Post Tagged with: "creativity"

KAPASI: An Effort to Understand Kurt Cobain

KAPASI: An Effort to Understand Kurt Cobain

On April 5, 1994, musical sensation Kurt Cobain committed suicide. Lead singer of Nirvana, Cobain is considered one of the voices of his generation — he is remembered for being a reluctant rock star, a tortured genius and a heroin addict. To this day, he represents the sad contradiction of[Read More…]

by April 4, 2018 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GU Arts Week Celebrates Creativity

GU Arts Week Celebrates Creativity

As students passed through the weekly farmer’s market on Wednesday afternoon, many were happily surprised to find themselves serenaded by Georgetown a cappella groups. Watching the Saxatones and Superfood light up Red Square reminded marketgoers of just how talented their peers and classmates were, while also highlighting the importance of[Read More…]

EDITORIAL: Encouraging Hoya Creativity

As students scramble to secure internships before the summer, they may find their options falling into one of three categories: the lucrative but demanding financial and consulting services, the generally unpaid government and nonprofit work and the creative industries that lie between the other two. Financial and consulting services are[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Ayan Mandal

MANDAL: Dynamic Interests Push Science

In 19th-century Spain, a young boy who wished only to become an artistwas met by disapproval from his parents, who urged him to pursue a more practical career in medicine. Ultimately, he attended medical school and became a hugely successful scientist. But, there is an unexpected twist: The boy’s artistic[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
MANDAL: Innovation Inspired By LSD

MANDAL: Innovation Inspired By LSD

“What if I had not taken LSD ever; would I have still invented PCR? I don’t know. I doubt it. I seriously doubt it.” In 1986, biochemist Kary Mullis invented the polymerase chain reaction, a technique that allows biologists to quickly produce a large number of copies of a segment[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

DESAI: Choose Creativity; Security Can Wait

A common facet of the Georgetown experience is pervasive preprofessionalism. All of us have come across that girl who has known she wants to work at the U.S. Department of State since her 13th birthday or that guy who will not settle for less than becoming the next Wolf of[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Lau Devotes Space to Creativity

The Gelardin New Media Center will open a new space on the first floor of Lauinger Library to foster creativity within the Georgetown community by March 1. The new area, called a MakerSpace and funded by a $15,000 donation from the Caroon Fund, will feature several types of creative tools,[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
TRIVEDI & SHETTY: Reconciling Creativity With Public Service

TRIVEDI & SHETTY: Reconciling Creativity With Public Service

When the two of us look at life after college, there seems to be a clear fork in the road between private sector jobs that aim to give students the best outlet for learning and public sector positions that offer little in the way of creative thinking. While Georgetown may[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Student Expression at Arts Week

Student Expression at Arts Week

After the success of its inaugural year in 2014, Georgetown University Arts Week is back. From April 11-18, students will be able to experience a diverse set of events and activities promoting the arts at Georgetown. Arts Week was started as a way to celebrate and promote student art, drawing[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Arts Issue, The Guide

A Semester of Arts and Ingenuity in Edinburgh

While writing this column, I’m currently sitting at the epicenter of an explosion of clothes in my childhood bedroom. The collage of photographs, magazine cut-outs and concert tickets plastering my walls, in combination with the overflowing pile of ancient travel books and European pocket change on my desk, only adds[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide