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2018 Senior Compass Series

2018 Senior Compass Series

For the second year in a row, The Hoya is proud to present the Senior Compass Series in coordination with the Senior Class Committee. This year, we asked seniors to write about their most regrettable decisions or deepest failures at Georgetown. From changing majors to prioritizing well-being, these reflections offer[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SISODIYA: Perpetual Noise, Endless Thoughts

SISODIYA: Perpetual Noise, Endless Thoughts

Throughout our lives we squander an inconceivable amount of time wrapped up in our own minds. Talking to ourselves instead of with one another, we brood about the past or continuously agonize about the future. Despite our continual engagement with the outside world, it can be within our own minds[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Transcend Hate, Appreciate Humanity

When I scrolled through Facebook last weekend, I saw it flooded with red-white-blue tinted profile pictures along with the occasional blurb angry about other terrorist attacks that went unnoticed. This turned the weekend into a popularity contest. It should not have been. This highlights a key failure of modern forms[Read More…]

by November 22, 2015 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Impressions of a First-Year RA

Impressions of a First-Year RA

Wednesdays are the hardest day of my week. After six hours of class and three hours of meetings, all I want to do at night is to fall into bed. So, when my 20th birthday fell on a Wednesday this September, I was not particularly pleased. At 10:30 p.m., I[Read More…]

by December 1, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Finding Myself Where I Couldn’t Pretend I Was Anything Else

Finding Myself Where I Couldn’t Pretend I Was Anything Else

I find that the deeper I delve into foreign lands, the further I stray from normal, and the further normal strays from me. Lately I notice that people here cannot help but notice me. Admittedly, there is no reason to blame them for their riveted gaze, as I fall far from the[Read More…]

by June 5, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top