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“A Narrative of Invisibility”: Asian American Activists Step Up and Speak Out

Though midterm season was in full swing, more than a dozen students flocked to the Asian American Hub for Organizing, Movement, and Empowerment (AA HOME) on Oct. 2. The light... Read more

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Students Question 2020 Candidates on Climate Change in Gaston Hall

“You don’t have 90 seconds to make your point and then 30 seconds to rebut what someone said about you,” said Mo Elleithee, founder and executive director of the Georgetown... Read more

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A Little Pep in Their Step: In the Stands with the Georgetown Pep Band

A little over an hour before kickoff, at the tailgate in front of McDonough Arena, the Georgetown Pep Band plays the fight song for the first time of the day.... Read more

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“It’s Bringing An American Home”: Seven Years Later, Austin Tice is Still Missing

Debra Tice thanked God for bringing the room full of volunteers together, and asked Him to bring everyone strength, wisdom, and discernment as they moved about the Capitol. Her husband,... Read more

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“Legality doesn’t always equal morality”

While the rest of the class of 2023 is settling in, one student is still trying to get to campus. Georgetown’s class of 2023 was moving in. Eager freshmen rolled... Read more

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The Prisons and Justice Initiative Aims to Humanize Criminal Justice and Prison Reform

While he started his career at Georgetown as a professor of European politics, Marc Howard (LAW ’12), has taken on a new role as an advocate for criminal justice and... Read more

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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