Articles tagged: covid-19


Students told us what was important to them. Here’s what GUSA tickets will do about it. 

Voice survey results amid Nile Blass (COL ’22) and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) and Daniella Sanchez (COL ’22) and Leo Arnett (SFS ’22) campaign.


Georgetown’s WeWork partnership kicks off successfully despite criticisms

Georgetown’s partnership with the shared workspace company WeWork aimed to give many students much-needed study space.


Georgetown community raises more than $17,000 for Leo’s Worker

Two Georgetown students crowdsourced more than $17,000 for Stacey Walton, a food and service employee at Leo O'Donovan Dining Hall.


Georgetown distributes $6 million of CRRSAA grants to undergraduate and graduate students 

Georgetown is distributing $6 million in grants from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act to students.


COVID-19 cases surge amid influx of students in Georgetown

The first few weeks of the spring semester have been marked by a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases as students return to the area.


Georgetown undergrad navigates business world as a young CEO

During the pandemic, Ava McDonald (COL ’24) is growing her business and advocating for women leaders in entrepreneurship.  


During COVID-19 restrictions, Lauinger Library provides services for students on and off campus.

Lauinger Library opened for the spring semester with newly extended hours and new policies to increase student access to resources.


Bystander intervention program is paused as HES faces staffing cuts 

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Georgetown’s budget forced cutbacks in essential areas, including bystander intervention training.


The Corp reopens, temporarily closes Vital Vittles due to university restrictions

With contactless ordering options and employee health and safety training, The Corp is reopening its business.


Without staffing, Office of Sustainability faces uncertain future

The Office of Sustainability (OoS) is on pause due to a lack of staffing after the departure and movement of its full-time staff members.


Wisemiller’s Deli offers cookies by mail and local delivery to support business 

Wisemiller’s Deli has started a “cookies by mail” service to maintain their business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Commentary

The college debate league that won’t shut up

Waiting for a decision with my partner after an intense round is a rush. Debaters bustle around crowded hallways, squeezing past each other to find their team as we pore... Read more


Staff members claim “Redeploy Georgetown” program forces them to become health screeners against their will 

In a letter to administrators published on Jan. 26, Georgetown staff members accused the university of violating its Just Employment Policy.


Georgetown announces online mental health service, begins closing care gap

Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) announced a new resource, HoyaWell in an effort to address mental health needs.


D.C. vaccine distribution plan increases eligible populations and aims for equitability

D.C. Health's new model for COVID-19 vaccine distribution will make a larger population eligible for doses, as D.C. becomes one of the most efficient U.S. territories to inoculate its residents. As concerns grow regarding inequitable distribution in D.C., more vaccine appointments are being created for residents of Wards with high COVID-19 numbers.


What we know about Georgetown’s financial situation

Everything the Voice knows about Georgetown’s financial position at the beginning of 2021. 

On The Pandemic

On the Pandemic: Aid disparities put graduate students in financial binds

When it comes to pandemic aid, Georgetown graduate students are seriously undervalued relative to undergraduates in the eyes of the administration.


Students’ experiences with enforcement of Georgetown’s COVID-19 regulations

Students on and living around Georgetown University’s campus are subject to a number of COVID-19 regulations, and, while they feel the regulations are fair, some worry the process for enforcing them is not.


Students critique Spring 2021 calendar as GUSA asks for more transparency

Georgetown students repsond to the Spring 2021 coronavirus campus plan and academic calendar released by the university.


Despite COVID-19, the show tries to go on

Across the country, theaters were some of the first businesses to close due to COVID-19. Though many have tried to move productions online, nothing is the same. Watch below to... Read more