Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Common App, Common Sense

Common App, Common Sense

By Paul Healy August 21, 2014

As a new crop of freshmen arrives on the Hilltop next week and scores of overachieving high schoolers begin applying over the next few months, the time is right to reconsider our school’s application...

Send Your Kid to Georgetown

By Paul Healy August 7, 2014

When I first read William Deresiewicz’s piece in the New Republic, “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League,” I thought I must have gotten it right by coming to Georgetown instead of an Ivy League...

Why You Should Rethink Studying Abroad

By Paul Healy July 25, 2014

Georgetown makes studying abroad almost effortless. Walk into the office of international programs, attend an info session and fill out an application that certifies you have a pulse and a GPA above 3.0....

DOMNORRISH.COM

Why MOOCs Won’t Make It Up The Hilltop

By Paul Healy July 10, 2014

Last night, as I was having a drink with some new friends, I saw why online education has yet to disrupt the Hilltop, and probably won’t for the foreseeable future. Sitting and talking with other...

Reconsidering the Humanities Crisis, Part II

By Paul Healy June 12, 2014

Homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto (I am human: I consider nothing human alien to me) -Terence, Heauton Timorumenos As I discussed in a previous column, the humanities crisis may not be as...

Reconsidering the Humanities Crisis, Part I

Reconsidering the Humanities Crisis, Part I

By Paul Healy May 29, 2014

Over the past year, the humanities have come under close scrutiny in our public discourse. Last summer, Harvard released a report that showed a decline in enrollment in humanities majors. In January,...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

All The Hoya Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest