Rebecca Zaritsky


Open Access: Excluding Identities in the Inclusivity Movement

Confession: Sometimes, I watch TED Talks about productivity instead of being productive. Sometimes, that leads me down a TED Talk rabbit hole in which I insist that I’m learning while... Read more


Faculty Senate condemns Trump immigration ban

The Faculty Senate released a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s immigration ban and showing support for affected students, faculty, and staff. In the Feb. 21 statement, which was emailed to... Read more

Carrying On

Carrying On: Reflecting on Death and My Grandmother’s Disease

Sometimes I run to think through a problem, but this is not one of those days. I’m at Yates, running on the treadmill because my left knee is too messed... Read more


Students and Professors React to Immigration Executive Order

Meghan Bodette (SFS ‘20) had been up all night. For the last three days, she had attended protests, marching, chanting, and showing no signs of slowing down. Bodette, along with... Read more


Open Access: “But What About Overdiagnosis?”

Is mental illness overdiagnosed? I’m not going to answer that question. The idea that we’re mistakenly diagnosing people who don’t have mental illnesses is more harmful than many realize. These... Read more


Lecture Fund hosts Derek Black

On Jan. 26, the Georgetown Lecture Fund hosted Derek Black, godson of former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, for a discussion in Copley Formal Lounge to examine his experience growing... Read more


Medical and legal centers partner to create Health Justice Alliance

The Georgetown University Medical Center and Georgetown University Law Center have partnered to form the Georgetown University Health Justice Alliance, a collaboration between the two centers and their training programs.... Read more


Open Access: The Harm in Romanticizing Mental Illnesses

Acceptance of mental illness has come really far. We’re having open and honest conversations about what it feels like to live with depression or anxiety, and people who haven’t experienced... Read more


Open Access: Party Culture and Success in a World With Mental Illness

One of the main reasons I chose to attend Georgetown was that our lack of sororities and fraternities means campus social life revolves around student groups. In theory, this means that everyone makes... Read more


‘Orlando and On’ event addresses violence against LGBTQ community

GUPride and Georgetown Against Gun Violence partnered Nov. 9 to host “Orlando and On: Violence, Healing and Community,” as part of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s “Outober” series. Panelists discussed the... Read more