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Michelle Xu/The Hoya

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

In Death, a Humbling Moment of Humanity

We’ve heard the sons of Harvard tell how Crimson lines could hold them, as the Georgetown fight song pokes fun of a so-called rival up north, but now, I write about Harvard as a friend. On Feb. 10, slightly after midnight, a Crimson daughter named Angela Mathew was killed in[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Opinion

ALBORNOZ: High Marks on a Test of Friendship

From a young age, we are taught the Golden Rule: to treat others as we wish to be treated. It is rooted in our basic humanity, which impels us, regardless of religion, culture or education, to recognize every human being’s fundamental need to belong somewhere and to feel loved —[Read More…]

by November 11, 2013 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
ALBORNOZ: Finding Identity in Adversity

ALBORNOZ: Finding Identity in Adversity

“Coming of age” is a ubiquitous term, often characterized by teenagers stumbling across a few roadblocks on their way into adulthood. We are colored by dilemmas — our challenges and sufferings — and those that affect us during the formative years of our lives have an incalculable impact on our[Read More…]

by October 28, 2013 0 comments Opinion
ALBORNOZ: The Luxury of Parental Guidance

ALBORNOZ: The Luxury of Parental Guidance

Only through my parents’ sacrifices am I able to go to Georgetown, to have clothes for each season of the year and to afford meals all week long. And yet out of all the things they provide, the greatest luxury I have ever known is their unconditional love. Since December[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Opinion
ALBORNOZ: Striking a Mindful Balance

ALBORNOZ: Striking a Mindful Balance

It’s a universally acknowledged truth that a student in possession of too little time and too much work must be in need of a long break. Last week, for example, I had about 150 pages of “Pride and Prejudice” due the next day and my clock read 1:36 a.m. How[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Opinion
ALBORNOZ: College Essays Still Ring True

ALBORNOZ: College Essays Still Ring True

Describing yourself to an admissions council is really the first icebreaker in college. For me, it started in September of my senior year of high school, when — like many high school seniors — I found myself staring at a blank Word document wondering how to break the ice. Four[Read More…]

by September 10, 2013 0 comments Opinion

New Leaders for Corp, GUASFCU

The new leaders of Georgetown’s two largest student-run companies, Students of Georgetown Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, will begin their terms today. Both Lizzy MacGill (COL ’14), who was selected as the next CEO of The Corp, and Chris Kelly (COL ’14), the new CEO of GUASFCU, list[Read More…]

by March 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News

GUSA Launches New Website

The Georgetown University Student Association will launch a new website by the end of January, regaining an official online presence after three months without a website. The site, gusa.georgetown.edu, which will be hosted on a WordPress server, will offer students a more integrated and easy-to-use domain than the former site,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Launches New Website

The Georgetown University Student Association will launch a new website by the end of January, regaining an official online presence after three months without a website. The site, gusa.georgetown.edu, which will be hosted on a WordPress server, will offer students a more integrated and easy-to-use domain than the former site,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments News