Editorials


Editorials

Tax Plan Shifts Burden Unfairly

In the past two weeks, Republicans in both the House of Representatives and the Senate released their respective proposals to overhaul the United States’ tax code. The versions have minor... Read more

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‘One-and-Done’ Rule Hurts Student-Athletes

When the Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft this summer, they did so after the 19-year-old played only one year at... Read more

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DC Wharf Brings Up Familiar Problems

Two weeks ago, phase one of the District of Columbia’s Wharf revitalization project in the southwest quadrant of the city opened to the public. The project, which has been labeled... Read more

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Admissions Equity Requires Broader Consideration

Last week, The Hoya’s editorial board argued that, because it leaves qualified Asian-American students disadvantaged when applying to Georgetown and other elite colleges and universities, race-based affirmative action should no longer... Read more

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Mind What You Wear

When the MoMa began to display Colin Kaepernick’s jersey in its halls as a part of an exhibit entitled “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” the display, and the exhibit itself, showed... Read more

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No Place for Hate

In an unacceptable trend of actions meant to intimidate and threaten marginalized communities on campus, four swastikas were reported on Georgetown’s campus in the first four weeks of classes. The... Read more

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DeVos Offers a Step Backwards

In a speech at George Mason University last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intention to roll back Obama-era guidelines for how universities receiving federal funding handle cases... Read more

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Protections for Undocumented Students Under Attack

Last week, President Trump reneged on a promise and threw the livelihoods of 800,000 young people into jeopardy by announcing that he plans to phase out the Deferred Action for... Read more

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Nike Decision a Victory for Student Activists

Georgetown University announced on Wednesday that it has signed a new licensing agreement with Nike, Inc., and has facilitated a protocol between the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) and Nike, which... Read more

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Justice Department Makes Troubling Turns on Voting Rights

In the seven months that he has been in the White House, it seems as if President Donald Trump and his administration have produced a lifetime’s worth of political news... Read more

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Dear Incoming Students…

Welcome to Georgetown. It’s not our habit at the Voice to take ourselves too seriously. We believe in being aware of our own weirdness and our flaws and seeking out... Read more

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Preserve Georgetown Day

Congratulations, Hoyas. You’ve made it through another grueling academic year, and the end to all the hard work you’ve put in these last two semesters is definitely cause for celebration.... Read more

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March for Science: A Catalyst for Reaction

Tens of thousands of scientists, researchers, and concerned citizens participated in marches all around the country and on all seven continents last Saturday. The march sought to advocate for greater... Read more

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Proposed Cuts Damage District Arts

With the announcement of President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which effectively shuts down the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), federal funding of art and culture is at the greatest... Read more

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GUSA Fails Student Media

Full Disclosure: The Voice is a member of Media Board. We believe that student media serves a valuable purpose to the campus community. From the look of its Fiscal Year... Read more

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Change is Required for Club Diversity

The Voice has a diversity problem. We are not alone in this—as the recent op-ed in The Hoya about the lack of diversity in GUASFCU made clear. Yet when we... Read more

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High Civilian Casualties Draw Concern

In March 1969, the Voice was founded in response to the Vietnam War, a conflict that had inflicted heavy civilian casualties. On April 27, 1971, this editorial board wrote, “We... Read more

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Bowser Funds Draw Questions

In recent weeks, a number of reports have surfaced concerning funds used in District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 2014 mayoral campaign. This editorial board believes that these reports, and... Read more

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Change Needed in Basketball Leadership

Georgetown invests in men’s basketball like its program is a national power. In recent years, however, performance has not met this level of investment. This editorial board believes that present... Read more

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Library Cuts Set Harmful Precedent

Lau saw its 2016 fiscal year budget cut by six percent or $1 million, resulting in a 17.5 percent decrease in the library’s budget for principal collections of books, as... Read more