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Leisure

Each week, a moment of calm and connection in figure drawing sessions 

The goal of these sessions is not to master the art form; it’s to learn.

Leisure

Mx. Georgetown: Meet the contestants of Georgetown’s first-ever student drag competition

Six drag queens and kings will compete for the inaugural Mx. Georgetown crown in the ICC Auditorium on April 12 at 8 p.m.

Leisure

The artistic side of Georgetown’s Asian American community flourishes with Autumn Leaves

It is 9 p.m. on a Wednesday in the middle of March and creative director Lucy Zhang (COL ’26) is untangling the significance of a project that demanded much of... Read more

Features

Amid rise of antisemitism, Jewish students seek community

As Israel’s invasion of Gaza remains ongoing and antisemitism continues to spike, students emphasized that the Jewish communities they’ve found on campus have become places of solace, mourning, and joy.

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“A Boys’ Club”: Female leaders navigate Georgetown’s predominately male-led student organizations

When Megan Skinner (SFS ’24) first learned about GUSA in 2020, women filled a majority of the Senate seats.  This year, Skinner is one of only eight women in the... Read more

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Georgetown Law student runs to unseat Georgia state senator indicted with Trump

When residents of Johns Creek, Georgia heard that Ashwin Ramaswami was running to be their representative in the state senate, there was a decent chance they already knew him. Even... Read more

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‘Not my campus anymore’: Palestinian students made to feel invisible at Georgetown

Content warning: This article includes mentions of racism, Islamophobia, and an anti-Palestinian hate crime. Donia, an international Palestinian graduate student who spoke to the Voice on the condition that she... Read more

Features

The Rats Don’t Run This City, But Neither Do We

While Georgetown University may have just introduced its new, living, Jack the Bulldog, the Hilltop’s unofficial mascot also remains alive and well. Maybe it’s time we abandon our Hoya moniker... Read more

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A deep dive into the world of The Exorcist at Georgetown 50 years later

Content warning: This article includes references to sexual violence. When Georgetown students gather on the front lawn each Halloween to watch a screening of The Exorcist (1973), it is more... Read more

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What asexual students want you to know this Asexual Awareness Week

Campus brims with queer joy during October or, as the LGBTQ Resource Center has called it for at least the past decade: OUTober. As part of National Coming Out Day... Read more

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Hoyas need to huddle: Bringing back a culture of sports to the Hilltop

At the University of Arkansas, the electricity of rumbling bleachers rattles your heart as you look out at a sea of red, thousands of fingers waving intensely in the air.... Read more

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Out with the new, in with the old: How the Georgetown Flea Market offers collectables and community

A Sunday morning walk down 34th Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown can be dizzying for the unsuspecting pedestrian.  On any other day of the week, they would be greeted... Read more

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The Voice sits down with your 2023 Mr. Georgetown Contestants

Mr. Georgetown—the uproarious annual male beauty pageant featuring senior representatives from campus club organizations—is back. The pageant will be held today in Gaston Hall. The 2023 Mr. Georgetown tickets sold... Read more

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In wake of gun violence in D.C. and on college campuses, students and activists seek out change

As classes started at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) this August, college students went into lockdown after a graduate student shot and killed associate professor Zijie... Read more

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Despite dilapidation in Chinatown, D.C.’s Chinese American community continues to thrive

Between Fifth and Eighth streets and along H and I streets lies what remains of D.C.’s Chinatown. The Friendship Arch, which was built in the style of Qing-dynasty architecture, marks... Read more

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Georgetown’s Qatar campus: a cultural exchange and a bid for soft power

Many Georgetown students are not well-informed on the happenings of the Georgetown community in Qatar (GU-Q). The most recent or prominent interaction some may have had is mistaking GU-Q classes... Read more

From the Editor

The Voice’s Bunn Award winners 2022-2023

The Voice won 13 of the 18 Edward B. Bunn Awards for Journalistic Excellence, which honor the work of student journalists!

Features

David Shick and the forgotten legacy of Georgetown Day

Georgetown Day is characterized by daytime parties to celebrate the end of classes—but underneath the revelry, the day has a tragic past most Hoyas don’t know about.

News Commentary

Validating communities: Exploring queer joy at Georgetown

But actually entering Georgetown’s queer community revealed a landscape of identity and experience far more diverse and complex than one affinity group chat for queer people or just a “very gay” university.

News Commentary

Beyond fleeting joy, Black art is more than the antithesis of pain

Black art made of the mundane is rarely celebrated. Rather, when it comes to representing Black lives, it is art that draws from both personal and systemic forms of suffering that is given precedence.