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The Productivity Problem

The Productivity Problem

The ever-popular production possibilities frontier, or PPF, puts productivity in the terms that I’m confident many Georgetown students are familiar with. Picture the top-right quarter of any circle — like an Eat & Joy pizza. What this wise pizza tells us, in terms of guns and butter, is that we[Read More…]

by June 10, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Breaking Up With Deadlines

I’m writing this as I sit on a bus headed for New York. Today is Feb. 28, 2015, and as I pondered that fact nearly 10 minutes ago, it occurred to me the deadline for the summer job I had decided I would apply for has officially passed. It actually[Read More…]

by March 2, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
2,000 Years of Busyness

2,000 Years of Busyness

Early on in “War and Peace”, the old prince Nikolai Bolkonsky says to his son Andrei, “Only fools and profligates can be unwell, my boy, and you know me: I’m busy from morning till evening, I’m temperate, and so I’m well”. At Georgetown, busyness similarly confers a badge of honor[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Never too Early, Never too Late

With the revolution of social media, it has become a way of life to receive a reminder of a friend’s birthday on Facebook. Just press the “1” to wish your friends a Happy Birthday on their special day. But the flipside is that there is nowhere to hide when it’s[Read More…]

by January 18, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Treasuring My Time at Home and Abroad

Treasuring My Time at Home and Abroad

Whether or not you trained for it, a semester spent studying abroad is a marathon. In the pursuit of “making the most of the short time abroad,” the only moments of rest are utilized recharging for the next outing. Every weekend, of course, must have a full itinerary. Perhaps it’s[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
No Time for Tardiness

No Time for Tardiness

Many of us are familiar with the cliched movie scene of a tardy high school student stumbling into class a few minutes late. He sits down sheepishly as the teacher cracks a one-liner at his expense, but all is forgotten and class moves on. College academics, however, are a bit[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Editorial, Opinion