This week in the Voice: Sexual assault at Georgetown

In Features, Molly Redden shares the experiences of Georgetown’s sexual assault survivors, including her own. We don’t ask much, but take some time today to read their stories. “I wanted to speak to women who could shed light on what ‘one in four’ really looks like at Georgetown,” she writes. “And I wanted to see […]

This week in the Voice: The road to the ANC

In Features, Kara Brandeisky looks into the history of student representation on Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission. Did you know that more than 1,000 students voted in the 1996 election, placing two students on the ANC? Well, that’s just the beginning of a story filled with voter intimidation tactics, lawsuits, and a whole lot of campaigning. […]

This week in the Voice: Georgetown’s football woes

In Features, Tim Shine digs into Georgetown football. Why does the team regularly finish in the bottom of the Patriot League standings? Because Georgetown spends no money on the program, creating “a disadvantage in attracting recruits and improving its players once they are on campus.” The Ed Board criticizes DPS and MPD for their responses […]

This week in the Voice: The best of Georgetown

After a marathon production night, the first Fall issue of the Voice hit stands this earlier today. In Features, a whole bunch of staff members ran down the best of Georgetown. Curious to know where you should barricade yourself in the event of a zombie apocalypse? Or how about the best food station at Leo’s? […]

This Week’s Voice: Georgetown’s Emergency Response Plan

In Features, Will Sommer investigates how the University responded the security risk created after an anonymous person threatened “to commit ‘mass murder’ inside the Bunn Intercultural Center threat in late 2007.” At the time, the chain of command failed. Why? The University’s executive leadership was in Rome at a meeting. The Ed Board praises the […]

This Week’s Issue: The ABCs of 826

In Features, Eric Pilch checks out 826DC, “the latest in a series of non-profit writing centers that provide free tutoring, self-publishing, and workshops to elementary through high school students,” which author Dave Eggers spearheaded shortly after writing A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. News reports that The Hoya is not going independent next year and […]

This Week’s Issue: Turn my camera on

This week, the Georgetown Voice showcased the winners of its annual student photo contest in its Feature. In the words of the great Chad Kroeger, and I’m paraphrasing a little bit here, look at these photographs. Maybe Georgetown businesses don’t want to be known as prep-richie-rich-goody-goody shopping land anymore. News reports that with the help […]

This Week’s Issue: Notorious J.O.D.

This week in Features, Brendan Baumgardner profiles Provost James O’Donnell. And while this cover will tell you all about what a provost is, it’s more fun for the host of delightful fun facts you’ll learn about Jim O’Donnell. Such as: he’s a self-described ‘roving chocolate correspondent’; there is a life-sized donkey statue in his office; […]

This week’s issue: They say it’s Spring

Just in time for the weather, it’s the Voice‘s annual Spring fashion issue! Download the issue PDF to see the best looks out there this season. The Voice Ed Board celebrates the passage of health care reform. In News, Will Sommer interviews Dennis Sobin: former strip club and adult store owner, current mayoral candidate for […]

This Week’s Issue: The Wright stuff

In this week’s Feature, Tim Shine looks at how the Hoyas found their rhythm at the Big East conference last week. “If anything, Georgetown’s experience in the Big East tournament was a rebirth. After ending the regular season on something of a slide, losing four of their last six games, the Hoyas vanquished three opponents […]

This Week’s Issue: The recession means business

In Features, Shira Hecht takes a look at how the recession has affected Georgetown-area businesses. “Many businesses, already on the edge, have been pushed over by the recession,” she writes. “The storefronts of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street are in flux, and it’s unclear what Georgetown will look like when the dust settles.” News profiles […]