This Week in the Voice: Georgetown’s campus and global energy impact

Screen Shot 2015-04-09 at 8.28.33 AMIn this week’s feature, Ryan Miller examines how Georgetown creates—and uses—energy and explores both the successes and shortcomings in its current sustainability measures.

“It doesn’t make a lot of sense to me that we continue to invest in an industry that we’re actively trying to move away from on campus,” James said. “Why are we investing in fossil fuels when we’re trying to decrease their use on campus? It’s not a rational way to conduct business. If you were trying to stop smoking yourself, why on earth would you invest in tobacco?”

News goes on the record with an Elevation Burger employee and investigates the University’s decision to press charges against GU Fossil Free for their demonstration at the World Bank Group event.

Leisure provides a comprehensive guide to the second annual Arts Week while looking more in-depth at individual groups whose work is being showcased.

Sports (happily) reports that junior guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera (COL ’16) will no longer be entering his name into the NBA draft and will instead be returning to Georgetown in the fall for his senior season.

In Voices, Meena Aggarwal describes her experience traveling to Honduras with the Medical Brigades over spring break and the importance of understanding service as a mutual interaction.

The Editorial Board applauds the Tenant Bill of Rights for providing Georgetown students with tools to ensure that their living standards in off-campus housing are as safe and up-to-date as possible.

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