Posts Tagged “Issue Rundown”
This week, the winners of the Voice’s Photo Contest 2011 have their photos displayed in Features, with congrats to Keaton Bedell for the winning shot that graces the cover.
News reports on the poll troubles students faced trying to vote for the At-Large D.C. Council seat.
In Leisure, Nico Dodd profiles freshman rapper Tate Tucker and his new mixtape.
Sports profiles a rising star on the men’s lacrosse team, Travis Comeau.
In Voices, both those in favor and those against the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund present their cases.
Ed Board applauds the Endowment Commission’s recommendations for the $3.4 million Student Activities Fee.
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This week in Features, Leigh Finnegan takes a look at the U Street corridor’s thriving dance hall scene.
“In the past six months, U Hall’s focus on quality DJing and its unpretentious, no-frills atmosphere has helped start a revival, centered mainly in clubs along the U Street corridor, of dance-oriented parties in the District,” she writes.
News reports that city-wide budget cuts will impact the Metropolitan Police Department’s reimbursable detail program.
In Sports, Dan Kellner explains why parkour enthusiasts love Georgetown.
Leisure reviews “Party Crashers,” a comic book exhibit at the Arlington Artisphere.
In Voices, Jackson Perry recounts his experiences with outgoing Senior Vice President Dan Porterfield
The Ed Board consider the benefits of a lower drinking age.
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This week in Features, Galen Weber looks into the state of veterans’ affairs at Georgetown, and the lack of a University support system.
“We’ve done the easy things,” Colby Howard, vice president of Georgetown University Student Veterans of America, said. “The harder steps are next. The harder steps are institutionalizing the veterans’ presence on campus, and that’s going to require the school to step up.”
News has the details of GUSA’s proposal to explore gender-blind housing.
In Leisure, Jackson Perry ventures into the world of softcore, psychotronic film.
Sports recaps the women’s basketball victory against Maryland.
In Voices, Andrew Duverney explains why he loves Harry Potter.
Ed Board deplores the severity of the NCAA suspension of freshman basketball player Moses Ayegba.
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This week, Georgetown basketball took over the Voice. Here’s what we’ve got for you:
News has more details about the burglaries in Village A.
In Leisure, Leigh Finnegan visits the West End Cinema, an independent art-house movie theater.
Ed Board cautiously agrees with GUSA’s proposed student activities funding reform.
In Voices, Finnegan returns to explain how she uses both sides of her brain.
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This week in Features, Sean Quigley profiles Rabbi Harold White, who will retire in June, and the state of Georgetown’s Jewish community.
“From forging lasting relationships with students and alumni of all faiths to establishing the Program for Jewish Civilization in the School of Foreign Service,” writes Quigley, “White has arguably done more than anyone else to build and strengthen the school’s Jewish community in the four decades since he first came to Georgetown.”
News has the latest on yesterday’s Álvaro Uribe protest and counter-protest.
In Sports, Tim Shine interviews Mike Seander (a.k.a. Mike Stud), the rapping Georgetown baseball player.
Leisure reviews the fare at the new D.C. location of P. J. Clarke’s.
In Voices, Julie Patterson bemoans Prop. 19′s failure and its national ramifications.
The Ed Board pushes for more student participation in the hiring of both campus leaders and administrators.
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This week in Features, Eric Pilch looks into student dissatisfaction with the dining services at Leo’s and the role of Aramark, the company behind it.
“The blame may lie with the company behind Leo’s, a corporation that is gaining notoriety for its resistance to change—especially the kind that may eat into some of its profits—and competition,” Pilch writes. “That company is the Aramark Corporation, which has provided dining services for Leo’s since 2008.”
News has latest coverage of the Saturday and Monday’s drug busts in Harbin.
In Leisure, Claire Ferguson reviews the Nomadic Theatre’s production of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.
Sports looks at the cross country teams’ race to the season’s finish line.
In Voices, Emma Forster bemoans the reverence and popularity of e-readers.
Ed Board criticizes the failure of emergency systems during the Harbin evacuations.
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This week’s in Features, Nico Dodd and Sean Quigley profile first-generation college students and how they transition to Georgetown.
“About eight percent of this year’s freshman class, approximately 120 students, are first-generation college students,” they write. “They come from families and, in some cases, communities where attending college is the exception, not the norm.”
News reports that GERMS has not seen a drop in alcohol-related calls, despite a decline in alcohol violations.
In Sports, Adam Rosenfeld looks at the men’s soccer team’s surprising turnaround.
Leisure interviews Carlee Briglia (COL ’10), who filmed a documentary about Georgetown grads pursuing their dreams in India.
In Voices, Sean Quigley defends the brutalist Lauinger Library from students’ brutality.
The Ed Board criticizes the media frenzy surrounding Hardy School sex education.
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In Features this week, Jackson Perry covers the plight of the SFS International Development certificate after Wednesday’s resignation of Zara Khan, its lead defender and coordinator.
“During [Khan’s] 18 months as the program coordinator of the International Development certificate—the most popular certificate in the School of Foreign Service—the SFS deans have repeatedly slashed the certificate’s budget, eliminating student services despite a meteoric rise in enrollment in the certificate.”
News reports that the reproductive justice group Plan A has returned from hiatus and is quietly meeting with the administration.
In Leisure, Brendan Baumgardner describes the low-budget, behind-the-scenes story of the sci-fi film Monsters.
Sports gets excited for Friday’s Midnight Madness.
In Voices, Corp CEO Brad Glasser responds to recent criticism against the company.
The Ed Board criticizes the prioritizing of study space in the Hariri building.
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In Features, Nico Dodd and Antwaun Sargent highlight their favorite styles in our annual Fall fashion spread. “we returned to the simplicity of the early ‘90s with modern touches and more attitude,” they wrote. Download the issue PDF to see the looks.
News takes a peek at the Middle States Association re-accreditation process and how it will delay diversity initiatives.
In Leisure, Heather Regen interviews comedian Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00) about his upcoming book, Sleepwalk with Me.
Sports recaps the men’s soccer team’s shutout win against West Virginia.
In Voices, David Freenock defends the University’s decision to suspend the Residential Judicial Council.
The Ed Board criticizes the University’s “foolish and careless” reaction to the noose-that-was-not.
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In this week’s Feature, Tim Shine covers the rebirth of Georgetown student radio.
“If the leaders of WGTB have their way,” Shine writes, “Georgetown will be hearing from its radio station a lot more in the near future. The station has big plans for the new school year … designed to make WGTB a leading voice in music at Georgetown and eventually, all of D.C.”
News breaks the story that bedbugs infested a Georgetown townhouse.
In Leisure, Chris Heller profiles William Watts, the long-time Tombs manager who retired this week.
The Editorial Board praises DC’s attempt to shrink waistlines and budget shortfalls though a new tax on sugary beverages.
Sports recaps how the football team’s homecoming win keeps them atop the Patriot League standings.
Voices writer Satinder Kaur bemoans the dismal state of the GU observatory.
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