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Punjabi farmers are protesting unfair economic practices. Georgetown’s Sikh Student Association is standing with them.

SSA rallied the Georgetown community in support of the farmers' protest in India, inviting experts to discuss the protests’ significance.

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MedStar eases COVID-19 restrictions amidst disability health care concerns 

MedStar's altered visitor policy comes amidst new protocols to support disabled patients hospitalized during the pandemic.

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NASA headquarters renamed to honor Mary Jackson, trailblazing engineer

D.C. NASA Headquarters was renamed in honor of pioneering aeronautical engineer and mathematician, Mary Jackson.

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Recently uncovered bodies at Q Street reveal a connection to the Georgetown slave trade

Archaeologists discovered the remains of 28 African Americans at the 3300 block of Q Street NW in Georgetown from the early 1800s.

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GSP is weathering the economic downturn. But its sustainability remains uncertain.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic toll, alumni donations for the Georgetown Scholars Program has remained relatively consistent.

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Georgetown Explained: Inside Georgetown’s 2020 COVID-19 response

The Voice can offer a behind-the-scenes look at Georgetown’s COVID-19 plans over the past year based on email exchanges with the DOH.

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With a second virtual semester, students continue to replicate university life off campus

A year into the pandemic, students modified housing plans to replicate the college experience off campus this semester.

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Biden administration to review Trump-era Title IX rules

Joe Biden has called on the Department of Education to review all current policies on sex and gender discrimination in schools.

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Georgetown Law professor terminated after “reprehensible” racist remarks 

Adjunct professor Sandra Sellers was terminated on March 11 after a video of her making disparaging remarks about Black students.

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D.C. preps budget after ending 2020 with an unexpected surplus

Bowser surveyed D.C. residents about their priorities for the city’s budget, marking the first step in D.C.’s budget process.

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Coalition for Workers’ Rights demands improved treatment for university employees 

A group of undergraduate students, graduate workers, and staff have come together to form the Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights.

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Law enforcement prepares for the possibility of a second round of D.C. attacks

Law enforcement officials are bracing for a potential second round of violence, after reports of alleged plans by white-supremacists.

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Seminar discusses ‘criminal (in)justice’ system, impact on Black women

Criminal justice experts discussed inequalities in the criminal justice system and the disproportionate impacts of incarceration.

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Blass and Sanchez ticket wins the 2021 GUSA Executive election

Nile Blass (COL ’22) and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’23) will become the next GUSA Executive president and vice president.

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GUSA presidential candidates debate approaches to advocacy, GUSA restructuring

GUSA presidential candidates Nile Blass (COL ’22) and Daniella Sanchez (COL ’22) explained their respective tickets’ approaches to advocacy.

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Students told us what was important to them. Here’s what GUSA tickets will do about it. 

Voice survey results amid Nile Blass (COL ’22) and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) and Daniella Sanchez (COL ’22) and Leo Arnett (SFS ’22) campaign.

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Mayor Bowser recognizes gun violence as a public health crisis, launches prevention program

Mayor Bowser signed a Mayor’s Order recognizing gun violence as a public health crisis and announced the creation of a prevention program.

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Georgetown’s WeWork partnership kicks off successfully despite criticisms

Georgetown’s partnership with the shared workspace company WeWork aimed to give many students much-needed study space.

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Georgetown launches Racial Justice Institute

Georgetown’s Racial Justice Institute will come into effect four years after the university committed to its creation.

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Georgetown community raises more than $17,000 for Leo’s Worker

Two Georgetown students crowdsourced more than $17,000 for Stacey Walton, a food and service employee at Leo O'Donovan Dining Hall.