Editorials


Editorials

White supremacists attacked Washington. Georgetown must protect its students.

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

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DC must do more to protect the most vulnerable from the effects of COVID-19

Though D.C.’s COVID-19 rates have stayed below those of other regions, this does not mean the District’s COVID response has been perfect.  In reality, coronavirus is pushing the city’s most... Read more

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Vote Biden: It’s a moral imperative

Joe Biden is the best candidate for the U.S. presidency.  After almost nine million positive tests and 228,000 deaths, America’s COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket. With the COVID-19 pandemic posing... Read more

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Divest from the Prison-Industrial Complex

For many years, Georgetown students have pushed for the divestment of Georgetown’s endowment fund from prisons and the adjacent prison-industrial complex, most recently through the Georgetown University Prison Divestment Campaign... Read more

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To save the Supreme Court, we must reform it

The only solution to a broken system is change. When it comes to the Supreme Court, as evidenced by the rancorous disputes accompanying every seat vacancy, something has clearly gone... Read more

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Follow the university’s COVID-19 guidelines to protect the vulnerable

Isolation is exhausting—plain and simple. After months removed from friends and campus, it’s understandable that Georgetown students are anxious to return to their normal, pre-coronavirus lifestyles. However, the only way... Read more

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A mandatory class on the GU272 is a moral necessity

Georgetown has a responsibility not just to teach its students about the world and their chosen field of study, but to educate its students about the institution which they call... Read more

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A letter to the newest members of our community

Dear incoming students, Welcome to Georgetown! Though this community may feel far away, both physically and emotionally, from where you sit reading this, know we are thinking of you as... Read more

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Georgetown should prioritize student need, not student cash

When Georgetown’s students need the support of their university most, it has let them down.  After much anticipation, Georgetown released its Fall 2020 semester plan on July 6. Three weeks... Read more

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Address Racism in Journalism

As global demonstrations against racial injustice continue into their fourth week, the breadth of inequities being protested against has expanded far beyond the police brutality that ended the lives of... Read more

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Black Lives Matter: Defund police, confront racism at home and at Georgetown

So long as racism continues to exist in our society, we carry the moral imperative to correct it.

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Prepare for nationwide vote-by-mail, before it’s too late

For a democracy to work, its citizens must be guaranteed the ability to participate in free and fair elections. Maintaining this guarantee while still requiring people to physically appear at... Read more

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Don’t leave Tara Reade behind

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and the treatment of survivors.  In early March, Tara Reade accused former vice-president and likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden of sexually assaulting... Read more

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Congress’ economic relief bill fails undocumented immigrants, students

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has caused businesses to close, students to finish the school year at home, and over 36 million people to either lose their source of... Read more

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Respect Student Voices in Referenda

Students at Georgetown have precious few ways to have the university administration hear their voice. In a community with many diverse perspectives, the initiatives that the majority of students support... Read more

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No Student Should Fail This Semester—Let’s Push for a More Equitable Grading Policy

As is already painfully evident, this semester is going to be exceptional in every way. Students everywhere have been uprooted from their normal lives and are now dealing with the... Read more

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Georgetown administration responds well to Covid-19

In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many universities have struggled to make the best decisions regarding instructional continuity and student safety. Georgetown has been transparent, communicative, and receptive... Read more

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Big Structural Reform for GUSA

Georgetown students don’t care about GUSA. They don’t think GUSA does anything, they don’t see GUSA as a tool for solving their problems, and they stereotype the people in GUSA... Read more

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Support Georgetown’s Black Survivors

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault  ************************************************************************************************************************* It is extraordinarily powerful to watch determined students demand their rights before senior members of the university administration. Members and supporters of... Read more

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Say no to cashless policies

In the District, restaurants and businesses alike are following an increasing nationwide cashlessness trend, a move that has been met with backlash. At Georgetown, The Corp made the switch in... Read more