Post Tagged with: "risk"

Cyber Threats Pose a Danger to Mergers

Cyber Threats Pose a Danger to Mergers

Verizon Communications announced its intention to acquire Yahoo for $4.83 billion July 2016. In striking this deal, Verizon sought to strengthen its position in the digital advertising and media markets that it operated in under its subsidiary, AOL Inc. Those hopes were dashed in September when Yahoo announced that a[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Safety Beyond Our Gates

College is a time for students to pursue their academic, professional and personal aspirations. Questions of personal safety and security should not be at the forefront of their minds, and over the past year, numerous advancements have been made to address students’ concerns of safety and security. However, recent incidents[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Embracing Risk, Speakers Share Perspectives

Embracing Risk, Speakers Share Perspectives

Risk-taking is frightening — but it should be pursued by students. So stood the premise of this year’s TEDxGeorgetown conference. Speakers, including students, alumni, faculty and public figures, discussed the role of risk-taking in their achievements, failures and inspirations. They related their experiences and what it means to break away from the status[Read More…]

by November 16, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
An Ode to Princess

An Ode to Princess

Dear Reader, My dog died recently. She was an almost two-year-old Yorkie that somehow managed to find herself stuck in a Georgetown townhouse with four rowdy football players. Her name was Princess.   Princess was no ordinary dog, she had special powers. Princess had the ability to cheer you up[Read More…]

by November 14, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
How I Came to Georgetown

How I Came to Georgetown

I was speaking with a friend on Sunday when she asked how I was doing. It’s a question asked so often of us that we rarely give it a thought before offering up the standard answer. Great. Good. Fine. But there was sincerity in her voice that caught me off[Read More…]

by November 14, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
Finding Out Who You Are

Finding Out Who You Are

Do you know who you really are? Circle one of the following answers. I’ll tell you what it means when you’re done. I am… An extrovert. An introvert. I make judgments by… Thinking through rational choices. Judging how I feel about them/my gut response. I am… A dog person. A[Read More…]

by November 14, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
The Principles of Embracing Risk

The Principles of Embracing Risk

We live in a global economy. Risk is unavoidable. Rather than ignoring risk, we should embrace it.  The term “embrace” suggests that we welcome risk — not simply tolerate it. What is risk? When asked what risk meant to them, undergraduates’ responses ranged from extremely negative to extremely positive. The[Read More…]

by November 14, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion

DESHPANDE: Quantifying Risk in Modern Medicine

When your high-pitched, eardrum-grating alarm snatches you from a deep slumber, you have several options. You could shut off the incessant beeping, continue resting and miss class; hit snooze, temporarily delay facing the world and arrive late to class; or hop out of bed, bleary-eyed but invigorated for the day[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

College is a Temporal Beast We Can Conquer

When I chose to come to Georgetown, I knew full well that I was leaving behind everyone I had known from high school, which was even a swaying factor in my decision. It was going to be a fresh start no expectations, no presuppositions, just me as I am. We live[Read More…]

by February 22, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top