Vox Populi http://blog.georgetownvoice.com The Voice's Blog Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:55:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Vox‘s Record Store Day picks and preview http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/voxs-record-store-day-picks-and-preview/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/voxs-record-store-day-picks-and-preview/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:55:45 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59374 <em>Vox</em>‘s Record Store Day picks and preview
Tomorrow, April 19, is Record Store Day, a day when filthy hipsters like Vox take advantage of sweet deals and exclusive offers to snatch up albums they already own digital copies of or will be able to find for free on the internet later. Whether you listen to entry-level, hipster bullshit or post-post-post-emo-grungecore, Record Store Day […]]]>
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Gray launches campaign to move homeless families from shelters to housing http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/gray-launches-campaign-to-move-homeless-families-from-shelters-to-housing/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/gray-launches-campaign-to-move-homeless-families-from-shelters-to-housing/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:49:31 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59353 Gray launches campaign to move homeless families from shelters to housing
Yesterday, Mayor Vincent Gray began his 500 Families, 100 Days project, which, as its name suggests, hopes to move 500 of the city’s homeless families from the shelter system into affordable housing by the end of June. Although District officials have a lot of excitement for and commitment to the campaign, they have yet to provide […]]]>
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Just the Tip: GAAP group stampedes and undocumented residents http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/just-the-tip-gaap-group-stampedes-and-undocumented-residents/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/just-the-tip-gaap-group-stampedes-and-undocumented-residents/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:01:02 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59338
“Dear Caitríona,” “I have had it up to here with GAAP tour groups. They are so rude and never seem to feel the need to move aside for other people who want to use the sidewalk. I am close to snapping and going on a vicious rampage. Do you have any tips for coping?” “Sincerely,” […]]]>
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Remix Your Weekend: Awesome Con and the Silver Spring Easter egg hunt http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/remix-your-weekend-awesome-con-and-the-silver-spring-easter-egg-hunt/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/18/remix-your-weekend-awesome-con-and-the-silver-spring-easter-egg-hunt/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:12:23 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59339
On Campus: Because of the holiday, there aren’t any events going on at Georgetown. For those of us who are still in the city, D.C. has lots to offer. Breaking the bubble: Friday Night Contra Dance: A lesson will precede the dance, so no excuses for those of you with two left feet. Head over to […]]]>
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Construction, construction as far as the eye can see: University hosts fifth master planning session http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/17/construction-construction-as-far-as-the-eye-can-see-university-hosts-fifth-master-planning-session/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/17/construction-construction-as-far-as-the-eye-can-see-university-hosts-fifth-master-planning-session/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:29:17 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59283 Construction, construction as far as the eye can see: University hosts fifth master planning session
On Wednesday night, when most students were boarding planes, trains, and automobiles to go home for Easter break, the University held Planning 203 in the ICC Auditorium. Planning 203 revealed new possibilities for future academic space, sustainability initiatives, construction project updates, and topics of future Vox posts. Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management Robin Morey and […]]]>
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What would Miley Cyrus say: This week’s movie previews http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/17/what-would-miley-cyrus-say-this-weeks-movie-previews/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/17/what-would-miley-cyrus-say-this-weeks-movie-previews/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:38:27 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59307 What would Miley Cyrus say: This week’s movie previews
For this week’s movie previews, Vox uses the always intelligent and politically correct Miley Cyrus’s words to describe these movies. Or not describe them. Vox kinda just put the better quotes in. A Haunted House 2 Vox has always been a fan of scary movie spoofs ever since the Scary Movie series, and this movie looks seriously promising. […]]]>
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Concert Preview: Antigone Rising brings the country rock girl power to Jammin Java http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/17/concert-preview-antigone-rising-brings-the-country-rock-girl-power-to-jammin-java/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/17/concert-preview-antigone-rising-brings-the-country-rock-girl-power-to-jammin-java/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:11:15 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59232 Concert Preview: Antigone Rising brings the country rock girl power to Jammin Java
If you’re one of the brave souls watching Georgetown empty out for Easter Break while you stay behind, let Antigone Rising cheer you up. Don’t let the name fool you. This band is not going to make you feel like you’ve just sat through a Greek tragedy or like your dad is also your brother. […]]]>
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Credit Union begins student loan service http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/credit-union-begins-student-loan-service/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/credit-union-begins-student-loan-service/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:28:38 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59244 Credit Union begins student loan service
The Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union announced Monday that it would start providing Georgetown students with affordable student loans. The Credit Union leadership hope that the student loan portfolio will someday endow a fund to the University, helping to make Georgetown a more affordable place for its students. According to GUASFCU CEO Laura […]]]>
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New Verizon cell tower installed on Leavey Center http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/new-verizon-cell-tower-installed-on-leavey-center/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/new-verizon-cell-tower-installed-on-leavey-center/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:54:43 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59100 New Verizon cell tower installed on Leavey Center
Last Friday, Georgetown Chief Information Officer Lisa Davis announced that installation of a new Verizon Wireless cellular tower on the Leavey Center had finished and is now active. The work, which began this past January, improves Verizon’s 4G network reception across campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods. “We expect to see improved outdoor coverage in the […]]]>
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Vox Gets Into Treble: Synth n’ bass http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/vox-gets-into-treble-synth-n-bass/ http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/vox-gets-into-treble-synth-n-bass/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:51:57 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=59206 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2014/04/16/vox-gets-into-treble-synth-n-bass/feed/ 0