Thoughts from the Georgetown community.
To be clear, I am not advocating for a complete overhaul of the pre-blood donation screening procedure for every individual; rather, I am looking for more nuance when it comes to screening homosexual and bisexual men.
Before the pandemic, the beauty (and, on days when you don’t feel like talking to anyone, the downfall) of walking through Georgetown’s campus at any given moment was that you would encounter at least five people you knew. Now, with the cobblestone corridors empty, save for an abandoned Saxby’s cup or the occasional rat scurrying by, each landmark passed transports me to a romanticized Georgetown of The Before.
Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment. Georgetown and the federal government must reverse the harms of the Trump administration and fundamentally reform the Title IX process.
Bridgerton sits somewhere in the middle of the spectrum, not really committed to color-conscious casting, but not color-blind either. The way that race fits into the storyline seems to have been an afterthought. The conversation, which attributed the diversity of the society to love conquering prejudice, was so shallow that I wish they hadn’t included it.
Sneaker flipping enables the use of technology to exploit a slow-moving system. Now beyond innovative, the practice has become inequitable.
It almost seems impossible, really, that most of the time I forget about this thing that has sat heavy in my chest for 17 years. There’s no other aspect of my life that is simultaneously so crucial to my internal narrative, and yet so distanced from it. Most days, it feels like my ED belongs to someone else—or millions of someone else's—more than it does to me.
Georgetown must listen to workers' demands for better conditions and actually uphold its Just Employment Policy.
In response to Asian-American racism and hate, Allie Cho explores the harms of infographics. The transient, aesthetically pleasing, and performative nature of these posts attempt to solve systematic injustice and are ultimately unproductive and unsuccessful.
Georgetown, train your professors to be anti-racist and hold them accountable when they fail BIPOC students.
This editorial is Part Three of a four-part series in honor of Black History Month where the editorial board discusses ways in which Georgetown must atone for its history of... Read more
After interviewing both tickets in this year’s GUSA executive election, this editorial board enthusiastically endorses Nile Blass (COL ’22) for president and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) for vice-president. A vote... Read more
Georgetown’s reluctance to teach its history of racial transgression undermines commitment to anti-racism
Georgetown must educate students about its history of racial transgression in order to facilitate an anti-racist campus culture.
Georgetown must reckon with its history of racism through renaming buildings and erecting permanent memorials.
American foreign policy needs to adopt the same theory of change and progressive ideology as American racial justice activism.
Due to the hypocritical and offense nature of the conference and its speakers, H*yas for Choice calls on the Georgetown administration to mandate a conference name change by December 2021, as well as to explicitly condemn the actions of Cardinal O’Connor and the offensive rhetoric of the speakers at the conference.
This process of self-shaming and hiding ate at me—until I began to identify as disabled.
On Jan. 6, while a joint session of Congress gathered to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election, a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol... Read more
When it comes to pandemic aid, Georgetown graduate students are seriously undervalued relative to undergraduates in the eyes of the administration.