Articles tagged: politics


News

Ahead of 2020 election, GU Politics event reflects on successes and failures of campaign narratives

Veterans of campaign communications discussed the prevailing narratives of the 2016 campaign and their implications for the 2020 race in a panel on Sept. 2, 62 days before the general... Read more

News

Fewer students are returning to classes this fall. Here’s what they’ll be doing instead.

As classes start, not every Georgetown student will be joining their peers on Zoom.  Citing concerns about virtual learning and the cost of an online education, more students than Georgetown... Read more

Movies

Irresistible offers political commentary for 2019, in 2020

As the 2020 election draws closer, ads humanizing wealthy politicians start to fill television screens once more. Inboxes are cluttered with donation requests, and campaign speeches hitting just the right... Read more

Opinion

The Political Punk: A Riot of their Own

The year 2020 marks the 100th year anniversary of women’s suffrage in America. It is worth quickly reflecting on the change since the landmark amendment had passed (partially thanks to... Read more

Opinion

2020 Vision: D.C.’s Next Decade

In 2009, Voice staffer Will Sommer wrote a piece sharing his and other political writers’ predictions on the next year in D.C. city politics. Ten years later, as the Voice... Read more

Halftime

Last Week Tonight Cuts Through the Noise

Last Week Tonight, the hit HBO show filled with comedic takes on the week’s news, is returning for its seventh season. In a news cycle jam-packed with daily headlines about... Read more

News

Catholic Initiative Hosts Faith, Race, and Politics Dialogue

Four guest speakers participated in the “Faith, Race, and Politics” public dialogue event hosted by the Georgetown Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life on Oct. 3 in Gaston... Read more

Opinion

Dear Incoming Students,

Every year, we at the Voice write a letter to incoming first-years, welcoming you to campus. The hospitable sentiment generally seems simple enough. But this year, we felt that our... Read more

News

SFS Grad Nielsen Resigns as Secretary of Homeland Security

Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) resigned from her position as Secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday, April 7, effective Wednesday. She was confirmed to the position on Dec. 6, 2017 after... Read more

Anniversary

Students Search for Common Ground Amidst Rising Partisanship

Georgetown students on campus in 2009 were living in the heart of political upheaval. Barack Obama, the first black president, brought Democrats back to the White House for the first... Read more

Editorials

Hold Republicans accountable for government shutdown

On Dec. 22, 2018, parts of the federal government shut down after Congress and President Donald Trump could not agree on a budget for a wall at the southern border.... Read more

Halftime

The Meme Files: Miley Cyrus and Absurdist Expression

Welcome to The Meme Files! Halftime staffers will be picking a meme to cover and will go into its background, appeal, and impact. This week I’ll be doing a current... Read more

Features

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Election and the Nation’s Political Climate

For months now, talk of the upcoming elections has been everywhere. It has been virtually impossible to open a news site or to scroll through Twitter without encountering yet another... Read more

Columns

A Political Coming of Age: Finding Lessons in the Time of Trump

This is a strange time in American politics to come of age. But before we get into that, here’s a little about me: I’m from the Boston area. I’m an... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Season 3 of House of Cards Rises to the Top

Everyone’s favorite murdering, conniving, scheming, lying, and manipulating politician is back! Netflix’s hit series House of Cards released its third season on Friday, February 27th. After two seasons of political... Read more