Post Tagged with: "thanksgiving"

EDITORIAL: Cancel Pre-Thanksgiving Class

A disjointed policy regarding the week of Thanksgiving break leaves Georgetown University students frustrated and stressed. Under current policy, Georgetown observes a four-day weekend for Thanksgiving, cancelling classes on the holiday and the Friday after. The Wednesday before, however, carries a full academic schedule. This policy, much maligned by students[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Editorial
SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

Thanksgiving: What now represents my favorite holiday — a four-day weekend with my family and a time to cook and consume food I love with people I love — has not always been so rosy. Like many holidays, Thanksgiving is complicated, full of warmth for some and anxiety for others.[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Swipe Left On Hunger

Georgetown students frequently encounter homeless men and women in Washington, D.C., perceiving this vast inequality but not knowing how to help. Swipe Against Hunger, a campus organization that allows students to donate unused meal swipes once a year before the Thanksgiving holiday to people experiencing homelessness, provides a simple method[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Despite aggressive marketing and price cuts by stores such as Urban Outfitters, a GICR survey revealed that the retailers are unlikely to attract new consumers.

Thanksgiving Sales Fail to Entice New Customers

As students prepare to leave for Thanksgiving, filled with thoughts of warm homes and good food, retail stores have something else on their mind: holiday sales. Retailers cut prices exorbitantly to entice consumers and increase their profits around the holidays, especially for the post-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales. However, a newly-released[Read More…]

by November 25, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

A Wasted Wednesday

For the majority of undergraduates, making it home in time for Thanksgiving dinner later this month will require significant time spent in a car, bus, train, airplane or some combination of the above. This time is usually spent the day before Thanksgiving, a day on which the university holds classes.[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Makeover Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

If your family is anything like mine, you cooked more than you needed this Thanksgiving. Dreading the thought of throwing out your mother’s perfectly mashed potatoes and mouthwatering stuffing? Save the food and use it again in an entirely new way. You don’t want to just stick some of it[Read More…]

by November 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Makeover Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

If your family is anything like mine, you cooked more than you needed this Thanksgiving. Dreading the thought of throwing out your mother’s perfectly mashed potatoes and mouthwatering stuffing? Save the food and use it again in an entirely new way. You don’t want to just stick some of it[Read More…]

by November 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

On Campus, Students Take Part in Thanksgiving Tradition

While most students were baking pumpkin pies and watching football in the comfort of their own homes Wednesday, those who remained on campus were invited to take part in a Georgetown tradition: University President John J. DeGioia’s annual Thanksgiving dinner in O’Donovan Hall. DeGioia and his wife began the tradition his first year as president[Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Giving Thanks in the World of Sports

Finally, Thanksgiving has come. It is my favorite holiday of the year, for three simple reasons: family, food and football — cliché, I know, but I still think we should take some time now to sit back, relax and realize how much we have to be thankful for in the world[Read More…]

by November 21, 2012 0 comments Sports

A Festive Feast

So you’re not going home for Thanksgiving. Ticket prices were too high, you live in a foreign country or your parents love you enough not to force you to sit through a multiple-course meal with 15 members of your extended family. Just because you’re missing out on the annual political[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide