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Organizers for slavery accountability disappointed with reconciliation fund

Student activists with Hoyas for Slavery Accountability expressed anger and disappointment in the Georgetown University Reconciliation Fund.

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Vincent and Hirai win the fall 2022 GUSA Executive Election

Camber Vincent and Alyssa Hirai have won the fall 2022 GUSA Executive and will be the next president and vice president.

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Meet the candidates: GUSA Executive

The Voice sat down with each Executive ticket to talk through their key policy platforms, budget plans, and overall goals. 

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Restoring GUSA’s reputation and improving student life on the ballot in the 2022 Senate elections

The Voice sat down with some of the senatorial candidates from the class of 2026 to discuss key initiatives and goals.

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Georgetown Rewind: A Conversation with DeGioia

President John J. DeGioia sat down with a former editor-in-chief of the Voice, Sarah Watson (SFS ’22), to discuss university-wide issues. 

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Who and what is on the ballot in the D.C. general election?

Hoyas who aren’t voting in their home state have the opportunity to join fellow D.C. residents in voting in the general election.

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New Georgetown Food Recovery Network seeks to reduce food waste

A new initiative to reduce food waste and help end food insecurity in the United States has arrived at Georgetown: the Food Recovery Network.

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National Air and Space Museum reopens with a focus on telling untold stories

On Friday, Oct. 14, bustling crowds once again filled the National Air and Space Museum as it reopened to the public. 

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GU Votes aids students in registering for the upcoming midterms, faces uphill battle

With expansions in voting-by-mail during a contentious midterm, voting organizations are working hard to expand students' turnout.

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Members of the Georgetown community push back on Republican senators’ proposed anti-vaccine mandate for D.C. public schools

Sens. Ted Cruz and Marsha Blackburn have introduced a bill to repeal D.C. public school's vaccine mandate, to the protest of many.

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Buttigieg town hall reflects on importance of bipartisan infrastructure bill on the future of the country, climate change, and racial justice

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg visited Georgetown University for a town hall on Oct. 11 to discuss his future goals.

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Georgetown Ukrainian Society visits Lithuanian Embassy in effort to expand cultural education on Eastern Europe

Members of Georgetown’s Ukrainian Society had the opportunity to join students from Gettysburg College at the Lithuanian Embassy on Sept. 23.

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Students walk out in protest of Mike Pence GU Politics event

On Oct. 19th, former Vice President Mike Pence came to Georgetown’s campus to speak and was met with protests and opposition.

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Protesters gather to support abortion rights, encourage voting for Democrats at this year’s Women’s March

Thousands of protesters gathered to rally and march for women’s rights, with special emphasis placed on abortion rights.

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Georgetown Explained: Georgetown’s application process

With students preparing for Georgetown’s Jan. 10 regular decision deadline, debate over the application has returned to the forefront.

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Lack of university support undercuts LGBTQ+ Resource Center during “OUTober”

Since the beginning of the fall semester, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center has been operating without any full-time, professional staff members. 

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As D.C. nears suffrage for undocumented immigrants, activists hope for proper follow-through

The Local Resident Voting Rights Act of 2021 would allow D.C.’s non-citizens—including undocumented immigrants—to vote in local elections.

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Definitional changes to 14 Weekly meal plan concern students

A definitional change to the 14 Weekly meal plan has students feeling mislead, although no changes have been implemented.

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Mayor Bowser creates new program to support families transitioning out of homelessness

Mayor Bowser has introduced the Career Mobility Act Plan, a program that helps 600 selected families transition out of homelessness by providing personalized career support and rent assistance.

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MyAccess gets a makeover to mixed student reactions

The new and modernized MyAccess update, although necessary, have yet to be fully embraced by students, especially upperclassmen.