Post Tagged with: "disorderly conduct"

Major Trouble

Major Trouble

Something always bothered me about the quintessential college introduction process. “Hi, nice to meet you. What’s your major?” As if the absolute most interesting thing I could disclose to a new acquaintance was my chosen field of study. (Far from it, actually — as a math major, the usual response[Read More…]

by August 11, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
Bitten By The Startup Bug

Bitten By The Startup Bug

What do Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have in common — besides Silicon Valley? They’re bad examples. As successful entrepreneurs, we look up to them and look to be inspired by them, but perhaps we do this a bit too much. In my experience, college students fawn over[Read More…]

by July 24, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
On The Cutting-Edge

On The Cutting-Edge

“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” These famous words of Max Planck are not very comforting. Indeed, they are rather unnerving:[Read More…]

by July 11, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Overdiagnose, Overtreat

Overdiagnose, Overtreat

Nobody’s perfect. Oddly enough, there are doctors and nurses who think otherwise. Up to 80% of abnormalities discovered through full-body scans are not fatal — name anything, it can be found in someone who appears otherwise to be healthy. But these small abnormalities cause doctors to make diagnoses based on[Read More…]

by June 26, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Difference Is Good

Difference Is Good

Growing up, everyone tells you to dare to be different. Being different is good — it makes us unique, gives us personality, flair, style. But pair this with “dysfunction” as defined by some clipboard-wielding doctor clad in the quintessential white lab coat and your deviation from the norm is labeled[Read More…]

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

DPS Blotter

Friday, Sept. 6, 2012 Suspicious Person, Reiss Science Building, 1:02 p.m. The Department of Public Safety received a report of a man soliciting money from students. The man was identified, apprehended and barred from campus. Alcohol/Drug Violation, Harbin Hall, 9:23 p.m. A student was found to be in possession of[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Noise Law Perpetuates Neighborhood Animosity

With the recent implementation of the Disorderly Conduct Amendment Act of 2010 in Washington, D.C., the ongoing squabble between Georgetown residents and students has seemingly reached a boiling point. From suggestions for further on-campus housing to past efforts to limit the number of non-relatives per household, the neighborhood community has[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Altered Law Leaves Students on Edge

Altered Law Leaves Students on Edge

A newly passed measure granting D.C. police greater authority in responding to rowdiness has spurred much of campus to action, triggering a strong student outcry and forcing administrators to preempt a possible rise in student arrests. Scott Stirrett (SFS ’13), chair of DC Students Speak, a group advocating for student[Read More…]

by February 2, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News