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The <i>Voice</i>‘s Bunn Award winners 2019-2020

The Voice‘s Bunn Award winners 2019-2020

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05/02/2020

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: features, news, commentary, review, sports, and photo. This year, the Voice received 15 Bunn Awards, including first place in every category. Below are this year’s winners: Features:…

The Weekly List: Ryan & Watson Edition

The Weekly List: Ryan & Watson Edition

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04/14/2020

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 (assistant news editor), and it isn’t unusual for them to spend consecutive 12-hour days studying together. Due to the pandemic, however, their 20-second commute down…

In Favor of the Double A Policy

In Favor of the Double A Policy

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03/31/2020

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 proposal, but the Double A Grading Proposal has just that: 1,556 signatures. Alongside students at Harvard, Yale, and a multitude of other colleges, many Georgetown…

All My Friends

All My Friends

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03/16/2020

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 at it, but it’s far too quiet. It’s kind of hard to fathom this is the last time I’ll be up here as a student….

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

By: and
03/08/2020

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 8.  The D.C. Mayor’s Office confirmed on March 7 that the patient, Rector Timothy Cole, a resident of the Georgetown neighborhood, contracted a case of…

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

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

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02/28/2020

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 of participants has fallen by more than a third since 2010, and in some states by as much as 80 percent. Even when people do…

Ask That “Dumb” Question

Ask That “Dumb” Question

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02/14/2020

On Feb. 5, the Senate acquitted President Donald Trump. By the end of this six-month process, I found myself thinking back to early September, when I Googled seemingly simple questions because I was too afraid to ask them out loud—“What is a whistleblower?” and “Does impeaching a president automatically mean he’ll be removed from office?”…

QUIZ: What Building At Georgetown Are You?

QUIZ: What Building At Georgetown Are You?

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02/13/2020

You see them everyday as you travel around campus. Some are viewed as beloved additions to the campus, causing many students to spend most of their weeks within their walls. Others are vilified by the members of the community, viewed as the bane of existence and an obstacle towards a happier, more fulfilling life. Take…

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