... Read more

Features

What does it mean to be a sustainable campus?

The answer to the fundamental question, "Can we, at this university, do our part to help our planet?" is looking more and more like a yes.

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Can D.C. build bridges without breaking down community?

Redeveloping the bridge over the Anacostia River could attract jobs and support local businesses—or exacerbate the city’s housing crisis.

Features

These “part-time” professors want Georgetown’s full-time respect

Georgetown employs about 1,000 contingent faculty who are not afforded the same benefits, job security, or voice in department governance as their full-time tenured and tenure-track counterparts.

Features

SHIP was supposed to bring sophomores together, but some were left out

My decision to get a summer job instead of seizing the early opportunity to take in-person classes at Georgetown isolated me from my classmates as we came together for the first time.

Features

D.C. is in the midst of a housing crisis. Advocates believe it doesn’t have to be.

This article is part of our 2021 contribution to the D.C. Homeless Crisis Reporting Project in collaboration with other local newsrooms. The collective works will be published throughout the day... Read more

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D.C.’s new approach to public spaces leaves out encampment residents

D.C.’s decision to permanently close three encampments is part of a pilot program that aims to rehouse encampment residents in conjunction with the sites’ closure. While this goal sounds promising, its creation of no-tent zones is likely to further criminalize homelessness.

News Commentary

GERMS: Overworked, overcommitted, and underpaid

Thousands of Georgetown students returned to campus in full force this fall, but when in need, many face limited access to emergency services.  Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS) announced... Read more

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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.

Features

The radical vulnerability of Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner

Michelle Zauner's vulnerability is what makes her art so special, translating to an intimacy that guides both her new memoir and Japanese Breakfast record.

Features

These students are striving to make Georgetown more accessible

Despite the challenges of a pandemic and virtual learning environment, student activists continue to push Georgetown toward improved accessibility.

Features

The March on Washington for Voting Rights confronts D.C.’s shadow of democracy

Fifty-eight years after the first March on Washington, demonstrators are gathering to demand the protection of voting rights across the country.

Features

Joel Castón, Georgetown Prison Scholar, is the first incarcerated person in D.C. government

Joel Castón’s vision was simple.   In a campaign video put together by the D.C. Corrections staff at the jail where Castón has been a resident the last four years, Castón... Read more

Features

When Black veterans defended D.C. from a white supremacist siege

World War I had ended only months before D.C.’s Black veterans found themselves returning to the front lines—only this time to defend their homes against a domestic white supremacist invasion.... Read more

News

Georgetown investigated Professor Michael Eric Dyson for student harassment allegations before his hire by Vanderbilt 

Georgetown's IDEAA office conducted an investigation into Professor Michael Eric Dyson beginning in February 2020.

Features

“I am DC”: Jamorko’s Journey

The extraordinary story behind the rise of a Georgetown basketball star.