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May 6, 1970: The day Georgetown went on strike

Georgetown’s relationship with activism has never been a simple one.  When new Hoyas walk through the gates at the intersection of 37th and O, they can expect to be bombarded... Read more

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Remembering Georgetown’s history with slavery: Amidst university inaction, students take memorialization into their own hands

Many at Georgetown looked on with hope as students resoundingly passed a landmark referendum on April 11, 2019 to pay reparations to those affected by the university’s complicity in slavery.... Read more

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When freshman year is put on pause

Saddled by the pandemic, my freshman year has been characterized by a distinct sense of FOMO. Here's how I'm learning to be OK with it.

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The Case for Phone-Banking

Phone-banking is fundamentally about channeling your emotions into productive change.

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BREAKING: University announces spring 2021 plans

Georgetown will be conducting the spring semester in a hybrid format, with the majority of classes remaining online and some seniors allowed to move back to campus.

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Snapchat’s on a new streak: reinventing news and energizing young voters

As the United States swiftly approaches perhaps the most consequential presidential election in recent history, voters are being flooded with information as news outlets compete to reach people in the... Read more

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Women of color in GUSA speak out

How they believe the institution has failed them, and how it can improve

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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

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

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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

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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

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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