Post Tagged with: "grief"

CARNES: When Things Come Up

CARNES: When Things Come Up

Many of us have received that phone call, or that text or email: the one that comes unexpectedly and bears news that we did not want to hear. The illness, or even the death, of a loved one. The loss of a job by a parent or sibling, or concerns[Read More…]

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Mental Health Needs Speed, Not Excuses

On Monday, Sept. 21, my first semester after transferring to Georgetown went from bad to worse. I learned that two students from my old college had died. The news sent me into a downward emotional spiral. I was already having an extremely rough time transitioning to Georgetown, but this event[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
O’BRIEN: From Grief, Perspective and Hope

O’BRIEN: From Grief, Perspective and Hope

Last month, Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) died just weeks after beginning her sophomore year at Georgetown. A few hours after she died at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, students, faculty and staff gathered in Dahlgren Quadrangle for a prayer service of remembrance. We tried to fashion a message of comfort, though[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top