Public Safety Alert: Bias related graffiti found in New Research Building

Earlier this evening, the Department of Public Safety reported that bias related graffiti had been found in a men’s bathroom stall in the New Research Building. According to the report, the defacement contained “racial, anti-Semitic, and anti-religious remarks,”… Read More

Rope found in Healy sub-basement not a noose

The rope found this week hanging in a Healy Hall sub-basement was not a noose, according to Associate Vice President for Communications Julie Green Bataille. “[N]ew details have come to light that lead us to believe the rope… Read More

Racist graffiti, vandalism, and “possible noose” found near Georgetown tunnels

11:50 a.m. update: This morning, a University official told local television news outlets that the rope has been identified as a piece of climbing equipment, not a noose. The official also confirmed that the graffiti was not a… Read More

Anti-Defamation League applauds GU’s response to bias incidents

Last Friday, the D.C. Regional Chapter of the Anti-Defamation League commended Georgetown for its quick response to recent bias-related incidents. In a press release, ADL Regional Director David Friedman highlighted the Department of Public Safety’s “rigorous investigation and… Read More

Newsweek ranks Georgetown among the nation’s most diverse and LGBTQ-friendly schools

Earlier this week, Newsweek named Georgetown as the 23rd-most diverse and 24th-most LGBT-friendly school in the country, despite last year’s slew of bias-related incidents against LGBTQ students and allies. The University of Pennsylvania topped both lists. To compile… Read More

Prefro … er, Frosh Preview: Crime news you can use

Just like last year, Vox has compiled a guide to “news you can use”, or in other words, an excessively comprehensive review of last year’s important news stories. Today, we cover the crime issues that made headlines. Sexual… Read More

Students plan “Hate Free Georgetown,” a week devoted to nonviolence

On Sunday evening, representatives from several campus groups met to discuss a proposal for a ‘nonviolence week’ later on in the semester. Hate Free Georgetown, an event being organized by Joshua Goode (COL ’10) and Lauren Cucarola (COL… Read More

AU students plan short film about Georgetown bias crimes

Students at the November 2 anti-hate crime vigil Three American University students are producing a short video about the several bias–related incidents that took place on Georgetown’s campus this semester. Though they are producing the film for a… Read More

On the Record with GU Pride co-Presidents Joseph Graumann (SFS ’11) and Carlos Leon (COL ’10)

Joseph Graumann (SFS ’11), left, and Carlos Leon (COL ’10) In this week’s issue, the Voice spoke with co-Presidents of GU Pride Joseph Graumann (SFS ’11) and Carlos Leon (COL ’10) about their organization, the recent hate crimes… Read More

Administrators hold safety forum in response to hate crimes

Georgetown students and administrators conducted a panel in the ICC Auditorium about Georgetown’s response to hate crimes last Thursday. Several administrators attended the panel, included Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Vice President for University Safety… Read More