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Becoming a Renaissance Man

Becoming a Renaissance Man

The quintessential Georgetown student is often one associated with more extracurriculars than you can count on both hands, double majors with double minors and an ability to succeed without any apparent need for sleep. Matt Chung (COL ’14) embodies just that. With a number of leadership positions under his belt and a[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments The Guide

NSO to Include Sexual Assault Education

After months of advocating for comprehensive, mandatory sexual assault education during New Student Orientation, the GUSA Sexual Assault Working Group has reached a temporary compromise to introduce voluntary discussions during Welcome Week. While former Georgetown University Student Association Deputy Chief of Staff Lisa Frank (COL ’13) had hoped to insert a mandatory,[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

A Glaring Omission in NSO

Dialogue and awareness on campus regarding sexual assault was a much-discussed topic during the Georgetown University Student Association executive campaign season, and a number of candidates proposed adding a sexual assault seminar to New Student Orientation. This is an essential initiative that should be implemented in time for this fall[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion

NSO Plans on Track as Director Search Continues

Although the planning for the 2012 New Student Orientation is well underway in its selection of coordinators, captains and advisers, the Center for Student Programs has not yet filled the position of assistant director of student programs and director of NSO. The spot opened after Kathryn Kay left Georgetown to become[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments News

Life’s Not Fair

I recently got into a heated discussion with two of my closest friends at Georgetown, Edward Downey (COL ’12) and Katherine Gore (SFS ’13). In between doing no homework, watching TV and writing facilities work orders, we found ourselves arguing about whether or not life sucks. Both Ed and Katherine took[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns

Pluralism in Action: United by Differences

Any kind of conference that attempts to preach or inform on moral issues tends to provoke a degree of cynicism from students. As the freshman class recovered from Hurricane Irene and grew exhausted with NSO’s enthusiastic onslaught of activities, many felt a general reluctance to attend anything structured that was[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Pluralism in Action: United by Differences

Any kind of conference that attempts to preach or inform on moral issues tends to provoke a degree of cynicism from students. As the freshman class recovered from Hurricane Irene and grew exhausted with NSO’s enthusiastic onslaught of activities, many felt a general reluctance to attend anything structured that was designed for[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Campus Spotlight: New Student Orientation

During New Student Orientation, you might have found yourself caught in a mass of new students and NSO staff members chanting, “Show us how you NSO! Show us how you NSO!” They are asking to see your best dance moves, but how I “NSO” is only partly about sweet grooves. During NSO,[Read More…]

by September 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide

NSO Adapts to Hurricane

Despite Hurricane Irene’s disruption of the New Student Orientation schedule, incoming students to the Hilltop adjusted well to the new timetables during their hectic first days on the Hilltop. While university officials canceled or postponed events early in the weekend as precautionary measures in preparation for Hurricane Irene, students understood[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Hurricane Irene Alters University’s Welcome Week Plans

Georgetown is shuffling parts of its Welcome Week timetable in light of the predicted severe weather from Hurricane Irene. New Student Orientation Convocation, planned for Sunday morning, will be postponed to Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. in preparation for the predicted severe effects of the storm, the university announced[Read More…]

by August 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News