Post Tagged with: "social justice"

Crafting the List of Contradictions

Crafting the List of Contradictions

Upper-Middle Class/Person of Color. Algerian/American. First-Generation American/Elite University Student. Queer/Muslim. Indigenous Ancestry/Settler-Colonizer. These words are not a list of oxymorons or incompatible identities. A slash does not represent “or” — a slash symbolizes “and.” And the periods? They symbolize “and” as well. I am a living proof that these slashed[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: As Jesuit Presence Fades, Georgetown Recommits to Its Roots

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

MSFS Grad, CEO, Expresses Vision on Global Eye Care Issues

Vision for a Nation Foundation Chief Executive Officer Tom Rosewall (GRD ’78) highlighted the lack of proper eye care for individuals in developing nations and his work in Rwanda at an event hosted by the Master of Science in Foreign Service program on Feb. 17. Held in the Intercultural Center,[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

FLEMING-KLINK: The Real Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

On our way back from New York City over Christmas break, my family and I waited in line for gas at a major stop in Delaware. At one of the pumps was a pickup truck with six people — all Caucasian — three men, two women and one teenage boy.[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 12 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Theater Explores Social Issues

In high school, I didn’t really see myself going to college. Instead, I wanted to work at an elephant orphanage in Kenya. But when I got my acceptance letter to Georgetown, my parents made me go to a Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program weekend. Luckily, I met Brendan Quinn (COL ’13)[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Beginning this year, Wash Cycle will be the only laundry provider with access to university housing.

New Laundry Service Upholds Jesuit Values

The university announced early August that it will partner with Wash Cycle, a laundry service committed to social and environmental causes, as its first official laundry provider. Beginning this academic year, Wash Cycle will be the only laundry service authorized by the university to access student housing, preventing other companies,[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

New Med School Tracks Focus on Literature, Population Health

To provide increasingly specialized experiences for its students, the Georgetown University School of Medicine is adding two new tracks focusing on population health and literature to its curriculum in the upcoming academic year. Specialized tracks allow students the option of focusing on a particular field, eventually leading to a certificate[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Naming the Fire that Defines Me

Naming the Fire that Defines Me

The first time I ever had to speak as the voice of my entire race, I was four. It was during a kindergarten lesson about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lucas, a fellow classmate and fashion victim of the classic ’90s DIY mushroom cut, however, was not down for the[Read More…]

by January 22, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

I Was Mugged, and I Understand Why

Last weekend, my housemate and I were mugged at gunpoint while walking home from Dupont Circle. The entire incident lasted under a minute, as I was forced to the floor, handed over my phone and was patted down. And yet, when a reporter asked whether I was surprised that this[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 510 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Megan Schmidt

Vote for Legalization in DC

Georgetown’s age-old pledge to promote social justice around the world is a basic tenet of our mission as a university. This election cycle, many Georgetown students, as well as all voters in the District of Columbia, have been given the opportunity to implement a policy that would fulfill that pledge:[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top