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Iran, Iran So Far Away

Iran, Iran So Far Away

Tehran has gained a spectacular victory that shifts the balance of power in the Middle East greatly in its favor. What does Iran have to say about its new diplomatic breakthrough? According to Reuters, on Saturday Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a mosque in Tehran, “We will[Read More…]

by July 21, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Defining Power of Failure

The Defining Power of Failure

Failure has defined my Georgetown experience. Sure, things have turned out fine for me in the end. I have amazing friends. I am privileged to be able to continue my education at the school of my dreams. I am gainfully employed. But underneath this layer of success lie events and[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Find Success in Failure

One year ago, I was starting a company, learning how to be an entrepreneur, working a side job while attending the University of Chicago full time. It took a while, but I eventually realized that I was not spending enough time on any of those activities to really feel satisfied[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Business
Carville Gives Life Advice

Carville Gives Life Advice

James Carville, one of the country’s most recognizable political pundits, advised students about how to approach failure and success Monday afternoon. Carville spoke in the fourth annual Michael Jurist Lecture, dedicated in memory of Michael Jurist (SFS ’07), a former president of the Georgetown University Lecture Fund. Carville’s success as former President Bill Clinton’s[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments News
MORRIS & WEBER: For GU Perfectionists, a Fresh Take on Failure

MORRIS & WEBER: For GU Perfectionists, a Fresh Take on Failure

Failure. If there’s one thing that we overachieving, Type-A Georgetown students can all sympathize with, it’s the fear of failure. After all, we’ve grown accustomed to succeeding. We all arrive at the front gates of Healy armed with our accomplishments, academic and otherwise. As a student at Georgetown, you have[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Seeking a Standard of Success

Effective methods of measuring success are elusive. How does one seek to define something so impervious to quantification? The lines between Success and Happiness blur easily – susceptible to prejudices, personal experiences and presumptions. Success boasts varying degrees and extents – it’s like a vast litmus paper for the human[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Opinion