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A Guiding Light For Mental Health

Advocacy surrounding insufficient mental health resources on our campus is as commonplace and substandard as O’Donovan Hall’s food and lame jokes about its grungy food. However, while lousy garbage jokes may last only a few fleeting seconds, a negative experience with mental health resources at Georgetown can define one’s college[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Lighting the Way

Created by the Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health and supported by the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services, Project Lighthouse is a student-led initiative aiming to catalyze change in how the student body perceives mental health issues on campus. Project Lighthouse is[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Project Lighthouse, announced by the Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee this week, will allow students to communicate with trained peer supporters on concerns regarding mental health through a unique online chat forum.

Project Lighthouse Initiative Announced

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Jan. 13, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to let Georgetown students anonymously communicate with trained supporters on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. The[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Why MOOCs Won’t Make It Up The Hilltop

Last night, as I was having a drink with some new friends, I saw why online education has yet to disrupt the Hilltop, and probably won’t for the foreseeable future. Sitting and talking with other interns in D.C. for the summer, from Harvard, Vanderbilt, Brown, Georgetown and Bowdoin, I saw[Read More…]

by July 10, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Campus Satire Magazine Returns in Online Format

The Georgetown Heckler, Georgetown’s online humor magazine of record since 2003, has undergone a revival under new management this year. “I put it on my resume that I ‘resuscitated a defunct news magazine’,” newly appointed Editor-in-Chief Henry Thaler (COL ’14) said. After taking over for former Editor-in-Chief Dan Thoennessen (COL ’12), Thaler transformed the Heckler from[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Questions Online College Cost Tool

After the federal government unveiled an online cost comparison tool to help families manage the expenses of college education last week, the tool has drawn criticism from colleges for misrepresenting the amount of debt students are likely to incur. The Financial Aid Comparison Shopper, which was released as a beta[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments News

Professors Take Their Lectures Online

Professors in the McDonough School of Business are expanding their usage of technology that records and posts their lectures online in an initiative that may soon spread across campus. According to John Carpenter, chief technology officer for the MSB, 53 professors have used a technology called MediaSite to record over 600 lectures since[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

Online Nursing Enrollment Grows

With the School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Nursing @ Georgetown program, master’s nursing students learn the profession with experts from the Hilltop community from the comfort of their own homes. The online program, which was instituted in March, gives working nurses the opportunity to obtain their master’s without leaving[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Online Action Lacks Real Depth

Recently, Facebook chain statuses have taken on a moral tone. Often, while trying to creep on people’s pictures I see posts supporting those suffering from cancer, AIDS and other serious illnesses. These posts remind me of how fortunate I am and how superficial my desires are compared to those of[Read More…]

by October 4, 2011 0 comments Opinion