Post Tagged with: "truth"

SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Journalism offers real-time information about global events for political leaders and policy-makers, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at an event on Nov. 13.

Reporting Shapes Policy, BBC Journalist Says

Journalists play a crucial role in informing the public and political leaders about international issues, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at the Rev. James P.M. Walsh, S.J. Symposium on Tuesday night in the Leavey Program Room. The event was the first in a series of discussions hosted by Georgetown University’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
PIRROTTI: Look Forward by Looking Back

PIRROTTI: Look Forward by Looking Back

In February of 1798, there was a fight in the House of Representatives. Not a “fight” over bills and proposals, but a real full-on, bare-knuckled, fist-throwing brawl – with Connecticut Rep. Roger Griswold beating Vermont Rep. Matthew Lyon with his walking stick after Lyon had spit in Griswold’s face. Even[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Lesson in Accountability

On Sept. 7, both U.S. presidential candidates, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, participated in back-to-back interviews during NBC’s presidential forum. The event was meant to highlight each candidate’s specific policy proposals and views on national security and foreign affairs. Yet by its end, the forum became[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Defined by Truth

The 2015 fall semester has been marked by powerful examples of student activism and a campus-wide commitment to social justice in a myriad of forms. Over the past few months, passionate students and student groups have taken to social media, Red Square and even the president’s office to confront many[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Republicans Govern Through Fear, Not Fact

In his first inaugural address in 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed his belief that in America, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Last week, Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown, running in New Hampshire, disagreed. “What she calls fear mongering, I call rational fear,” Brown said in[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CORREIA: Congress Subject to Groupthink

CORREIA: Congress Subject to Groupthink

“President Obama wants to conduct medical experiments on the minors flooding the U.S. border.” “Environmentalism will lead to a world without energy, similar to the world in the movie ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.’” “Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the nation’s moral[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Surprising Truths in ‘People Like Us’

The Surprising Truths in ‘People Like Us’

3/5 stars On Friday night I decided to see a movie after a tiring run around the National Mall at 10:30 p.m. I wanted to see Brave, since I’ve always been a fan of Pixar movies and my philosophy class pointed out the significance of the movie — that Brave[Read More…]

by July 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide

SCHALL: The Difficult, But Necessary Quest for Deeper Truths

In the July 2, 1751 issue of the Rambler, Samuel Johnson remarked, “Very few have abilities requisite for the discovery of abstruse truth; and of those few some want leisure and others, resolution.” When reading this passage, the word “abstruse” struck me. Its Latin origin means “to conceal.” Today, it means “difficult to comprehend[Read More…]

by March 15, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

A Disappointing Silence

Dear Editor,   I realize Georgetown was put in a precarious position not of their own making in Beijing during the brawl, but despite the diplomatic delicacy of the situation, it was very disappointing that not one official from Georgetown’s administration (or the government for that matter) voiced support for[Read More…]

by August 20, 2011 0 comments Opinion