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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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Here I Am is filled with ancestors and living history

“We’re continuously walking on graves. The earth itself is somebody’s grave,” Mélisande Short-Colomb (CAS ’21) recalled her father’s words while standing on the stage in Gaston Hall, during the inaugural... Read more

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ChatGPT is not the end of written integrity

ChatGPT has upended what it means to write, but it may not be the game-changer for writing that the world initially envisioned.

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HUGHLANDER demonstrates vulnerability on demo nights.

Through reckoning with grief, Malachi Quarles (CAS ’23) who releases music under the alias HUGHLANDER produced his latest album, demo nights.

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“Asian Style Inspires Activism”: A runway of celebration and resistance

Runway ASIA aimed to fulfill a dual purpose of inspiring Asian activism and celebrating Asian joy by creating a safe and accessible space for creative expression, while also acting as a fundraiser.

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GUASFCU intern highlights institutional anti-Blackness, calls for change in open letter

Joel Bossous (CAS ’23) is calling for structural and cultural change to Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union.

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Facing managerial hostility, Georgetown’s facilities workers reveal deteriorating work environment

Many long-time facilities workers consider the last year one of the worst for labor relations in recent memory.

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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.