Post Tagged with: "clubs"

Fading Lights: Decay of DC Nightlife

Fading Lights: Decay of DC Nightlife

Unbeknownst to most Georgetown students, just a 10-minute walk from the front gates sits a building filled with rich musical history. Although its stage has since been retired, it is here where Jimi Hendrix once played, where U2 made its American debut and where big names in rock music, from[Read More…]

It’s Good To Be Busy

Many have railed against the perceived detriments of Georgetown’s overly busy, extracurricular-oriented culture. These arguments condense into a few points. First, extracurriculars force students to spread themselves thin not only over classes, jobs, exercise and social life, but also clubs, which are integral to the Georgetown experience. Second, in pursuing[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
Stress Culture: A Georgetown Tradition

Stress Culture: A Georgetown Tradition

Two weeks ago, I had an existential crisis. It started at about 2 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon and lasted about a week. I am a naturally existential person, so crises come easily to me, but this crisis had a very real and tangible cause. It was caused by words[Read More…]

Cost of Club Culture

Cost of Club Culture

No student’s confidence should be diminished because of a rejection letter from a club on campus. With the amount of hard work it takes just to be admitted to Georgetown, students can be so qualified for clubs that the difference between what it takes to make it and to be[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Rush: Better Than Club Admissions

In September, as my managing editor and I read through The Heckler applications one final time, two things occurred to me. First, this school is funny. So funny, in fact, that you would not guess how good-looking everyone is. Second, we need to rethink how we handle club admissions as[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students in NASA’s Student Launch Rocketry Competition watch a rocket take off in Tooele County, Utah during the 2013-2014 contest. Georgetown’s new rocketry team hopes to compete in this year’s competition.

Students Launch Rocketry Team

When Eric DeShields’ (MSB ’18) plans for a Georgetown solar go-kart racing club did not quite pan out, he decided to settle for the next best thing: a rocketry club. The Georgetown Rocketry Team officially launched this month, aiming to launch a student-built rocket a mile into the sky with[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Barcelona Never Sleeps

Barcelona Never Sleeps

The city that never sleeps. Usually that distinction goes to New York City, known as the Big Apple, the World’s Capital, and arguably the greatest city in the world. However, after being in Barcelona for a week now, this European city seems to have stolen the moniker. Barcelona is one[Read More…]

by June 29, 2015 2 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Institutionalized Hookups

Institutionalized Hookups

At colleges and universities across the country, the social scene revolves around sororities and fraternities. Yet on a campus like Georgetown where only a handful of Greek chapters exists, the dominant social groups take on a much different form. Sports teams and clubs as well as academic, career and cultural[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Sex Issue, The Guide

Show Me the Money

Everyone knows — and complains — that campus is covered in construction. Along with these physical updates, the university has more quietly instituted changes to technology — most notably, updates to the HoyaLink Finance. Flawed implementation of these updates, run through the Georgetown Management System, has led to real consequencesfor[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GMS Causes Problems for Clubs

Student clubs have had difficulty accessing and managing their finances due to glitches in the Georgetown Management System since a June update to the cloud-based site. Problems have also stemmed from an increased volume of activity, with 1,174 additional users joining in June alone, according to GMS. These changes have[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News