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BARISH | The NBA Needs To Fix Its Officiating

BARISH | The NBA Needs To Fix Its Officiating

By Austin Barish April 16, 2021

In an unprecedented NBA season marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the league’s nagging issues has jumped to the forefront of league dialogue: bad officiating. With reduced fan capacities across...

BECOMING U: Celebrate Your Strengths Without Insecurity

BECOMING U: Celebrate Your Strengths Without Insecurity

By Nicole Marion October 11, 2019

Growing up, I would constantly tell myself the following: “Fake it until you make it.” I would repeat this phrase as I got dressed in the morning, ate my cereal and drove to school. That phrase reverberated...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Asian Dining on Campus Lacks Diversity

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Asian Dining on Campus Lacks Diversity

By Tyler Chan October 4, 2019

Upon coming to Georgetown University, it shocked me to see just how isolated the Georgetown campus is from the rest of the neighborhood. While this provides some respite and quiet from the hustle and bustle...

TESTING TRUISMS: Youll Change Your Major More Than Once in College

TESTING TRUISMS: You’ll Change Your Major More Than Once in College

By Vera Mastrorilli March 26, 2018

Many of us dread the inevitable question from our relatives and family friends: “What do you plan to do after college?” Narrowing your interests to a single major is challenging enough, and deciding...

TESTING TRUISMS: Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

TESTING TRUISMS: Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

By Vera Mastrorilli January 12, 2018

For many of us, walking through the front gates of Georgetown University for the first time was a fresh start. Although moving to college provides a plethora of new social opportunities, it also distances...

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Reflections on My Time Abroad

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Reflections on My Time Abroad

By Grant Olson November 14, 2017

As I sit down at my desk to write the final column of Chronicles from Copenhagen, I am faced with the sad reality that my time abroad is nearing its end. Every city I have visited and every new person...

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Catalan Independence Through American Eyes

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Catalan Independence Through American Eyes

By Grant Olson October 31, 2017

While on the plane flying into Barcelona, Spain, this past weekend, I was struck by the visuals of the rocky Pyrenees Mountains carving a deep swath across the Iberian Peninsula from 30,000 feet in the...

TESTING TRUISMS: The Best 4 Years of Your Life

TESTING TRUISMS: The Best 4 Years of Your Life

By Vera Mastrorilli October 3, 2017

The worst moment at family reunions comes when well-meaning relatives — likely with several drinks under their belts — find you and announce that college is supposed to be the best four years of your...

FRAME OF REFERENCE: Developing a Stronger Arts Curriculum

FRAME OF REFERENCE: Developing a Stronger Arts Curriculum

By Bruce McKaig June 23, 2017

Prior to the 19th century, to study the arts was akin to acquiring a vocation. The novice trained with a master and, over years, evolved from apprentice to journeyman to master in his or her own right....

ON TAP: Crafting A Refreshing Classic

ON TAP: Crafting A Refreshing Classic

By Anna Jorgensen and Jackie Liang March 31, 2017

Nowadays, soft drinks have lost their natural touch. What began in 17th-century Europe as a carbonated drink with natural flavors like lemon juice and honey has now become artificially colored, flavored...

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

By Nina Young March 24, 2017

It’s Lent, and you know what that means: dietary restrictions on top of fasting. I am a particularly big fan of Lent; it helps you temper yourself, learn about other modes of living and eating, and gain...

BAKE MY DAY: Can Hoyas Sustain the Paleo Diet?

BAKE MY DAY: Can Hoyas Sustain the Paleo Diet?

By Nina Young January 27, 2017

The Hilltop and unconventional dietary plans do not always mix well. Students who are vegetarian, vegan, diabetic, allergic to nuts or living with celiac disease, among many other dietary restrictions,...

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