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EDITORIAL: Respect Students, Adhere to Finals Policy

Study days are meant to be an undisturbed time for students to prepare for finals. However, some Georgetown University professors disrupt this time by violating the university’s finals policy. Under the Office of the University Registrar’s current policy, the university designates two to three days after the conclusion of classes[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 1 comment Editorial, Uncategorized
TESTING TRUISMS: Can You Work Hard and Play Hard?

TESTING TRUISMS: Can You Work Hard and Play Hard?

Alongside students at other elite institutions such as Columbia University and Washington University in St. Louis, Georgetown students are reputed to have “work hard, play hard” lifestyles. In 2018, Georgetown was ranked No. 20 on U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best National Universities. It was also dubbed the No.[Read More…]

by February 12, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Testing Truisms: Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Testing Truisms: Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

For many Georgetown students, stress is part of college life. Overwhelming amounts of school work, pressure to find a job or an internship and the need to join exclusive student organizations generates discussion of stress culture on campus. Hoyas who experience such stress are not alone. The National College Health[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
O’BRIEN: Seize Opportunities To Recharge, Reflect

O’BRIEN: Seize Opportunities To Recharge, Reflect

During the school year, Georgetown students devote a substantial amount of time and energy to their classes in order to thrive academically. The majority of the student body also engages in clubs, attends some of the myriad events on campus and involves themselves in an array of extracurricular activities. Schedules[Read More…]

by June 16, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

On campus, when homesickness, social pressures and multiple assignments jeopardize students’ happiness, “mindfulness meditation” can restore a healthy balance.

Curbing College Stress

It is no secret that college is demanding. Homesickness, multiple assignments, work and social pressures make for an overbearing load. College students become extremely familiar with stress and its crippling effects. According to a study done by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 80 percent of college students frequently[Read More…]

An Open Letter to The Invisible Patient

My name is Benjamin McAfee and I graduated from Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service in 2012. You are not alone. I experienced several issues at CAPS as well, and it is important for us to be critical of the resources offered by Georgetown in order to improve the mental[Read More…]

by April 8, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Keep Calm, Study On

As spring break approaches with winter firmly entrenched in Washington, D.C., midterms are here to provide some seasonal reliability. A time of stress, tears and late-night coffee binges in Lau, it is difficult to contemplate an end to these trials; but take heart, young Hoyas, for hope — and your[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CIESEMIER & SQUIRES: Stay Involved, But Don’t Forget To Breathe

CIESEMIER & SQUIRES: Stay Involved, But Don’t Forget To Breathe

Last year, two friends made an intriguing video for one of their classes. It was called “Sleep When You’re Dead” and it got a lot of attention on Vimeo from students, faculty and administrators alike. The video itself highlighted Georgetown’s “busy” culture and how as a student body, we choose[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Destigmatizing Depression

Destigmatizing Depression

“No, I can’t be depressed. I’m not some psycho,” I remember telling myself once. For two-and a-half years I had felt this way. I went on with my life just telling myself I was in the wrong place, and ignored the very fact that I was suffering from depression. It[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Janet Zhu

Finding Success, Keeping My Sanity

  I remember the first time I visited Georgetown. It was the summer before my senior year of high school, and the campus was flooded with the incoming Class of 2014. There was so much life and excitement; balloons, music and cheers surrounded me as I walked through the iron[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top