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"22 Jump Street" gave a perfect example of how no one knows exactly what to expect when they start living together in college.

Navigating the Delights and Difficulties of a Roommate

Having a roommate is a lot like living with a sibling. You see them at their worst, and they see the same of you. Just as interfamilial relationships can differ immensely, so can roommate relations. Not much can prepare incoming freshmen for what it will be like to live five[Read More…]

by July 30, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

The Intent Behind the Proposed LGBTQ Checkbox

To the Editor: Two viewpoints that appeared in The Hoya last week, (“As Bias Lingers, LGBTQ Students Need Safeguards,” A3, March 30, 2012; “Acceptance Shouldn’t be Optional, but Expected,” A3, March 27, 2012) have initiated a lot of discussion about a possible LGBTQ-friendly checkbox on the Campus Housing Roommate Matching System. This is an initiative that[Read More…]

by April 2, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Acceptance Shouldn’t Be Optional, but Expected

Among the promises made by new Geogetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13), one particularly caught my eye: On their campaign website, the executive team has indicated their intent to add an LGBTQ-friendlycheckbox to CHARMS. Speaking as an openly gay man, I am deeply opposed to this initiative.[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion