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Seeing Beyond Myself to Life’s Bigger Picture

When was the last time you thought about your purpose in life? Do you have a vision for yourself, for the world or for anything? For me, writing this article is an expression of my purpose and vision. Through these writings (and actually through everything that I think, say and[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Soap’s Wonder Women are Really Washed Out

ROAR! Sorry, I just had to start off that way. I simply couldn’t fight the temptation. Well, now that I have your attention, let’s talk about television. I love soaps. I simply love them. The plots and twisted lives they develop simply enthrall me. The women in these shows simply[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Sri Lankan Minister Covers Subcontinent Security

Increasing regional cooperation in Southeast Asia will bring social and economic improvements to the area, according to Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honorable Lakshman Kadirgamar. Kadirgamar spoke Tuesday in the ICC Auditorium on the topic: “South Asia in the Emerging World.” Kadirgamar mainly discussed the issue of increasing[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Financial Crisis Cuts Asian Student Rolls at GU, Universities Across the Nation

As the Asian economic crisis heads into its second year, American colleges and universities are beginning to feel its long-term impact. U.S. universities have reason to worry – nine out of the top 10 sources of foreign students are Asian nations, with Canada being the sole non-Asian entrant, according to[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

GU is Hot Hot Hot and I Like it That Way

In the past two weeks, many students have waxed philosophical about Georgetown’s status as a great university. Some claim that the Office of Student Programs is to blame. Others lay fault on the alumni, blaming them for not donating enough money. Still, more people criticize the student body for being[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Four Freshmen Elected in GUSA Race

Early Thursday morning, the GUSA Election Commission announced the four new freshman members of the GUSA Assembly. They are Zena Barakat (GSB ’02), Auggie Bartning (SFS ’02), Mayumi Grigsby (COL ’02) and Thaddeus Inge (SFS ’02). The results for the fourth place position were very close, but a recount of[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Lippert Bids for ANC Spot in Next Election

William Lippert, a graduate student in the School of Foreign Service (’99), is running unopposed for Eduardo Burkhart’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee (ANC) position in District 3B03, which is located along Glover Park north of Burleith. With a 1995 undergraduate degree in international studies and psychology from American University, Lippert is[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Education Bill Passed In Unanimous Vote

By a vote of 96-0, the U.S. Senate approved a bill on Tuesday to extend the Higher Education Act, which covers federal student aid, for five years. Along with preserving current student aid programs, the bill calls for an increase in spending on Pell Grants and a decrease in interest[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Cops Nab Thieves Of Purses, Car near GU

Department of Public Safety officers Anthony Meyers, Daryn Bynum and Larry Dickerson will receive commendations from D.C. Metro Police Patrol Service Areas 205 and 206 for their help in apprehending five juveniles. The individuals arrested have been involved in a number of recent robberies and carjackings in the Georgetown area,[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown School of Business Gets $30 Million Donation

Next week, the Georgetown School of Business will announce that it is changing its name to honor an alumnus who donated $30 million to the school, according to an e-mail sent to all business students by Business School Dean Christopher P. Puto on Sept. 29. According to Puto, this gift[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized