Congradulations: Lukewarm job market, optimism

While the Georgetown University Class of 2013 revels in their upcoming graduation with Senior Week, recent employment numbers may put a damper on their celebrations. Frighteningly high unemployment numbers for young college grads from the month of April… Read More

DC Students Speak looks to organize District students for advocacy

In November, Mike Trummel (COL ’10) won a $3,000 Reimagine Georgetown Grant from The Corp, co-sponsored by GUAFSCU and The Hoya, to start DC Students Speak, a grassroots student advocacy group. “Because there is little interaction with other… Read More

Student returns to Georgetown after making millions in high-stakes poker

Was it the Georgetown education? Years ago, as a freshman at Georgetown University, current junior and economics major Cole South lost a week’s worth of beer money in a poker match against some friends. Frustrated, he went to… Read More

Georgetown’s own spoons and teases on The Real World D.C.

If MTV’S The Real World has become known for one thing in its thirteen seasons and counting on air, it’s the hookups. It must be a law of nature that if a bunch of attention-starved twenty-somethings shack up… Read More

Donna Freitas (COL ’94) discusses the negative impact of “the hook-up culture”

Last night, students and faculty gathered in McNeir auditorium to discuss something that isn’t usually talked about at events sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry: hooking-up. In the first of a four-part series on “The Sacred and… Read More

More college students than ever seeking psychiatric help

Across the country, the number of college students seeking psychiatric help is higher than ever before, according to the recent Healthy Minds Study. The study reports that 90 percent of college counselors said they have seen a rise… Read More

National student loan default rate rises, Georgetown’s remains spectacularly low

The Department of Education just released statistics about how many students defaulted on their loans during fiscal year 2007, and the results are rather depressing: the national default rate rose to 6.7 percent, up from the previous year’s… Read More

Study shows dangerous drinking behavior on the rise among college students

A new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that binge drinking, drunk driving and alcohol-related deaths among college students rose over the past decade.  Among the troubling findings: Alcohol-related deaths among 18- to… Read More

This year’s iteration of the internet’s annual intern antidote

Brace yourselves, it’s that time of year again… With intern season officially upon us, it’s about time the local blogosphere came out with its annual anti-intern novelty blog (because what’s a D.C. summer if not a chance to… Read More

AP-mtvU poll shows college students overwhelmingly happy, kinda concerned about economy

A recently released AP-mtvU poll of 2,240 students at 40 different four-year colleges shows us as a remarkably happy bunch, a little more than half of whom are concerned about the economy. Paradoxically, this year’s poll shows students… Read More