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SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Finance and consulting have consistently ranked as the top two industries for employing Georgetown graduates within one year of graduation since the class of 2012, while education and health care have generally fallen in the ranks.

Students, Faculty Seek to Diversify Career Opportunities

Consulting and finance typically dominate the employment outcomes for Georgetown graduates. Yet both students and faculty seek to expand the horizons of students exploring the job market. One year after graduation, more than 21 percent of the class of 2017 was working in the financial services industry alone, according to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Features
AMBER GILLETTE / THE HOYA | Clockwise from left to right: Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Aleida Olvera (COL ’20); Nicki Gray (NHS ’20); Sina Nemazi (COL ’21) and Roya Wolfe (SFS ’21); and Ryan Zuccala (MSB ’20) and John Dolan (MSB ’20).

Voting Rules Affect GUSA Campaign Strategy

Throughout the campaign season for this year’s Georgetown University Student Association executive election, the four tickets have focused not only on their policies, but also the rules and processes of the race. In today’s election, the ballots will offer voters the opportunity to rank candidates by order of preference. Unlike[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Participants at listening sessions expressed concern on DOE proposals for narrowing the definition of sexual misconduct and raising the standard of proof in Title IX hearing processes, among other issues.

University Releases Draft Comment on Title IX Proposals

The Georgetown community can now review the draft of the university’s comment to the U.S. Department of Education regarding proposed Title IX reforms. Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny shared the document in a Wednesday email and welcomed student[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
LEVY: Dispel Myth of Painless Brexit

LEVY: Dispel Myth of Painless Brexit

Unparalleled majesty. Renown spanning civilizations and millennia. An icon of ferocity and wild strength. For all the superlatives and hyperbole, it should surprise few that the unicorn is entirely mythical. As Brexit continues to unfold in the United Kingdom, the unicorn’s presence on the country’s coat of arms presents a[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Huddling for Humanity

LEVY: Huddling for Humanity

Emperor penguins are perhaps the most regal of their kind. On land they stand proudly, touting their pure white plumage and elegant gold patches for all to see. They are also among the most courageous birds — the only ones who brave the forbidding Antarctic winters to mate. To survive[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

In the jungle, the jaguar reigns supreme. With its supremely powerful hind legs and crushing jaw, the jaguar is a dominating apex predator. The casualties left behind after a jaguar’s hunt are the unfortunate consequences of an order that promotes a primitive doctrine: Might is right. Amid the chaos of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Resilient in the Face of Disaster

LEVY: Resilient in the Face of Disaster

The Komodo dragon is no pushover; the reptile, native to Indonesia, is as fearsome as its name sounds exotic. Komodo dragons wrestle with each other as fiercely as they do tenaciously. They are enormously strong and can inflict disastrous wounds on each other. But the losers in such bouts are[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

Bald eagles can be fiercely territorial birds. When challenged, they lock talons with their foes high above the earth and together plummet toward the ground below. In this aerial game of chicken, the first to let go flies away in humiliating defeat. When there is no decisive winner, the two[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Bearing the Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy

LEVY: Bearing the Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy

No other animal is as symbolic of the fight for conservation as the giant panda. Since a dangerous flirtation with extinction, panda populations have been nursed back to the brink by watchful conservationists. This approach might work for panda populations, but it will not work for China at-large. Government attempts[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Australians Roo Their Politicians

LEVY: Australians Roo Their Politicians

Australian fauna has developed an awesome reputation. Massive crocodiles, deadly spiders and venomous snakes have earned the country’s wildlife a fearsome renown. Even the red kangaroo, the quintessentially Australian marsupial, has a combative disposition. Communal animals, male kangaroos have no reservations about “boxing,” physically challenging each other for status. Australian[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top