Post Tagged with: "Seamus Guerin"

Giving Thanks in Spain and Wherever We May Go

Giving Thanks in Spain and Wherever We May Go

In particular circumstances, Spanish can be easy. For example, the word gratitude is no more complex than gratitud. It is convenient that such a powerful word can be translated so easily, but no matter the language, I believe gratitude is the most important state of mind, capable of making any[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
On My Approaching Return to Familiarity

On My Approaching Return to Familiarity

At publication time of this piece, I will have exactly one month left of my semester abroad in Madrid, Spain. And as scary as that is, I am also eager to start the next chapter of my Georgetown story and to celebrate a springtime homecoming; however, I know it will[Read More…]

by November 13, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Learning From Ernest Hemingway and Julia Roberts

Studying in Europe necessarily calls for reading a Hemingway book, and I’ve recently found myself enchanted by “The Sun Also Rises.” A tale of Parisian cafes and bars, fishing in the Pyrenees and bullfighting in Pamplona, Hemingway takes us up and down the western edge of the continent. Similar to[Read More…]

by October 15, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Greatest Ship of All

The Greatest Ship of All

As simple as it may be to define mentorship as a relationship in which one learns from the other, no two mentorships are the same, and rarely is such a relationship strictly unidirectional. Assume that it’s safe to say all of us at Georgetown have had great mentors who have[Read More…]

by October 2, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Hoya’s New Home

A Hoya’s New Home

The decision of whether or not to study abroad, and the pre-departure preparations, recall a series of events that, for most of us abroad-bound students, occurred two years prior: choosing and starting Georgetown. Every student has their set of special reasons for attending Georgetown. For some, it may be the[Read More…]

by September 4, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Needless Loss for Newsprint

Last week, the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee unilaterally killed the Collegiate Readership Program. Collegiate Readership, funded by GUSA since 2008, distributes free copies of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today to Hilltop newsstands each weekday, costing the student association $14,000 each year.[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 5 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Final Fin/App Budget Released

Final Fin/App Budget Released

The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee released its final budget for the 2015 fiscal year, cutting the Collegiate Readership Program and funding for GUSA while also putting Georgetown Day under the control of the Division of Student Affairs. The budget, released March 21, is projected at $998,400, in response to[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Fin/App Process Questioned

The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee is set to release the final fiscal year 2015 budget for the student association and advisory and programming boards today. The committee considered proposals for 26 options, hearing from advisory boards, student groups and individuals, including Center for Student Engagement Director[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top