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The next lesson in American history should be how to challenge it, and we should start with the monuments

The first place I went after my first visit to Georgetown was the Jefferson Memorial. A history buff with a knack for American presidential trivia, going to college in the... Read more

Sports

Field of Dreams: After years of delays, a new Cooper Field is finally ready to see action

On April 30, 2005, University President John DeGioia attended the groundbreaking of Multi-Sport Field alongside a host of alumni, students, and Athletics Department officials. Fifteen years, four months, and 26... Read more

Voices

On falling in love with a dead author

I did not expect to fall in love with a dead author amid a global pandemic and a social revolution. Yet here we are. And how beautiful it is to be here.

Sports

Building the brand of a champion

This article is part 2 of “It’s A G Thing”, a 4-part series about the history of the Georgetown men’s basketball team both on and off the court. Part 1... Read more

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Black America’s team

This article is part 3 of “It’s A G Thing”, a 4-part series about the history of the Georgetown men’s basketball team both on and off the court. Part 2... Read more

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Back to the roots

This article is part 4 of “It’s A G Thing”, a 4-part series about the history of the Georgetown men’s basketball team both on and off the court. Find Part... Read more

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Honoring John Lewis and 80 years of “good trouble”

Civil rights icon and Georgia Congressman John Lewis passed away at the age of 80 on July 17. Lewis, who was born outside of Troy, Alabama, on Feb. 21, 1940,... Read more

News Commentary

Obstructions of Justice: How police unions are the hidden barricade in the fight against police brutality

Violence against Black Americans by the police is protected, time and time again, by the unions that back them. This is how.

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A Disturbance in the Force

This article is part of “It’s A G Thing”, a 4-part series about the history of the Georgetown men’s basketball team both on and off the court. “Thompson the n—–... Read more

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Georgetown’s fall online, from the other side of the screen

“We had to go into survival mode.” That’s how Mark Fisher, an assistant professor of government, described shifting to virtual instruction following the university’s coronavirus-spurred move online in March. He,... Read more

News Commentary

The name changed. The forces keeping Native Americans out of Georgetown did not.

Tristin Sam (SFS ’23) thinks he might be the only Native American most Georgetown students meet in their lives.  This isn’t a radical claim—Sam is one of three Native students... Read more

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A Black mother’s fight for justice: Georgetown Law student-attorneys file lawsuit on behalf of Kenithia Alston

Content warning: This article handles issues of racism, police violence, and death.  Kenithia Alston, represented by a team of student-attorneys from Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic, filed a $100 million... Read more

News Commentary

The new fall plan leaves RAs without residents, housing, or employment

Yesterday, I began packing my bags to move back to campus next week to serve as a residential assistant (RA). Today, I am canceling my flights and hotel room, reevaluating... Read more

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Love in the time of coronavirus

Coronavirus has ruined my love life.  Not that it was exactly booming before quarantine orders descended. But I had three dates lined up after spring break, which obviously all went... Read more

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Scenes from the front lines of the Atlanta protests

Content Warning: racism, depictions and images of assault and violence Editor’s note: All protesters with their faces visible in this photo essay either gave their direct consent to the photographer... Read more

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Georgetown voices of Black Lives Matter

Content Warning: racism, depictions of assault and violence  George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25, as four officers held the unarmed man facedown on the ground, and... Read more

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“It’s celebrating without us:” For the first time in 50 years, Earth Day took place indoors

Precisely at noon, 219 people walked outside their houses in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. on April 22. The scene might have resembled a strange ritual, or an alien abduction with its level... Read more

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Creativity in Crisis: What Happens to Art During a Pandemic

Staged in the Devine Studio Theatre sits a completed set for a show that will never go up. A stage begging for performers with light cues programmed at the ready... Read more

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Georgetown Community Pursues Hope Through Faith

The usual clamor that accompanied a Sunday on the Hilltop was gone. Georgetown was uncannily quiet after the university announced its transition to virtual classes. Yet, those still on-campus were... Read more

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Black Survivors Coalition Pushes the Boundaries of Student Activism

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault  For Georgetown’s survivors of sexual assault, sometimes direct action is the only way to get results. When members of the Black Survivors Coalition... Read more