Articles tagged: Protest


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H*yas for Choice leads student protest against 24th Cardinal O’Connor Conference

Over a hundred Georgetown students took to the Healy steps to protest the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Jan. 21.

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Vigil held for Urumqi victims

A vigil was held in Freedom Plaza on Dec. 4 to honor and mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire in the Xinjiang region of China.

Voices

It’s time we reconstruct our view of protests

“Constructive” protests are generally nonviolent and informative to the other side, with the hope that people who previously disagreed with you will come to see your cause and make concessions. If a protest doesn’t meet these goals and expectations, however, it is often written off altogether, deemed instead “unconstructive,” “unhelpful to the cause,” or in the extremes even labeled as “riots.”

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Protest through song: an ode to resistance in Hozier’s “Swan Upon Leda”

Content warning: this article discusses sexual assault. Reverence and rage do not often accompany each other, but to Hozier the two are notes on the same staff. Hozier is perhaps... Read more

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Georgetown Ukrainian Society visits Lithuanian Embassy in effort to expand cultural education on Eastern Europe

Members of Georgetown’s Ukrainian Society had the opportunity to join students from Gettysburg College at the Lithuanian Embassy on Sept. 23.

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Students walk out in protest of Mike Pence GU Politics event

On Oct. 19th, former Vice President Mike Pence came to Georgetown’s campus to speak and was met with protests and opposition.

Features

Nearly 41 years in, the White House Peace Vigil perseveres

Philipos Melaku-Bello and local activists maintain the 24-hour Peace Vigil, an anti-war protest site that has protested since 1981.

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Nellie’s Sports Bar attempts to reopen one month after security dragged a Black woman down the stairs

CW: This article references violence to Black and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Nellie’s reopened and broke a month-long public silence following their closure on June 13, the day after Keisha... Read more

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Protesters call for Nellie’s Sports Bar to close after bar security dragged a Black woman down the stairs

Protesters gathered in front of Nellie’s Sports Bar, calling for the local community to boycott the well-known gay bar after a viral video.

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Protests disrupt rebuttal to Climate Change Forum

The Georgetown University College Republicans (GUCR) hosted a rebuttal to the Democratic presidential candidates’ Climate Change Forum, held at the university, on Thursday. The GUCR event highlighted several presenters, including... 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

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Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

About 150 Georgetown students and faculty joined the March for Science in downtown Washington, D.C to advocate for the importance of scientifically informed policy.The Washington march was the main protest... Read more

Opinion

Counter-Protesting the March for Life

I’m bad at activism. I acknowledge it. I read articles but don’t share them. I hear about, for example, Donald Trump’s executive order on the Dakota Access Pipeline and skim... Read more

Editorials

Trump Administration Requires Active Resistance

Last weekend, demonstrators filled airports across the U.S. to protest President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order banning refugees, immigrants, and non-citizens from select Middle Eastern countries from entering the... Read more

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Anti-Trump group protests on campus

GUPD escorted a small group of six to seven representatives from RefuseFascism.org off-campus after they protested Jan. 11 throughout university grounds. The group, none of whom were students, protested and distributed flyers... Read more

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Netanyahu panel interrupted by protest

On Thursday, a group of students interrupted an event hosted by the Center for Jewish Civilization on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s career in protest of the leader. The students... Read more