Articles tagged: student activism


‘Not my campus anymore’: Palestinian students made to feel invisible at Georgetown

Content warning: This article includes mentions of racism, Islamophobia, and an anti-Palestinian hate crime. Donia, an international Palestinian graduate student who spoke to the Voice on the condition that she... Read more


Georgetown students protest for justice in Palestine during Christmas tree lighting

As part of ongoing campaigns to protest Israel’s attacks, and pressure university action, student activists distributed fliers, raised signs, and dropped a banner.


Jewish students protest House resolution equating anti-Zionism with antisemitism

On Tuesday Dec. 5, Jewish university students organized a rally and press conference in protest of a Congressional hearing on antisemitism.


At Georgetown, diversity should be more than clickbait

Sure, Georgetown has done some truly meaningful work, at least in my experience. It was the first American university to appoint a full-time Muslim chaplain and establish a mosque complete with ablution stations and a halal kitchen, and the resources provided by Muslim Life heavily influenced my college decision. But at the end of the day, the attention Georgetown gives to these religious and ethnic minorities on social media is not reflective of the attention it gives them with policy and action. In reality, Georgetown has a tendency to act for these minority communities only in response to student mobilization.


Beyond Healy Hall: How to find joy at Georgetown

In my search for Georgetown’s better qualities, I like to remember why I chose to come here in the first place. While I was impressed by the gothic beauty of Healy Hall and the bright colors of the front lawn’s tulips, what I remember most about my first visit to the Hilltop is the people.


In the hours and days after Roe v. Wade opinion leaked, students gather at the Supreme Court

On the night of May 2, students rallied in front of the Supreme Court in protest of the draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade.