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VIEWPOINT: Preserve Tradition, Protect Fr. Walshs Legacy

VIEWPOINT: Preserve Tradition, Protect Fr. Walsh’s Legacy

By Renato L. Calosi September 10, 2023

One of the reasons I came to Georgetown is its emphasis on Jesuit values, specifically the concept of interreligious understanding. That is the notion that we should recognize and celebrate the spiritual...

VIEWPOINT: End Extracurricular Exclusivity

VIEWPOINT: End Extracurricular Exclusivity

By Shray Dewan September 7, 2023

For too long, Georgetown University consulting clubs have championed an exclusive culture of low acceptance rates ranging from 15% to a measly 5%. With these rates lower than the university’s own acceptance...

VIEWPOINT: Phase Out Unpaid Internships

VIEWPOINT: Phase Out Unpaid Internships

By Priyasha Chakravarti September 7, 2023

The start of the school year usually comes with a flurry of new academic endeavors, extracurricular opportunities and social experiences. But it may also come with the looming stress of internship applications,...

VIEWPOINT: Choose the Path Less Traveled

VIEWPOINT: Choose the Path Less Traveled

By Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee September 1, 2023

If you’ve ever seen the movie “Roman Holiday” — or even if you haven’t — there’s one iconic scene that everybody knows: Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck riding a Vespa through the...

VIEWPOINT: Protect LGBTQ+ Stories From Censorship

VIEWPOINT: Protect LGBTQ+ Stories From Censorship

By Grace Rivers September 1, 2023

The United States faced its largest ban of books recorded in any year from July 2021 to June 2022. There were more than 2,500 individual book bans across the nation in that period according to Pen America’s...

VIEWPOINT: Support Local Journalism

VIEWPOINT: Support Local Journalism

By Anne Poulos September 1, 2023

As our readers know, The Hoya’s slogan is “Read the Paper.” With the emergence of the internet and the development of a 24-hour news cycle, this pithy tagline has become a desperate cry from written...

VIEWPOINT: End FGLI Internship Disparities

VIEWPOINT: End FGLI Internship Disparities

By Anna Lim September 1, 2023

Summer is not technically over yet, but your LinkedIn feed might indicate otherwise with its endless stream of: I’m so grateful to announce that I have just completed my Civil Rights and Civil Liberties...

VIEWPOINT: Challenge LSAT Inaccessibility

VIEWPOINT: Challenge LSAT Inaccessibility

By Dominic Gordon September 1, 2023

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the group of law schools that runs the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), is in the midst of reforming its entrance exam. In 2019, a blind test-taker successfully...

VIEWPOINT: The Challenges of Packing

VIEWPOINT: The Challenges of Packing

By Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee August 11, 2023

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that I’ll never be someone’s airport crush. I’m a frantic, last-minute packer. I procrastinate until the night before, stay up all night and have my bags...

VIEWPOINT: Ending My Georgetown Pilgrimage

VIEWPOINT: Ending My Georgetown Pilgrimage

By Eric Bazail-Eimil July 16, 2023

For years, I joked that I could fit Georgetown University into two suitcases and a carry-on. There’s been some truth to that.  On a rainy August afternoon in 2019, my dad and I brought my clothing,...

EDITORIAL: Admin, Engage with GAGE

EDITORIAL: Admin, Engage with GAGE

By The Editorial Board April 30, 2023

With their collective bargaining agreement set to expire June 30, graduate student workers and university administrators have been locked in negotiations since October 2022 over what students say are...

VIEWPOINT: Think Before You Drink

VIEWPOINT: Think Before You Drink

By Eleanor J.B. Daugherty April 30, 2023

I’m new to Georgetown University. I’m the vice president for student affairs, which means I’m in charge of the university’s efforts to support students and enrich their learning experiences here....

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