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GRAY: Easter’s Crucial Reflections

GRAY: Easter’s Crucial Reflections

During this challenging winter, I often returned to the final lines of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind:” “The trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?” The Romantics in general, and perhaps Shelley in particular, have minimal resonance in the hearts of most[Read More…]

by March 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Five Travellers You’ll Meet This Break

The Freshman It’s her first time going home, and you can tell. She made sure to wear her Georgetown sweatshirt, her suitcase is much bigger than it needs to be for a few days at home and she gives off a general air of confusion that lets you know she’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide

The Bubble Mentality

With all the resources of Hilltop life at our fingertips, it’s no wonder Georgetown students don’t pop the bubble more often. The “Georgetown bubble” describes the physical and emotional isolation of life on the Hilltop. While it’s certainly fair to critique students’ level of engagement with the rest of the[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Tax Breaks Aim to Keep LivingSocial in District

Tax Breaks Aim to Keep LivingSocial in District

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed tax benefits as a means of ensuring that LivingSocial, an online daily discount provider co-founded by a Georgetown graduate, keeps its headquarters in D.C. after the company failed to make a profit last year. Amazon, which owns 31 percent of the company, reported in February that LivingSocial incurred[Read More…]

by April 24, 2012 0 comments News

DELANEY: A New Home for the Holidays

This time in the semester is always a delicate balance for me. First of all, Thanksgiving break is such a tease. You’re home just long enough to get reacquainted with your couch, TV channels and home cooking, and to begin to ask yourself things like, “Why did I ever leave[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Students Learn Amid Absence From Academics

While most students begin courses at Georgetown just months after graduating from high school, some accepted students are opting to take a gap year before embarking on their university careers. The Wall Street Journal reported in December that a Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles[Read More…]

by April 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News