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VIEWPOINT: The Dangers of a Restricted Press

VIEWPOINT: The Dangers of a Restricted Press

By Priyasha Chakravarti February 4, 2022

Journalists are tasked with an uphill pursuit: sifting through a mountain of research in order to explain significant information to the world and preserve the truth.  Freedom of the press is...

The Same Difference

The Same Difference

By Sarah Santos August 15, 2015

My story has always been one of contrasts. I’m obsessed with oxymorons, the concept where apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction. My time in the Philippines has been an oxymoron in itself...

Manila Mysteries

Manila Mysteries

By Sarah Santos July 3, 2015

How do I describe the textures of Manila? Standing at a busy street corner with rumbling jeepneys and pressing crowds around me, I try to pin down the unfamiliar energies of the city. Anyone who has encountered...

DIY: Building a Home without Walls

DIY: Building a Home without Walls

By Sarah Santos June 19, 2015

Home is not what it used to be. This year, I made a new home on the Hilltop, came back to my childhood one and will soon fly to my homeland, the Philippines. Be it a dorm with friends, a town with family,...

Beeck Futures Fellows Engage With Philippines

By Sarah Fisher January 30, 2015

As part of the Designing the Future(s) of the University initiative, the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation launched the Futures Fellowship on Jan. 5, which will offer 23 selected undergraduate...

McCourt Conference Explores Immigration Reform

By Madeleine Thornburn March 4, 2014

Georgetown University sponsored a panel of ambassadors from Mexico, the Philippines and El Salvador to discuss immigration reform for the 20th Annual McCourt School Policy Conference at the U.S. Capitol...

Poli Sci for the Average Guy: Philippines & Filibusters

Poli Sci for the Average Guy: Philippines & Filibusters

By Harper Weissburg and Harper Weissburg November 25, 2013

We realize that national and international political events play a crucial role in our education and dialogue here at Georgetown. We also realize how terrifying it can be when someone talks about a current...

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