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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Wasserman joined the SFS-Q campus in 2006, one year after the campus opened its doors.

Q&A: Former Georgetown Professor Reflects on Time in Qatar

American values are not always so dissimilar from those in conservative Muslim countries, posits Gary Wasserman (SFS ’66), a former professor of government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar, in his recent book reflecting on his experiences living and working in Doha. Wasserman taught from[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 1 comment Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Author R.F. Kuang Speaks on Upcoming Novel ‘The Poppy War’

HarperCollins is set to publish Georgetown senior Rebecca Kuang’s (SFS ’18) speculative historical fiction novel “The Poppy War” in May 2018, followed by two sequels. Set in a mythical land inspired by 20th century China, the book follows a young orphan’s entry into an elite military school and her discovery[Read More…]

SUMMER READING: ‘The Circle’

SUMMER READING: ‘The Circle’

A dystopian novel about a future that seems frighteningly within reach, Dave Eggers’s “The Circle” focuses on the pervasiveness of modern technology and its potential to overtake the fundamental ways in which our society functions. Although the novel is at times too verbose, its core premise is fascinating; Eggers’s thought-provoking[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
SUMMER READING: ‘Between the World and Me’

SUMMER READING: ‘Between the World and Me’

Striking a powerful balance between conversational and cautionary, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ autobiographical book “Between the World and Me” explores the experience of being black in America, meditating on the constant frustration and fear that accompanies living in a country that consistently demonstrates a lack of racial equality. The book, a New[Read More…]

by July 30, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
SUMMER READING: ‘Trying to Float’

SUMMER READING: ‘Trying to Float’

For those looking to enjoy a lighthearted yet well-crafted summer read, 18-year-old author Nicolaia Rips’ debut book, “Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel,” is a great pick. Rips’ brilliant memoir recounts her childhood spent in an eccentric neighborhood, presenting an authentic perspective on adolescence with a[Read More…]

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Student Launches Book, Entrepreneurship Venture

When Shiv Jhangiani (MSB ’19) registered for a McDonough School of Business class last year billed as a course on entrepreneurship and venture capitalism, he did not expect he would end up a published author. Jhangiani is one of 15 students whose books were published by New Degree Press after[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Busy, But Not Bridezilla

Busy, But Not Bridezilla

This weekend, stand-up comedian Jamie Lee graces the stage of the DC Improv and join the ranks of stand-up legends like Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle and Georgetown alumnus Jim Gaffigan (MSB ’88) who have performed on that stage. Last week, The Hoya spoke with Lee about her latest[Read More…]

Professor’s Book Highlights Power of Citizenry in Constitutional Change

Georgetown University Law Center professor David C. Cole argued that citizenry drives constitutional change more than the U.S. Supreme Court justices in his book “Engines of Liberty: The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional Law,” published on March 29. Cole, an Honorable George J. Mitchell professor in law and[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Book Launch Highlights Struggles of Returning Veterans

Philosophy professor Nancy Sherman presented her new book on post-bellum effects on veterans called “Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers,” Wednesday at an event hosted by the Mortara Center for International Studies. The event consisted of a conversation between Sherman and Mortara Center Director Kathleen McNamara, who spoke[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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In “Young Wanderlust,” Evan Kenward documents his experience of travelling cross-country after graduating college.

Book Review: ‘Young Wanderlust’

★★★☆☆ Evan Kenward could not have chosen a better title for his first publication, “Young Wanderlust.” This true story of the cross-country road trip Kenward took after his college graduation brims with the adventure and spontaneity that young adults crave before starting life in the real world. At 470 pages,[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide