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Rethinking Our Cura Personalis

How many times does a high school student on a Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program weekend hear the phrase cura personalis before beginning the process of becoming a zombie Hoya, rushing to Lauinger Library in order to finish a paper after a Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union networking[Read More…]

How We Build A Class

The admissions process is the necessary evil that every college applicant encounters. Whether through the Common Application or Georgetown’s tailor-made application process, we all know what it means to slave over every word and mark of punctuation before hitting that dreaded but cathartic submit button. Despite our hard efforts, and[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHAH & LOWE: Moving Forward, Finding Curiosity

SHAH & LOWE: Moving Forward, Finding Curiosity

You would think, after watching enough pathetic Cubs seasons — the incredulity of our recent success never wanes — I would have fully adapted to my new country. But at Georgetown, I’ve discovered poignantly that being an immigrant is not as much a phase as it is an identity that[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LOWE & SHAH: A Loss That Gives Life Its Meaning

LOWE & SHAH: A Loss That Gives Life Its Meaning

I was not always an only child. For a week of my life, in the early days of January 1996, I had a brother. His name was Matthew Joseph Lowe. He passed away peacefully in my house, but has remained in my life ever since. Winter holidays have maintained a[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Give Us a Voice, Not a Lollipop

Last Saturday night, I experienced something that seemed, to me, rather thought-provoking — on the corner of 36th and N streets, members of the off-campus community board were handing out lollipops to passers-by. At first, I was excited to get free candy before returning to my apartment, but when I[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top