Maggie Shrout

Halloween brings back memories

Halloween. In my opinion, it’s the best holiday. One night a year, we all get to dress up and pretend to be someone else. As that other person, we either go to Halloween parties or – and this is the particularly good part – we go door to door to random strangers’ houses and they […]

Something fishy is going on at GW

I read in the paper the other day someone donated $30 million to Georgetown University and the university is renaming its entire business school after him. Who has $30 million dollars to give to a school? I don’t know. But it would be pretty cool to have a business school named after you. I guess […]

Pondering some classroom behavior

Last year around this time, I had just gotten to the point where I could go to all of my classes without consulting my little GWizard printout. I’ve come a long way since then. Last year around this time, I also was doing a lot of reading. As a matter of fact, first semester, I […]

Could “Zippergate” happen at GW?

Several times recently I have attempted to bring up the subject of President Clinton with my friends and people in my classes. Quite frankly, I haven’t had a lot of luck. In fact, one guy responded, “A lot of people have been saying that they don’t really care about this issue and that is all […]

Applebee’s and GW irrationality

While most of you spent your summers working at exciting and interesting internships or backpacking through Europe, I was working as a waitress at Applebee’s, serving chicken finger baskets and riblet platters to the good people of Evans, Ga. I’ve been going to restaurants my entire life and I always meekly ordered off the menu. […]