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Arrests made, protesters pepper sprayed as police clear GW encampment

Thirty-three arrests, among them Georgetown students, were made Wednesday morning as the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) cleared the Gaza solidarity encampment at George Washington University (GW).  Demonstrators from eight universities,... Read more

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GW Gaza solidarity encampment enters week two, organizers remain energized

For more than a week, hundreds of D.C. college students and community members have gathered at George Washington University’s (GW) Gaza solidarity encampment, drawing attention from the District, national media,... Read more

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‘Georgetown admissions, I think you’re pretentious’: Rural students reflect on application process

Georgetown’s slow, confusing application platform has become a joke for admitted students—something to gripe about and bond over once they get to campus. But to Keatyn Wede (CAS ’27), it... Read more

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Georgetown’s Muslim Life creates home on campus, 25 years in the making

When Janeeta Shaukat (SOH ’24) came to Georgetown, she began to wonder if God existed. Although she was born in a Muslim family, she had yet to deeply explore her... Read more

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GW encampment grows onto street in third day of protest for Gaza

Saturday marks the third day that students have been camped in George Washington University’s (GW) University Yard, protesting in solidarity with Palestine. Late Friday evening, demonstrators that had been standing... Read more

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Students establish Gaza solidarity encampment on GW’s campus; 135 march from GU to join

Students from George Washington University along with students from Georgetown and other schools from throughout the D.C. area established an encampment in solidarity with Gaza early this morning on GW’s campus.

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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