Post Tagged with: "competition"

Google vs. Apple: Why Their Competition Is Good For You

Google vs. Apple: Why Their Competition Is Good For You

Autumn is known as the season of endless midterms, overpriced Starbucks specialty drinks, sweater weather and, most importantly, new phone releases. While die-hard iPhone users are adjusting to Apple’s questionable decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, Android enthusiasts are anticipating the late-October release of the Google[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

The Competitive Edge of Uniqueness

American society is typified by its theoretical commitments to capitalism and, therefore, to competition. From an early age, American children are pushed to play sports like football and tennis — that is, to compete. We are taught that we can make it to the top by becoming the best competitors[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
RAMLOW: Oversensitivity Devalues Youth Athletic Culture

RAMLOW: Oversensitivity Devalues Youth Athletic Culture

Sometimes we take good ideas too far. I am all for good sportsmanship and making other people feel good about themselves, but even those ideas have their limits. Recently the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association banned fans at high school sports games from chanting anything deemed “insensitive.” Among the banned chants[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
A Little More Credit

A Little More Credit

Internships during the school year are an integral part of the student experience at Georgetown, preparing students for the working world and allowing them to try out different career options before graduation. One of Georgetown’s major draws for prospective students is its proximity to internships in a wide variety of[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
NASA Commons
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
Dear Applicant, Maybe Next Year

Dear Applicant, Maybe Next Year

When I first arrived on campus as a freshman, I was a bundle of emotions: excited to start a new part of my life, scared due to the newness of it all and beyond nervous to see if I would succeed. My definition of “success” at Georgetown was similar to[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Iowa Firm Wins MSB Competition

Iowa Firm Wins MSB Competition

ScoutPro LLC team from Lone Tree, Iowa was named Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year Jan. 14, winning the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Startup Hoyas, along with the American Farm Bureau Federation, organized the challenge and[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Student Wins Design Contest

Student Wins Design Contest

Tori Hideshima (COL ’15) did not know much about graphic design until this fall. But after only a semester in Professor L. Collier Hyams’ Intro to Graphic Design class, her artwork will be featured in a Mazda display at the Washington Auto Show, which opens today. “You’ll walk in and[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BSA Holds Battle of the Voices for DC Colleges

BSA Holds Battle of the Voices for DC Colleges

Battle of the Voices, the first intercollegiate singing competition in Washington, D.C, debuts tonight in Gaston Hall. The event, which is sponsored by the Black Student Alliance, will feature soloists from Trinity Washington University, George Washington University, University of Maryland and Howard University. “I spoke with an administrator who’s been[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Vie for Top Chef on Campus

Elizabeth Gromet (COL ’14) and Catherine Gallagher (COL ’14) took the cake Wednesday, winning the inaugural Georgetown University Farmers Market Top Chef competition. Gromet and Gallagher’s pumpkin cheesecake took first out of 28 entries. “We never expected to win,” they wrote in a joint email. “We started jumping around and[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News