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Pete Buttigieg reflects with GU Politics on his presidential campaign

Pete Buttigieg reflects with GU Politics on his presidential campaign

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04/07/2020

Former Democratic presidential candidate and mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg addressed Georgetown students on March 31 in a virtual Q&A session hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service. Georgetown University College Democrats and the Georgetown Bipartisan Coalition cosponsored the event. The event was part of GU Politics’ “Reflections on Running”…

News Podcast: Distancing, But Still Social

News Podcast: Distancing, But Still Social

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04/06/2020

Georgetown University announced its transition to online courses for all undergraduate students on March 11 in an effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, on its campus. Since then, the student body has been largely isolated from one another as the United States lurches into a large-scale economic shutdown.  Just because students…

Coronavirus shakes up students’ postgrad plans

Coronavirus shakes up students’ postgrad plans

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03/30/2020

A student’s last semester of college is full of traditions. For Georgetown students, the last week on the Hilltop means a marathon of celebrations with friends and family, culminating in a commencement honoring all they have achieved, before each goes off to the next chapter of their life. This year, with classes moved online for…

FinApp Appeals sees increased funding for SAC, other advisory boards

FinApp Appeals sees increased funding for SAC, other advisory boards

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03/25/2020

The Student Activities Commission (SAC) received an additional $43,500 in funding from the GUSA Financial Appropriations Committee (FinApp). This increase came after displeasure with the original funding allocation was voiced on March 1.  Media Board, the GUSA Executive, Performing Arts Advisory Council (PAAC), and Georgetown Opportunities for Leadership and Development also saw increases.  This increase…

South Asian Students, Faculty Condemn Indian Citizenship Bill and Anti-Muslim Violence

South Asian Students, Faculty Condemn Indian Citizenship Bill and Anti-Muslim Violence

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03/23/2020

Students chalked Red Square on March 5 with messages denouncing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and anti-Muslim violence in India.  Violent riots unfolded in Delhi, India’s second-largest city, from Feb. 23 to March 1 as Hindu mobs attacked Muslim-populated neighborhoods and set four mosques ablaze, leaving at least 53 people dead. The riots were triggered…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Georgetown community cases reach 30; more resources announced

Coronavirus Live Updates: Georgetown community cases reach 30; more resources announced

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03/13/2020

On this page, the Voice‘s news team will provide the latest information about COVID-19 as it pertains to Georgetown. This story is ongoing, and this post will be updated. April 6: Georgetown community cases reach 30; financial and accesibility resources announced According to Georgetown’s daily coronavirus update, 30 members of the university community are confirmed…

University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

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03/11/2020

Georgetown University announced plans on March 11 to move all undergraduate courses online in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus and the associated disease known as COVID-19.  In a university-wide statement, university President John DeGioia explained that while campus will remain open, all courses will be administered virtually until further notice. He…

Speaker Pelosi: “Women, know your power”

Speaker Pelosi: “Women, know your power”

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03/10/2020

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke in Gaston Hall on March 5 in an event co-sponsored by GU Politics and Sirius XM Radio. Pelosi discussed current challenges for women in politics and the continued legacy of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote in 1920. A…

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

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03/08/2020

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) is treating a patient that has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a university-wide email sent by Chief Public Health Officer Vince Winklerprins on March 8.  The D.C. Mayor’s Office confirmed on March 7 that the patient, Rector Timothy Cole, a resident of the Georgetown neighborhood, contracted a case of…

RHO staff reduced amid restructuring

RHO staff reduced amid restructuring

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03/06/2020

Georgetown’s Office of Residential Living will restructure their residence hall offices (RHOs) in the 2020-2021 school year, according to an email obtained by the Voice. The message was sent on March 5 by Director of Residential Services Bill Huff. Currently, the RHOs distribute packages and keys to students living on campus. According to Huff, over…


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