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If you’re a student in the Georgetown area, here’s what you need to know about university COVID-19 policies

With some students returning to campus for the fall semester and many more living in student groups in nearby neighborhoods, Georgetown has implemented new policies to protect the local student... Read more

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University announces COVID-19 relief fund

Georgetown announced the creation of a COVID-19 Relief Fund on Sept. 4 for students with emergency expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which have not been accounted for... Read more

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Georgetown basketball teams to return to campus and the court

The Georgetown men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams are set to move back into campus housing on Sept. 11, as they begin preparations for the upcoming 2020-21 NCAA Division I... Read more

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Ninth Georgetown parent indicted in college admissions bribery scandal

Georgetown University has once again been cited in the infamous college admissions scandal, “Operation Varsity Blues,” which followed a 2019 FBI report revealing parents paid thousands of dollars to secure... Read more

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Ahead of 2020 election, GU Politics event reflects on successes and failures of campaign narratives

Veterans of campaign communications discussed the prevailing narratives of the 2016 campaign and their implications for the 2020 race in a panel on Sept. 2, 62 days before the general... Read more

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Accessibility and accommodation concerns rise to the forefront of student advocacy

Just last week, Georgetown students settled into the likely-difficult semester of online learning ahead. While virtual school is widely acknowledged as a general inconvenience for most students, for students who... Read more

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Fewer students are returning to classes this fall. Here’s what they’ll be doing instead.

As classes start, not every Georgetown student will be joining their peers on Zoom.  Citing concerns about virtual learning and the cost of an online education, more students than Georgetown... Read more

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GU Mutual Aid Network redistributes over $5,000 to students in need

Since the beginning of August, Georgetown students have raised nearly $6,500 in funds for students through the GU Mutual Aid Network. Over $5,100 of the amount raised has been redistributed... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: The GU272

Since Georgetown University’s long history with slavery re-entered public view five years ago, faculty, administrators, student activists, and descendants of those enslaved by the Jesuits have grappled with the significance... Read more

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New Americas Institute to create university-wide focus on Latin America

University President John DeGioia announced the creation of the Americas Institute, whose mission is to connect university organizations and scholars whose work focuses on Latin America, in a schoolwide email... Read more

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GUSA, graduate student union rally to demand a more equitable reopening plan

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) and Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) held a joint rally to demand a more equitable fall reopening plan on Aug. 21. The rally... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: How to be an online student

For hundreds of freshmen, this fall will be their first experience with college classes—and it will all be online.  The transition to Georgetown is already difficult; taking your first final... Read more

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What a smoke-free campus means for you

Nearly four years after students voted in favor of making Georgetown a smoke-free campus, the university implemented the policy on Aug. 15.  The students who voted for the proposal in... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Mental health services

Poor mental health is an open secret at universities like Georgetown, and the trend is only getting worse. A 2018 national survey found that more than 41 percent of students... Read more

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‘How close we got’: The Georgetown RA union that almost was

When Andrew Adams (NHS ’20) and Chad Gasman (COL ’20) graduated Georgetown this spring, they left behind a movement that never fully came to fruition.  The pair helped lead the... Read more

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After updates on financial aid, students say there is still more work to be done

Nearly three weeks after financial aid packages were initially released, students are continuing to demand increased aid and a more transparent financial aid process.  Due to widespread reports students received... Read more

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GUSA Senate continues financial aid advocacy

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution affirming the Senate’s continued commitment to financial aid advocacy at their meeting on Aug. 16. The resolution follows previous action taken by the Senate... Read more

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Cream Cheese of the Crop: Call Your Mother Georgetown opens

The Georgetown location of the Call Your Mother deli opened on July 29 at 35th and O Streets NW. The popular bagel shop and local chain was originally scheduled to... Read more

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Georgetown students take on prison industrial complex

The Georgetown Prison Divestment Campaign (GUPDC) crafted and sent a proposal demanding the university divest from the prison industrial complex sent to the university’s Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Labor relations

This article is part of a series of explainer pieces by the Voice on some of the most important topics on campus. Other articles in the series can be found... Read more