Articles tagged: GU 272


Black History Month calls for racial justice action

While Black History Month is a time to reflect on the stories and progress of Black people at Georgetown, this reflection cannot occur without meaningful action. Each February should remind... Read more


Georgetown Rewind: A Conversation with DeGioia

President John J. DeGioia sat down with a former editor-in-chief of the Voice, Sarah Watson (SFS ’22), to discuss university-wide issues. 


The legacy of Patrick Healy, SJ, Georgetown’s first Black president

Healy is considered Georgetown's first Black president and first African American president of a predominantly white university in America.


New archeological discovery reveals early links between Georgetown and Jesuit slave owners

Georgetown’s complicity in slavery can now be physically traced back to the 1700s through recently discovered artifacts. 


UPDATED: University promises action on GU 272; student advocacy group remains skeptical

The following story has been updated to include clarification from a university spokesperson and ensuing response from the GUSA BOD representatives.  Members of the Georgetown administration promised a plan to... Read more


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


Students Ask Questions, Debate 272 Referendum at Town Hall

The GU272 Advocacy Team held a public town hall on the GU 272 Referendum on April 3, providing a space for students to discuss and ask questions about the referendum.... Read more


GUSA senate elections, 272 referendum, to be held April 11

The GUSA Senate election campaign period will begin on April 4, according to an email sent to students this week by the GUSA Election Committee, a body tasked with the... Read more


PBS’ Finding Your Roots Shares History of the GU272

WETA, the District’s PBS-affiliate, hosted a screening and discussion of the fifth season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Feb. 8 in George Washington University’s Lisner... Read more


“Doing What Has Never Been Done:” GUSA Senate Passes Reconciliation Referendum for GU272

After four weeks of debate, the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed a resolution approving a referendum on a reconciliation contribution for descendents of slaves sold by the Jesuits.... Read more