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VIEWPOINT: Survive Political Discussion

VIEWPOINT: Survive Political Discussion

By Holden Lamberson September 29, 2023

We’ve all had those talks — the ones that drift into politics like a ship getting sucked into a whirlpool. Everything is so peaceful, and all of a sudden, a conversation about the presidential election...

REDDY: Bridge the Wealth Gap, Use the Common App

REDDY: Bridge the Wealth Gap, Use the Common App

By Anvitha Reddy September 21, 2023

In my first year at Georgetown University, I’ve had the privilege of giving tours to hundreds of prospective students and families. A disproportionately large number of questions I receive relate to...

VIEWPOINT: Take Second Chances

VIEWPOINT: Take Second Chances

By Anika Rahman September 21, 2023

Albert Einstein said, “insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” I, however, would like to say that by doing the same thing over again, I have achieved different...

KIM: Find Peace with Nostalgia

KIM: Find Peace with Nostalgia

By Madison Kim September 21, 2023

Despite having lived with my father for my entire life, I know very little about who he is — something that has brought me a great deal of distress since my childhood.  He was never the type...

EDITORIAL: Maintain SFS Name, Honor Albrights Legacy

EDITORIAL: Maintain SFS Name, Honor Albright’s Legacy

By The Editorial Board September 21, 2023

The legacy of Madeleine Albright is a double-edged sword.  Inside the classroom, she was a legendary professor and mentor for nearly 40 years at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School...

VIEWPOINT: Cherish Your Coffee

VIEWPOINT: Cherish Your Coffee

By Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee September 21, 2023

Kevin O’Leary — the Canadian businessman and investor made famous by “Shark Tank” and for his moniker, “Mr. Wonderful” — hates store-bought coffee. He calls it “a waste of money”...

EDITORIAL: Protect Students, Prioritize Safety

EDITORIAL: Protect Students, Prioritize Safety

By The Editorial Board September 15, 2023

As students, staff and faculty settle into the semester, campus security and safety are on many Georgetown University community members’ minds. The topic is especially relevant since a homicide suspect,...

VIEWPOINT: Value Community in Diversity

VIEWPOINT: Value ‘Community in Diversity’

By Rosemary Kilkenny September 15, 2023

As a Catholic and Jesuit university established in the spirit of the new republic, Georgetown was founded on the principle that discourse among people of different faiths, cultures and beliefs promotes...

VIEWPOINT: Ground University Admissions in Merit

VIEWPOINT: Ground University Admissions in Merit

By Johnson Zian Tang September 15, 2023

On June 29, 2023, the Supreme Court overturned affirmative action — a policy that aims to increase opportunities for underrepresented groups by explicitly considering race and ethnicity — a historic,...

VIEWPOINT: Understand Asian Perspectives

VIEWPOINT: Understand Asian Perspectives

By Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee September 15, 2023

Trending on Twitter: “Asians.” As soon as I saw it, I knew it was about affirmative action. And as an Asian student who applied to college just a year and a half ago, I’ve got a lot to say. On...

VIEWPOINT: Terminate Legacy Admissions at Georgetown

VIEWPOINT: Terminate Legacy Admissions at Georgetown

By Asher Maxwell, Sebastian Cardena, and Ethan Henshaw September 15, 2023

As a result of the Supreme Court’s rulings in Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. University of North Carolina which...

VIEWPOINT: Act on Affirmative Action Now

VIEWPOINT: Act on Affirmative Action Now

By Nestory Ngolle September 15, 2023

On June 29, 2023, a group of nine adults, averaging 63 years of age, gathered and reached a controversial consensus that would impact the lives of people 40 years younger than themselves.  The...

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