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Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014

Case Encourages Entrepreneurship Former AOL CEO Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 in his commencement address Saturday, encouraging them to be bold and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit upon which America was built.   Gates Issues Call to Public Service Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Opinion
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Through Insomnia, Finding My Georgetown

On Saturday, May 17, I will receive my diploma exactly four years to the day after I received my acceptance letter off the Georgetown waitlist. It doesn’t get more full circle than that. In hindsight, it would be almost impossible to enumerate the things I’ve learned here. At first, when[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Vocation Above Occupation

It was September of this academic year, and the Georgetown University Student Association office on the first floor of the Leavey Center was packed. About 50 eager freshmen and transfer students arrived to an open house where GUSA was speaking about student government and advocacy. One freshman, in particular, stuck[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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10 Ways the Hilltop Challenged Me

As a preface to this senior commentary, I must admit I enjoy social media. If the 11 endorsements I have for social media skills on LinkedIn are not enough sway, perhaps the fact that I posted on social media continuously during finals week will convince you. It is only fitting,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
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A University for All Seasons

Healy Tower is arresting. At least, every time I pass through the front gates or cross Key Bridge from Rosslyn to return to my home on the Hilltop, I am utterly captivated by its awesome beauty. This surface-level admiration for the physical landscape of Georgetown is only a fraction of[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
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‘In My Life’ at College, Memories of Authenticity

One of my older brother’s favorite anecdotes is about how his eighth grade class unsuccessfully tried to convince its uptight music teacher to let “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” be their graduation song. Only a 13-year-old would think “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is a good graduation song, though. The[Read More…]

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