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COURTESY BELLA GERARD

VIEWPOINT: Carrying the Hilltop Torch

“It’s hard to be humble when you’re from Georgetown.” For years, the cheeky saying stared back at me from a needlepoint pillow in my parents’ bedroom. It belongs to my dad, Robert Gerard (COL ’82), and while the phrase is meant to be comical, the advice is far from necessary.[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

You Say Vain, I Say Confident

“Why are you wearing so much makeup?” A surprising number of my conversations start with this question aimed in my direction. I am asked when arriving at class. Going to the gym. Attending meetings. Prepping to go out. Apparently, my eye shadow and lip color selections are of great importance[Read More…]

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