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Brains, Booze and Bad Decisions

By Ayan Mandal April 29, 2016

Around this time last year in the spring of 2015, I saw a poster on campus that read “Make Good Decisions.” This poster was obviously in reference to Georgetown Day, the last Friday of classes during...

Uncertain Times, Uncertain Students

Uncertain Times, Uncertain Students

By Lydia Bubniak September 22, 2015

“Sophomore year is a time for decisions!” read the subject line of the email from the School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office sent to the Class of 2018 this summer. Welp. How am I supposed to make...

What A Shock Collar Taught Me

By Anderson de Andrade April 8, 2015

As Ted Mosby reminds us in “How I Met your Mother,” nothing good ever happens after 2 a.m. This is exactly what ran through my head as I watched my best friend (who I will refer to as Carl) run through...

OBRIEN: The Beauty of Our Individual Chaos

O’BRIEN: The Beauty of Our Individual Chaos

By Fr. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. December 5, 2014

A proverb tells us, “God writes straight with crooked lines.” When I look back on my 48-year-old life, I celebrate satisfying successes and reckon with painful regrets and losses. I try to draw...

The Purgatory of Pluralism: Admissions, Rejections and Waitlists

By Alexandria Plutnicki April 6, 2014

This weekend, high school students from across the nation received their admission decisions from Georgetown and similar top schools. Upcoming GAAP weekends will bring in even more admitted students than...

A Purpose Found in Reflection

By Nursultan Eldosov November 5, 2013

Live life with a purpose. We often hear this phrase prescribed as a recipe for success. We are advised that living life driven by a strong sense of purpose leads to more meaningful and rewarding experiences....

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