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The author, pictured with her thaati and paati | COURTESY PRIYANKA DINAKAR

Finding Family and Forgoing Farewells

By Priyanka Dinakar March 17, 2017

“Wow, that’s so intense for a spring break trip!” “Won’t you get jet-lagged?” “What’s the time difference?” These are just some of the reactions I heard upon telling people that I...

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Scenes and Lessons in an Italian Bar

By Dan Dougherty March 17, 2017

In the middle of Fiesole, there is a little bar that promises “the best Guinness in Italy” and takes claim to the time-honored tradition of the poorly lit Irish pub. The Guinness was okay; the...

A Home of Fear, Warmth, Conflict and Joy

A Home of Fear, Warmth, Conflict and Joy

By Yasmeen El-Hasan March 17, 2017

My most distinct memory of the Middle East is of a soldier who did not wear a military uniform but instead a royal blue polo. I’m not sure why he was dressed differently, but he carried himself differently...

Welcome Home,  Bienvenido a Casa

Welcome Home, Bienvenido a Casa

By Dani Guerrero March 17, 2017

It all started with the sight. Before the plane landed, I saw the soaring skyscrapers and the golden rivers of traffic lights flowing in the distance. Then, the sound followed. “Ladies and gentlemen,...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

The purpose of the Engelhard Project is to incorporate topics relating to student wellness into academic discourse in order to produce a more comprehensive and contemplative curriculum. Entering its 12th year, the program engages students and faculty from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.

The Engelhard Project: Healthy Learning, Healthy Living

By Dani Guerrero February 3, 2017

The Engelhard Project celebrates its 12th anniversary as one of Georgetown’s hallmarks of undergraduate education. Launched by the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship in 2005, it has...

JOHN MAIN MEDITATION CENTER

Teaching people how to integrate the practice of meditation into their daily routines remains the primary purpose of the JMC nonprofit organization, twelve years after its launch.

Meditation and Reflection at the John Main Center

By Meena Raman February 3, 2017

For many Georgetown students, busy schedules and marked-up planners are the norm. With such a fast-paced college culture, multitasking has become a necessity. Such a strong emphasis on activity leaves...

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As Georgetown’s first online peer-to-peer support platform, Project Lighthouse aims to show stressed college students that any problem is worth talking about, regardless of what others may think. A year from its official launch in April 2016, the program has already supported more than 200 students in the Georgetown community.

Project Lighthouse: Peers Helping Peers

By Lucy Pash February 3, 2017

Georgetown’s first online peer-to-peer support service, Project Lighthouse has grown since it was founded last April. Created in partnership with Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services,...

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Georgetown’s interest in the well-being and safety of its students has come to pervade every corner of campus — even the bathrooms. The Stall Seat Journal, a monthly newsletter featured in bathroom stalls across campus, has been an integral part of the social norms campaign at Georgetown since it was founded in 2006.

Stalling Unhealthy Habits from the Bathroom Stall

By Sarah Jackmauh February 3, 2017

The university’s focus on the health and safety of students has become so widely promoted that the topic has carried over to the unlikeliest of places: the bathroom stall. Since 2006, as part...

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Healthy Dining Hall Hacks at Leo’s

By Mary Cate Whelan February 3, 2017

Georgetown students are always on the go, so quick meals are a must. Choosing the most convenient food option, however, is not always the healthiest. Eating clean in college can still be tasty, though...

Health and Wellness Issue

Health and Wellness Issue

By Guide Editor February 3, 2017

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?  The Engelhard Project: Healthy Learning, Healthy Living Stalling Unhealthy Habits from the Bathroom Stall Project Lighthouse: Peers Helping Peers Curbing College...

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