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SEGELSTEIN: An Open Letter to Catholic Freshmen

SEGELSTEIN: An Open Letter to Catholic Freshmen

You’ve heard his name before, and you’ve likely walked past him countless times. But don’t be deceived by his immobility — he was well-travelled. Born in 1735, the steward of the Healy Gates was educated in Northern France. He had been a member of the Society of Jesus for 20[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Freshman Class Assimilates to GU

After a month on the Hilltop, the Class of 2020 is beginning to settle into life on campus. These new Hoyas are part of the 16.4 percent of admitted applicants. | The Class of 2020 represents a diversity of backgrounds. Fourteen percent of the class identify as Asian, 9 percent[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Facebook: Nathan Rom (SFS '19)

Student Dies in Skiing Accident

Nathan Kittredge Rom (SFS ’19) died in a skiing accident Wednesday while on a family vacation in Colorado, according to a campuswide email. Rom was wearing a helmet when he hit a tree while skiing on Copper Mountain on Wednesday morning, according to Westword, a Denver news source. Rom was pursuing a[Read More…]

by March 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A Fresh View of GUSA

Three weeks ago, I received an email that would change the course of my semester. Initially, I was puzzled; I had not filled out any applications for the Georgetown University Student Association or had any previous involvement with the group. During the first few weeks of New Student Orientation I[Read More…]

by February 22, 2016 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: The Shared Cluelessness Of Freshmen and Seniors

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: The Shared Cluelessness Of Freshmen and Seniors

Far better than the return of professional football, the biggest buzz on campus right now is indisputably the arrival of a new freshman class. Somewhat dazed and more than confused, freshmen find poorly advised young love at Club Lau and forge new friendships, while female freshmen blunder out of men’s[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Finding Good in Goodbyes

Raised by a single father in Birmingham, Ala., Jasmine’s choice to attend a university outside her home state was a difficult and surprising decision. As she breaks tradition, leaving behind her family, she reflects on the effects of her choice, and what compelled her to leave the Deep South and[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Author Dinaw Mengestu speaks at New Student Orientation’s Marino Workshop on Monday, for which one of his novels, “All Our Names,” was required reading for all incoming freshmen for the second time in four years.

Anchors Aweigh for NSO 2014

This year’s nautical-themed New Student Orientation, “Anchors Aweigh,” led by about 180 orientation advisors, began Aug. 23, featuring the new “I Am Ready,” a class-wide discussion about sexual assault on campus. The Sexual Assault Peer Educators and various members of the administration helped develop the “I Am Ready” program, which[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
College Life and the Joy of New Beginnings

College Life and the Joy of New Beginnings

I grew up dreading the start of high school and middle school. As I held on to the final weeks of long nights and late mornings, the days of endless homework and 6 a.m. alarms frighteningly crept forward. But, for freshmen arriving on campus for the first time, everyone is[Read More…]

by August 13, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

"22 Jump Street" gave a perfect example of how no one knows exactly what to expect when they start living together in college.

Navigating the Delights and Difficulties of a Roommate

Having a roommate is a lot like living with a sibling. You see them at their worst, and they see the same of you. Just as interfamilial relationships can differ immensely, so can roommate relations. Not much can prepare incoming freshmen for what it will be like to live five[Read More…]

by July 30, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

Certain freshman bros, while never reaching the frat-boy level as shown in "Neighbors," found bonds through their pranking.

An Ode to the Bros

Although I didn’t know it at the time, I have been getting talks since the day I arrived on campus. Every student has. However, the term “getting talks” did not come into existence until my second semester. It all started as a joke between a few of my friends. To[Read More…]