The parallels between March for Our Lives and ACT UP make it clear: When tragedy strikes, it’s okay to demand that our government do better.
Georgetown loves to espouse its Jesuit values. Yet one of them, cura personalis, or care for the whole person, fails to live up to its name.
Misinformation campaigns may be signaling the start of the end of true pluralism.
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
The protocols in place worked for our small election, with only 1-2 voters per hour. However, much higher turnout in November will complicate that, especially with the convergence of voters from all parties.
"It would be a mistake to assume that COVID-19 has created these gaps in educational access. All it’s done is bring them to light."
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
"For all students, Georgetown’s complicity in the prison-industrial complex is also our complicity. We have a direct interest in Georgetown’s actions and reputation, making us stakeholders in our university."
D.C. statehood is not an issue of just taxes or borders. Civil rights, racial justice, and democracy are at stake. Statehood would open up pathways for the 700,000 residents of D.C., 54 percent of whom are people of color, to advocate for themselves and access the same democratic processes that people living in states do.
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