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Muslims Tackle Misconceptions

Nine years and 10 days ago, Cafer Orman (GPPI ’10) was at Stockton College in Pomona, N.J. He had settled into his dorm room, finished orientation and had just started classes; he had just begun his college experience in earnest when 18 terrorists unleashed a day of violence and terror[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Current Infrastructure Hinders Accessibility

Like many Georgetown students, Addie Joshua’s (SFS ’13) day is composed of a series of routines: a routine for waking up with the same daily tasks, a routine for getting to class on the same daily path, a routine for getting through days filled with the same daily obstacles and[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

America’s Got Talent: Giving Back

There are plenty of reasons to love America. It is the land of the free and the home of the brave; we invented baseball and jazz, skyscrapers and “Lost”; and our country has been home to some of the world’s most famous and influential people – politicians and generals, musicians[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Honor Native American Integrity

Georgetown students care about the world. Students here tackle international problems with great tact, persistence, passion and imaginative, analytical thinking. Georgetown STAND lobbies for increased action in Darfur, Amnesty International tables for Indonesian political prisoners and the Student Commission for Unity raises money for Haiti through a silent auction of[Read More…]

by April 15, 2010 0 comments Opinion
Lone Star State Revises History

Lone Star State Revises History

“We as a nation were intended by God to be a light set on a hill to serve as a beacon of hope and Christian charity to a lost and dying world.” Thus was born America, and unto her was rendered glory and favor, and the pagan nations of the[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Out of Their Element: Return Wildlife to Their Natural Homes

For 10 years, my family owned and loved a soft-coated wheaten terrier named Margie. She was an amazing animal, docile yet energetic, fun and full of love. She was as much a part of the family as the rest of us were, and perhaps the best pet I will ever[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Marine Destruction Reaches Beyond Ocean Shores

As I’ve related in past columns, I came south to Georgetown to escape the cold of the Northeast. The recent storm – complete with record snowfalls, bone-chilling temperatures and my mother laughing at my complaints on the phone – fell short of my expectations. ore than anything else, the wild[Read More…]

by February 18, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Create Passion Before Résumés

We are just finishing our first full week back at school, and already I feel overwhelmed by required readings. I am in three classes that assign a novel (not a novella, a novel) per week. My other two classes feature three 8:50 a.m. lectures per week, a biology lab and[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

21st-Century Growing Pains

During the final days of last semester, I, like many others, was trapped here on campus by the Snowpocalypse. Tests were finished, papers were handed in and not much else was going on beside snowball fights and viewings of “Love Actually” accompanied by hot chocolate. In order to help pass[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News, Uncategorized
Inmates Deserve a Second Glance

Inmates Deserve a Second Glance

Image Contributor; Slowly, but with increasing enthusiasm, Smith worked out the math problem. He played with his cornrows, muttered to himself and jotted something down, only to erase it immediately. Finally, he leaned back in his desk, turned to me smiling and triumphantly said, “.3460.” I smiled back with equal[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized