Post Tagged with: "class"

OWSIANY: Separate Self From Privilege

OWSIANY: Separate Self From Privilege

No one likes to be singled out for his privilege. But class privilege always seems the hardest to confront. This is probably because all of us have struggled with money as individuals or as a part of a family at some point in our lives, either in our decisions, our[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Engineer a Better System

Fourteen schools comprise the Washington Metropolitan Area Consortium of Universities, a sometimes-forgotten system that allows students to take advantage of the many resources offered at nearby campuses in addition to their own. A student at Georgetown, for instance, could cross-register for a course at the George Washington University during a[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Student activists discussed their experiences on Georgetown’s campus in a Pass the Torch event Monday.

Student Activists Share Georgetown Experiences

A panel of student activists reflected on their personal stories, inspirations and visions for the future of student activism in the Healey Family Student Center Monday evening. The event, titled Pass the Torch: A Celebration of Student Activism, was the second part of the three-part Ignite the Dream: Race and[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
"Ignite the Dream" continued Monday with a student-led event, "Pass the Torch."

‘Ignite the Dream’ Begins

Panelists reflected on racial and class-based inequality in the first event in a three-part series titled “Ignite the Dream: Race and Socioeconomic Class in America” held Thursday evening in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. The event was hosted by the Georgetown Lecture Fund, the McDonough School of Business and the Georgetown[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Julia Hennrikus

With GSP, Building a Discussion on Class

The Georgetown Scholarship Program is a community of 640 high-achieving, low-income and trailblazing students who are, for the most part, the first in their family to attend college. The community, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is made up of a diverse group of students of different faiths, ages, abilities, sexual orientations,[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Michelle Xu

A Place Between Home and the Hilltop

“There’s no place like home.” I always held this cliche in the highest regard, for the feeling of coming home should be unrivalled. Upon my return home for my first collegiate winter break, I had high expectations for the feeling of “homecoming.” Instead of feeling enveloped in a sense of[Read More…]

GRAY: Jeter’s Career Modeled Grace in Game of Life

GRAY: Jeter’s Career Modeled Grace in Game of Life

Derek Jeter will retire from the New York Yankees at the conclusion of this season. You don’t have to be a Yankees fan (full disclosure, I’m not) to recognize that Jeter’s professional career has been remarkable and his professional demeanor admirable. Both aspects of Jeter’s accomplishments were eulogized in a[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

DIRAGO: Classroom Not a Place For Twitter

With the new semester upon us, it is that time again for undergraduates: time to make ambitious promises to ourselves about our study habits and time management for the upcoming year. This semester will be different, we say to ourselves. We’ll stick to a schedule, do all of our reading,[Read More…]

by August 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Course Criticized for Portrayal of Hinduism

Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, released a statement to the media Saturday criticizing Georgetown’s representation of the Hindu faith in its theology courses. Zed said that a spring 2012 Georgetown course on Hinduism, “Hinduism Today,” made use of dacoitfilm, a genre that depicts bandits in rural India. He[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Grappling With Class: An Unspoken Divide

Grappling With Class: An Unspoken Divide

For T’Keel Petersen (MSB ’12), seizing every opportunity at Georgetown has not come easily. To study abroad at Oxford University the summer after his sophomore year, Petersen was forced to weave together a patchwork of grants and contributions from extended family; the financial aid package that makes his enrollment at Georgetown possible did[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide