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“Involuntary founders”: the missing people in Georgetown’s memory work

Addressing and acknowledging the university’s history of slavery is intimately intertwined with developing ways to actively memorialize the people it enslaved.

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Georgetown students bring down the gavel on inequities in collegiate debate

Georgetown’s positionality as a predominantly white institution translates into the debate world, but students are trying to change that.

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“This is what community looks like”: Student activists receive university response to hate crime, ending sit-in

After the fourth consecutive day of the GU Protects Racists sit-in, university administrators publicly responded to the demands of LaHannah Giles on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9, organizers decided to end the sit-in. 

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#GeorgetownProtectsRacists sit-in demands accountability for hate crime

Students are occupying Healy Hall to demand accountability and justice for LaHannah Giles (COL ’23), the survivor of a racist hate crime on Georgetown Day this year.

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Delta Phi Epsilon Fraternity embroiled in drama and litigation

The Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity and an associated nonprofit are the center of a recent civil suit.

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Hoya Sex-a: The Voice’s 2022 sex survey

As the first brisk wave of winter air blows across campus, the Voice wants to know more about the steamy sex lives of its readers. More importantly, we want to promote a raw dialogue about sex—the carnal details, the riveting minutiae, and everything in between.

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Pandemic upheaval: How “zero-COVID” policies have burdened Chinese international students

For Chinese international students, the tumultuous return home is merely a symptom of the Chinese government’s broader “zero COVID” policy apparatus to manage COVID-19.

Basketball Issue 2022

Comeback time: After a disastrous season, Men’s Basketball looks for a fresh start

After winning the 2021 BIG EAST tournament, the Georgetown Men’s Basketball Team looked to replicate their success in the 2021-22 season. With two key recruits in Aminu Mohammed and Ryan... Read more

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Educator exodus: Inside D.C.’s teacher turnover crisis

It’s an alarming high, especially here in the District. D.C. currently has the highest urban teacher turnover rate in the entire country.

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Will the post-Dobbs voter momentum continue through the midterms?

“I think Dobbs has had a huge effect on what the midterms will look like. I feel like right now it looks like it’s anyone’s midterm,” Robin Huang (SFS ’23) said.

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Beyond the booty pops: Get to really know the Mr. Georgetown contestants

A look at the 2022 Mr. Georgetown contestants, each of whom will perform and compete in Gaston Hall on Oct. 7 to defend the honor of their respective clubs.

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All pup and plenty of play makes Jack the Bulldog Georgetown’s best boy

An in-depth look into the history, controversy, and daily life of Georgetown's mascot, Jack the Bulldog, and his many caretakers.

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Healthcare privacy: How secure is our data?

Amazon’s acquisition of One Medical—with its 790,000 total users—has sparked worry among Georgetown community members about medical data security.

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Summer woes: Students push for housing security over breaks

Georgetown’s housing policies and at times dismal living conditions pose barriers for students during winter break and summer when university amenities are limited.

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What the narratives around gun violence in D.C. get wrong

Contrary to popular and often racist narratives, gun violence in D.C. is not an unsolvable and pervasive problem, but one in which solutions are possible.

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Lesbian bars are adapting to survive. In D.C., As You Are Bar is leading that charge.

Upon visiting As You Are Bar, Ai had a revelation. For the first time in over 30 years, she was dining out without anxiety. “It’s enough that I have to... Read more

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What’s next for colleges paying reparations for slavery?

During Nile Blass’s (COL ’22) freshman year at Georgetown, students voted to establish a semesterly reconciliation fee of $27.20 per student. The money raised from the fee, about $400,000 a... Read more

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After years of activism, student advocates reflect on exhaustion

For the activists on campus, who organize for increased student resources and university accountability, exhaustion is pervasive.

Editorials

Vote for progressive D.C. challengers on June 21!

We judged candidates by their stances on issues we care about—housing justice, workers’ rights, and policing practices.

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How the medical housing process reinforces ableism at Georgetown

There’s an unmatched agony I associate with the university housing process.