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Pilot for NBC’s New High School Drama ‘Rise’ Lacks Originality

The series premiere of NBC’s new drama, “Rise,” at times resembles a gritty, dramatic reshoot of “High School Musical.” The show follows a disillusioned English teacher who takes over a small-town high school’s drama department and leads a ragtag group of students in putting on “Spring Awakening” as the fall[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 1 comment Television, The Guide
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA

Sex Education and the Transition to College

Every Hoya has had a different experience with sex education in high school. Ranging from comprehensive high school programs to no sex education at all, these different forms of sex education have shaped students’ opinions on sex and sexuality. From abstinence-only advocates to pro-abortion rights supporters, Hoyas are constantly voicing[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide

Men’s Basketball | Allen Iverson Reflects Georgetown Values

Although his college heyday was 20 years ago, Allen Iverson — affectionately known as “The Answer” — has built a legacy that continues throughout the current Georgetown basketball program. And as Georgetown gave to Iverson, he gave back to it in full — and more. When Iverson accepted his induction[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

How To Rediscover Your Creative Edge

I recently discovered a goldmine of unparalleled value after venturing into the darkest corners of my computer desktop — my high school assignments folder. It wasn’t a predetermined visit but more of an accidental click of my computer mouse. Hovering over the red “x” icon to close the folder, I[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY OF DARIA ETEZADI

Examining Diets and Dangerous Words

I knew there was a problem when I couldn’t remember the last time I had eaten a cookie without feeling guilty. At some point in my life, probably around the beginning of high school, I found that I no longer regarded food as something that was meant to fill me[Read More…]

by May 26, 2014 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Remembering Our High School Roots

I was sitting in Regents Hall this summer leafing through an LSAT book when I heard people coming down the hallway. Loud and festooned with lanyards, the group was comprised of high school students looking for Blommer Science Library. Just like this particular guy, the high school students that flood Georgetown during the summer are[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Remembering Our High School Roots

I was sitting in Regents Hall this summer leafing through an LSAT book when I heard people coming down the hallway. Loud and festooned with lanyards, the group was comprised of high school students looking for Blommer Science Library. Just like this particular guy, the high school students that flood Georgetown during the summer are[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide

GU Disagrees With ACT Survey

While a survey released by the ACT on April 17 found that few college educators perceived high school graduates to be academically prepared for college, Georgetown professors generally found incoming freshmen ready for the rigor of university academics. According to the survey, 89 percent of high school educators reported their[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News
Strive Emphasizes Collaboration for Higher Education

Strive Emphasizes Collaboration for Higher Education

For a high school graduate, the prospect of attending college in the fall may seem daunting. Among these rising first years’ worries are being able to make new friends, maintaining stellar grades and involving themselves in as many extracurricular activities as possible. Coming from all over the world to many[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Striving Toward Higher Ed

A new campus group has taken up the cause to help underprivileged high school students reach their college dreams. Created in 2006 by Michael Carter, a student at Washington University in St. Louis, the Strive for College Collaborative is now a nationally recognized non-profit group that works to develop a[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News