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Georgetown investigated Professor Michael Eric Dyson for student harassment allegations before his hire by Vanderbilt 

Georgetown's IDEAA office conducted an investigation into Professor Michael Eric Dyson beginning in February 2020.

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How Discord unites podcasters, creators, and isolated students

As the pandemic drove an increased desire for community, Discord allowed over 140 million socially distant people to come together.

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Petition calling for South Asian Society reform spurs change, donations for COVID-19 crisis in India

A petition by Georgetown Students 4 South Asia calling for internal reform of the South Asian Society has amassed over 100 signatures.

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The Voice‘s Bunn Award winners 2020-2021

Congrats to the Voice's Bunn winners!

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Georgetown bachelor’s degree program expands educational opportunities for Maryland’s incarcerated population

Georgetown’s Prisons and Justice Initiative will be offering bachelor’s degrees to incarcerated students in Maryland.

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A look inside GSP’s mentorship program 

The mentorship program was built out of a preexisting culture of personal connections among first-generation and low-income students.

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Senator Jon Ossoff addresses Georgetown student body

Ossoff is one of many Georgetown alumni to join Congress last January, winning an election with fellow senator Raphael Warnock.

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Students vote to approve U-Pass in landslide referendum

Under the program, students of participating universities receive unlimited free rides on metro buses and trains during the academic year.

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After a year of preparation, The Corp is ready to offer summer storage

The services include drop-off and pick-up of storage for students on campus and the surrounding Georgetown community.

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Georgetown professor’s Transformers face off against Old Georgetown Board

Professor Howard is in an ongoing dispute with the Old Georgetown Board over two life-sized Transformers sculptures outside his home.

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Is it enough? Georgetown’s diversity requirement comes under scrutiny

Representatives from academic councils and student groups have worked to compile research on what a revamped requirement could look like. 

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Georgetown announces partnership with ENGIE to meet sustainability goals

Georgetown announced a partnership with ENGIE North America to upgrade campus’s major utility, distribution, monitoring, and control systems.

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How a bar plans to bring the D.C. community together with a train

Metrobar aims to serve its guests in an accessible environment where Washingtonians can engage with the District’s artistic community.

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GUSA supports petition to reevaluate professor’s tenure rejection

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution in support of reevaluating the tenure rejection of Prof. Mubbashir Rizvi.

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Students continue decades-long push for Asian American Studies at Georgetown

The summit takes place at a time of heightened anti-Asian sentiment and an uptick in hate crimes toward people of Asian descent.

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Georgetown admissions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

Listen to this podcast episode hosted by Voice writer Erin DuCharme to learn from Suzie Maguire, Alumni Admissions Program committee chair for committee 411, and Gina Petruzziello, a newly admitted... Read more

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D.C. statehood is closer than ever. The Senate will decide its fate.

Passing along party lines, legislation to admit D.C. as the nation’s 51st state was approved by the House of Representatives on April 22.

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Students petition to appeal tenure rejection of Dr. Mubbashir Rizvi

Hundreds of Georgetown students are supporting a petition demanding the university reconsider its tenure rejection of Dr. Mubbashir Rizvi.

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The Georgetown Marriage Pact: A match made in data?

More than 2,300 Hoyas took a chance to find their match through the Georgetown Marriage Pact in March, with varying degrees of success.

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GUSA initiative pushes for textbook affordability and accessibility

The subcommittee, led by Sen. Kariel Bennett, focuses on three initiatives: a scholarship fund, book-cap, and a university-wide book drive.