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GUSA re-establishes GUPD student oversight board

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to establish a student advisory committee to oversee the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) at their meeting on Nov. 8. 

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Professors tackle COVID-19 vaccine distribution in new ethical framework

Georgetown professors work to develop a framework for distributing any COVID-19 vaccines ethically and effectively.

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Georgetown attempts trial of in-person classes as spring semester nears

Over the past few weeks, Georgetown enacted a pilot program for a select group of students to attend in-person classes.  

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ESCAPE-ing the virtual Hilltop, first-years find sense of community through online retreat

Georgetown's ESCAPE retreat program continues virtually for freshmen and transfer students this fall semester.

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As Dean Celenza leaves Georgetown, he reflects on his tenure

As Dean Celenza leaves Georgetown, he reflects on his time at the university and what the College can do moving forward.

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D.C. public schools cancel reopening plans due to lack support of from teacher’s unions

D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) announced this week that they will not be reopening schools for in-person learning for roughly 7,000 elementary students next week as previously planned. 

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GUSA Executive reports on midterm progress

GUSA President Nico Ferretti and Vice President Bryce Badger share their term's progress and future goals with the Voice.

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Georgetown Explained: Domestic violence resources

The Voice explains resources available for students experiencing domestic violence or interpersonal violence.

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Georgetown community criticizes non-acknowledgement of Indigenous People’s Day

Students and faculty are asking for explicit recognition of Indigenous peoples by naming the date Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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Georgetown Law School’s ABLE Program provides intervention training to law enforcement agencies

Georgetown ABLE Project is providing peer intervention training to law enforcement in police departments across the country. 

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GUSA passes resolution demanding mandatory breaks for students

The GUSA Senate passed a calling for the university to guarantee a minimum number of breaks per semester at their meeting on Nov. 11. 

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Humans of Georgetown is back to tell its stories

Previously a dormant Facebook page with minimal activity, Humans of Georgetown is back, and as far as the team is concerned, it is here to stay.

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D.C. government implements COVID-19 contact tracing app

D.C. residents with iPhone and Android smartphones began receiving push notifications encouraging them to opt into a new mobile exposure notification system on Oct. 20. 

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Pope appoints D.C. archbishop as first Black American cardinal

D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory was appointed the first Black American cardinal in the Catholic Church by Pope Francis.

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Georgetown makes new commitments to on-campus menstrual equity

After years of menstrual equity advocacy from student groups, Georgetown will expand free access to menstrual products in campus buildings. 

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As election draws near, GU Politics panel predicts Democratic “tsunami”

A GU Politics panel predicted yet another blue wave in the 2020 presidential and congressional elections, weeks before Nov. 3.

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End of the trail: Election’s close brings excitement and anxiety for student campaigners

Georgetown students working on the 2020 election reflect on their work and the races ahead of election day.

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D.C. general elections: Who’s on the ballot?

The Voice's guide to the upcoming elections in Washington, D.C, and how to vote in them.

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Georgetown businesses severely strained, closing amid COVID-19

As federal stimulus loans run out and governments begin to lift dine-in restrictions, an increasing number of Georgetown neighborhood businesses have closed or are struggling to remain open.  

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Georgetown parents petition to open campus for spring 2021

Some Georgetown parents, united on Facebook and through a petition, are asking for the university to be in person for the spring semester.