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From The Hoya: “Carnes: Rules for Returning Hoyas”

“At Georgetown, New Student Orientation offers a marvelous, nearly round-the-clock set of activities to welcome new Hoyas, introducing them to our community and offering them an array of tools to succeed. Sometimes I wonder if we ought to do something … Continue reading

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A Message to the Georgetown Community Concerning the Roll-Back of DACA

Friends, The Justice Department of the United States has announced a roll-back of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or “Dreamers” program. This decision adds great uncertainty and anxiety to a number of people in our Georgetown University community for … Continue reading

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Prayer, Discernment, and Facing Whatever’s Next

This past summer Teresa Donnellan (COL ’16), an O’Hare fellow with America Media, wrote an article for America Magazine, Panicking with Grace: A Spirituality for Whatever’s Next – a link to the article appears below. In the article, Donnellan interviewed … Continue reading

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A World Re(Union) of Jesuit Alumni: Going to the Margins Together

Kevin Sullivan (SFS ‘14) attended the 2017 World Union of Jesuit Alumni Congress (WUJA) this past summer. With the school-year underway, his account of the conference reminds us – as members of a Jesuit institution – of our purpose and … 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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