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HARDING: The 40 Percent

HARDING: The 40 Percent

By Taylor Harding October 2, 2017

When I first came to Georgetown, I had no clue what consulting was. I suspect many others were unfamiliar with the term as well. Still, with its prevalence at Georgetown, it did not take long for any of...

The Real Tombs Trivia

The Real Tombs Trivia

By Mike Radice and Mike Radice September 24, 2017

Ahh, senior year is finally here! While for many this involves dreaded words like "employment" and "graduation," there is a very easy way to forget all of this: The Tombs. From the great deals on draft,...

The Ten Commandments of Senior Year

The Ten Commandments of Senior Year

By Courtney Klein and Courtney Klein August 27, 2015

The Ten Commandments of Senior Year: 1. You shall have no other bars before Tombs.  Yes, you should actually take advantage of other bars in D.C. and hang with some of the yopros to see a glimpse into...

The Best Plan is No Plan

By Camille Squires and Kendall Ciesemier March 27, 2015

We both received a jarring email in our inboxes recently: A reminder from the deans’ office to begin steps for registration for Fall 2015. After getting over the initial shock (and frankly, insult)...

CIESEMIER & SQUIRES: Lessons from the Edge of a Cliff

CIESEMIER & SQUIRES: Lessons from the Edge of a Cliff

By Kendall Ciesemier and Camille Squires January 13, 2015

Full disclosure: we cried on Jan. 7. We cried in part because we cry fairly often and were overdue, but mostly because we know that Wednesday, Jan. 7 was our last first day of class. The ritual established...

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: The Shared Cluelessness Of Freshmen and Seniors

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: The Shared Cluelessness Of Freshmen and Seniors

By Tucker Cholvin and Thomas Christiansen September 16, 2014

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...

Finding New Firsts in Our Final Year

By Bridget Mullen September 16, 2014

‘It’s so weird. I keep looking around, and there are so many people I don’t recognize here!” I must have heard that statement at least five times at the Dis-Orientation toga party in Leo’s...

Snape Doesn’t Deserve Your Sympathy

By Victoria Edel March 28, 2014

This is my penultimate column, which feels weird. But since it is my senior year and the end is nigh, it’s time to talk about my biggest pop culture pet peeve: Severus Snape and the people who love him....

CARLSON: Graduating Without Romantics

By Kent Carlson March 21, 2014

This is an awkward time of the year for us seniors. We are standing in the middle ground between graduating and being regular students. The 99 Days tradition at The Tombs serves as a consistent reminder...

Normal is Boring: Set Your Inner Weirdo Free

By Michelle Cassidy November 15, 2012

When starting off in a new place full of strange people, nobody ever wants to be the weird one. But over the last few years, one of the most important lessons I’ve learned is that being a total and complete...

Ringing in Senior Year With Anxiety and Flair

By Meagan Kelly August 31, 2012

Senior year: the last hurrah of the college experience, the time to enjoy one last year with those friends you’ve called family for the past three and, of course, the time to figure out what you’re...

O’Brien: To Err Is Only Human

By Fr. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. February 22, 2012

Every Wednesday evening, I join a group of seniors for dinner and conversation about life before, during and after Georgetown. Senior year, with all of its transitions, is a natural time for such deep,...

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