A deep dive into the most important issues on campus.
Write-in “MO” for GUSA Exec
The Voice Editorial Board endorses the Marcella/Otice slate, the MO campaign, for the GUSA Executive election.
In the face of gentrification, go-go plays on
Go-go music is D.C. culture. Like many staples of Black culture in the nation’s rapidly gentrifying capital, go-go is under threat of erasure.
Smithsonian museums struggle to keep national treasure above water
As a warming climate is projected to increase extreme weather events, museums face new collection conservation and sustainability challenges.
Georgetown’s non-faculty workers deserve better treatment
Last winter, two Georgetown students crowdsourced $17,000 for Stacey Walton, a Georgetown food service employee struggling with food and housing insecurity. In advocating for Walton, they acknowledged the simple fact... Read more
Fr. Theodore Dziak, a former Georgetown on-campus chaplain, accused of rape
The Voice spoke with five survivors of Dziak’s abuse, as well as chaplains, lawyers, and faculty members from different universities.
Joel Castón’s one-of-a-kind re-entry
No one else in D.C. history has ever regained their freedom as an elected official, and Joel Castón is determined to set a good precedent.
So we can return to campus. Now what?
If Georgetown students are to return to campus on Jan. 11 safely, here's what we believe needs to be implemented by the university and the student body.
D.C. must prioritize housing people over evicting encampments
The District must immediately halt scheduled homeless encampment evictions, redouble its efforts to properly execute its hypothermia plan, and accelerate investments in affordable housing over the long term.
Evolving GUCCI: The quest for an arts community at Georgetown
At least 50 students, either seated or leaning against the back porch or balcony, had gathered in the off-campus backyard. The space was illuminated with 20 rows of string lights,... Read more
The D.C. Peace Team is a homegrown alternative to the police
The DC Peace Team offers a model of security without armed force, one based on de-escalation, community trust, and restorative justice.
WNBA star and Georgetown legend Sugar Rodgers comes home to the Hilltop
Hoya Sugar Rodgers brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to her new role as assistant coach of the women’s basketball team.
Georgetown’s storied history of sending players to play pro basketball
From Georgetown’s heyday in the early ’80s to now, the Hoyas have not let up in sending players to play pro ball.
Vote no on “Abolish GUSA”—the rushed referendum creates an even more dysfunctional student government.
Editor’s Note: After publication, GUSA provided the Voice with responses to this article. We have made any factual corrections they pointed out, but any differences in opinion have not been... Read more
What does it mean to be a sustainable campus?
The answer to the fundamental question, "Can we, at this university, do our part to help our planet?" is looking more and more like a yes.
Can D.C. build bridges without breaking down community?
Redeveloping the bridge over the Anacostia River could attract jobs and support local businesses—or exacerbate the city’s housing crisis.
These “part-time” professors want Georgetown’s full-time respect
Georgetown employs about 1,000 contingent faculty who are not afforded the same benefits, job security, or voice in department governance as their full-time tenured and tenure-track counterparts.
SHIP was supposed to bring sophomores together, but some were left out
My decision to get a summer job instead of seizing the early opportunity to take in-person classes at Georgetown isolated me from my classmates as we came together for the first time.
D.C. is in the midst of a housing crisis. Advocates believe it doesn’t have to be.
This article is part of our 2021 contribution to the D.C. Homeless Crisis Reporting Project in collaboration with other local newsrooms. The collective works will be published throughout the day... Read more
D.C.’s new approach to public spaces leaves out encampment residents
D.C.’s decision to permanently close three encampments is part of a pilot program that aims to rehouse encampment residents in conjunction with the sites’ closure. While this goal sounds promising, its creation of no-tent zones is likely to further criminalize homelessness.
GERMS: Overworked, overcommitted, and underpaid
Thousands of Georgetown students returned to campus in full force this fall, but when in need, many face limited access to emergency services. Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS) announced... Read more