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Who (should) run the world? Girls!

Who (should) run the world? Girls!

By Lynsey Jordan Web Editor Watching coverage of the government’s shutdown for 16 straight days was a nightmare. Viewers of channels like CNN heard worldwide, angry accusations made by lawmakers…

We all need to take a walk

We all need to take a walk

By Leanndra Padgett Copy Editor Kentuckians do not walk enough. The car is an amazing machine, but the human feet are an even more valuable asset. All too often, potential…

Student shares hopes for President Greene

Student shares hopes for President Greene

By Meredith Scalos Staff Writer It’s the moment that we’ve all been waiting for since former President Crouch announced his retirement last fall: the arrival of the new (and hopefully…

Fall weather brings new ways to have fun

Fall weather brings new ways to have fun

By Fiona McElrath Staff Writer Leaves are red, leaves are green, leaves are yellow…..what does this mean? Fall! In case you haven’t been tipped off by the cold winds, changing…

An Independent reflects upon Songfest

An Independent reflects upon Songfest

By Leanndra W. Padgett Copy Editor Songfest is a season that elicits many emotions: the joy of performing, the pride of school and organization spirit, the stress of a busy…

Competition can ruin the fun

Competition can ruin the fun

By Collin Smith Photo Editor I’ll be completely honest: Georgetown was my last choice of schools to go to. I decided I hated everything to do with Georgetown College. Knight…

Georgetown can capitalize on its strengths

Georgetown can capitalize on its strengths

By Anna Meurer Copy Editor As you might have noticed, Georgetown is shrinking. In 2008, official undergraduate enrollment was 1,302. This year, enrollment is 1,116. Especially in a primarily tuition-dependent…

Some things are more important than Songfest

Some things are more important than Songfest

By Austin Fraley Staff Writer This is another opinion article. What things are important to discuss? I could talk about the government shutdown, the looming potential break of the debt…

St. Paul rages against the machine

St. Paul rages against the machine

By Jonathan Balmer Opinion Editor James K.A. Smith, professor of philosophy at Calvin College, says secular liturgies aim to change us. Liturgy may just seem like the order of a…

America needs to change its mind about gun violence

America needs to change its mind about gun violence

By Cristian Nunez Staff Writer It appears that recently gun violence has become an endemic in the U.S. Almost every other day, the news is reporting that another host of…