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Club Culture At Georgetown

Club Culture At Georgetown

By Dyuthi Harikar February 15, 2024

The Hoya · Club Culture at Georgetown. All podcasts are available for streaming on Spotify Soundcloud and thehoya.com.   Transcript Dyuthi Harikar (DH): Hi everyone! Welcome back to the...

Mondays with Melanie Episode 1: Tap Room, Club Policies and Rugby – Oh My!

Mondays with Melanie Episode 1: Tap Room, Club Policies and Rugby – Oh My!

By Melanie Elliott September 11, 2023

https://soundcloud.com/multimedia-editor/mondays-with-melanie-episode-1?si=2d07dc3e053c4a328a7a969d80c45a2c&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Join us every...

VIEWPOINT: End Extracurricular Exclusivity

VIEWPOINT: End Extracurricular Exclusivity

By Shray Dewan September 8, 2023

For too long, Georgetown University consulting clubs have championed an exclusive culture of low acceptance rates ranging from 15% to a measly 5%. With these rates lower than the university’s own acceptance...

VIEWPOINT: Make the Hilltop a Home

VIEWPOINT: Make the Hilltop a Home

By Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee April 17, 2023

As the academic year slowly comes to an end, I’ve found myself repeating “I miss home.” For some, this may be difficult to understand. After all, my friends have gone home or met their families...

EDITORIAL: Redefine Professional Growth

By The Editorial Board October 28, 2022

Georgetown University’s pre-professional clubs, a hallmark of extracurricular life, are widely appealing to students because they simulate fields students would want to establish careers in, such as...

VIEWPOINT: Welcome CALL Transfer Students to Hilltop Clubs

VIEWPOINT: Welcome CALL Transfer Students to Hilltop Clubs

By Dylan Partner September 30, 2022

The past month of my life has been a veritable whirlwind of change, but as a sophomore transfer student at Georgetown University, I expected nothing less when I submitted my application last spring. The...

EDITORIAL: Implement Student Leader Compensation

EDITORIAL: Implement Student Leader Compensation

By The Editorial Board November 20, 2020

No student deserves to miss out on important social and professional experiences because of their personal income background.  The editorial board calls on club leaders at Georgetown University...

VIEWPOINT: Embrace Academic Exploration

VIEWPOINT: Embrace Academic Exploration

By Brandon Lee November 20, 2020

Ever since freshman year of high school, I envisioned my first day of college as large lecture halls, new friends across the dorm floors and, ultimately, the first step into adulthood. However, the reality...

Georgetown Clubs Get Creative to Maintain Virtual Community

Georgetown Clubs Get Creative to Maintain Virtual Community

By Caitlin McLean September 25, 2020

In past semesters, members of the Georgetown Parliamentary Debate Team spent their evenings practicing in windowless ICC classrooms before trouncing their opponents at tournaments across the country.  This...

VIEWPOINT: Encourage Club Entrepreneurship

VIEWPOINT: Encourage Club Entrepreneurship

By Ridwan Meah June 13, 2020

I never could have predicted the number of emails I would receive from on-campus clubs with the subject line “Thank You for Your Interest in Our Organization.” These emails, addressed “Dear Applicant,”...

NAQVI: Reassess Club Drinking Culture

NAQVI: Reassess Club Drinking Culture

By Yumna Naqvi October 4, 2019

All students are welcome to apply to student organizations at Georgetown University. But in many clubs, only students who drink feel welcomed to stay. The lack of recognized fraternities or sororities...

BECOMING U: Accepting Yourself Within Club Culture

BECOMING U: Accepting Yourself Within Club Culture

By Nicole Marion September 27, 2019

The mid-September rejection season is officially upon us. The magical sense of wonder from arriving on the Hilltop has begun to fade as the stress has started to settle in. Finding your community at college...

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