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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

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