Vox Populi is under new management

From left: Tate, Kaplan, and Redden As she announced yesterday, after a semester of terrific blogging, Juliana Brint is leaving Vox to become managing editor of the Voice. I’ve been elected blog editor in her place (some of you may remember that I was editor for Spring Semester ’09). I’m pleased to introduce Imani Tate and […]

Because all good things must come to an end…

I’ll never let go, blog readers, I’ll never let go… Well guys, it’s been quite the semester, but my time as Blog Editor is coming to an end.  Vox will be in the very capable and experienced hands of Molly Redden, who many of you will remember as last spring’s Blog Editor. Before I leave […]

Georgetown launches blog about website redesign

The University’s Office of Communication has been working on a redesign of the University’s main website for a few months now, and they recently launched a blog to get feedback about georgetown.edu and issue updates about how the redesign is progressing. According to the blog’s first post, the website redesign team has heard from over […]

The Venus Flytrap, Georgetown’s newest blog

Georgetown has seen quite a few blogs come and go over the past year—Hoya Insider, FINS, Saxa Speak, The Georgetown Examiner, George The Third, et cetra—but Vox has high hopes for the newest GU-centric student blog, The Venus Flytrap. Written by an anonymous junior in the College, The Venus Flytrap was started earlier this week […]

Georgetowner editor gets in on the neighborhood blogging game

For a long time, the Georgetown neighborhood blogging scene has been confined to us and Georgetown Metropolitan, but it looks like we’ve got new company: The Georgetowner‘s Editor at Large Dave Roffman has recently begun blogging at Georgetown Week. Given The Georgetowner‘s focus on the social scene, it’s not surprising that Georgetown Week is largely […]

The mysterious case of the Georgetown students’ Key Bridge jump video

The remnants of the YouTube video in question A few weeks ago, Georgetown basketball blog Casual Hoya ran a post about a YouTube video of two male Georgetown students jumping off the Key Bridge into the Potomac River.  The feat was fantastic enough to earn mentions on a few other blogs, and it seemed all […]

Vox‘s guide to outside coverage of the recent sexual assaults

With so many sexual assaults occurring in the Georgetown neighborhood in the last year and a half—including two in one week at the beginning of the school year—the University is not the only one finally acknowledging the serious issue of sexual assault on campus. Since most of these attacks seem to follow the modus operandi […]

SFS-Qatar: “Huge mistake” or valuable, unique addition?

Members of SFS-Q’s first graduating class Awhile ago, Fear and Loathing Georgetown, a blog maintained by an anonymous School of Foreign Service grad, posted a rant about how Georgetown creating SFS-Qatar was “a huge mistake.” The main points were that Qatar doesn’t offer the same academic quality as the main campus, and that students there […]

Grumpy neighbor blogs, isn’t happy to see us

Move-in time is a rather stressful period for everyone, but some of us handle it better than others.  One neighbor who’s not quite enthused by Georgetown students’ return?  “Alison,” the author of the blog Holden It Together. In a Saturday post she welcomed us back a list of expectations, starting with this: 1) If it […]

Hoya Paranoia: The perfect blog for nostalgic Georgetown fans

Looking for a new Georgetown basketball blog to tide you over until the beginning of the season?  The new Hoya Paranoia blog by Zack Tupper (COL ’09)—not to be confused with the Hoya‘s infrequently updated basketball blog of the same name—could be just the ticket. While there are plenty of blogs covering the minutia of […]

Want to know the inner workings of the Corp? Boy have we got the blog for you!

While we were busy covering start-ups like the Hoya Insider and the Georgetown University Examiner, we missed some great blogging action that’s been going on from a major Georgetown institution: the Corp. You won’t find it under the blog section of their newly redesigned website, but Ryan Callahan (SFS ’10) has quietly been chronicling his […]