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The Cross-Cultural Significance of Storytelling

By Alexandria Plutnicki April 15, 2014

I used to like to think of myself as a writer, as one who takes a story and tells it to the world. I used to hope that some thing I wrote would make some one feel some way. I don’t anymore. I write because...

What Do You Mean, I’m Waitlisted?

By Parth Shah April 15, 2014

Georgetown University is set to charge, as its sticker price, a staggering $46,200 for the 2014-2015 school year. Its tuition increase of 4.3% outstrips the U.S. inflation rate for 2013, which averaged...

The Academic Value of Vulgarity

The Academic Value of Vulgarity

By Parth Shah April 7, 2014

My U.S. literary history course deals very heavily with issues of race and culture in 20th-century America, and much of this discourse has been generated from works written by African-American authors. We...

The Purgatory of Pluralism: Admissions, Rejections and Waitlists

By Alexandria Plutnicki April 6, 2014

This weekend, high school students from across the nation received their admission decisions from Georgetown and similar top schools. Upcoming GAAP weekends will bring in even more admitted students than...

Continuing the Debate Over University Recognition

By Alexandria Plutnicki March 24, 2014

President John J. DeGioia’s predecessor, Leo O’ Donovan, was well known for his liberal take on university politics. He is, perhaps, most famous for the support he showed during his term for pro-choice...

Automation to Render Us Unemployed

By Parth Shah March 23, 2014

A plethora of stories that cover the shifting landscape of technology moving into the future has been released lately, discussing how that could affect the way we approach a basic category of economic...

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