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Passion for the Process

Passion for the Process

Driven by sheer passion and a desire to gain experience in entrepreneurship, Tali Şalhon (MSB ’17) and his long-time friends Eytan Nahmiyas and Sinan Koc from his hometown in Istanbul, Turkey, have launched their innovative app: Radius. After putting in the necessary dedicated hard work, this group has released Radius,[Read More…]

by May 1, 2015 1 comment Features, The Guide
Learning How to Breathe

Learning How to Breathe

Jason Garner spent the first 37 years of his life climbing the corporate ranks. He quickly went from being a flea market parking attendant to being CEO of Global Music at Live Nation. After the death of his mother to cancer, Garner realized that he was not leading the life[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Jonathan Quigley is a bartender who works at The Tombs. His quirky talents and jam-packed life have become well known among students.

Local Tombs Employee Raises the Bar

Jonathan Quigley is a man of many talents. A lawyer by day, a bartender by night and a father to three children 24 hours a day, Quigley has somehow managed to balance the different aspects of his life in a way that is sure to make current college students envious.[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide, Uncategorized
GU Real Estate Club Launched First Real Estate Week

GU Real Estate Club Launched First Real Estate Week

The Georgetown University Real Estate Club hosted its first-ever Real Estate Week, featuring several events, seminars and panels that exposed students to different sides of the industry. Real Estate Club Co-President Aakash Bhatia (MSB ’16) discussed the importance of real estate in the daily lives of students, and he hopes[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
Georgetown Bookstore employee Luanne Buzzanca likes to spend her free time finding ways to express herself and getting creative in the form of poetry.

A Poetic Voice from an Unexpected Place

On this hectic campus, it is all too easy to forget about the employees working almost every day to provide services for Georgetown students. LuAnne Buzzanca is a full-time cashier and customer service employee for the Georgetown University Bookstore. This past week, she and her coworkers celebrated her 30th year[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide, Uncategorized
COURTESY ARJUN GUPTA
From left: Liam Foskett (SFS ’18), Eric Chen (SFS ’18), Mollie Coyle  (COL ’17), Andrew Frank (COL ’17), Arjun Gupta (COL ’17), Mara Goby (COL ’16) and Tithi Patel (SFS ’18).

Students Create Fundraisers for Local Nonprofits

Georgetown organization founder Arjun Gupta (COL ’17) and member James McLoughlin (MSB ’17) open up about ‘Fundraisr,’ which provides pro bono services to non-profits in Washington D.C. Both Gupta and McLoughlin share a passion for social justice issues and have been working on Fundraisr since the fall semester in the hopes of[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Yatpang Cheung (MSB ’17) spent over 200 hours coding his new app “Blurtalk.”

Sophomore Designs Innovative Social App

On the Hilltop, students seem to juggle dozens of different projects, some of which are never fully realized because of time constraints and other priorities. This year, Yatpang Cheung (MSB ’17) sought to break the mold and create his own iPhone app. With countless hours of planning and dedication, Cheung[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 3 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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From left: Kevin Carter (SFS ’16), Randy Puno (COL ’16) and chair Cheryl Lau (SFS ’16).

Conference Discusses the Unconventional

In the rush of Georgetown life, it is easy to get too focused on the destination rather than the experience of the journey. Tomorrow, Georgetown will be hosting a TEDx conference, which is “a platform for ideas worth spreading.” This conference seeks to help students explore other people’s inspirational journeys[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
Student Movement Promotes Self-Reflection

Student Movement Promotes Self-Reflection

As founder of the Treehouse Project, Oliver Friedfeld (COL ’15) is trying to help students at Georgetown understand that professional, teleological and educational concerns must still be in balance with development of self. Leading the charge for students’ self-reflection, Friedfeld discusses his countercultural movement. So why is it called the[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Juan Gonzalez (COL ’15) spent an enlightening semester in India working with microfinance.

Senior Makes a Difference With Microfinance in India

Not many people consider the slums of Pune, India, to be their desired study-abroad destination. But College senior Juan Gonzalez had an invaluable experience studying economics in Pune while interning with the microfinance organization Parvati Swayamrojgar. In true Jesuit fashion Juan spent his spring semester as a man for others[Read More…]