Post Tagged with: "satire"

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: How To Make Male Friends

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: How To Make Male Friends

Ah, male friendship — just like dating, but with less handholding and sometimes more cuddling, depending on the companion. These friendships are especially formative for men as they prepare to go out in the world. When I think back to my days of youth, I cannot help but be struck[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: An Unhappy Guide to Health

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: An Unhappy Guide to Health

Ah, spring, the season before bikini season. It is a time of cherry blossoms, light sweaters and mailed legal citations asking that I stop wearing my collection of bikinis. It is also the season in which we begin the annual ritual of attacking every imperfection on our own bodies in[Read More…]

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Guide to Pseudo-intellectuality

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Guide to Pseudo-intellectuality

If you have ever heard someone say, “You know, it is actually whom,” then you are well-versed in the wild and wacky world of pseudo-intellectuality. Being smart is difficult. It requires hours of reading, writing and the occasional soliloquy — I do not actually know what this word means, but[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

GEORGETOWN FROM AFAR: Late-Night Bonding at Epicurean

For Georgetown students, Epicurean and Company, better known as Epi, may simply be a last resort comfort food joint to visit with friends at 2 a.m., almost always after a disappointing night out. But as someone who does not go to Georgetown, and visits Epi for scrambled eggs at breakfast[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Jaunts in Protest America

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Jaunts in Protest America

As a hip youth in contemporary America, I am “with it.” I enjoy Kendrick Lamar. I think Chance the Rapper is a cool guy. Senator Elizabeth Warren both inspires me and makes me very hungry — though I think that second thing may be unrelated — I will look into[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
STEPHANIE YUAN FOR THE HOYA
Scott Dikkers, founding editor and former editor-in-chief of The Onion, spoke to more than 300 students in the ICC Auditorium on Monday.

Onion Founder Talks Satire, Career

Scott Dikkers, founding editor and former editor-in-chief of The Onion, called on students to follow their passions by recounting his experiences founding the satirical publication in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. The Georgetown University Student Association and the Lecture Fund collaborated to bring Dikkers to campus. More than 300[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DAN GANNON/THE HOYA
Joe Luther and Connor Rohan began their GUSA executive terms less than a month ago, and have since recruited a 67-person cabinet and launched a petition to encourage student involvement in the campus plan.

GUSA Executives Lay Out Plans for Youtopia

Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16) began their term March 21 after winning the 2015 executive election with a satirical campaign. After less than a month on the job, the pair discussed their transition period, goals and future plans with[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: A Dangerous New Era of Double-Think

Here’s a list of seven things that happened last week that deserved Facebook statuses longer and more emotional than those about a beaten horse cartoon: 1. The potential shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security at the hands of the party that claims to value security the most. 2. The[Read More…]

by March 2, 2015 16 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Teach Diversity Now

In the days that followed the publication of a cartoon in the Georgetown Voice depicting then-GUSA presidential candidate Chris Wadibia (COL ’16) being beaten by other candidates, sudents filled St. William’s Chapel at a town hall organized by the Black Leadership Forum this past Sunday. There, students testified to their[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
KATHLEEN GUAN FOR THE HOYA
Joe Luther (COL ’16), left, and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) celebrate after the success of their satirical YouTopia campaign. The pair attempted to engage fatigued voters by criticizing the association for being out of touch.

Iconoclastic Pair Capture GUSA, Students’ Fancy

Sunday night finds the Healey Family Student Center nearly exceeding capacity and Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) on a quest to find a private space to conduct an interview for this article. Frustrated in this endeavor, their offer to perform an interpretive dance in lieu of[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top