Articles tagged: coronavirus

On The Pandemic

On the Pandemic: What the Coronavirus Outbreak Reveals About Ableism at Georgetown

"Our schools’ new policies reveal that professors’ lack of support for disabled students exists not because of “lazy” students, but because of a lack of empathy and the excessive competitiveness that institutions such as Georgetown instill in their community members."


The Weekly List: Ryan & Watson Edition

Ryan and Watson are kinda the same person—and that’s really okay. They’re living in the same building for two years running, they have the same job title for the Voice... Read more

Halftime Sports

Social Distancing Sports

With many staying home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, sports fans, including myself, are trying to find ways to stay engaged. Both the NBA and the NHL have suspended... Read more

Two Cents

Two Cents: Episode 3 – Quaranteens

In this episode of advice podcast Two Cents, Sky and Eli discuss how quarantine can affect relationships and give recommendations on movies, TV shows, and music to enjoy while social distancing. To... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Explain Your Social Distancing Routine and I’ll Recommend Music for You

Daylight falls. The sun approaches the horizon once again. I have lost track of the days, for I have not exited my house in weeks. Hours pass in the blink... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Five Fictional Worlds to Escape to While Practicing Social Distancing

While social distancing can seem bleak and daunting, one of my favorite coping mechanisms has been to forget what’s happening around me and dive into another world with a quality... Read more


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


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

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Songs That Make Me Feel A Little More Okay

For the past five years or so, I have dealt with anxiety that has manifested in pervasive tension and occasionally acute stress. On any given day I could be extremely... Read more


All My Friends

I’m standing on my Village A rooftop, looking out at the lights in Rosslyn. It’s either late on Friday or early on Saturday, depending on how you want to look... Read more


Coronavirus Live Updates: Updates to housing, financial aid

On this page, the Voice‘s news team will provide the latest information about COVID-19 as it pertains to Georgetown. This story is ongoing, and this post will be updated. August... Read more


University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

Georgetown University announced plans on March 11 to move all undergraduate courses online in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus and the associated disease known as COVID-19. ... Read more

Halftime Leisure

QUIZ: Can’t Pick Where To Go on Vacation this Spring Break, Pick a Celebrity!

Contrary to the cornavirus’s attempt to quell travel, this spring break will bring some of the craziest travel adventures of the year. If you’re unsure of where you should jet... Read more


Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) is treating a patient that has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a university-wide email sent by Chief Public Health Officer Vince Winklerprins on March... Read more


University expands ban on international travel amid coronavirus fears

Georgetown University announced further restrictions on university-sponsored travel outside of the country, as well as screening requirements for any community members returning from select countries. This decision was based on... Read more


Georgetown Bans Travel to China Over Coronavirus Outbreak

The Georgetown administration issued a temporary moratorium on Jan. 28 for all university-related travel to China to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. The moratorium applies to all Georgetown students,... Read more