Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

MERZ: Befriending the Unknown

By Ann-Kathrin Merz May 15, 2019

As I sat on the plane to Malaysia last summer, I felt lost. I had little prepared but a sticky note with the hostel address. I was supposed to conduct research interviews there, but my contacts had all...

Movie Review: ‘Snatched’

By Alexandra Brunjes June 4, 2017

★★☆☆☆ As the product of screenwriter Katie Dippold, best known for comedies like “The Heat” and “Parks and Recreation,” and director Jonathan Levine of the Golden Globe-nominated...

Movie Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

By Ben Macher June 3, 2017

★★☆☆☆ For more than a decade, Captain Jack Sparrow has been one of Hollywood’s most iconic Disney characters, capturing audiences of all ages with his quick wit and eccentric charm....

Hunnam and Hounsou Discuss ‘King Arthur,’ Acting

By Rachel Linton May 20, 2017

Charlie Hunnam, star of “Pacific Rim” and “Sons of Anarchy,” and Golden Globe-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou, of “Gladiator” and “Blood Diamond,” are no strangers to Hollywood action...

Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’

By Ben Macher May 17, 2017

★★★★☆ In 2014, Marvel Studios released a new type of superhero film: one that was based on comedy and character development rather than action.  “Guardians of the Galaxy” dazzled...


24 Hours in Madrid

By Sarah Wright March 17, 2017

Welcome to Madrid, where the past and present collide in a city that is driven by modernization but maintains its historic charm. Bright and bustling with activity, Madrid reveals Spain’s rich history...

The Travel Issue

The Travel Issue

By Guide Editor March 17, 2017

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Benjamin Disraeli once opined: “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” Whether or not you...

HARVEY: Lessons From My European Adventure

By Elizabeth Harvey January 22, 2016

As I prepared to leave home for the spring semester, I caught myself staring at a stack of jumbled postcards from my travels, next to the cooking supplies from Target that I planned to use to make beautiful,...

SHRINATH: Finding My Sanctuary in India, France

By Kshithij Shrinath September 18, 2015

Sitting now on the right bank of the Seine as a refreshing breeze wafts slowly to shore, the immediate circumstances of my arrival in India earlier this summer seem far off. The moment I touched down in...

Going Caving

Going Caving

By Doug Freide July 19, 2015

If you asked me to list every zoo I have ever visited, I could do it with ease. The San Diego Zoo? You bet. Franklin Park Zoo? Check. Baghdad Zoo? Sure have — right before Saddam Hussein closed it for...

Life in India: The Auto

Life in India: The Auto

By Jenna Clifford and Jenna Clifford June 2, 2015

For those of you who are unfamiliar with transport in India, actually for anyone, familiar or not with the concept of the auto, please let me share with you my latest fascination. In fact, I am writing...

How to Study Abroad in D.C.

How to Study Abroad in D.C.

By Marina Smith and Marina Smith February 8, 2015

The application for studying abroad in Fall 2015 is quickly approaching on Feb. 10. However, we realize that for some of you, the very thought of filling out yet another application might inspire...

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