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VIEWPOINT: Changing Perceptions on the GU272 Referendum

On April 11, the Georgetown University undergraduate student body overwhelmingly voted “yes” to the referendum, establishing a board of trustees to “directly better the lives of the descendants of the GU272,” the 272 enslaved people sold by the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus in 1838 to financially sustain[Read More…]

by April 23, 2019 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VALENTIN: Solidify Platform, Consolidate Support

In France, Italy, Spain, Britain, Austria and now the United States, center-left parties have been losing elections repeatedly and are now in shambles. Stuck between far-right and far-left groups, the center left needs to galvanize new support. The center-left parties across the world need to find ways to reconsolidate and[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Write to Persuade, Not to Offend

When the Georgetown Academy appeared to be making a comeback on campus this fall, we were initially hopeful that it would effectively fill a needed role on campus: that of the sober, dispassionate observer with a strong and principled conservative take on events.  We expected it to publish thoughtful articles[Read More…]

by November 22, 2015 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
KHAN: When the Right Is Left Out

KHAN: When the Right Is Left Out

A true liberal arts education is meant to introduce students to a wide variety of thoughts, and professors are supposed to be the well-intentioned and informed mediators of discussion. However, it is very clear that, as stated by a New York Times reporter in 2010, a “professor is a label[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 22 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Too Conservative?

Too Conservative?

The Republican party seems more dysfunctional than usual as of late, from difficulty passing a bland transportation bill to the farcical polling lead of Donald Trump.  Nothing reveals the fissures within the party more clearly than the recent dissention of Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), a very conservative party member who,[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Administrators counteracted assertions that the McCourt School of Public Policy, opened in 2013, was overwhelmingly liberal.

McCourt School Defends Ideological Diversity

While questions of racial and socioeconomic diversity draw increased attention to universities around the country, ideological diversity has also undergone scrutiny. Although students have asserted a perceived liberal tilt at the McCourt School of Public Policy, administrators contested the claims. In a survey of more than 150,000 college freshmen conducted[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
PIERRO: Third Party Appeal the Real Deal

PIERRO: Third Party Appeal the Real Deal

This weekend I visited a friend at the University of Maryland. Her sorority house was buzzing in light of the highly

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion