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Common App, Common Sense

Common App, Common Sense

As a new crop of freshmen arrives on the Hilltop next week and scores of overachieving high schoolers begin applying over the next few months, the time is right to reconsider our school’s application process. Ever since my senior year of high school, I’ve been frustrated that Georgetown is not[Read More…]

by August 22, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FUNT: Advocacy Beyond the Armchair

FUNT: Advocacy Beyond the Armchair

  Some readers charge The Hoya and its writers with being aloof and elitist. That allegation is misguided, but I, for one, proudly wear the badge of idealism. Idealists, however, are not without flaws of their own. I served on this newspaper’s editorial board for a year and worked alongside[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FUNT: Justice and Journalism to Match

FUNT: Justice and Journalism to Match

I am an alliteration enthusiast, and it took restraint just now not to write “alliteration addict.” To my ear, words pack more of a punch if they form a sequence of similar sounding syllables. When I was chair of The Hoya’s editorial board, I remember the alliterative thrill I got[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Concern with Accountability in Brown Investigation

It’s standard procedure for news media to arrange interviews with Georgetown athletes, coaches and athletic administrators through the sports information office. That practice is for the protection and privacy of these individuals, and we have always tried to honor it. However, it should not be employed to shelter the Athletic[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion, Sports

Tyler Creates New Sound

Labelmates have described the scene at a Tyler, The Creator music video as follows: One minute, the rapper/director is going over instructions or staring stoically into the playback monitor, the next minute, he is yelling off-color jokes fit for the fourth-grade playground. This cross between focus and flippancy — and,[Read More…]

by April 4, 2013 0 comments The Guide

New Staff Looks to Seize Opportunity

The beginning of a new term of editorial leadership at The Hoya can be described in many ways, but above all it is an opportunity. It is a time to look toward our future and consider how we can continue to improve the service we provide to our readers and[Read More…]

by December 2, 2012 0 comments Opinion