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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…

¡Viva la Evolución!

¡Viva la Evolución!

By Zac Losey Staff Writer The Next Generation Science Standards, which were developed by a coalition of twenty-six states, are a controversial revision of science education for the state of…

Mondays and Tuesdays nearly kill me

Mondays and Tuesdays nearly kill me

By Jonathan Balmer Opinion Editor You know what really grinds my gears? Scheduling! It seems like everyone assumes that any event, meeting, training, work, or party at Georgetown College must…

Minors are educational opportunites

Minors are educational opportunites

By Anna Meurer Copy Editor Whenever I’m in a situation that calls for introductions and I have to say, “I’m a History and Religion double major and a Political Science/Philosophy…

Student Responds to The Back Page

Student Responds to The Back Page

By Daniel Chick Staff Writer In my time here at Georgetown (I’m a senior now—God, I feel old), I’ve seen the Back Page be the platform for several inflammatory things…

Georgetown housing decisions are questionable

Georgetown housing decisions are questionable

By Austin Fraley Staff Writer It’s several weeks into the semester. You’re finally getting used to your classes. You could say that you’re finally completely settled in. Suddenly an email…