This Week’s Issue: Innocent but incarcerated

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 […]

This Week’s Issue: Above the Influence

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 […]

This Week’s Issue: Prime Chimes

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 […]

This week’s issue: Being LGBTQ at Georgetown

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 […]

This Week’s Issue: School’s in session in Anacostia

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 […]

This Week’s Issue: Making strides in McDonough

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 […]

Issue Rundown: The Voice‘s choices for 2009

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 […]

Isssue Rundown: 2010 Campus Plan, the ultimate town-gown instigator

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 […]

Issue Rundown: The Voice gets Real

Sam Sweeney takes you inside the Real World D.C. in this week’s Feature, examining how the cast and crew dealt with the incessant coverage on blogs and social media sites like Twitter.  Find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting hounded by amateur entertainment reporters. In News, Kara Brandeisky tackles GUSA’s […]

Issue Rundown: The Basketball Issue

The Voice went all out for our annual Basketball Issue.  Here’s what we’ve got to get you pumped for the 2009-10 season: Tim Shine explores how the men’s team plans to bounce back from last year’s disappointing season, explores the importance of fans, and gives us a preview of Georgetown’s newest players Tom Bosco looks […]

Issue Rundown: You don’t know Jack

In this week’s Feature, Molly Redden profiles University President John DeGioia, delving into his 30 year career at Georgetown and finding out why exactly we students see so little of him. Here’s Vice President for Strategic Affairs Dan Porterfield’s explanation: “You have to understand, the institution is a three-campus, $990 million operation with thousands of […]