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VIEWPOINT: Pop the Georgetown Bubble

VIEWPOINT: Pop the “Georgetown Bubble”

By Ashok Ramkumar October 7, 2022

One of my professors described Georgetown University as “a school of escalators.” He said it consists of a couple well-laid paths for incoming first-years to work hard in, follow a predetermined route...

VIEWPOINT: Fr. OMalleys Model Mentorship

VIEWPOINT: Fr. O’Malley’s Model Mentorship

By Jonathan Marrow, Jack Segelstein, and Max Rosner September 16, 2022

Every so often in a student’s life, a teacher comes along who is so vibrant, so engaging and so empathetic that they build your love for learning in new and unforgettable ways. Fr. John W. O’Malley,...

As One-Year Anniversary of Virtual Learning Passes, GU Community Members Reflect

As One-Year Anniversary of Virtual Learning Passes, GU Community Members Reflect

By Giulia Testa and Claire Stowe March 25, 2021

When Georgetown University students left campus March 6 for spring break, they could have never anticipated the next year would be dominated by virtual courses, club meetings and social interactions.  ILLUSTRATION...

CARNES: Embrace Reflection During Lent

CARNES: Embrace Reflection During Lent

By Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J. February 28, 2020

Amid the midsemester rush of midterms and papers, and the final push of so much activity before spring break, Wednesday marked a turning point for the Christian community. It was Ash Wednesday, the start...

CARNES: Remember Georgetowns History of Slavery

CARNES: Remember Georgetown’s History of Slavery

By Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J. September 20, 2019

The bells of Healy Hall and Dahlgren Chapel departed from their normal rhythm on the afternoon of Aug. 25. For four long minutes, beginning at precisely 3 p.m., they joined bells across the nation to toll...

OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

By Madeleine Ostertag September 13, 2018

I’m a planner. I always have — or hope to have — a plan for where I’ll be at a specific time and place. Throughout last year, 10 days — July 13 through July 22 — were marked off in bold,...

Meditation Fosters Peace and Reflection on Campus

By Alexandra Brunjes April 20, 2018

The room is small, bright and quiet, with a small table at the center surrounded by floor cushions and chairs. A meditation leader begins to recite the words of John Main, a British Benedictine monk...

EDITORIAL: Renew Support for Austin Tice

By Editorial Board December 8, 2017

As Hoyas prepare to return home for the holidays and be with family and friends, we must remember those who are not as fortunate as we are to enjoy the spoils of the season. This situation is the case...

EBENBACH: Take the Time to Reflect

By David Ebenbach December 7, 2017

Between the dizziness of recovering from Thanksgiving break and the pressure of oncoming finals, maybe it has not even occurred to you to pause and reflect on the semester that is drawing to a close. But...

BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

By Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J. November 30, 2017

These are tough times. Still, over the course of my first year serving in the Office of Mission and Ministry, I have been struck by how important Georgetown University can be during this period of political...

ESTES: In Chaotic Times, Finding Peace

ESTES: In Chaotic Times, Finding Peace

By Hunter Estes November 29, 2017

In my family, the moment we finish the Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, we turn on Christmas music. For the next month, we sing “Deck the Halls,” “Joy to the World” and other classics with a tireless...

POR OTRO LADO: Reflections on Día de los Muertos

POR OTRO LADO: Reflections on Día de los Muertos

By Grace Laria November 15, 2017

While Hoyas on the Hilltop were recovering from Halloween weekend adventures, I travelled to Oaxaca de Juárez, the capital of the state of Oaxaca, to experience Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead....

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