Post Tagged with: "sacrifice"

SINGH: The Badge of Inferiority

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I felt inferior when navigating the chasms and paradoxes of Georgetown’s campus. This feeling did not stem from any comparison I attempted to make with other Georgetown students. Rather, something more powerful strained my mind. As I talked more with fellow[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Sacrificing for the Global Family

VIEWPOINT: Sacrificing for the Global Family

Until this February, the world went six years without a declaration of famine. Now, 20 million people in Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen face starvation, including 1.4 million children at risk of imminent death from severe acute malnutrition, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund. Despite its frequent, more[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Jinwoo Chong \ The Hoya

Securing a Future For Years to Come

On May 21, I will walk onto a stage on Healy Lawn, shake University President John J. DeGioia’s hand and receive my Bachelor of Science diploma. Like many students at Georgetown, I will be the first in my family to experience this moment. When DeGioia shakes my hand, however, he[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Jinwoo Chong\The Hoya

Serving Beyond Our Front Gates

Commencement weekend is a noteworthy benchmark for graduating seniors. For students involved in ROTC, it represents a new path in life as we begin our careers as Army officers. This morning, in a short ceremony in Gaston Hall, I, along with the nine other graduating seniors in Army ROTC, will[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top