Tag: Reform

Big Structural Reform for GUSA

Big Structural Reform for GUSA

By:
02/28/2020

Georgetown students don’t care about GUSA. They don’t think GUSA does anything, they don’t see GUSA as a tool for solving their problems, and they stereotype the people in GUSA as ladder climbers in it for the resumé boost. GUSA is broken, and it needs to be fixed. When this editorial board endorsed a ticket…

Problems at Home Don’t Stay at Home

Problems at Home Don’t Stay at Home

By:
12/06/2019

Refresh, scroll down, nothing new. Wait. “What do you think?” my friend asks. His words barely process. I’m staring at my laptop, refreshing an anonymously-run Facebook page. It’s the same cycle: Refresh, scroll down, nothing new. This page, which contains accurate, real-time updates, is my only connection to one of Tennessee’s worst prisons, run by…

Level the Playing Field for College Athletes

Level the Playing Field for College Athletes

By:
10/11/2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was founded under a different name in 1906. Its goal was to “protect young people from the dangerous and exploitative athletic practices of the time.” However, it would be naive to believe that its objective today is anything other than to profit on the backs of students. Some students…

Make Georgetown Admissions Test-Optional 

Make Georgetown Admissions Test-Optional 

By:
09/27/2019

The SAT is supposedly an objective, merit-based assessment; the harder you work, the better you score. But that’s not the reality. Family income and race play too large a role in determining a student’s score. As a result, the SAT is not a fair metric to assess a student’s performance in high school or to…

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