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The End of a Year and the Search for a Home

Well folks, here we are. It’s the end of the semester, the end of the year, and for some graduating next month, the end of an era of education as they are off to the real world. Copley Lawn is finally green again, the late-budding cherry blossoms on campus have[Read More…]

by April 19, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

What Would You Do for Your Dream School?

While enjoying a Thursday night out in Virginia with my friends on Easter Break, I got a text that transported me back to that horrible time last year, “So it turns out I won’t have to decide which college I want to attend. I don’t have a choice.” April is[Read More…]

by April 5, 2015 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Friendships That Are Here to Stay

Last May, we— the current freshmen— all signed our friends’yearbooks (and even those of people we wouldn’t have expected wanted a few words from us) with notes of love and excitement and optimism. “Sitting next to you in bio has been so fun!” “I loved all our crazy talks in[Read More…]

by March 9, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

College is a Temporal Beast We Can Conquer

When I chose to come to Georgetown, I knew full well that I was leaving behind everyone I had known from high school, which was even a swaying factor in my decision. It was going to be a fresh start no expectations, no presuppositions, just me as I am. We live[Read More…]

by February 22, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Fine Print of Maturing

Growing up in a big family — with two older siblings and a younger brother for whom to set an example — I have always felt like I had to grow up quickly to keep pace with them. I have always felt like I was speeding toward maturity faster than other[Read More…]

by February 8, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Beyond the Type A Personality

I think I’ve had such a hard time adjusting to Georgetown because I used to be “that” girl: wrapped up in doing everything, trying to be the best, getting perfect grades, running around chasing after this transparent dream of success and this idea of being the model Type A figure. [Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top