In this week’s Feature, Lucia He explores Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative, a think-tank and advocacy group which sponsors regular service outings such as the Day Laborers Exchange along with supporting research in the area.
“The American labor movement, like its counterparts around the world, is transforming in response to these changes, and it’s a fascinating moment to study and think about what role workers can and should play in governing their workplaces and the economy,” said Jennifer Luff, the Research Director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative.
In News, Vanya Mehta investigates a source of disagreement between the Dean of the College and faculty over the pedagogical nature of a seminar, and the Dean’s decision to cut down the number of once a week courses in the History and Government departments.
On the Sports page, Kevin Joseph discusses how although the Yankee’s season may have been one of great success for any other team, most fans are still severely disappointed in this year’s postseason performance.
And in Voices, John Sapunor laments his viewing of Thanksgiving Special of According to Jim, arguing that it paints a portrait of a stereotypical American family in the worst possible way by highlighting obesity, laziness and misogyny.