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Debussy Festival 2012

The 2012 Debussy Festival, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy, will begin on Saturday, Nov. 17, including a musicology lecture on Debussy’s piano music by Dr.…

Student reflects upon presidential search

By ASHLIE DAVIS Staff Writer Since the arrival of “the 27” on our radar, Georgetown has been a-buzz about the selection of a new president. It became a social experiment…

Student reacts to Board of Trustees’ decision

By ASHLIE DAVIS Staff Writer It is no secret that this semester has been eventful and at times tumultuous. We have seen students, faculty and administration all disagree on various…

When the sun shines, it is night in Afghanistan

When the sun shines, it is night in Afghanistan

By SABERA DAQIQ Staff Writer Boy: “Where are you from?” Me: “I am from Afghanistan.” Boy: “Wow, cool.” “The weather is hot today. Why is he saying it is cool?”…

Spending less money on arms may be prudent choice for the United States

Spending less money on arms may be prudent choice for the United States

By ETHAN SMITH Opinion Editor If you’ve flipped on the TV and shuffled through news channels at any point over the past few years, odds are you heard something regarding…

Why I am voting for Obama (or rather, what I find important)

By JONATHAN KAYS Staff Writer Yes indeed, another political opinion article. Please, please try to restrain yourselves from the joyous ecstasy you osmose when bureaucracy showers you with its soggy…

We must rebuild democracy the Republican way

By MORGAN FRALICK Contributing Writer   In the 2012 election, the Democratic and Republican parties will be represented by President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. In the beginning of…

Decisions must be made regarding welfare

Decisions must be made regarding welfare

By ETHAN SMITH Opinion Editor   A recurring issue that I notice popping up in political conversations is welfare.  I myself often feel torn between the camps that favor and…

Student goes for run, envisions dream for a better future

By MEREDITH CAVE Contributing Writer What if we changed the way we go about things? What I am about to suggest just might turn our lovely little Georgetown world upside-down,…

Student sees GC making much-needed progress as microcosm of U.S.

By LEANNDRA PADGETT Staff Writer This semester, GC’s Global Scholars read and discussed a book about the state of America by Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum titled “That Used to…