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First-Class Classes

With pre-registration ending in a few days, we’re sure many of you are scrambling to fill your schedules for next semester. But fear not – the Editorial Board is here. Whether you’re searching for something to satisfy your distribution requirement or looking for a cool elective, this group of wise[Read More…]

by November 11, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Our Power, Our Duty

There is an adage that says that young people don’t vote. This election proved it wrong – very wrong. Barack Obama is the president-elect in large part because of our generation, our votes and our engagement in the political process. Young voters voted in Obama’s favor at a margin of[Read More…]

by November 7, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Decision Day

Save for Sept. 11, 2001, today is likely the most historic day of our lives. We will either elect America’s first black president or we will witness one of the most remarkable political comebacks in the nation’s history. Today’s significance requires no embellishment. In case you haven’t heard this enough:[Read More…]

by November 4, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Help GUSA Help Students

We’ve frequently taken issue with the GUSA Senate since its inception three years ago. The creation of specialized committees, like the Student Commission for Unity and the Student Commission on Technology, give us a reason to hope. The commissions allow a smaller group of passionate senators and non-senators to focus[Read More…]

by November 4, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Privacy Is America’s Foundation

Much of Georgetown’s attraction is the product of its location in America’s capital – government internships, national monuments and an air of political involvement. However, many of these draws make Washington, D.C., the target of potential terrorist attacks. To prevent these and the more mundane crimes that characterize city life,[Read More…]

by November 4, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Clubs Shouldn’t Coast on Just Flyers and E-mails

Rain, snow or shine, if you walk through Red Square, you’ll see clubs tabling and promoting their causes and events. Every day Georgetown students are inundated with e-mails about lectures, events and newsletters from the clubs they signed up for at SAC Fair. Flyers paper the walls of campus buildings,[Read More…]

by October 31, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

‘Trick or Treat’ Can Also Apply to Halloween Costumes

The Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in lower Manhattan annually features some of the most creative and original costumes in the world. One man last year planted his face inside a mock canvas of Munch’s “The Scream.” Those of us who appreciate a good mind game would enjoy trying to picture[Read More…]

by October 31, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Clubs Shouldn’t Coast on Just Flyers and E-mails

Rain, snow or shine, if you walk through Red Square, you’ll see clubs tabling and promoting their causes and events. Every day Georgetown students are inundated with e-mails about lectures, events and newsletters from the clubs they signed up for at SAC Fair. Flyers paper the walls of campus buildings,[Read More…]

by October 31, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Services Should Match Student Hours

It is no secret that college students work on a very different schedule than people in the corporate world. Three a.m. studying and noon wake-ups are simply a reality of college life. However, for many of the university services with which Georgetown students interact, the hours of operation reflect corporate[Read More…]

by October 28, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Parents’ Weekend Shouldn’t Conflict With Midnight Madness

Georgetown students are exposed to all sorts of new experiences while on the Hilltop, but seldom do they get the chance to watch Jerry Rice learn the “Soulja Boy” or be part of the crowd while Dikembe Mutombo rallies McDonough Gymnasium. Midnight Madness, a celebration of the kickoff of official[Read More…]

by October 24, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized