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Lesbian bars are adapting to survive. In D.C., As You Are Bar is leading that charge.

Upon visiting As You Are Bar, Ai had a revelation. For the first time in over 30 years, she was dining out without anxiety. “It’s enough that I have to... Read more

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What’s next for colleges paying reparations for slavery?

During Nile Blass’s (COL ’22) freshman year at Georgetown, students voted to establish a semesterly reconciliation fee of $27.20 per student. The money raised from the fee, about $400,000 a... Read more

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After years of activism, student advocates reflect on exhaustion

For the activists on campus, who organize for increased student resources and university accountability, exhaustion is pervasive.

Editorials

Vote for progressive D.C. challengers on June 21!

We judged candidates by their stances on issues we care about—housing justice, workers’ rights, and policing practices.

News Commentary

How the medical housing process reinforces ableism at Georgetown

There’s an unmatched agony I associate with the university housing process.

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Nearly 41 years in, the White House Peace Vigil perseveres

Philipos Melaku-Bello and local activists maintain the 24-hour Peace Vigil, an anti-war protest site that has protested since 1981.

Voices

It’s time for Georgetown to fulfill its promises to Descendants

We students demand transparency from the Foundation where there has been none, equal investment from Georgetown in a wider range of projects outside of the Foundation, consistent material reparations, a seat at the table that for too long has been missing for descendants in the decision making process, and a highly visible,  meaningful memorial on campus.

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Visions 2022 marks 25 years of celebrating Black Georgetown

BSA is hosting its first in-person Visions of Excellence Ball since the pandemic began, heading to the Mayflower Hotel on May 1.

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Georgetown’s music program revives the music of Margaret Bonds after decades of silence

On April 2, Gaston Hall erupted with the sound of over 80 student musicians performing the remarkable work of this Black female composer.

Editorials

Georgetown’s “global perspective” shouldn’t end at Europe

Let Georgetown’s ongoing response to Ukraine guide its future engagement with world affairs, no matter the region or race of the affected.

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Donors, Deans, and Diversity: Behind the scenes of an evolving SFS curriculum

Student efforts around academics have shifted to establishing more diverse curricula, deepening regional studies, rethinking diversity requirements, and hiring faculty of color.

Voices

Know your rights: 10 demands SFS students should make 

The SFS is failing its undergraduate students. Here's 10 demands SFS students should make.

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18 hours with Georgetown Radio

In an effort to document the entirety of WGTB’s Friday setlist, we hunkered down in what some DJs call “the womb” for 18 hours.

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Inside the mind of the art world’s most enigmatic rat

When I meet him for the first time, he is standing in the corner of Henle courtyard, chewing on chocolate left on a discarded candy wrapper.

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The Hoyas Georgetown won’t tell you about

30 years ago, somewhere in rural Alabama, amidst utter, incomprehensible chaos, a Hoya dropped more points than any Hoya has since the ’60s.

Editorials

On the acquisition of a Sugar Daddy

We have made the decision to look for a financial backer who could keep the Voice successful.

News Commentary

More Georgetown graduates go into consulting than any other field. Why?

Statistically, there’s a 1 in 3 chance that I, albeit a CULP major in the SFS, will go into consulting or banking.

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How the Philodemic Room portraits came down, and what’s next

Along the four long walls of the Philodemic Room in Healy Hall, there are empty spaces where portraits once hung.

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For incarcerated D.C. residents, poor conditions aren’t new—but it took a pandemic to prompt changes

Tyrone Walker memorized one specific sentence in the bio of Tom Faust, the director of the D.C. Department of Corrections (DOC).

News Commentary

Welcome to Surveillance University, where privacy no longer matters

When Allemai Dagnatchew (SFS ’22) began her final semester of college, the last thing she wanted to worry about was digital privacy.