Post Tagged with: "reflection"

EDITORIAL: Renew Support for Austin Tice

As Hoyas prepare to return home for the holidays and be with family and friends, we must remember those who are not as fortunate as we are to enjoy the spoils of the season. This situation is the case for Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a freelance journalist, who remains captive[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Editorial

EBENBACH: Take the Time to Reflect

Between the dizziness of recovering from Thanksgiving break and the pressure of oncoming finals, maybe it has not even occurred to you to pause and reflect on the semester that is drawing to a close. But this moment is an opportunity — not just to review the material that is[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

These are tough times. Still, over the course of my first year serving in the Office of Mission and Ministry, I have been struck by how important Georgetown University can be during this period of political strife in our country. As Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), one of the last living[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ESTES: In Chaotic Times, Finding Peace

ESTES: In Chaotic Times, Finding Peace

In my family, the moment we finish the Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, we turn on Christmas music. For the next month, we sing “Deck the Halls,” “Joy to the World” and other classics with a tireless fervor. Unfortunately, most of these traditions carry on at home without me. After two and[Read More…]

by November 29, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
POR OTRO LADO: Reflections on Día de los Muertos

POR OTRO LADO: Reflections on Día de los Muertos

While Hoyas on the Hilltop were recovering from Halloween weekend adventures, I travelled to Oaxaca de Juárez, the capital of the state of Oaxaca, to experience Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. We arrived in the city just as the sun began to rise on the morning[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, Lifestyle, The Guide

EDITORIAL: In Times of Tragedy, Engage

On June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed and 58 wounded in what was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. One year and four months later, on Oct. 1, 2017, 58 people were killed and roughly 500 injured in a mass[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Editorial
O’BRIEN: Cultivating Your Best Self

O’BRIEN: Cultivating Your Best Self

The beginning of the school year is full of new experiences — a new place to live, new classes, new people and a new outlook. Moreover, it also presents you with a plethora of new opportunities for self-improvement. When these opportunities arise, try to seek out new endeavors to develop[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
O’BRIEN: Seize Opportunities To Recharge, Reflect

O’BRIEN: Seize Opportunities To Recharge, Reflect

During the school year, Georgetown students devote a substantial amount of time and energy to their classes in order to thrive academically. The majority of the student body also engages in clubs, attends some of the myriad events on campus and involves themselves in an array of extracurricular activities. Schedules[Read More…]

by June 16, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
From Miles Away,  Learning to Love Home

From Miles Away, Learning to Love Home

I left Hawai‘i because it had never really felt like home to me. I was born and raised in the town of Hilo on the Big Island, and, in the first grade, my parents enrolled me in a private school for Native Hawaiian children. As a 6-year-old, I did not[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
The author, pictured with her thaati and paati | COURTESY PRIYANKA DINAKAR

Finding Family and Forgoing Farewells

“Wow, that’s so intense for a spring break trip!” “Won’t you get jet-lagged?” “What’s the time difference?” These are just some of the reactions I heard upon telling people that I was planning on going to India for spring break, as if I was about to go on a vacation[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel