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DPE PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN SERVICE SORORITY ALPHA CHAPTER | Even though fraternities and sororities on campus do not possess the same scope and popularity on campus as clubs do, several still attempt to create a home for students. These organizations vary by their university recognition status and their target demographic, but they all seek to build community by bringing students together.

Greek Life Offers Community in Place of Clubs

Like many other Jesuit institutions across the country, Georgetown University has officially disassociated itself from Greek life since the mid-1950s, with nothing seeming to signal an upcoming change in the university’s policy regarding Greek life. Nevertheless, fraternities and sororities continue to exist, each aiming to bring something different to the[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 1 comment Club Issue, Guide - Top, The Guide

EDITORIAL: Combat Club Selectivity, Remove Club Applications

At tomorrow’s club fair, undergraduates will navigate crowded tables in the Healey Family Student Center in an effort to find a cause, a team and a community that aligns with their interests. Entry to these clubs should not depend on an application. Clubs provide undergraduates with the opportunity to explore[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 2 comments Editorial, Opinion
Clubs Respond to Criticisms of Selectivity

Clubs Respond to Criticisms of Selectivity

Every Hoya could most likely recite some version of the following: Without the traditional social structure of recognized Greek life, clubs become the hub for your social life. Yet Georgetown’s club culture is a double-edged sword. Fueled by a desire to meet the right people and find lifelong friends, students[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Features, News
CENTER FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE Georgetown’s Council of Advisory Boards is set to host the inaugural CAB Fair 2.0, exclusively for clubs with open memberships.

Inaugural CAB Fair 2.0 Looks to Combat Exclusivity

The inaugural “CAB Fair 2.0,” hosted by Georgetown’s Council of Advisory Boards, is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 14. The fair was organized to combat club exclusivity on campus. The second CAB Fair, which will take place on Harbin Hall’s patio, was proposed as a way to highlight clubs that are[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Club Culture Requires Direct Fixes

Last April, over a dozen club leaders came together for a meeting to resolve an issue that, as of late, has been a topic of much discussion: club culture. After serving as a member of the working group created from that meeting, I have come to see that the largest[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

GOLDSTEIN: Solving the Club Culture Crisis

“Club culture” is one of Georgetown University’s most profound social crises — but it is also our most solvable. Our community has been denouncing club culture since at least 2013, when the student-made film “Sleep When You’re Dead” highlighted the central role of exclusive clubs in Georgetown’s social life and[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Amend Attitudes Toward Clubs

As club selectivity continues to concern students and plague clubs across campus, it is time to recognize that the ultra-exclusivity of many of Georgetown University’s clubs is rooted in the fact that they blur their purported functions with their roles as social organizations. To end club exclusivity, the most selective[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 2 comments Editorial