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Brown House: An Institution of Student Life

Brown House: An Institution of Student Life

As of fall 2016, 3616 N St. NW will no longer be used for undergraduate student housing. Instead, Brown House is slated to be repurposed for Office of the Provost “strategic needs,” the purpose of which is unknown to students. Despite student activists regularly engaging with knowledgeable administrators on the[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

If We Could Do GUSA Again

As our term comes to a close, a number of students have approached us asking, “If you could go back in time and ‘do GUSA’ all over again, would you?” The immediate response tends to run along the lines of, “Is this some sly way of telling us you have[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized

A Guiding Light For Mental Health

Advocacy surrounding insufficient mental health resources on our campus is as commonplace and substandard as O’Donovan Hall’s food and lame jokes about its grungy food. However, while lousy garbage jokes may last only a few fleeting seconds, a negative experience with mental health resources at Georgetown can define one’s college[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Engaging the Wrong Community

Engaging the Wrong Community

The number of complaints we’ve heard about Counseling and Psychiatric Services is unacceptable. With mental health at the forefront of national dialogue, it is no wonder that students have penned op-ed after op-ed after op-ed decrying what they perceive as CAPS’ failure to provide adequate treatment. While we urgently need to improve CAPS (and student government is trying),[Read More…]

by July 20, 2015 12 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Message From Your President and Vice President

Knock Knock. Who’s there? It’s us again. During the campaign, we promised to make Georgetown a YOUtopia. Many people, however, are still unsure of how we’re going to go about attaining perfection for the entire student body. Well, baby, let’s get enlightened. We decided to run for GUSA for two[Read More…]

by March 15, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

In Defense of Hip-Hop

To the Editor: Re: “Hip-Hop Unworthy of Academia” Since when has vulgarity been a valid indicator of cultural insignificance, and at what point did we decide that academia’s scope of study should be limited to the sterile? Author Jerry D. Rassias posits that hip-hop is “immoral” and should be viewed[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion