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Ethics Labs, Ivory Towers, and the Philosophy of Change

A single glance at the Georgetown University Ethics Lab is enough to know it does academic philosophy differently. Their pamphlets, the website, the lab itself all show intentional, consistent branding—sleek,... Read more

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Hustlers on the Hilltop

Wake up, hustlers! Another day, another dollar on the Hilltop. Georgetown students are already up and at ’em, walking dogs on Prospect Street, swiping GoCards in the Southwest Quad, whipping... Read more

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Primary Concerns: Student led political activism builds as 2020 election begins

Even in a political moment characterized by inter and intra party fighting, Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94) finds the wonder in politics. As director of the Georgetown Institute of Politics and... Read more

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“Not A Luxury, A Right”: Menstrual Equity On Georgetown’s Campus

Having a period comes with a hidden struggle rooted in shame. We discreetly slip a pad or a tampon in our pockets, moving tactfully not to draw attention to the... Read more

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“Unlike Any Other Class”: AMST 272 Confronts Georgetown’s History with Slavery

Perched inside the window of GUSA’s Leavey Center office, there is a sign reading “This school exists because of slavery.” These words, written in a burst of red permanent marker,... Read more

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Balling on a Budget: Disparities Persist in Women’s Basketball

Thirty minutes before tipoff on Jan. 10, the Georgetown University Pep Band arrived at McDonough Arena, where exactly 14 Hoya fans were settled in to watch the women’s basketball game.... Read more

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Hail Mary: Catholic women seek place in priesthood

“I never thought I would live to see this,” said one congregation member with tears in his eyes. He stood near a kitchen table covered in tulips and a cloth,... Read more

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“It’s heartbreaking”: Newseum to close amid financial trouble

Approaching the Newseum from afar is like walking toward a temple. A stone tablet inscribed with the First Amendment looms several stories tall above onlookers, granting hope and security to... Read more

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By students, for students: An academic framework to analyze Title IX

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Every registration period, Georgetown asks students to scroll through course descriptions, try every possible configuration of their schedule, and bow to the inevitability... Read more

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As Long as I’ve Got My Suit and Tie: Georgetown’s Implicit Dress Code

“Personal pride is an inherent quality of the weaker sex.”  These words feature in the 1962 Miss G handbook, Georgetown’s female Student Code of Conduct, which was the first introduction... Read more

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Disparity in Clothing Access in D.C. Can Make It Hard To Dress For Success

On a cold November night in Georgetown, Ronnie sat against the wall of a closed store on Wisconsin Avenue. The temperature hovered around 38 degrees, but Ronnie didn’t have a... Read more

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Storm Clouds on the Horizon: The 34th annual Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival is unlike any other

One week before opening night on Nov. 13, the storm was raging at full speed. Mask and Bauble staff members yelled to each other over a thunderous cacophony of crows,... Read more

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Georgetown Students Celebrate OUTober

One by one, the students walk through the door frame sitting in the middle of Red Square. Some laugh and smile, posing for pictures and hugging their friends. Others step... Read more

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Actively Moving Forward Helps Connect Students Who Are Quietly Grieving

When Caroline Schauder (SFS ’20) began her freshman year at Georgetown, she thought she was doing fine. However, innocuous questions about what her parents did and why only her mom... Read more

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Post Punk: The Lumpy Space Collective brings new voices to D.C.’s DIY music scene

A wall of hot air whacks me in the face as I descend the steps into the basement of Mystery Inc. Only string lights illuminate the crowd that has packed... Read more

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Marco Pavé, Georgetown’s First Hip-Hop Artist-In-Residence: A Conversation on Rap, Social Justice, and Self-Empowerment

The U.S. Department of Education published a letter on Sept. 22 threatening to revoke funding for the Duke University and University of North Carolina (UNC) Consortium for Middle East Studies.... Read more

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Georgetown Senior Auditors Head Back to School

Every Monday and Wednesday, Anne Brill ascends the steps of Healy Hall, always making it to Room 106 a few minutes early for her 2 p.m. English class. She just... Read more

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A million dollar lesson: Business leaders teach MSB class

Since graduating Georgetown, Anne Dias (SFS ’92) has risen to the top of her field of finance and has made her name as one of the few prominent women to... Read more

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The GUSA Gender Gap

When Deborah Canty (COL ’78) ran to be the president of the Georgetown Undergraduate Student Government in 1977, the university had only been fully co-ed for eight years. Since the... Read more

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Community in Diversity: The GDA wants Georgetown to rethink disability

Muffled laughter and low murmurs fill an ICC classroom on the first night of October. Some students sit quietly, scrolling through their phones, while others converse with their neighbors. The... Read more