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SOFTBALL | Hoyas Unable to Build Momentum in Season-Ending Series With Providence

SOFTBALL | Hoyas Unable to Build Momentum in Season-Ending Series With Providence

The Georgetown softball team finished its season with a three-game series against Providence College last weekend. Despite starting the weekend with a win, the Hoyas dropped their final two matchups, ending the season on a low note. The weekend began with a promising 3-1 win over the Friars (30-22, 11-9[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
TRACK AND FIELD | Hoyas Garner Strong Wins at Big East Championship

TRACK AND FIELD | Hoyas Garner Strong Wins at Big East Championship

The Georgetown track and field teams closed out their regular seasons May 3 at the Jim Kehoe Twilight meet hosted by the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. The following weekend, the teams travelled to Randall’s Island, N.Y., on May 10 for the Big East Outdoor Track and Field[Read More…]

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BASEBALL | Georgetown Continues to Be Plagued With Inconsistency

BASEBALL | Georgetown Continues to Be Plagued With Inconsistency

After managing a three-game sweep against St. John’s a few weeks ago, the Hoyas struggled — as they have for the larger part of the season — dropping six of their next 10 contests against Creighton, Seton Hall, University of Maryland Eastern Shore and University of Maryland, Baltimore County. In[Read More…]

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PANJWANI: Embrace Personal Identity Through Supportive Communities

PANJWANI: Embrace Personal Identity Through Supportive Communities

According to my Campus Housing Roommate Matching System profile, I hoped to find a roommate who was willing to “ignite a spark of energy within me,” talk with me for “hours about the eccentric nature of time” and support my purpose here, which was to “leave a lasting impact through[Read More…]

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DIAZ: Finding a Holistic Education

DIAZ: Finding a Holistic Education

As a 15-year-old Cuban American who had never set foot outside of the United States, my desire to live and learn in the Middle East seemed odd or incomprehensible to most. I was fascinated by the Arabic language, and it was my goal to attend King’s Academy, a high school[Read More…]

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ALRAJJAL: Empowering Self and Others

ALRAJJAL: Empowering Self and Others

When I found out I got into Georgetown University, my mom and I held each other and sobbed our eyes out in my bed. We both felt the weight of a world come off us: her world of constantly trying to prove her worth to an often misogynistic Arab society[Read More…]

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AHMED: Identify Sources of Support in Academic Communities, Friendships

AHMED: Identify Sources of Support in Academic Communities, Friendships

In a lot of ways, I have not grown over the course of four years. I still sleep too much, I do not respond to text messages and I keep losing things — my keys, opportunities, friends, my ability to be productive on the second floor of Lauinger Library and,[Read More…]

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MERZ: Befriending the Unknown

MERZ: Befriending the Unknown

As I sat on the plane to Malaysia last summer, I felt lost. I had little prepared but a sticky note with the hostel address. I was supposed to conduct research interviews there, but my contacts had all canceled. Malaysia was the eighth country in my nine-country whirlwind tour around[Read More…]

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LISBON: Relationships Define GU Experience

LISBON: Relationships Define GU Experience

Many reflections I have heard during my time at Georgetown University have been the same. They focus on moments of intensity, turning points, specific achievements or failures that mark a rare or momentous occasion. It is easy to turn to these consequential moments as a metaphor for an entire experience.[Read More…]

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GALIBA: Choosing Self-Care Despite Stress

GALIBA: Choosing Self-Care Despite Stress

I thought shooting stars were a myth. They may be astronomically proven, and relentlessly depicted in popular culture, but one had never streaked across my eye. This skepticism held true until I was laying on the grass at midnight at the Calcagnini Contemplative Center in the middle of last April.[Read More…]

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