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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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ROSENSTEEL: Cherish Discoveries on the Hilltop

ROSENSTEEL: Cherish Discoveries on the Hilltop

My time at Georgetown University has been one of discovery. I have discovered the meaning of friendship, the importance of community, the perks of city life, my passions and, most importantly, myself. My choice to attend Georgetown was an unlikely and difficult one, as a first generation, low-income student. However,[Read More…]

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University Yield Rate Falls Below 50% for Class of 2023

Georgetown University’s admissions yield rate for the Class of 2023 decreased slightly to 49.4% from last year’s 51% after the school’s admissions rate fell to the lowest in university history this year. The admissions yield rate refers to the proportion of individuals who have paid their May 1 enrollment deposit[Read More…]

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