Post Tagged with: "Club"

EDITORIAL: Inclusion Without Age Limits

As students navigated through the flyers, banners and sign-up sheets at the biannual Council of Advisory Boards Fair last Sunday, they were invited to sample the diverse range of student organizations at Georgetown. Yet for many the enthusiasm of CAB Fair fades to disappointment as they discover the acceptance rates[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Dear Applicant, Maybe Next Year

Dear Applicant, Maybe Next Year

When I first arrived on campus as a freshman, I was a bundle of emotions: excited to start a new part of my life, scared due to the newness of it all and beyond nervous to see if I would succeed. My definition of “success” at Georgetown was similar to[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Club Approval Re-evaluated

After an overhaul of the student club approval process over the past year, a Council Advisory Board including representatives from five different advisory boards will now have the final say whether proposed clubs make the cut. Under the old system, a Center for Student Engagement administrator would review one of[Read More…]

by October 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Outdoor Ed Looks to Grow

Outdoor Ed Looks to Grow

Despite former Director of Georgetown University Outdoor Education Russ Watts’ resignation, the program continues to expand its presence on campus. Watts resigned after accepting a job at the Dog Tag Bakery, a local nonprofit organization that serves veterans and their families by providing baked goods. Former Assistant Director Sam Bonfield[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Three New Clubs Join SAC Lineup

When the Student Activities Commission Fair sets up on the front lawn this Sunday, three new campus organizations will be among the multitude of tables. The organizations — Diversability, Community Garden, and American Public Health Association — were all officially recognized by SAC at the end of last fall semester. Diversability —[Read More…]

by September 2, 2011 0 comments News

Club Leaders Decry Space Reservation System

But dissatisfaction with OCAF is not a recent development. In 2006, Amanda Gant (SFS ’07, GRD ’12) created a Facebook group entitled “I Hate OCAF,” mainly to protest the lack of transparency in the cost of renting event space. The group, which is now dormant, lists an extensive list of[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
For Young Professor, Spotlight Reflects Record

For Young Professor, Spotlight Reflects Record

Former Minnesota governor and rumored presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty did not mention Sam Potolicchio by name during his remarks last Thursday at the National Press Club. But when Pawlenty stressed the need for “recruiting the best and the brightest to come into teaching,” the students of Georgetown’s Semester in Washington[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News