Articles by: Opinion Editor

A Deeper Diversity

For most of its history, the majority of American higher education has been segregated by law or custom on the basis of gender, religion, national origin or race and ethnicity.  The reason is simple: Americans on the whole have never believed that everyone should be educated. This is true even[Read More…]

by February 27, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Italy Loves Its Wrinkles

As entertaining as the “Real Housewives” television series is — I admit, I thoroughly enjoy it at times — I worry for the protagonists. Most of these women have lost the ability to show their emotions and are left instead with just one expression in order to whisper, cry, laugh,[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Trending Now: Satirical Self-Portrait

In the age of Facebook and Twitter, we are all small-scale celebrities. Such portals convert us into our own personal PR managers, constantly thinking about our images and how others perceive us. But there’s another side to the age of social media that perplexes me: our need to make fun[Read More…]

by February 22, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Magazine Hopes to Involve LGBTQ Community

Hoping to make the publication a more permanent fixture on campus, the LGBTQ Resource Center will sponsor and publish the university’s LGBTQ-focused magazine this year. Students are invited to submit artwork, photography, poetry and other creative media to the publication, which is called The Zine. This year’s issue will be published in April. “The general[Read More…]

by February 16, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Clothes-Conscious in Constantinople

The airport terminal is always a hot bed of entertainment (I don’t get out much). As the meeting point and cross sections of cultures, it is where those both coming and going come to … well, get pissed off. No one enjoys airport travel. There are those who “don’t mind[Read More…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments The Guide

New Nursing Program to Offer Master’s Online

For a batch of about 25 soon-to-be enrolled graduate students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program, getting a master’s degree will be cyber-friendly.   Later this spring, these students will start taking three classes in a high-tech, face-to-face environment as part of the School of Nursing and Health Studies’ new[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

What’s in a Number?

Georgetown may want to reconsider canceling its subscription to U.S. News and World Report. The U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings were recently published, with Georgetown slipping one spot to No. 22 among national colleges and universities (The Hoya, Sept. 16, 2011). Although the national rankings provide a[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized

In ‘Goode’ Times and Bad, We Still Love Hoyas

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read Harlan Goode’s opinion of Jeff Green’s performance in the Final Four game against Ohio State Saturday night (“Game Was Green’s to Win,” The Hoya, March 21, 2007). I feel that he unfairly focused on only the negative aspects of the game and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Sports