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Georgetown’s racial justice panels conclude with discussions on Black women, housing, and activism

Georgetown’s series of discussions about racial justice continued with three events dedicated to different aspects of the struggle toward racial equality in this country. The events, which occurred between July... Read more

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A Black mother’s fight for justice: Georgetown Law student-attorneys file lawsuit on behalf of Kenithia Alston

Content warning: This article handles issues of racism, police violence, and death.  Kenithia Alston, represented by a team of student-attorneys from Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic, filed a $100 million... Read more

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After a month of applying for housing, here’s who made it on campus (and who didn’t)

Georgetown’s campus, normally the temporary home of over 5,000 undergraduate students, will see less than 500 residents for the Fall 2020 semester. This number fluctuated through a series of campus... Read more

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University officials outline health and safety plan for off-campus students

Georgetown administration officials discussed the university’s health and safety plan for off-campus students in a virtual town hall on Aug. 5. Administrators, including Chief of Staff Joe Fererra, Chief Operating... Read more

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Graduate workers’ union accuses Georgetown of not fairly negotiating COVID-19 protections

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) entered their third collective bargaining meeting on the Fall 2020 reopening plan with university administrators on Aug. 6; however, they did not reach... Read more

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University investigates racist comments by sociology professor

Content warning: This article references offensive statements made by the professor.  Four Black students reported Associate Professor Timothy Wickham-Crowley in April 2019 for numerous offensive and discriminatory comments he made... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: University organizational chart

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 here. ... Read more

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Key sexual assault prevention advocate resigns

Jennifer Wiggins, former associate director for Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SARP), resigned from Georgetown on July 10 for a position at the National Institutes of Health.  Wiggins began working for... Read more

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City Council finalizes 2021 budget

The D.C. City Council unanimously voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Support Act of 2020 in a virtual meeting on July 28. As the second of two required... Read more

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GUSA Senate responds to lowered financial aid packages

The GUSA Senate voted at their meeting on Aug. 2 to sign a petition asking the university administration to change the financial aid process in light of many students reporting... Read more

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GU Politics announces fall fellows to celebrate its fifth anniversary

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced a new class of GU Politics fellows for the upcoming fall semester on their website Wednesday morning. The cohort, made up... Read more

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Students respond to lowered financial aid packages with anger, anxiety

Much-anticipated financial aid packages began to be released by the university in the late afternoon of July 31.  As the evening progressed, it became evident a significant group of students... Read more

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Georgetown takes new cybersecurity measures in response to national attacks

All Georgetown students will now be required to install DUO, a multi-factor authentication service, to access university systems for the coming semester, the university announced on July 21.  This move,... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Title IX

CW: This article discusses topics of sexual misconduct and assault This article is part of a series of explainer pieces by the Voice on some of the most important topics... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: University finances and executive salaries

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

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Georgetown announces Fall 2020 virtual semester

In an email to students on July 29, President John DeGioia announced that all Fall 2020 undergraduate courses will be conducted remotely due to a national increase in COVID-19 cases. ... Read more

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Students demand university response to new Title IX regulations

Content warning: sexual harassment, sexual assault  Members of the Georgetown community are supporting a petition demanding the university commit to a series of policies supporting survivors of sexual assault and... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Latinx Studies

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

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D.C. City Council approves cuts to MPD funding

The D.C. City Council passed a $15 million cut to the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) funding in a unanimous vote on July 23 as a part of the city’s $16.8... Read more

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Howie Hawkins Zooms in with the Voice

It’s not often the Voice gets to sit down with a presidential candidate.  In fact, Howie Hawkins, long time Green Party candidate for governor of New York and, more recently,... Read more