Articles by: Copy Editor

Cancer’s Mental Strain

Critics, including a number of self-proclaimed feminists, have questioned the effectiveness and integrity of a recent Facebook campaign to raise consciousness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign, which asks Facebook users to change their status to indicate where they like their purse by writing, “I like it on[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

UNICEF Raises Money For Pakistan Flood Victims

The Georgetown UNICEF chapter partnered with the South Asian Society and the Georgetown Gastronomes to host an awareness dinner this Wednesday, educating attendees about the ongoing effects from the disastrous mid-summer flooding in Pakistan. “Considering the range of devastation in Pakistan, I felt since it occurred over the summer, students[Read More…]

by November 12, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

District’s Aptitude Measured

Updated 4:58 p.m. Oct. 13 D.C. was awarded a dubious honor last week: While the District boasts the greatest number of college degree-holding residents, it also has the country’s highest illiteracy rate. The U.S. Census Bureau released data last week reporting that 47.3 percent of D.C. residents age 25 and[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Can the U.S. Accept Islam?

During my Junior year of high school, I took time off from school for a few weeks to work on a congressional campaign in New York. It was an exciting time to be involved in the political process: After a rough history of race relations in the country, the United[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

The Board Lacks Transparent Governance

Tomorrow, the board of directors of Georgetown University will convene to discuss official business that is relevant to current students, alumni and donors. Unfortunately, except for those in the meeting, hardly anyone will know what is discussed. When he met with the student media earlier this month, University President John[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Opinion

University Prepares for Census Count

Contrary to popular belief, Georgetown students count as D.C. residents toward the population count for U.S. Census 2010, which will soon arrive at Georgetown’s campus. Andy Pino, director of media relations for the university, said in an e-mail that the university will have census forms within the next few weeks[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

With Israel, U.S. Needs Backbone

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which both Israel and the United States have signed, says that the “occupying power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into territories it occupies.” Today there are nearly 500,000 Israeli settlers illegally living on territory that has been[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized