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Scalia’s Legal Lessons

Scalia’s Legal Lessons

On Saturday, a small local newspaper, the San Antonio Express-News, reported that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a west Texas ranch. A Georgetown alumnus and Supreme Court justice known for his intellect and wit, Scalia’s death immediately sparked a political firestorm. Due to his record as[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHETTY & TRIVEDI: The Lasting Value of Peers in Education

SHETTY & TRIVEDI: The Lasting Value of Peers in Education

Professor Steenhuisen was just the sort of sweet, grizzled presence that I needed to ease into university life. She posed questions to students with immense tenderness, smiling at every response as if she had never heard anything as poignant in her 20 years at Georgetown. During my last visit to[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOBROSKE: Redefining Failure At Home and Abroad

BOBROSKE: Redefining Failure At Home and Abroad

I waltzed into the academic office, sifted through the stack of China-Africa relations papers and confidentially picked up my own before checking my grade. 52 percent. Once upon a time I was high school valedictorian, and now here I was, sitting two percentage points above the failure mark on a[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOBROSKE: What I Learned About  Home in South Africa

BOBROSKE: What I Learned About Home in South Africa

Everywhere I go — no matter if I’m talking to a fellow student, a restaurant owner in the affluent historic district or a worker living in an informal settlement — I am asked the same question: “Why South Africa?” At first, I always had the same gut reaction for a response.[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top