Post Tagged with: "freshmen"

MORRIS & WEBER: Burgers, Banter and a Faculty Mentor for Life

MORRIS & WEBER: Burgers, Banter and a Faculty Mentor for Life

If you can recall your college tour days, one of the usual major selling points — often shouted as you were herded around a variety of beautiful campuses — focused on the infinite number of dinners you would have with your professors while at that university. What they don’t tell[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

New Students Find ESCAPE

Amid the bustle of college life, the ESCAPE First-Year Experience has given students the opportunity to leave campus, take a break and reflect on their experiences. Run by the Office of Campus Ministry, the retreat was created to uphold the Jesuit ideals of spirituality and reflection. The Class of 1990[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
HEALY: Easing a Tough Transition

HEALY: Easing a Tough Transition

As the academic year begins and the Class of 2016 gets acquainted with Georgetown, freshmen are finding that adapting to college life isn’t easy. New students face a multitude of challenges, and I question whether the university is doing all it can to help them succeed. There are several measures[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Extending Dorm Choice to Freshmen

As campus is again flooded with prospective and admitted students, tour guides will point out the four freshman dorms and explain how each has unique perks and disadvantages. But what prospective students aren’t told is that even after being shown these possibilities, they will have no say in where they[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
Getting in, Staying in:  Freshman Gets Creative and Redefines the Blogging Experience

Getting in, Staying in: Freshman Gets Creative and Redefines the Blogging Experience

With a name like “theINcrowd,” you might suppose this blog would involve Mean Girls-like references and lessons on how to be “cool.” But visit Georgetown freshman Shay Oyewole’s (SFS ’14) blog at itstheincrowd.com and you find something completely different. Striking text. Stunning photography. Professional quality graphic designs and images. This is[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

Freshman Debate Duo Heading to National Competition

A Georgetown debate team won its first automatic invitation to the national debate championship since 1998. Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) and Richard Day (SFS ’14), a team of two freshman debaters, learned earlier this week that their team had been approved for a guaranteed bid, which will send them to[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Back to Basics

Writing college-level papers is one of the greatest challenges freshmen must learn to overcome. Students who received top marks in high school are often disheartened by initial professorial critiques and even further intimidated by the idea of producing a real research paper. Georgetown attempts to soften that blow by requiring[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Peers Reflect on Arrested Students

After being abruptly awoken and evacuated from their residence hall early Saturday morning, displaced Harbin Hall residents began to piece together the morning’s events and reflect on the students who were said to be involved. Initial reports claimed that police had responded to a student caller reporting an odor on[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Reality Show Chronicles Freshman Experience

Hoyas who can’t get enough of `Jersey Shore”s Snooki and The Situation may be happy to learn that soon, they will have a new reality show to watch – one featuring their fellow Georgetown students. GUTV’s new show documents the experiences of an incoming group of freshmen. The show will[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

How College Can Change You if You’re Open-Minded

Dear Freshmen (and everyone else, but especially freshmen): So, here you are, newly arrived in Washington, D.C., at a college. Amazing thing, a college. A self-contained community with janitors, sports teams, doctors, counselors, cooks, police, etc., all for the benefit of a faculty whose main role in society is to[Read More…]

by August 22, 2008 0 comments Opinion