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LUKE: Combat Extremism Through Community

LUKE: Combat Extremism Through Community

When I found out I was interning at a community center in northern France this summer, I figured it would be a sort of summer camp-like experience: finger painting with kids, teaching hip-hop dance to senior citizens or showcasing my lack of athleticism at soccer games. However, within the first[Read More…]

by July 6, 2019 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

I’m a planner. I always have — or hope to have — a plan for where I’ll be at a specific time and place. Throughout last year, 10 days — July 13 through July 22 — were marked off in bold, red letters: pilgrimage in France. As I returned home[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Former U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley also expressed concern over the Trump administration’s budget cuts to the Department of State and slow attempts to appoint officials, which she said is vital to American interests abroad.

Former French Ambassador Examines Current European Politics

The French and American relationship will survive clashing policy priorities during President Donald Trump’s term, argued former U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley during a lecture Thursday. A part of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy’s Oscar Iden Annual Lecture on American Foreign Policy, Hartley’s lecture described her[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Francois Valentin

VALENTIN: Veiling Dialogue and Discourse

It has been more than a month since the heat of the burkini controversy in France dissipated; A few weeks after a deadly Jihadist attack in Nice, dozens of coastal towns in the south and north of France decided to ban the burkini, a contraction of a burqa and a[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CRAIGE: Portugal Captures Elusive First Euro Cup Title

CRAIGE: Portugal Captures Elusive First Euro Cup Title

After 12 long years of coming close but always falling just short, Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo can finally add another achievement to his long list of accolades: European champion. Portugal was finally able to get its captain one of the international championships that he had so desperately been craving, giving[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SUN: To Rest or Not to Rest: Sleep Culture Across Borders

At Georgetown, there seems to be a positive correlation between sleep deprivation and self-confidence. Sleeping less suggests working harder:  we get restless when we are resting, feeling inadequate compared to those around us who would sacrifice a few extra hours of rest to change that A- into an A or[Read More…]

by July 7, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CRAIGE: Euro Cup Quarterfinals Preview

CRAIGE: Euro Cup Quarterfinals Preview

In a span of just three days, the European Championship has been whittled down from 16 teams to eight. The strong teams have come out and reasserted their dominance, while the smaller teams have struggled. There have been surprises along the way, notably when Croatia — widely considered a dark horse[Read More…]

by June 28, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Underdogs Impress in Group Stages

CRAIGE: Underdogs Impress in Group Stages

Now that the first round of games of the European Championship is over and the second one is underway, it is already becoming easier to predict which teams will advance to the Round of 16. In fact, the host France has already become the first team to advance out of[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: EURO 2016 Groups A and B Preview

CRAIGE: EURO 2016 Groups A and B Preview

After four years of waiting, the beauty that is the European Championship tournament of soccer is upon us once more. Before we all get swept up in Euro Cup fever though, I would like to remind everyone that the Copa América Centenario, the major tournament of the Americas, is under[Read More…]

by June 10, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SHRINATH: A Time for Reflection, Dialogue

SHRINATH: A Time for Reflection, Dialogue

French fierte is subtler than American pride. Flags are not omnipresent, the national anthem does not play before every sporting event and spontaneous chants of “F-R-A-N-C-E” do not break out, well, ever. The French are more confident and assured, so proud of their superior culture that they don’t even need[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide