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FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

Fifty years ago next fall, I arrived at Georgetown University for my freshman year. Soon, I’ll be making my second departure from the Hilltop. As the first in my family to go to college, studying at Georgetown had been my dream since middle school. That dream came true, and it[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GOLDSTEIN: Finding Identity in History

GOLDSTEIN: Finding Identity in History

When I walk past Lauinger Library these days, I think of Fr. Leonard Neale, S.J. When Neale was president of Georgetown College from 1798 to 1806, his bedroom in Old South — the first building to grace the Hilltop — doubled as the campus library. Every night Neale would unfold[Read More…]

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HICKLE & MONETON: The Friendship in Between

HICKLE & MONETON: The Friendship in Between

We did not plan to write this together, but of course, here we are. Weeks before graduation, Jessica sat staring at a blank Microsoft Word document and asked Andrea for ideas. Our conversation concluded with a decision to write this reflection the same way we do everything: together. Andrea Incoming[Read More…]

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McKAY: Finally Confronting My Former Self

McKAY: Finally Confronting My Former Self

I anonymously wrote a piece for The Hoya my freshman spring, so to put my name on another article just days from graduation feels like the completion of a circle. The article, written for The Guide’s 2015 “Sex Issue,” was about my experience with hookup culture in the gay community.[Read More…]

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VELASQUEZ: Beauty in Contradiction

VELASQUEZ: Beauty in Contradiction

As a December graduate, I’ve had some time to reflect on my Georgetown University experience. I keep going back to our motto, utraque unum, which means “both into one.” Like this motto, my Georgetown experience has been filled with contradictions — contradictions I’ve had to unpack, understand and reconcile. With[Read More…]

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KAYE: Let Community Guide You

KAYE: Let Community Guide You

In November of my sophomore year, I returned home for a weekend to sponsor my brother’s confirmation to the Roman Catholic Church. As we sat in the church gymnasium awaiting his pivotal spiritual moment, my 13-year old brother turned to me and said, “Why are either of us here? We’re[Read More…]

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VAUGHAN: A Campus Full of ‘Home’

VAUGHAN: A Campus Full of ‘Home’

Throughout my life, the word “home” has taken on a variety of different meanings, colors and textures. Growing up overseas and moving to a new city every couple of years taught me that home extends far beyond a particular house or place: Home can be a feeling, a person, a[Read More…]

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MONTGOMERY: Campus Engagement Drives Personal Growth

MONTGOMERY: Campus Engagement Drives Personal Growth

While everyone has a different path, the Georgetown University experience offers much to those willing to engage with extracurricular activities. Whether through organizations, campaigns or social groups, Georgetown provides myriad opportunities for students to act on their interests and find those with similar priorities. A variety of these on-campus extracurriculars[Read More…]

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BECK: Taking Advantage of Today

BECK: Taking Advantage of Today

After two years spent engaging with Georgetown University students, faculty and staff as a professor in the McDonough School of Business, I have found the Hilltop full of the electric energy that radiates from people who are “going places.” I like to count myself among those people. My time at[Read More…]

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LIANG: Follow Surprising Paths

LIANG: Follow Surprising Paths

I came to Georgetown University unsure what to expect. After a worry-free summer picking berries and making butter in the Black Forest of Bavaria, Germany, I went home for a few days before taking a leap of faith. As an only child, I was used to having all the attention[Read More…]

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