“Constructive” protests are generally nonviolent and informative to the other side, with the hope that people who previously disagreed with you will come to see your cause and make concessions. If a protest doesn’t meet these goals and expectations, however, it is often written off altogether, deemed instead “unconstructive,” “unhelpful to the cause,” or in the extremes even labeled as “riots.”
The newly passed Initiative 82 will help build a better restaurant industry, but it must tear the industry down to its foundations first.
When you believe that you are solely responsible for someone's well-being, you also worry that your departure will be the sole reason for their deterioration.
Today’s society is not a utopia, and it’s important to realize that politics is and will always be personal—especially for marginalized communities, which is why it is necessary that we work towards progressive action instead of reduced polarization.
PFL is a norm that many non-disabled people have attempted to universalize, regardless of personal linguistic preferences within the disabled community. While some disabled people are fine with PFL, many prefer IFL, especially in recent years.
You can’t spell cura personalis without CRP: Collegiate Recovery Programs and why Georgetown students need one
In accordance with its central tenet of care for the whole person, Georgetown University should provide sufficient support to students in recovery by establishing a Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP).
Dominant representation of trauma-centered narratives paints a misguided image that happiness is rare—or even unattainable—for people of color.
We need to radically and intentionally reimagine what successful affinity spaces should look like, and the conditions must be set by the people they’re made for.
As Americans, our conversations domestically have large-scale ripple effects abroad, our political and social presence influences international verdicts, and our neutrality deters the liberation of Palestine.
While TFA’s accelerated path to a (temporary) teaching certification may appear as a noble solution to the ongoing teacher shortage, in reality, it is a quick-fix program that exacerbates education inequity.
We must restructure pre-os to focus on prioritizing the recruitment and admission of students of underrepresented communities at Georgetown
Failure to emphasize intersectionality weakens the pro-choice movement by leaving marginalized communities feeling overshadowed and discouraged.
Breaking an ankle is awful enough; breaking an ankle on the infamously inaccessible campus of Georgetown University appeared to be a death sentence.
In this episode of Fresh Voices, Julia talks to Katie Randolph about navigating life since her cousin Amanda’s death and being there for someone after a loss.
In this episode of Fresh Voices, Assistant Voices Editor Julia Pinney is joined by Dajour Evans to discuss her recent Carrying On piece, “Don’t Forget the Happy Thoughts.” The two touch... Read more
In this episode of Fresh Voices, Voices Editor Sienna Brancato talks with Assistant Voices Editor Lizz Pankova about her column, “On the Brain.” In her latest article, Lizz writes about the Eric... Read more
In this episode of Fresh Voices, Opinions Editor Sienna Brancato talks with Rebecca Zaritsky about her recent entry to her column, “Open Access.” The article discusses her grandmother’s death, which leads... Read more
In this episode of Fresh Voices, assistant Voices editor Julia Pinney talks with Jack Townsend, who wrote “I Promise I’m Not a Luddite” in this week’s issue, on stands now.... Read more