Articles tagged: Georgetown


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Finding a Voice in America

When I left Turkey, I left behind many things: my loved ones, my childhood, the law school I was always dreaming about. Right before I arrived in America, I was... Read more

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Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

Georgetown University has joined the Capital Bikeshare Universities Program, which reduces yearly student membership from $85 to $25.  The discounted membership offers students an unlimited number of rides under thirty... Read more

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GUSA Executive discusses midterm achievements

GUSA President Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) sat down with the Voice to evaluate the performance of the GUSA Executive at the midway point of his tenure. Due to scheduling... Read more

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March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital... Read more

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Georgetown restaurant to host Thanksgiving meal for the homeless

Rí Rá Irish Pub & Restaurant will host its inaugural Thanksgiving brunch for homeless residents in Georgetown on Nov. 28. The restaurant, located on M Street, has collaborated with other... Read more

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Copley Crypt opens after year-long renovation

Copley Crypt Chapel opened to students on Monday, Nov. 18 after over a year of closure for renovations. The chapel located directly above it, St. William, also opened.  Since Sept.... Read more

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Not That Fly for a White Guy: an investigation into Georgetown’s hottest new brand

Red Carpet. The SFS Centennial Gala. Members of the crowd are milling about, making connections, taking pictures. Then, he walks in. Bill Clinton does a double-take. Yo-Yo Ma looks out... Read more

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Recall petitions submitted, pressure on Evans grows

Activists from Ward 2 submitted 5,588 petitions to the D.C. Board of Elections on Monday in an attempt to trigger a recall vote for Councilmember Jack Evans. Triggering a recall... Read more

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Suspect in 1998 Georgetown-area murder in custody

Giles Daniel Warrick, the suspect in a murder in Georgetown and several rapes in the D.C. metro area between 1991 and 1998 was detained on Nov. 13, and is now... Read more

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GUSA Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Jesuit Martyrs

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to commemorate the El Salvador Jesuit Martyrs in honor of November being Jesuit Heritage Month at their Nov. 10th meeting. On November 16, 1989,... Read more

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Subbaraman now leads LGBTQ Resource and Women’s Centers

Shiva Subbaraman is now the executive director of both the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center, announced on Nov. 12. This staff transition marks a restructuring of the centers... Read more

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GAGE rallies for labor contract

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Educators (GAGE) hosted a rally on Monday in Red Square the day before a bargaining meeting with the university. The group delivered over 500 signed... Read more

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Quiz: What’s Your Hogwarts House Based On Your Georgetown Opinions?

There are 100,000 iterations of the Hogwarts Sorting Quiz floating around on the internet, analyzing every deepest desire and trivial opinion you could have. Since this is The Georgetown Voice,... Read more

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D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans violated ethics rules, report says

District Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) violated Council ethics rules by repeatedly taking official action on behalf of clients who paid him hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a... Read more

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GU Politics releases Civility Poll, shows growing divisions

On Oct. 23, Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service released its Civility Poll, a nationwide survey of 1,000 likely voters as part of GU Politics’ Battleground Poll. The poll... Read more

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“Hidden Gem” American Studies major celebrates 50 years

This year, the American Studies Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program, founded in 1969, emerged to address students’ questions about race, gender, nationalism, and other issues prevalent in... Read more

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Voter Registration to be available through MyAccess

Georgetown students will soon be able to register to vote through the university’s MyAccess portal, the Institute of Politics and Public Service announced Monday. Within MyAccess, both undergraduate and graduate... Read more

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Georgetown alum dies in climbing accident

Georgetown alum, Michelle Xue (MSB ’19) and her climbing partner Jennifer Shedden died from injuries sustained climbing an icy canyon on Red Slate Mountain in California on the weekend of... Read more

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Sen. Gillibrand shares story, discusses current political issues

Even at seven years old, Kirsten Gillibrand knew what she wanted to be when she grew up.  “I wanted to be senator,” Gillibrand told the crowd in the Reiss auditorium.... Read more

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Ethical AI standards for DoD unveiled at Georgetown

A group of tech leaders and academics appointed by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) unveiled newly proposed ethical principles for its use of artificial intelligence (AI) at Georgetown... Read more