Post Tagged with: "opinion column"

HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

In 1997, just one year after the most recent government shutdown, the comedy “Wag the Dog” was released, with a plot centered on a fictional president launching a war against Albania to distract the public from his own sex scandal. Less than a year after “Wag the Dog,” President, Bill[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GADEA: Division Derails Congress

GADEA: Division Derails Congress

When I voted Republican, I asked for a small government, not a petty one. Over the past few weeks, however, Congress has given us just that: a trifling government of power-hungry individuals with no regard for the nation’s increasing dysfunction. I’m reminded of the crew of a boat who let[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

CURRAN | GU Must Watch for Road Traps

Georgetown is riding pretty high right about now. The Hoyas have made a triumphant return to the national rankings, clocking in at No. 20. They’ve won six of seven games. Otto Porter Jr. is a Big East player of the year favorite, and some now consider his team a dark-horse pick to win[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
GAVIN & HONJIYO: Church Community Goes Unappreciated

GAVIN & HONJIYO: Church Community Goes Unappreciated

Imagine asking three of your peers — people in their late teens or early 20s — about their religious affiliations. On average, according to a recent survey from The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, one of these three people will say that he doesn’t affiliate with any one[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
STERN: No Suppression of Stupidity

STERN: No Suppression of Stupidity

A slew of advertisements that are being displayed in Metro stations have caused much public turmoil. Sponsored by the pro-Israel American Freedom Defense Initiative, the ads read: “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” Are these ads disturbing? Yes.[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Part Time Pays Off

Many students fantasize about prolonging their years spent on the Hilltop, but the reality of some undergraduates’ finances and futures can make studying part time as a senior a more practical option. The university could do more to make part-time accommodations easily accessible to these upperclassmen. There are two main[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

Discussing grades with classmates can certainly be an uncomfortable encounter. As awful and over-analytical as this may sound, students typically only ask when they expect to hear lackluster results. Recently, a woman of color spoke to me about an unfamiliar peer who casually interrogated her about the grade she received[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
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
HEALY: Seminars a Core Component

HEALY: Seminars a Core Component

After their first few weeks at Georgetown, most students are pretty familiar with their academic distribution requirements. While these requirements differ by school, at their core, they aim to give each student a balanced education in the liberal arts. Students may chafe at being forced to take certain classes, but[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

STERN: Gays Await High Court

Who gets the equal protection of the laws in the United States? Since the passage of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution in 1868, this has been a critical question in American jurisprudence. Do black people? The Supreme Court did not say so until 1954 in Brown v. Board of Education. Do[Read More…]

by October 2, 2012 0 comments Opinion