This Week in the Voice: Georgetown students go beyond borders

Screen Shot 2014-01-30 at 11.40.50 AMIn this week’s feature, assistant news editor Shalina Chatlani takes a look at undocumented students at Georgetown and how the University supports them.

Georgetown University is one of the growing numbers of private colleges, including Harvard, Yale, and the University of Chicago, that accept undocumented students. On July 18, 2013, President John DeGioia, along with the presidents from 92 other Catholic universities, sent a letter supporting comprehensive immigration reform to Congress and reminding representatives that “no human being made in the image of God is illegal.”

News reports on a new club launching today called GU Women who Code.

Leisure reviews the Hirshhorn Museum’s exhibit, Damage Control: Art and Destruction since 1950.

In Sports, Editor Chris Almeida discusses Georgetown’s need to acknowledge that its academic standards are harming the basketball team.

In Voices, Caitriona Pagni discusses how Catholic school sexual ethics had damaged her view of sex and sexuality.

In Editorials, the Ed Board finds that Obama’s ability to deliver the promises he made in his State of the Union address will depend on his ability to move forward with them, with or without Congress.

And finally, Page 13 reports on some odd occurrences in the states of Washington and Colorado.

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