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On Election Day, Voting and Volunteering Beat Going to Class

To many Georgetown students, politics is a way of life. When E.B. White said, “Democracy is itself a religious faith. For some it comes close to being the only formal religion they have,” he could very well have been channeling the fervor of so many of our peers. So why[Read More…]

by October 24, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Dems Need Full SAC Support

We all know Georgetown students are highly aware of and knowledgeable about politics, and there are few better examples of students’ dedication to the topic than the Georgetown University College Democrats and the Georgetown University College Republicans. The Dems, in an attempt to increase student participation in the upcoming election,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Wi-Fi Should Encompass University Apartments

We live in an age where entire cities are going wireless – Austin, Orlando, San Francisco and even St. Cloud, Fla. And yet at Georgetown, many students who live on campus cannot get wireless where they use Internet the most: their apartments. For many underclassmen, the apartments of Village A,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Leo’s Debate Epitomizes Why Students Love GU

For those who attended the Wednesday night debate watch in Leo’s, it was abundantly clear that Georgetown students are fortunate to be studying on the Hilltop during this historic election year. The event was a testament to Georgetown’s unique political and intellectual vibrancy. A panel of world-class journalists and political[Read More…]

by October 17, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Leo’s Debate Epitomizes Why Students Love GU

For those who attended the Wednesday night debate watch in Leo’s, it was abundantly clear that Georgetown students are fortunate to be studying on the Hilltop during this historic election year. The event was a testament to Georgetown’s unique political and intellectual vibrancy. A panel of world-class journalists and political[Read More…]

by October 17, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Gmail: Better Late Than Never

Technology woes are nothing new to Georgetown students: Spotty wireless coverage, arcane media adaptors and a lack of power outlets characterize student life on the Hilltop. However, by one measure, being a modern student at Georgetown is about to get a lot easier. According to University Information Services, the archaic[Read More…]

by October 17, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Gmail: Better Late Than Never

Technology woes are nothing new to Georgetown students: Spotty wireless coverage, arcane media adaptors and a lack of power outlets characterize student life on the Hilltop. However, by one measure, being a modern student at Georgetown is about to get a lot easier. According to University Information Services, the archaic[Read More…]

by October 17, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Decent Econ TAs Are in Short Supply and High Demand

Economics. The mere word conjures up feelings of misery and despair for many students who have taken, or have been forced to take, a class in the econ department. The subject itself is traditionally one of the most challenging at Georgetown, and it is an often-cited truism that for most[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Dean Deficit Hurts the College

In the fallout from last week’s norovirus outbreak, Provost Jim O’Donnell instructed ill students to contact their dean to have their absences excused. If you’re in the College, you probably had to reach for a campus directory to look up the name of “your dean.” The College Deans’ Office has[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

‘Dumbest Generation’ Disagrees

On Thursday, Mark Bauerlein, an English professor at Emory University, disappointed Georgetown students. It’s not that he chose to speak on why our generation is “The Dumbest Generation” because of our technology use, an inflammatory statement that could easily have caused offense, but that he didn’t present his argument well[Read More…]

by October 7, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized