Archive: ESCAPE

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Reflections

Student Reflection: Learning to Lean into the Zig-Zags 

By Ruby Gilmore (SFS’26) It was cold, even for March, and I found myself grateful for the thermal layers I’d packed the day before. Sitting on maroon and navy cushions in…

May 15, 2024

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Finding Community Through ESCAPE

Dajour Evans is a sophomore in the College and an ESCAPE leader. The Dajour from this time last year had it more together than I do right now. At that point in my life, I was a…

November 20, 2017

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Coming Full Circle

Senior Ndeye Ndiaye, an American studies major, anthropology minor, and student worker for Campus Ministry, is a busy woman on campus. This past summer she was involved with New…

November 1, 2017

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ESCAPE: a space for all students to feel included, understood and welcomed

In August of last year, when I accepted the position of ESCAPE program director, I was told ESCAPE was unique and this would be the best job I would ever have. Back then, I might…

May 9, 2017

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The Perfect ESCAPE Weekend

The last time I went to the Calcagnini Contemplative Center, I packed my bag full of worksheets, practice exams, and review problems—I think I even brought my calculator in. …

January 9, 2017

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Every gift for ESCAPE will be doubled this year

Every gift for ESCAPE will be matched dollar for dollar this year.  Please give today to help enhance this important campus ministry program for freshmen and transfer students.…

December 7, 2016

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ESCAPE: A 26-Year Tradition

“What is ESCAPE?” It is a 26-Year Tradition. ESCAPE, a 27-hour Overnight Retreat Experience that is exclusively available to first-year and Transfer students, was the most…

September 26, 2016

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Building Inclusivity On the Hilltop

I came to Georgetown anticipating to be on a campus where social life revolved around clubs and activities that were not necessarily exclusive. Yet this expectation was shaken…

April 27, 2016

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An ESCAPE from the Georgetown Bubble

I didn’t realize how much I missed a clear view of the night sky. The first month of my freshman year at Georgetown was so full of friends to make, classes and clubs to start…

October 22, 2015

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What Really Matters? An ESCAPEe Reflection

There is a lot of small talk during your first year of college. The top three most-heard phrases are probably “Where are you from?,” “What are you studying?,” and “What…

May 20, 2015