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Basketball Players LeBlanc, Alexander, Gardner Named in Civil Suits

Basketball Players LeBlanc, Alexander, Gardner Named in Civil Suits

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12/04/2019

Content warning: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault. Joshua LeBlanc (MSB ’22), a former member of the Georgetown men’s basketball team, and current players Galen Alexander (COL ’21) and Myron Gardner (COL ’23) are defendants in two civil lawsuits filed by Georgetown students. In the suits, the students allege sexual harassment, assault, and burglary….

Harvard Professor Discusses First-Generation Experience at Elite Colleges

Harvard Professor Discusses First-Generation Experience at Elite Colleges

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11/30/2019

Harvard professor Tony Jack visited campus on Nov. 21 to discuss the challenges first-generation low-income college students face and how administrators can ensure they thrive. The event, co-sponsored by the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP), Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, The Lecture Fund, and the Georgetown College, was moderated by Marcia Chatelain, an…

Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

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11/27/2019

Georgetown University has joined the Capital Bikeshare Universities Program, which reduces yearly student membership from $85 to $25.  The discounted membership offers students an unlimited number of rides under thirty minutes with extra time purchased for an additional fee.  The GUSA Senate passed a resolution on Sept. 15 sponsored by Sen. Joshua Marin-Mora (SFS ’21)…

AASA holds event in solidarity with detained student

AASA holds event in solidarity with detained student

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11/27/2019

The Asian American Student Association (AASA) held an event on Nov. 17 in solidarity with Victor Liu (COL ’21), a College student who is barred from leaving China. China is holding him and his older sister, Cynthia Liu, who works at McKinsey & Company, in the country to coerce their estranged father to return to…

GUSA Executive discusses midterm achievements

GUSA Executive discusses midterm achievements

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11/25/2019

GUSA President Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) sat down with the Voice to evaluate the performance of the GUSA Executive at the midway point of his tenure. Due to scheduling conflicts, GUSA Vice President Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) was unable to be interviewed for this article.  Francis emphasized the duo’s focus on implementing their campaign…

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

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11/25/2019

“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the March for our Lives event on Monday.  As both a doctor and a gunshot wound victim, Sakran has seen firsthand the impact of…

Georgetown restaurant to host Thanksgiving meal for the homeless

Georgetown restaurant to host Thanksgiving meal for the homeless

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11/24/2019

Rí Rá Irish Pub & Restaurant will host its inaugural Thanksgiving brunch for homeless residents in Georgetown on Nov. 28. The restaurant, located on M Street, has collaborated with other local businesses and the Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC), a local organization serving homeless individuals, to put on the event. The Thanksgiving meal is expected to…

Copley Crypt opens after year-long renovation

Copley Crypt opens after year-long renovation

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11/24/2019

Copley Crypt Chapel opened to students on Monday, Nov. 18 after over a year of closure for renovations. The chapel located directly above it, St. William, also opened.  Since Sept. 2018, renovation work has taken place externally and internally on both Copley Crypt and St. William chapels. According to a university spokesperson, external work addressed…

Recall petitions submitted, pressure on Evans grows

Recall petitions submitted, pressure on Evans grows

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11/21/2019

Activists from Ward 2 submitted 5,588 petitions to the D.C. Board of Elections on Monday in an attempt to trigger a recall vote for Councilmember Jack Evans. Triggering a recall election requires 10 percent of registered voters in a ward to sign a petition, a total of 4,949 according to a press release from the…

Suspect in 1998 Georgetown-area murder in custody

Suspect in 1998 Georgetown-area murder in custody

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11/20/2019

Giles Daniel Warrick, the suspect in a murder in Georgetown and several rapes in the D.C. metro area between 1991 and 1998 was detained on Nov. 13, and is now in police custody. The decades old investigation was aided by the use of genetic genealogy.  Warrick, 60, was arrested at his home in Horry County,…


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