Opinion

SCHENDEN: In a Dystopian World, Comedic Philosophy Relieves

SCHENDEN: In a Dystopian World, Comedic Philosophy Relieves

Ever since I used to stay up late on summer nights as a child to watch old reruns of “The Twilight Zone,” I’ve had an affinity for the representation of dystopia in the arts. Be it “Blade Runner,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” or anything by Kurt Vonnegut, I always found dystopian[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CLARK: God in Two Churches

CLARK: God in Two Churches

Unlike many Catholics, I was not forced into a suit and tie or printed dress and sweater every Sunday morning. I didn’t spend my early elementary years dreaming of my first Communion veil or worrying about confessing I had pulled my sister’s hair again. My mother rarely drove her three[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
HOUSING: My Floors Were Soaked for 5 Months. Facilities Called Them ‘Standard’

HOUSING: My Floors Were Soaked for 5 Months. Facilities Called Them ‘Standard’

In fall 2017, I lived in a dilapidated apartment in Henle Village. Initially, I thought little of my home’s shabby state. Eventually, though, I noticed our floors were substantially dirtier and, more importantly, moister than those in any of my friends’ apartments. Our carpet floors retained moisture and were consistently[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

Bald eagles can be fiercely territorial birds. When challenged, they lock talons with their foes high above the earth and together plummet toward the ground below. In this aerial game of chicken, the first to let go flies away in humiliating defeat. When there is no decisive winner, the two[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Support of Larry Calloway

I moved to Washington, D.C., on August 28 and started my classes immediately. After leaving the comfort of my environment, home is made bearable not just by the academic knowledge that I have been able to acquire in the last month, but also by people like Larry Calloway, who I[Read More…]

by October 9, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
EDITORIAL: Let Larry Sing

EDITORIAL: Let Larry Sing

Larry Calloway just wanted to sing. Calloway is a driver for the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle and is known on campus for singing during bus rides. He also gives short motivational pep talks to passengers as they depart. His words are often laden with Christianity, praising God and Jesus, but[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 21 comments Editorial
DILLON: Why Soldiers Fight

DILLON: Why Soldiers Fight

On Sept. 1, 2016, then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the singing of the national anthem at a football game in protest of police brutality against black Americans. In the two years since, other players have joined the protests, even as Kaepernick has been effectively shut out from[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
EDITORIAL: Cultivating a Safe Community

EDITORIAL: Cultivating a Safe Community

This article discusses sexual assault. Please refer to the end of the article for on and off-campus resources. Credible sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have continued a discussion about misconduct ignited by the #MeToo movement. Georgetown University must seize this moment to better prevent and prepare[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Editorial
VIEWPOINT: A Support System for Survivors

VIEWPOINT: A Support System for Survivors

“We believe you.” These words, coming from U.S. senators, members of the Georgetown University community and health care professionals, feel more important now than ever before as the country and our own community navigate a climate of constant exposure to news, conversations and debates about the effects of sexual violence.[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top