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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

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Brendan’s Opinion: If You’re A Chime Over 30…

By Brendan Teehan February 24, 2023

On the fourth episode of “Brendan’s Opinion,” Brendan Teehan (CAS ’25) recalls his experience at the 2023 Cherry Tree Massacre, the Georgetown Chimes’ annual a cappella performance. Teehan followed...

PODCAST || Brendan’s Opinion: Aca-scuse Me?

By Brendan Teehan November 17, 2022

On this week’s episode of “Brendan’s Opinion,” host Brendan Teehan (COL ’25) discusses all six a cappella groups on Georgetown University’s Main Campus. Tune in to hear the difference between...

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Phantoms, Gracenotes and Chimes Dominate the DC A Cappella Festival’s First Weekend

By Annah Otis November 9, 2018

Georgetown University a cappella groups stunned at the 28th annual D.C. A Cappella Festival, which premiered Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Gaston Hall. The resonant performances of The Georgetown Phantoms...


The Lore of the Georgetown Chimes and ‘Cherry Tree Massacre’

By Julia Yaeger February 8, 2018

Walking into the Georgetown Chimes’ rehearsal is like stepping into another world. Stifled vocals come from the back room of the house where members of the Chimes gather before rehearsing, while...

The Georgetown Chimes is hosting two more showings of its annual a cappella festival, the Cherry Tree Massacre, on Feb. 11 and Feb. 25 in Gaston Hall.

Cherry Tree Massacre 2017

By Kathryn Baker February 10, 2017

The Cherry Tree Massacre, a four-showing a cappella festival hosted every spring semester by the Georgetown Chimes, returned last weekend with a diverse set of performances by both Georgetown University...


Zach Rego (MS B ’16) performs with Superfood in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall, at the first weekend of the D.C. A Cappella Festival, hosted by the Phantoms and the Gracenotes.

DCAF’s Silver Jubilee

By Kate Kim November 13, 2015

D.C. A Cappella Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary with two weekends of performances from six of Georgetown’s undergraduate a cappella groups and four guest performance groups. Performances...

Expression, Untrammeled

By Mallika Sen September 4, 2015

As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation...

Spring Sing Preview!

Spring Sing Preview!

By Courtney Klein and Courtney Klein April 10, 2015

As spring is beginning to spring, Georgetown's a cappella groups are also beginning to sing. This Saturday is the annual a cappella festival, Spring Sing! Hosted by Superfood and the Saxatones, this...

A Capella Alert: DCAF Is Here

A Capella Alert: DCAF Is Here

By Griffin Greco and Griffin Greco October 31, 2014

It’s that time of year again. No, not Halloween — DCAF. For those of you that don’t know, DCAF is the D.C. A Cappella Festival, a two-weekend annual fall concert hosted by Georgetown's very own...

DCAF: Better Than Espresso

By Lindsay Lee and Lindsay Lee November 1, 2012

My professional obligations as a very serious journalist require me to be unbiased in my reporting of the news, regardless of what other school groups I may be a part of. That being said, a ticket to DCAF...

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