Post Tagged with: "midterms"

Q&A: Professor Cal Newport on the Right Way to Study for Midterms

Q&A: Professor Cal Newport on the Right Way to Study for Midterms

Cal Newport, associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University, has never had a social media account in his life. The author of five self-improvement books focused on academic and career success, Newport advocates for eliminating a digital dependency to produce “deep work” — periods of intense focus undistracted by[Read More…]

by March 19, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
GEORGE SCOTT AND SHAVONNIA CORBIN-JOHNSON

2 Georgetown Alumni Compete in Pennsylvania Congressional Race

Two Georgetown alumni — a 26-year-old White House adviser under former President Barack Obama and an Army veteran-turned-Lutheran pastor — are duking it out for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the 4th district of Pennsylvania. Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) and George Scott (SFS ’84) are both campaigning for their[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Army Veteran, SFS Alumnus Runs for Congress in Pennsylvania

Georgetown University graduate and U.S. Army veteran George Scott (SFS ’84) is running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 4th district, where he faces fellow alumna Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Democratic primary will challenge the district’s Republican incumbent, Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.). Perry was[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
MAIN: Disillusioned, Americans Vote GOP

MAIN: Disillusioned, Americans Vote GOP

If the words of pollsters and analysts are to be believed, the current election cycle will end with the Republican Party controlling both chambers of Congress for the first time during Barack Obama’s presidency. This sort of legislative transformation — wherein one party wins both bodies in the final years[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Mired in Purgatory, Congress Must Change

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Mired in Purgatory, Congress Must Change

As The Hoya arrives on newsstands today, Americans across the country will go to the polls to decide the leadership of their states and, ultimately, the composition of the 114th Congress. Of course, when we say millions of Americans, we mean several million fewer Americans than those who voted in[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

‘I Have Midterms, Mom’

For freshmen and sophomores, Georgetown’s Parent & Family Weekend, more colloquially known as Parents’ Weekend, is an eagerly anticipated fall event. But along with the joy at seeing family members comes the unavoidable, even if welcome, commitment of days that might normally be spent studying filled to D.C. sightseeing and[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Swapping Out the Textbooks for Netflix

Swapping Out the Textbooks for Netflix

Now that midterm season is behind us, it’s time to return to what’s really important: watching television shows on Netflix. Lucky for you, the temperature is dropping, giving you even less of an incentive to close your laptop and go outside. Now, you can maximize the amount of time you[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, News, The Guide

Midterm Mantra: Socks, Food and ‘Doctor Who’

Fall is a weird time of year here at Georgetown. The weather gods can’t quite decide if it’s autumn or not, Columbus Day has come and gone and the stress of midterms has even the most balanced and level-headed students twitching over their Red Eye in the Lau cubes at[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Keep Tests in Class Time

At Georgetown, the cold weather brings along with it something far more sinister: midterm season. For some students, the requisite stress and anxiety are compounded by the sheer logistics of college test-taking. While most professors hold exams during scheduled class time, others — like those who teach accounting, physics and[Read More…]

by October 4, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Shifting the Political Course After Midterms

The silver lining of President Obama’s midterm “shellacking” may well be an improvement in political cooperation, as former President Jimmy Carter cautiously predicted in an interview with comedian Bill Maher two weeks ago. Until last Tuesday, Republicans could hurl criticism comfortably from the sidelines without actually having to harbor the[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments The Guide