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Amanda Scott (C’19), left, and Shakera Vaughan (C’19), both government majors at Georgetown, are among this year's 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholars.

2 Students Awarded Truman Scholarship for Community Service

Government majors Amanda Scott (COL ’19) and Shakera Vaughan (COL ’19) were each awarded $30,000 by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for their government-related extracurricular activities and community service. The scholarship, awarded to students dedicated to implementing positive change through public service, must be used for graduate education. Scott[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 2 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
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Movie Review: ‘Last Flag Flying’

★★★★★ Striking the perfect balance between heartwarming and heart-wrenching, director Richard Linklater’s newest film, “Last Flag Flying,” is a must-see. Starring Steve Carell, Laurence Fishburne and Bryan Cranston, the movie explores grief, friendship and the enduring camaraderie of veterans. Based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Darryl[Read More…]

OROZCO: The Mutuality of Service

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” Psalm 23:4. I was handcuffed by a police officer in front of my house the weekend before my high school[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Example in Exemplified Service

Last week, Unsung Heroes, a student initiative dedicated to raising awareness and support for workers on campus, received national media attention for its fundraising efforts to purchase plane tickets for Umberto “Suru” Ripai, an employee at O’Donovan Hall, to visit his home country of South Sudan for the first time[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Mental Health Requires Culture of Care

Last year, 58.6 percent of college students surveyed by the National College Health Assessment expressed feeling “overwhelming anxiety” in the last 12 months. Of college students surveyed, 36.1 percent “felt so depressed it was difficult to function.” At Georgetown University, we can see the clench of anxiety or ache of[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Inspired to Go Beyond Our Front Gates

In 2013, I stepped into the home of the Flores family in the Brightwood neighborhood of northern Washington, D.C., for the first time. As a freshman, I was new to the city and had some tutoring experience under my belt from high school, as well as a work-study award in[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Passion and Humility Within Our Peers

Ite, inflammate omnia — go forth and set the world on fire. An often-heard phrase at a Jesuit school, these are the words St. Ignatius of Loyola used to encourage the Jesuits in their global mission, and the same that have been at the heart of my interactions at Georgetown.[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Serving Beyond Our Front Gates

Commencement weekend is a noteworthy benchmark for graduating seniors. For students involved in ROTC, it represents a new path in life as we begin our careers as Army officers. This morning, in a short ceremony in Gaston Hall, I, along with the nine other graduating seniors in Army ROTC, will[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Upgrade UIS Policy

Students and faculty experienced a near — 24-hour period of intermittent outages on Georgetown’s main — campus wireless networks SaxaNet, GuestNet and EduRoam last Thursday. Many students experienced delays in email communication, submitting Blackboard assignments and conducting internet-dependent research. For the majority of students and faculty, such difficulties were only[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Georgetown students Christopher McNulty (SFS ’16) and Michael Li (SFS ’17) officially announced Tuesday the launch of a Georgetown chapter for Moneythink, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to educate low-income youth in financial literacy through a student-run mentorship program. Originally founded by students at the University of Chicago, the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top