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Pow Wow: A Place for Celebrating and Learning

On April 23, Copley Lawn was transformed into a ceremonial site of Native American culture as Georgetown University and the GU Native American Student Council hosted the 5th Annual Pow Wow. A pow wow is a social gathering of Native … Continue reading

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Reflections from NJSLC 2016: Jesuit Values, words to live by

Georgetown University is excited to host the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference: Set the World on Fire (NJSLC) July 19 to 23. Leading up to this year’s conference, the Office of Campus Ministry will be sharing reflections from students who … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Islamophobia and Religious Discrimination: A Domestic Immersion Experience

The popular assumption about Islam in America is that it is a predominantly Arab, immigrant identity. However, the experience I gained from my Alternative Break Program (APB), Deconstructing Islamophobia and Religious Discrimination fully dispelled that idea. Another important lesson I … Continue reading

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Howard Gray, S.J. Graduation Examen 2017

“Hello, Graduating Seniors…” Outgoing Vice President of Mission and Ministry, Fr. Howard Gray, S.J. sat down this week to share a short reflection based on the Jesuit Examen with graduating seniors, inviting graduates to express gratitude for the most meaningful … Continue reading

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ESCAPE: a space for all students to feel included, understood and welcomed

In August of last year, when I accepted the position of ESCAPE program director, I was told ESCAPE was unique and this would be the best job I would ever have. Back then, I might have thought that statement had been … Continue reading

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