This Week in the Voice: How students deal with mental health issues at Georgetown

In this week’s feature, Julia Lloyd-George looks into how Georgetown students deal with mental health issues, ranging from depression and anxiety to OCD and autism, and whether the University provides enough support for them. Lydia Brown (COL ’15),… Read More

LOC recommends University sever ties with Adidas

Georgetown’s Licensing and Oversight Committee recommended Friday that the University terminate its sportswear contract with Adidas no later than December 15, due to the company’s mistreatment of workers at an Indonesian factory. The LOC is a board of… Read More

Georgetown Solidarity delivers petition to DeGioia on Adidas contract

Early Friday afternoon, members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee delivered a letter and petition to University President John J. DeGioia’s office asking the administration to cut its sportswear contract with Adidas if the company does not reform its… Read More

Campus workers join students for BBQ on Healy lawn

Last Saturday, amid the frenzy of GAAP weekend and the annual Run for Rigby event, Georgetown’s Grilling Society wasn’t the only group serving burgers and hot dogs in the 85 degree heat. Across from the long lines for… Read More

GU Occupy teach-in addresses income inequality in America

On Sunday, Georgetown Occupy organized a teach-in in Red Square, inviting speakers of various backgrounds to spread awareness about income inequality. Held in response to the Wall Street Training Boot Camp taking place on campus for aspiring investment… Read More

Comments of the Week: Nothing to lose but your cookies!

On Thursday, many workers at Leo’s, who are in the process of negotiating a new contract with Aramark after successfully forming a union, staged a brief demonstration on the cafeteria’s upper floor. On Vox, Hoyas sounded off on the… Read More

Unionizing Leo’s workers stage demonstration during lunch hour

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. today, Leo’s workers, who are in the process of negotiating a union contract with Aramark, staged a demonstration on the upper floor of the dining hall. Coinciding with chicken-finger Thursdays and a day when… Read More

This Week in the Voice: January 19, 2012

In this week’s feature, Gavin Bade examines the Georgetown Solidarity Committee’s fight for the rights of workers on the Hilltop: The Living Wage Campaign counts as one of Solidarity’s greatest successes. According to Georgetown professor Michael Kazin, a… Read More

“I am Troy Davis” speakers talk death penalty, human rights in Copley Formal Lounge

On Tuesday evening, the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, and the GU College Democrats presented “I am Troy Davis: The Execution of Troy Davis and the Death Penalty” to a full house… Read More

Georgetown, Divest! wants GU dollars out of harmful companies in Israel

A new group that is made up of several student clubs at Georgetown is pushing the University administration to selectively divest in companies that perpetuate human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine or profit from the Israelis’ presence… Read More