Articles tagged: covid-19


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How Discord unites podcasters, creators, and isolated students

As the pandemic drove an increased desire for community, Discord allowed over 140 million socially distant people to come together.

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Petition calling for South Asian Society reform spurs change, donations for COVID-19 crisis in India

A petition by Georgetown Students 4 South Asia calling for internal reform of the South Asian Society has amassed over 100 signatures.

Editorials

Housing justice means rent cancellation, tenant empowerment, and extension of permanent housing programs

With the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) eviction moratorium in legal danger and housing insecurity exacerbated by the pandemic, the D.C. government must take action to protect the 7,800-15,800 residents... Read more

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After a year of preparation, The Corp is ready to offer summer storage

The services include drop-off and pick-up of storage for students on campus and the surrounding Georgetown community.

Voices

Vaccinating the world is more than a moral imperative

With their national vaccine campaigns well underway, it’s time the U.S. and other Western countries start to fulfill their responsibility to vaccinate the rest of the world. It’s a moral imperative, as well as a public health necessity.

Podcasts

Georgetown admissions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

Listen to this podcast episode hosted by Voice writer Erin DuCharme to learn from Suzie Maguire, Alumni Admissions Program committee chair for committee 411, and Gina Petruzziello, a newly admitted... Read more

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The Georgetown Marriage Pact: A match made in data?

More than 2,300 Hoyas took a chance to find their match through the Georgetown Marriage Pact in March, with varying degrees of success.

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Running on Empty: Administration reckons with a Zoom-fatigued student body

“Zoom fatigue” has only increased among students and professors alike since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last March.

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Students are going back to Georgetown. Here’s what it will look like.

A March email from President DeGioia announced that the university expects a full return of the student-body to Georgetown’s campuses.

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Inconclusive COVID-19 results lead students to make a testing ‘switch’

One Medical, Georgetown University’s COVID-19 testing provider, is under fire from Georgetown students for delays and testing discrepancies.

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CAPS Director Retires, Setting Off National Search

After a 15-year career at the university, Dr. Phil Meilman retired from his post as director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services.

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GAGE negotiates COVID-19 protections after arbitration 

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) announced on March 25 the university agreed to COVID-19 protections.

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Students left campus; the Jesuits didn’t. Here’s how they are handling COVID-19

COVID-19 brought unique challenges to the Jesuits’ religious and communal lifestyle on campus and in the Georgetown neighborhood.

Features

Touchstone Gallery’s virtual exhibits prove physical art cannot be replaced

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the doors to Touchstone Gallery remain closed to the public. Despite attempts to recreate the beloved experience online, Touchstone’s virtual exhibits fail to inspire... Read more

Features

COVID-19 deaths are racially disproportionate. But the disparities have been in D.C. all along.

D.C. has an alternate geography hidden to its visitors. Beneath the national monuments, city blocks, historic neighborhoods, and federal buildings lies a map of food deserts, segregation, health care gaps,... Read more

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GUSA Senate begins initial steps of Senate restructuring, supports AAPI community and International Women’s Day

Both the International Women’s Day resolution and act to begin restructuring the GUSA Senate passed unanimously with no abstentions.

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MedStar eases COVID-19 restrictions amidst disability health care concerns 

MedStar's altered visitor policy comes amidst new protocols to support disabled patients hospitalized during the pandemic.

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Inside Georgetown’s 2020 COVID-19 response

The Voice can offer a behind-the-scenes look at Georgetown’s COVID-19 plans over the past year based on email exchanges with the DOH.

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With a second virtual semester, students continue to replicate university life off campus

A year into the pandemic, students modified housing plans to replicate the college experience off campus this semester.