The unauthorized use of cognitive-enhancing drugs not only poses a dangerous physical and legal risk to students, but is also a blatant form of cheating. The university should therefore move to classify it as such.
Last week, GU Fossil Free proved that divestment is not a pipe dream but rather a university-wide conversation worth having.
The effects of increasing opportunities for paid internships are heartening, and the community ought to understand the importance of increasing routes to upward mobility.
The new residence hall, therefore, should be named for Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J., the 28th superior general of the Society of Jesus.
As a top-tier Catholic institution, Georgetown captures an inclusive vision for Catholic spirituality.
Let us give part of our time, energy, money, effort and devotion to those less fortunate than ourselves.
With a more modest agenda and greater managerial competence, Obama has plenty of time to salvage his presidency.
Our transition's timing also offers an opportunity to focus singularly on a new beginning at The Hoya while everything else on campus seems to be heading toward a conclusion.
50 years ago, the country lost not only a president but also a mindset.
In the spirit of the holidays, I've chosen to focus my last column on, well, spirits.
Your thoughts could change the course of your classmates’ lives. We can’t wait to hear them.
If journalism has taught me anything, it’s that an honest reflection on what we value can guide us toward the brightest future.
We offer these 10 suggestions as a way to test the Georgetown norm of testing protocol.
Georgetown must re-orient its practices to emphasize graduate admissions diversity.
The Undergraduate Science Research Fair was a commendable success.
Enumerating our to-do lists make the assignments seem even more daunting.
Senior year has a lot to teach us about ends and beginnings.
Scholarship is at the heart of our mission as Jesuits, people on fire with a desire to understand this world in all its complexity.
Change happens in the real world, outside the bureaucracy of bill-signing and reaching across cumbersome aisles.
By sheer coincidence, I’ve twice been on the scene of grand historical change.
The Moveable Feast is a clever way to form friendships between students and professors.
The university should reconsider allowing companies to use campus space for advertising.
The educational experience that students deserve from their university should not be compromised by the politics of tenure.
We all can all help offer homeless youth a second chance, and reach out our hands to pull them up into a new life.
Bill de Blasio's mayoral victory in New York does not reveal a leftward trend in nationwide electoral politics.
By changing our rhetoric we open the doors to dialogue, understanding and peace.
Socially conscious enterprises just might change the way we think about the business world.
There is simply not enough space for Washington D.C. to grow as it should.
We must continue to ask what healings looks like in the current age of high-tech medicine.
My time at Georgetown has proved that true friendship is a reality.
This was not the time to abruptly discontinue a project so embedded in the entrepreneurial spirit of Georgetown.
Americans do not want a scold for president. They want an optimist.
The closure of the Alumni Lounge might seem trivial, but only more trifling is the benefit gained by shutting it down.
That an opportunity for cooperation between SJP and GIA fell through last week should be a point of collective sadness.
More veteran presence in student life would benefit the entire Hilltop.
The new GUSA What's a Hoya? program fills a need with commendable use of incentives.
A college admissions trend toward quirky essay questions adds little value.
A packed syllabus whose contents are neglected does everyone involved a disservice.
Though we are making progress in sustainability, it is time to move even faster.
A recent polio outbreak in Syria highlights the need for access to vaccines in the war-stricken country.
To understand the impact of youth homelessness, it is imperative that we allow their voices to come forward.
What's After Dark's abrupt end could have been avoided if the university heeded a 2012 call to absorb it into GPB.
In light of stringent university contraception policies, the H*yas for Choice condom delivery service is commendable.
A rethinking of the Georgetown Voice’s office is long overdue.
Young or old, all of us can share in the moments that identify our spirits.
Georgetown cannot promote a tradition of social justice that excludes any background of belief.
Take 10 minutes each day to write down your goals, motivations and fears.
Catholicism, with its emphasis on the embodiment of the human person is willing to trace individuality back to its embryonic beginnings.
More students would savor the chance to meet their federal representatives if notices of existing opportunities were better disseminated.
It is time for the SFS to move forward on proposals to integrate science into its core curriculum.
On Georgetown Confessions, license to free speech does not absolve responsibility for its consequences.
Open immigration is a moral, not just economic, imperative.
I believe Virginia's upcoming election illustrates two important lessons for the GOP.
It is time for the U.S. to reconsider its sanctions on Cuba.
Our culture of conspicuous consumption has increasingly threatened the American way of life.
Student groups focused on social justice should work to bridge gaps between faith backgrounds.
Collaboration between Students for Justice in Palestine and the Georgetown Israel Alliance is a commendable step.
Leo's could be a viable replacement to Tuscany as a new late night food hub.
Midterm season dominates the Hilltop for more than its fair share of each semester.
It is time to initiate a discussion about the very real dangers posed by our cultural addiction to pornography.
By conscientiously defining ourselves, we can also define our time on the Hilltop.
We can measure our right to life in terms of our other rights, such as our right to liberty.
If Washington continues playing political games with the national debt, it will be our generation that suffers.
The university has a long way to go in order to effectively combat rape culture on campus.
Our superstitions may not be rooted in science, but science says that they can still bring good luck.
Student groups should use their shared interests to fuel shared community service.
We are lucky to have Charles Deacon at the helm of our undergraduate admissions program.
The GUSA executive's misguided veto punished SIPS for the failings of the senate.
Pairing sustainability and the Web is a creative step for the Corp, and other food vendors on campus would be wise to take note.
Designating part of a floor in a centrally located, attractive dorms for transfer students would ease their transition.
Georgetown needs to increase the clarity and volume of signage on campus.
Our commitment to a shared interfaith dialogue is a challenge for all students to meet.
Social justice efforts must be tied to Christian tradition rather than political, social and economic platforms.
We can fail to experience life deeply when we feel tempted to do everything and be everything in our lives.
Our need to keep busy at Georgetown actively works against our performance as students.
Halfway through their term, GUSA executives Tisa and Ramadan have built a strong foundation.
Recent programs from Love Saxa has left us in the LGBTQ community fighting us for our identities.
One of The Hoya’s greatest responsibilities is to keep Georgetown honest.
By envisioning our own future as a country through public policy, we can better envision that of the world.
A lack of progress on every single domestic priority has left our country weaker at home and less respected abroad.
These 10 topics — whether overlooked, downplayed, forgotten or ignored — are worth bringing to the table.
As we settle in to college life, we come to realize how much we leave behind from our years in high school.
Artistic expression is just as vital to our college experience as any academic challenge.
Protests have their place, but working within institutions is the best way to bring about social change.
Chocolate's blend of chemical properties helps explain our cultural addiction to it.
I'd like to take this time to share how the Office of Neighborhood Life can better serve your needs.
Georgetown should designate Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day.
The words we choose in discussing transgender students must be appropriate and respectful.
Our greatest sense of self comes from a deep understanding of the people and places we come from.
St. Augustine's just war theory can help us answer pressing questions about the necessity of military action in Syria.
The university should reemphasize a student presence in Dahlgren Quad.
A diverse campus is meaningless if we are unwilling to interact with students of different backgrounds.
Ideally, last week's referendum will help build momentum to a more creative and mindful solution.
The Student Health Center's hours and services must better reflect student needs at Georgetown.
Existing filters on GUSA executive emails raise concerns about communicatory outlets.
Obamacare is the law of the land, whether Republicans like it or not.
The statue of John Carroll reminds us to adopt a more worldly point of view.
The GUSA senate's mission of representing student interests would be furthered by two structural reforms.
Parents’ Weekend should provide the opportunity for visitors to join their children in select classes and lectures.
All campus apartment residents deserve their own mailbox.
Adding tables, lighting and seating would go a long way toward developing ICC Galleria into a more vibrant center of student life.
High-profile donations raise the question: Are those immortalized on Georgetown’s campus remembered for their merit or their money?
The mission of our university should be to encourage a devotion to service in each student.
I like the idea of genetic mosaicism. It makes humanity seem even more like art.
Catholic students must meet the challenge of maintaining a dynamic, faith-centered campus.
Engagement with research opportunities as a student can open doors to future careers and lifelong passions.
Neglected mold problems in many dormitories stand to dampen the mood of residential life on the Hilltop.
To improve the Homecoming tailgate in future years, the Office of Advancement should consider pro-rating tickets for students.
Confusion in Facilities and Residence Life adds inefficiency to inconvenience.
When we allow ourselves to indulge in the activity of mind and spirit that Georgetown so readily fosters, we are more wholly fulfilled.
What happens when a philosopher and an architect co-teach a class? This semester, we aim to find out.
You don't necessarily need to pop the Georgetown bubble if you are able to take advantage of it.
For the GUSA senate to be more relevant and responsive to the concerns of students, it needs to include students from all backgrounds and identities.
The proposed Massive Data Institute presents an interesting development: Georgetown is betting on big data.
A scheduling shift for would keep the mood light and attendance up for all of the revelry of Dis-O.
GU Fossil Free is looking to achieve divestment through a laudable and effective use of the student referendum.
From Robert Bork to Larry Summers, political battles over presidential appointments damage the call to public service.
We at Georgetown are deeply invested in the successes and challenges of our friends in Japan.
Metaphorical masks prevent us from realizing our true personalities.
The "Georgetown Bubble" can persist even all the way in Dublin.
A directory that increases connections could only strengthen Georgetown’s already impressive research community.
The high demand for business-oriented career advisers means the university should invest more into them.
Georgetown students deserve the chance to recover from sickness without choosing attendance points over common sense.
Engaging with our community helps us live out our call for contemplation in action.
The idea that other people in my life are gifts fascinates me.
Despite its revered status, the U.S. Constitution does not cover all the rights citizens should expect.
The Georgetown experience is dependent upon a strong, central campus location for all undergraduate students.
The new housing selection policy is a welcome improvement.
Without mandatory sick day allowance, it’s hard to eat at a restaurant in the District with a clean conscience.
Requiring a blind investment in floor funds hasn’t paid dividends for anyone involved.
These days, apologizing to those I love on Yom Kippur brings me a sense of relief and refreshment.
According to a recent study, living deeply for others actually makes us healthier.
We need to remember that we are a school before we are a sports team.
We believe that going to Georgetown is in and of itself a privilege.
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