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A Year in Special Issues: Sex, Drugs, Art and Politics

THE DRUG ISSUE From electronic cigarettes to the opioid epidemic, The Guide’s spring 2018 Drug Issue investigated drug use and drug culture at Georgetown University and in Washington, D.C. The cover story, “Despite Pushback, Student Drug Use Continues,” focused on Georgetown’s policies regarding drugs and alcohol. The article emphasized the[Read More…]

Unpacking the Hidden Perils of Prescription Opioids

The experiences of a young adult taking the drug Vicodin after a wisdom tooth operation and of another person injecting heroin into their blood stream may appear like drastically different scenarios. But while both drugs are opiates — drugs with morphine-like effects derived from opium — and have similar effects[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Drug Issue, Guide - Top, The Guide
The author, pictured with her thaati and paati | COURTESY PRIYANKA DINAKAR

Finding Family and Forgoing Farewells

“Wow, that’s so intense for a spring break trip!” “Won’t you get jet-lagged?” “What’s the time difference?” These are just some of the reactions I heard upon telling people that I was planning on going to India for spring break, as if I was about to go on a vacation[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
COURTESY DAN DOUGHERTY

Scenes and Lessons in an Italian Bar

In the middle of Fiesole, there is a little bar that promises “the best Guinness in Italy” and takes claim to the time-honored tradition of the poorly lit Irish pub. The Guinness was okay; the rest of the beers were better. I did not speak a lick of Italian, the[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel

The Persistence of Memory at Auschwitz

I spent my spring break with 32 other students from Georgetown and Seton Hill University on a Holocaust Forensics trip to Poland and Belarus. My experiences on this trip have changed me and will have a permanent place in my consciousness. What I saw gave me hope for our future,[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
A Home of Fear, Warmth, Conflict and Joy

A Home of Fear, Warmth, Conflict and Joy

My most distinct memory of the Middle East is of a soldier who did not wear a military uniform but instead a royal blue polo. I’m not sure why he was dressed differently, but he carried himself differently as well. His obsidian eyes pierced mine through the car window, a[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
Welcome Home,  Bienvenido a Casa

Welcome Home, Bienvenido a Casa

It all started with the sight. Before the plane landed, I saw the soaring skyscrapers and the golden rivers of traffic lights flowing in the distance. Then, the sound followed. “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Mexico City.” As I got off the plane, Spanish words began to flood my ears:[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
The Travel Issue

The Travel Issue

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Benjamin Disraeli once opined: “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” Whether or not you agree with Disraeli as a political figure, as a traveller, he hits the nail on the head.[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide, travel
Health and Wellness Issue

Health and Wellness Issue

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?  The Engelhard Project: Healthy Learning, Healthy Living Stalling Unhealthy Habits from the Bathroom Stall Project Lighthouse: Peers Helping Peers Curbing College Stress — How to Finesse Your Stress Meditation and Reflection at the John Main Center Campus Ministry on Spiritual Health Dining out for the[Read More…]

Love Locks

Love Locks

Three Kinds of Kisses Secrets at 1065 Park Ave. “Nay, gentle Romeo, we must have you dance.” For Joseph The Chaos of Being Alone October Boyfriends Bravery, Passed Down Saved to Drafts: A Letter to My Mother Healing in Seasons Thanksgiving On Learning to Love a Drug Addict The Myth[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments The Guide, Uncategorized