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How To: CHARMS

How To: CHARMS

By Sarah Reuter and Sarah Reuter June 17, 2017

Is it time for you to find your first ever college roommate? Get excited for a year (or four) of pillow talks, impromptu dance parties, sexiling and shared bathrooms! Finding/having a roommate is nothing...

Roommate Horror Stories: Freshman Edition

Roommate Horror Stories: Freshman Edition

By Charlie Fritz and Charlie Fritz July 31, 2016

As explained by every Blue & Gray Tour Guide, CHARMS is an online matchmaking service to help incoming freshmen find their roommates. And as with any dating app, there are the stories of the students...

Translation: Im Getting Desperate!

Translation: I’m Getting Desperate!

By D.J. Angelini and D.J. Angelini June 25, 2015

With the deadline to find a roommate via our famous CHARMS matching service less than a week away, many freshmen have turned to the second-most effective vehicle to nail down that match made in heaven:...

Surviving College 101

Surviving College 101

By Catherine McNally and Catherine McNally June 18, 2015

To the Class of 2019: You're probably sitting at home right now trying to think of a creative way to introduce yourself to all of your potential CHARMS matches. If you're already feeling stressed about...

CHARMS for Dummies: A Guide to Finding Your Perfect Roommate

CHARMS for Dummies: A Guide to Finding Your Perfect Roommate

By Marina Smith and Marina Smith June 15, 2015

If you're an incoming freshman, chances are, you're freaking out about finding a roommate. CHARMS is taking over your life with the insidiousness of Facebook or Instagram but with almost no functionality...

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22 Jump Street gave a perfect example of how no one knows exactly what to expect when they start living together in college.

Navigating the Delights and Difficulties of a Roommate

By Justin Kotwicki July 30, 2014

Having a roommate is a lot like living with a sibling. You see them at their worst, and they see the same of you. Just as interfamilial relationships can differ immensely, so can roommate relations. Not...

How to Break Up With Your Roommate

How to Break Up With Your Roommate

By Emily Min and Emily Min February 27, 2014

Housing selection is on the horizon! Freshmen everywhere are wondering, “Will I get that Henle/Village A?” (Answer: With that 248 lottery number, keep dreaming.) Upperclassmen are considering whether...

The 12 Things That Will Likely Happen On Your First Day at Georgetown

The 12 Things That Will Likely Happen On Your First Day at Georgetown

By KP and KP August 23, 2013

Every Hoya has their own one-of-a-kind experience on the first day of college. Some Hoyas make life-changing journeys across continents to come here to the Hilltop while others travel only minutes from...

The 5 People Youll Meet On CHARMS

The 5 People You’ll Meet On CHARMS

By Marlene Cox and Marlene Cox June 15, 2013

You've got your acceptance letter. Graduation is over (or fast-approaching). You've deftly navigated MyAccess to sign up for classes. Aunt Verna already bought all of your dorm supplies.(thank goodness...

The Intent Behind the Proposed LGBTQ Checkbox

By Laura Kresse April 2, 2012

To the Editor: Two viewpoints that appeared in The Hoya last week, (“As Bias Lingers, LGBTQ Students Need Safeguards,” A3, March 30, 2012; “Acceptance Shouldn’t be Optional, but Expected,” A3,...

Acceptance Shouldn’t Be Optional, but Expected

By Sports Editor March 26, 2012

Among the promises made by new Geogetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13), one particularly caught my eye: On...

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