Articles tagged: Georgetown


News

Georgetown administration supports new Title IX initiatives

A new university formal comment supports proposed changes to federal Title IX policy, extending support for survivors of sexual violence.

Editorials

Georgetown’s “global perspective” shouldn’t end at Europe

Let Georgetown’s ongoing response to Ukraine guide its future engagement with world affairs, no matter the region or race of the affected.

Editorials

On the acquisition of a Sugar Daddy

We have made the decision to look for a financial backer who could keep the Voice successful.

Editorials

Employers, pay your interns—fair compensation now!

The practice of unpaid internships not only reflects the United States’ unequal employment landscape, but also significantly contributes to it. Simply put, employers should pay all their employees fairly—and that includes interns.

Editorials

Georgetown’s non-faculty workers deserve better treatment

Last winter, two Georgetown students crowdsourced $17,000 for Stacey Walton, a Georgetown food service employee struggling with food and housing insecurity. In advocating for Walton, they acknowledged the simple fact... Read more

Voices

On What We Are Missing: Grieving the loss of senior year

All of the usual nostalgia of senior year “lasts” is further amplified because there are hardly any chances to make new memories anymore—just extra hours to ruminate on former versions of ourselves that we left behind long ago.

News Commentary

Make room, Georgetown. Indigenous studies needs a place in the academy.

When we throw open the doors, Indigenous academia will be there to take the place that always should have been theirs. 

News

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.

News

What we know about Georgetown’s financial situation

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

Sports

Women’s basketball opener postponed after positive COVID test

The Georgetown women’s basketball season opener scheduled to take place on Nov. 29 has been postponed after a member of the team tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement... Read more

Sports

Big East Cancels Fall Sports

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Big East Conference has officially postponed fall sports. With its announcement on Wednesday evening that fall competition would be postponed, the Big... Read more

Editorials

Georgetown should prioritize student need, not student cash

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

News

The Voice‘s Bunn Award winners 2019-2020

Every year, 18 pieces of student journalism are recognized by the Center for Student Engagement with the Edward B. Bunn Awards for Journalistic Excellence. Judges select winners across six categories:... Read more

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."

Halftime

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

Opinion

In Favor of the Double A Policy

One thousand five hundred fifty-six student signatures. Sixty-six organizations, including three academic councils and every branch of GUSA. You’d be hard-pressed to find this level of support for any policy... Read more

Opinion

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

Features

“You Just Have to Continue to Go Back”: Georgetown Ballers Comes of Age

In his senior year of high school, Patrick DiPasquale (MSB ’20) visited his cousin at John Carroll University. While there, he joined his cousin for a visit to a local... Read more

News

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

Opinion

Missing in Action: How Elite Universities Threaten K-12 Teaching

Every day, over 300,000 classrooms nationwide are missing teachers. The United States currently faces an overwhelming shortage of public K-12 educators despite growing student enrollment. In teacher-training programs, the number... Read more