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Booked on a Feeling: The 19th Annual National Book Festival

Books are alive, and they remind readers what it means to be so. An opening page emits a promise of adventure and fulfillment. An author will reveal stories only to... Read more

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“A collective power that is impossible to destroy”: Summer of Dreams Trains Next Generation of Organizers

Planning a protest is a lot like planning a quinceñera, Sheridan Lagunas, the Field Communications Manager at United We Dream, told the students seated around him. It’s all about the... Read more

Sports

Shooting for the Stars: Men’s Soccer Looks to Cement National Powerhouse Status

For Georgetown men’s soccer, elite play on the pitch has become the status quo. Over the past decade, MLS SuperDraft selections, conference championships, and individual accolades have become the norm... Read more

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D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans Faces Investigations, Prompting Challengers

For the past twenty-seven years, Georgetown students have been represented on the D.C. City Council by one man, who is now the subject of a federal grand jury investigation—Councilmember Jack... Read more

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Shooting for the Stars: Women’s Soccer Gears Up for Another Attempt at National Title

With the preseason over, fresh sod set on Shaw, and new faces eagerly waiting in the wings, the Georgetown women’s soccer program is looking to get back to business as... Read more

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Clairvoyance or Clarity?

I Visited a psychic on a quest to learn about my Future, but I left with much more. Mrs. Natalie Tarot Readings of Georgetown is situated in a tiny, dimly... Read more

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“No longer in the shadows”: Lavender Graduation exemplifies change on campus

Shiva Subbaraman could not help but chuckle about how much life for LGBTQ students has changed since her first day at Georgetown. “Every which way you can dream of,” she... Read more

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Pivot Program creates opportunities for returning citizens

When DeVaughn Bell was admitted into the Georgetown Pivot Program, he posted a picture of his Georgetown ID alongside his prison ID on social media. His family and friends, he... Read more

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D.C. residents bring racial equity to the city’s climate change conversation

Dennis Chestnut has lived in the far northeast corner of Washington, D.C., since he was born. He speaks with pride about its history as one of the most diverse areas... Read more

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On the Record: President DeGioia on Title IX, the GU272, and more

Former editor-in-chief of the Voice, Margaret Gach (SFS ’19) sat down with Georgetown University President John DeGioia (COL ’79) to discuss the biggest campus news of the past academic year.... Read more

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Behind the Scenes, GUSA Policy Teams Work for Change

Asked about her GUSA policy team, Macky Grimm (COL ’21) hesitated. “I don’t really have one,” she said. When pressed, she admitted, “It’s just me.” Grimm, the chair of GUSA’s... Read more

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It’s All Greek to Me: Fraternities and Sororities on the Hilltop

Every September, as New Student Orientation winds down, Georgetown undergraduates receive words of caution in their inboxes. An email, this year from Dean of Students Jeanne Lord, tells students that... Read more

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Finding His Voice: Rick Newcombe Discusses his Media Career and the ‘Electric’ Early Days of the Voice

Richard Newcombe (COL ’72) was dedicated to get into Georgetown, but he struggled to get the right grades to get accepted. “My family took a trip to Washington D.C. when... Read more

Anniversary

New Paper, New Office, Same Old Voice

Within 16 pages, the Oct. 22, 2009 issue of the Voice housed the feature, “A History of One-night Stands: Comedy at Georgetown,” the news clip, “Shot Fired in McDonough Bathroom,”... Read more

Anniversary

Acting Out: Students Bring Change to the Hilltop

Georgetown’s front gates sit roughly four miles from the United States Capitol. Perhaps it is this proximity to policymakers, or the university’s Jesuit identity, that make Georgetown a haven for... Read more

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Neighbors, Nike, and Other News: Voice Coverage from 2009 to 2019

Wondering what were the biggest stories the Voice covered over the past decade? Luckily, we looked through our archives so you don’t have to. Apr. 14, 2009 President Obama gives speech... Read more

Anniversary

Volume 1 Issue 1: The First Years of The Georgetown Voice

When Steve Pisinski (COL ’71) arrived back on campus after the summer of 1968, the country and Georgetown seemed to be at a crossroads. Anti-war protests were engulfing college campuses... Read more

Anniversary

Students Search for Common Ground Amidst Rising Partisanship

Georgetown students on campus in 2009 were living in the heart of political upheaval. Barack Obama, the first black president, brought Democrats back to the White House for the first... Read more

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Student Groups Navigate Shifting Media Landscape

This issue focuses on the Voice’s 50-year history, but we are part of a larger network of student groups dedicated to journalism on campus. While we’re often in friendly (and... Read more

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Having a Grand Old Time: News on the Hilltop from 1969 to 2009

We dug through our archives to find the biggest (or our favorite) stories the Voice covered in our first 40 years. *** May 5, 1970 Students strike, boycott classes The... Read more