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SCHENDEN: Recalibrate Through Gratitude

SCHENDEN: Recalibrate Through Gratitude

“Cling to what is good.” As we finally find ourselves in the fine time just before Thanksgiving, I return to this simple phrase from St. Paul’s letter to the Romans. I began this calendar year with these same words. The phrase came to me as I was reflecting on the[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

Thanksgiving: What now represents my favorite holiday — a four-day weekend with my family and a time to cook and consume food I love with people I love — has not always been so rosy. Like many holidays, Thanksgiving is complicated, full of warmth for some and anxiety for others.[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

1,382 Degrees of Gratitude

On Saturday, the 1,382 members of Georgetown’s Class of 2014 will undoubtedly share feelings of joy and accomplishment as they walk across the graduation stage. From the moment that these graduates began filling out their applications to Georgetown more than four years ago to the last words of their senior[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Georgetown Day to Be Scaled Back

While the lack of a planning committee put this year’s Georgetown Day in jeopardy, students and administrators say a slightly scaled-down version of the annual event will still take place. Organization of the event traditionally begins in the fall semester, but discussions between students and the university about this year’s[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

The Editorial Board Says ‘Thanks’

University staff: Even as visions of turkey and mashed potatoes dance in our heads, we’re thankful for O’Donovan Dining Hall — or more specifically, the employees who prepare and serve us meals. Working long hours at an often thankless task, workers at the dining hall and other on-campus services still manage[Read More…]

by November 21, 2011 0 comments Opinion