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Thoughts from the Georgetown community.



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Grief is the ghost we don’t know how to talk about

Healing from grief is a necessary life skill, both in that it is a part of life, and requisite to a healthy one.

Editorials

Vote for progressive D.C. challengers on June 21!

We judged candidates by their stances on issues we care about—housing justice, workers’ rights, and policing practices.

News Commentary

How the medical housing process reinforces ableism at Georgetown

There’s an unmatched agony I associate with the university housing process.

Voices

Love Letter, Hate Mail: Making meaning at Georgetown

In truth, my college experience has not been the reverie that I imagined.

Voices

It’s time for Georgetown to fulfill its promises to Descendants

We students demand transparency from the Foundation where there has been none, equal investment from Georgetown in a wider range of projects outside of the Foundation, consistent material reparations, a seat at the table that for too long has been missing for descendants in the decision making process, and a highly visible,  meaningful memorial on campus.

Voices

Yes, I know where the masjid is

Hijabis are like the lighthouses of Muslims: We’re easy to see and people gravitate towards us when they have an Islam-related question.

Editorials

Georgetown’s “global perspective” shouldn’t end at Europe

Let Georgetown’s ongoing response to Ukraine guide its future engagement with world affairs, no matter the region or race of the affected.

Voices

A love letter to the core curriculum

The core curriculum is a tool that can either push you out of your comfort zone or help you add a new dimension to your chosen area of study.

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Lessons from my atypical freshman year

After exchanging GroupMe direct messages for two days, I committed to living with four other Georgetown freshmen I didn’t know and hadn’t talked to before. Less than a month later, we all moved in together.

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Know your rights: 10 demands SFS students should make 

The SFS is failing its undergraduate students. Here's 10 demands SFS students should make.

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President DeGioia, tear down these tents!

The tents’ existence makes progressively less sense, an impressive feat since they’ve always been unnecessary.

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A Letter from the Georgetown egger

This week, the Voice received an anonymous letter, apparently hand delivered. In the interest of avoiding angering the author further, we have elected to publish a copy of this letter... Read more

Editorials

On the acquisition of a Sugar Daddy

We have made the decision to look for a financial backer who could keep the Voice successful.

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Editorials

An Editorial to The Hoya: We miss you. Let’s get back together.

We can overcome our limitations and challenges if we both acknowledge that we were wrong to judge each other so harshly and move forward with forgiveness in our hearts.

News Commentary

More Georgetown graduates go into consulting than any other field. Why?

Statistically, there’s a 1 in 3 chance that I, albeit a CULP major in the SFS, will go into consulting or banking.

Voices

STEM Fatale: The pitfalls of the “Women in STEM” label

I’m a “Woman in STEM”—I used to love saying that. It felt important to have a title that recognized my love for science, as well as the challenges associated with... Read more

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The merit to rethinking meritocracy, and why we need to change ‘elite’ admissions

The conversation around meritocratic admissions that dominates elite institutions promotes an us-versus-them mentality that drives a wedge between minority groups.

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The power of paint—graffiti and its pursuit of justice

Graffiti is an expression of hope, a demand for justice, and a representation of community solidarity.

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Georgetown is abandoning its student leaders

Georgetown, flush with lackluster resources, is knowingly relying on an under-supported, undertrained, and largely unpaid crop of student leaders to create a basic system of community care.