Posts Tagged “Issue Rundown”
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 in three days, and came within a three-pointer of being crowned the best team in what many consider to be the best conference in college”
In Voices, Voice staff members share their St. Patrick’s Day memories.
Leisure interviews director Bong Joon-ho on Western film and his most recent project, Mother.
Sports previews the fifth-seeded women’s basketball team for the NCAA tournament.
News examined Catholic Charities’ new benefits policy in the wake of legalized gay marriage, and the ongoing efforts by GUSA to reform SAC.
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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 campus publication The Fire This Time, which has been revived by a University class after a year’s hiatus.
In Voices, Matthew Collins explains that we’re living in a post-irony world now.
Tim Shine talks about how the “maddeningly inconsistent” men’s basketball team can turn their fortunes around in Sports.
Leisure checks out Crêpe Amour, a new crêpe restaurant on M Street.
And the Editorial Board commends GUSA for their handling of SAC in the budget drafting process.
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This week in Features, Daniel Newman profiles the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project and the work they do in D.C. to free wrongfully imprisoned inmates. Unfortunately, Newman writes, MAIP has a harder time advocating for felons from D.C. than those from Maryland and Virginia—because tragically, most felons from D.C. are serving out their sentences far away from their families and their home.
Sex Positive Week bares all to News, and the Voice looks into whether homophobic and sexual crimes at Georgetown are hurting outsiders’ views of Georgetown.
Leisure explores what your drunk food options are, now the Philly Pizza has been ordered to close.
The Editorial Board has a message for City Councilmember Marion Barry—clean out your office!
Sports recounts the Women’s Basketball team’s victory over Notre Dame.
In Voices, Robert Duffley goes Luddite over Georgetown’s attempt to integrate technology and teaching during the snow days.
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Cole Stangler reveals the wide gulf that separates Georgetown University and George Washington University’s policy about student drug violations in Features. “Unlike at Georgetown, drug-related suspensions are not out of the ordinary at GWU,” he writes. “The difference reflects GWU’s harsher drug policy and enforcement strategy.”
Library confrontations, harsh Facebook messages, and supposed complaints before the Election Commission that may disqualify GUSA Presidential tickets—sounds like this year’s GUSA election has it all. In News, Eric Pilch has the details on what’s going on behind the scenes with this year’s GUSA tickets.
Despite all the dramz, GUSA candidates Matt Wagner (SFS ’11) and Emmanuel Hampton (COL ’11) won the Voice Ed Board‘s endorsement.
Tim Shine looks ahead to tonight’s basketball game against Syracuse in Sports.
James McGrory checked out a vinyl record fair for Leisure on Valentine’s Day. “In a way,” he asks, “what could be more romantic? Fourteen hundred music lovers sifting through decades worth of music in search of that elusive perfect record.”
And in Voices, Kate Mays grapples with modern-day feminism.
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We know you think you should spend this fourth day off doing work. OK—but at least procrastinate with the Voice a little bit.
In Features, Tim Shine profiles the Chimes, the oldest a cappella group at Georgetown.”What’s striking about the stories the Chimes tell is how often music and singing remain the core of the experience,” he writes. “With all their talk of fraternity and brotherhood, the fact can almost get lost that the Chimes are Georgetown’s most accomplished a cappella group. These men, as close as they have become, came together ultimately for one reason: to sing.”
The Voice Editorial Board thinks that if the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment shuts down Philly Pizza next week, they’ll be well justified.
In News, the GUSA candidates for President begin to lay out their agendas.
Sports has analysis of why Chris Wright is the leader of the pack among the Hoyas.
Leisure sat down with comedian Daniel Tosh to talk about sex changes and Rush Limbaugh.
And Nathan Hochstetler explains why hosting parties is the pits in Voices.
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In this week’s Feature story, Chris Heller takes a look at the growing LGBTQ community at Georgetown, where more students are out now than ever before. Heller looks at the effects—both positive and divisive—that groups like GU Pride have on the shape of the LGBTQ community, and the outsider feeling that sometimes comes with being out at Georgetown.
Meanwhile, the Voice Ed Board doubles down and published a long editorial about GUSA’s proposed changes to the funding process at Georgetown. In sum, we’re big fans of abolishing the Funding Board.
News has more on GUSA executives Calen Angert and Jason Kluger’s reelection agenda.
Sports has post-game coverage of the Hoyas’ loss to USF.
Leisure reviews Don DeLillo’s newest novel. The verdict? “The novella is laced with conversations that focus on the depth of knowledge and it’s relation to time. Every other page has the chance for dialogue that incites the mix of simultaneous bewilderment and complex enlightenment that only DeLillo knows how to provoke so well.”
And in Voices, a student recounts the truly terrifying experience of being awake but paralyzed on an operating table for hours.
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For this week’s Feature, the Voice‘s Will Sommer profiles Thurgood Marshall Academy, one of the top-performing charter schools in D.C. The school got its unlikely start when ten Georgetown University Law Center students took a look at public education in the District and decided to found a school unlike the others they saw in the District.
In News, Cole Stangler reports the Philly P is operating way past midnight on weekends, even though that’s when its owners promised to begin shutting it down to convince D.C. authorities not to revoke its license.
In Leisure, Brendan Baumgardner recounts getting a free personality analysis at the Church of Scientology in Dupont Circle.
Tim Shine previews Saturday’s men’s basketball game against Duke in Sports. After a demoralizing loss to Syracuse, he argues, the burden falls on Georgetown’s big three to maintain Georgetown’s reputation as one of the best teams in the country.
In Voices, a student struggles with a bonafide caffeine addiction. Th enabler? The Corp!
The Voice Ed Board argues for keeping the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown.
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Forget their recent bad press—this year, Georgetown’s women’s basketball team is playing better than they have been in a long time. In Features, Tom Bosco examines the dynamics that have contributed to that success, which until now has mostly flown under the radar, and chronicles how this team of self-described hilarious “divas” made the AP’s top 25 this year for the first time in more than a decade and a half.
In News, Cole Stangler has the full story on Monday’s MLK Day celebration hosted by Georgetown University, which featured an appearance by Barack Obama.
Nick Berti writes about the struggling men’s and impressive women’s swim teams in Sports.
Leisure tells you which shows to tune into this Spring for the best TV watching you can get.
If you’re not a fan of Obama’s strategy in Afghanistan, consider Cole Stangler your voice crying out in the Voices wilderness.
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Coming just in time to wreak havoc on your finals study schedule, this week’s Feature lists the Voice‘s top ten favorite movies and albums of 2009. Dan Newman praised Inglourious Basterds as the best movie to hit theaters all year, and Daniel Cook made the case for Animal Collective’s album, Merriweather Post Pavilion.
The Editorial Board weighed in on why GUSA’s proposed club financing overhaul is wrongheaded.
In News, Cole Stangler has more on the Monday morning robbery at Yates. The two robbers, who entered by breaking in, stole $7,500 from the Pro Shop.
In Sports, Tim Shine examines sophomore Jason Clark’s emergence as one of the best players the Hoyas have.
Matt Kerwin chronicles how roller derby won him over in Leisure. It’s an all-American sport: “The announcer reminded us, as if we could forget, that if we weren’t drinking PBR, the terrorists had already won.”
In Voices, Galen Weber mourns the Halloween he missed out on in order to run the New York City Marathon.
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In this week’s Feature, Molly Redden takes a holistic look how the 2010 Campus Plan will help Georgetown grow—and why the neighbors are against it. The plan contains provisions for a new student center in New South, an expansion to the library and more. But neighbors are unhappy about one thing it doesn’t have: more on-campus undergraduate housing.
The Editorial Board urges the Washington Archdiocese—which recently announced it would cut all contracts for social services with D.C. if the same-sex marriage bill is passed—to focus on their commitment to the poor and re-examine it’s stance on homosexuality.
Kara Brandeisky has details about Philly Pizza’s zoning woes in News.
In Sports, Tom Bosco looks at the Georgetown students who “know the sting of defeat” better than any others: the football team’s seniors.
Brendan Baumgardner explores the world of burlesque in Leisure.
In Voices, Juliana Brint her feelings about taking condoms from the H*yas for Choice table.
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