Picture thousands of young people, all scrambling for a few golden tickets that will give them admission to the most fabulous spectacle in town, only to be shut out when the tickets are given to the kids who deserve them the least. You’re probably thinking of the wrong round orange objects—we’re talking basketballs, not Oompa-Loompa’s, and the most fabulous spectacle in this town doesn’t reside in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, but rather the Verizon Center.
It’s the night your English final paper is due and you find yourself pacing the floors of Lauinger library searching for that one mysterious spot where wireless Internet might work. From cubicle to cubicle you hike, stop and check your connection. Nothing. It’s problems like this that make schoolwork unnecessarily difficult for Georgetown students struggling to get by on a campus that is a long way from being wireless, but which must become so to remain competitive.