Opinion

KIM: Through Meditation, A Path to Students’ Mental Health

KIM: Through Meditation, A Path to Students’ Mental Health

The mental health of college students can be negatively affected by the stress of exams, papers and dynamic socio-environmental factors, such as living away from home for the first time and making new friends. Meditation can provide students with a tool to achieve optimal mental health and self-care. Self-harm and[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Georgia Delayed My Absentee Ballot. So I Went Back Home to Vote

Like most Americans, I learned during the 2016 presidential election that elections have consequences. Though I myself voted in the election, many of my friends chose to abstain due to frustration with both major candidates. Since that election, the importance of voting as a means of effecting change has become[Read More…]

by November 6, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Church Crisis Demands Introspection

In its efforts to confront the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, Georgetown University has fallen dramatically short by failing to look inward. Georgetown has thus far neglected to take substantive action concerning its relationship to the scandal, failing to acknowledge the crisis’ effects on the university community or revoke[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Editorial

EDITORIAL: Preserve Support for GU Women

Amid bad-faith and ignorant attacks from an organization dead set on protecting male privilege, Georgetown University must continue to promote the achievement and success of women. Women face societal discrimination both within and beyond Georgetown’s front gates. To help combat this bias, the university supports an array of programs focused[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 1 comment Editorial

VIEWPOINT: Study Roots of Synagogue Attack

Our parents were married here. Our friends became bar and bat mitzvah here. On Saturday, 11 of our neighbors were killed here. On Oct. 27, an antisemitic gunman gunned down 11 innocent people in the Tree of Life Synagogue in our hometown of Pittsburgh. Seventy years after the genocide of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Vote Against Suppression

The 2018 midterm elections will likely be among the most important in recent history, as Democrats seek to subdue a president they believe to be destructive and the Republican Party remains ardent in protecting President Donald Trump’s agenda by maintaining control of both houses of the legislative branch. This election[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

In the jungle, the jaguar reigns supreme. With its supremely powerful hind legs and crushing jaw, the jaguar is a dominating apex predator. The casualties left behind after a jaguar’s hunt are the unfortunate consequences of an order that promotes a primitive doctrine: Might is right. Amid the chaos of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

Three years ago, the killing of nine black worshippers at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., created outrage and fear in the black community. Now, as the country mourns another pair of hateful attacks — this time in Jeffersontown, Ky., and Pittsburgh — the country can be tempted[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

Nuclear nonproliferation provides a fundamental basis for stable foreign relations. Principles of disarmament should be upheld in our current world. “Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security,” former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said in a 2012 address.[Read More…]

by November 1, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Equality for Women’s Rugby

I am a parent of a senior here at Georgetown University. My husband and I live in Maine, have six daughters and run our own small business, so it is difficult for either of us to visit.  I was grateful for the opportunity to come to Washington, D.C., over Parents’ Weekend. During[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top