What’s happening on campus and in D.C.
GU Politics Fellows stress unity and optimism for future generations despite divisive political climate
The Spring 2023 GU Politics fellows met with the Voice to discuss American politics and what they want to see from the next generation.
H*yas for Choice leads student protest against 24th Cardinal O’Connor Conference
Over a hundred Georgetown students took to the Healy steps to protest the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Jan. 21.
Antisemitic pamphlets the latest in targeted hate speech against Jewish students
Unknown perpetrators distributed at least 75 antisemitic and racist pamphlets to nearly 40 student residences around campus on Nov. 18.
Student tutors rise to meet evolving needs at motel-turned-migrant shelter
A new D.C. Schools Project cohort goes to Days Inn to tutor newcomer migrant children, encountering more fundamental needs in the process.
Two-time Georgetown alum brings home two “Jeopardy!” wins
Two-time "Jeopardy!" champion Patrick Curran, a double alum, reflects on his time on the Hilltop and how it helped him become a champion.
GU French department greets Emmanuel Macron at White House
Georgetown faculty and students in the French department welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron at a White House ceremony on Dec. 1.
What is Metro doing about fare evasion?
This month, Metro is cracking down on fare evasion and testing out preventative new fare gates, as it struggles to recover from the pandemic.
“This is what community looks like”: Student activists receive university response to hate crime, ending sit-in
After the fourth consecutive day of the GU Protects Racists sit-in, university administrators publicly responded to the demands of LaHannah Giles on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9, organizers decided to end the sit-in.
Fate of price-fixing lawsuit could be decided by students
As the lawsuit against the 568 Presidents Group continues, supporters are encouraging students to speak out.
#GeorgetownProtectsRacists sit-in demands accountability for hate crime
Students are occupying Healy Hall to demand accountability and justice for LaHannah Giles (COL ’23), the survivor of a racist hate crime on Georgetown Day this year.
Vigil held for Urumqi victims
A vigil was held in Freedom Plaza on Dec. 4 to honor and mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire in the Xinjiang region of China.
Delta Phi Epsilon Fraternity embroiled in drama and litigation
The Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity and an associated nonprofit are the center of a recent civil suit.
Students frustrated with the new proposed housing plan
The recently announced changes to the 2022-2023 housing plan, including renovating the hotel, have frustrated many students.
As temperatures plummet, Georgetown’s Hypothermia Outreach Team reorganize to raise community support
D.C. agencies, non-profits, and campus organizations are aiming to prevent weather related deaths and injuries as hypothermia season starts.
As Cooper Field closes, club sports struggle to find alternative practice spaces—again
With Cooper Field closed for renovations, many club sports teams that depend on the field will have to search for other practice spaces.
As DC’s Silver Line extends, Georgetown students finally have an easier route to an international airport
The DC Metro’s Silver Line fully re-opened Nov. 15, adding a new extension to Washington Dulles International Airport.
Initiative 82, which will raise wages for tipped workers, passes in the District
Initiative 82 passed with overwhelming support, meaning the tipped minimum wage will gradually increase to $16.10.
One-person protest in China spurs movement of anti-Xi posters across Georgetown, universities worldwide
A series of anti-Xi Jinping posters around campus in late October called for freedom, dignity, reform, and democracy in China.
Organizers for slavery accountability disappointed with reconciliation fund
Student activists with Hoyas for Slavery Accountability expressed anger and disappointment in the Georgetown University Reconciliation Fund.
Vincent and Hirai win the fall 2022 GUSA Executive Election
Camber Vincent and Alyssa Hirai have won the fall 2022 GUSA Executive and will be the next president and vice president.