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FUNT: Advocacy Beyond the Armchair

FUNT: Advocacy Beyond the Armchair

  Some readers charge The Hoya and its writers with being aloof and elitist. That allegation is misguided, but I, for one, proudly wear the badge of idealism. Idealists, however, are not without flaws of their own. I served on this newspaper’s editorial board for a year and worked alongside[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FUNT: Justice and Journalism to Match

FUNT: Justice and Journalism to Match

I am an alliteration enthusiast, and it took restraint just now not to write “alliteration addict.” To my ear, words pack more of a punch if they form a sequence of similar sounding syllables. When I was chair of The Hoya’s editorial board, I remember the alliterative thrill I got[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FUNT: An Open Invitation to Kanye West

FUNT: An Open Invitation to Kanye West

Dear Mr. West: I would like to cordially invite you to be interviewed at Georgetown University, in one of our historic campus venues. Some readers will undoubtedly mock this as frivolous fan mail instead of an appeal to a leading social pioneer, which is exactly why I urge you to[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FUNT: You May Say I’m a Dreamer

FUNT: You May Say I’m a Dreamer

When I was a high school senior applying to Georgetown, I spoke with an alumnus who explained that, decades ago, seemingly half of the students on campus aspired to be president of the United States. Nearly four years later, I can’t identify a single student on one of the most politically passionate campuses[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Opinion