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

Climate Matters | Adopt Green Fashion

Climate Matters | Adopt Green Fashion

By Stella Peters March 23, 2023

Welcome to the world of biofabrication, a place where your shirts are made from microbes or synthetic spider silk and your sneakers and car seats are made from mushroom leather. Collaborative endeavors...

EDITORIAL: Expand Hoya Hubs Resources

EDITORIAL: Expand Hoya Hub’s Resources

By Editorial Board February 28, 2020

As the Georgetown University Student Association’s incoming executives prepare to be sworn in, the incoming administration will have the opportunity to incorporate new projects into GUSA’s advocacy...

VIEWPOINT: Support Self-Expression in Clothing

By Julianna Yablans April 12, 2019

Last month, Maryann White, a mother of four sons and a practicing Catholic, wrote a letter to the editor to The Observer, the student newspaper of a fellow Catholic institution, the University of Notre...


Georgetown Alumni Redefine Athleisure Industry

By Kathryn Baker October 31, 2017

Throughout their four years together at Georgetown University, Samantha Hiranand (COL ’11), Berin Bezmen (MSB ’10) and Odile Liu (MSB ’10) formed an unbreakable bond despite their diverse backgrounds...

Student Works to Create Custom Apparel

By Megan Carey March 30, 2017

Headed by Sales Director Sophia Ronga (COL ’18), the Georgetown branch of the custom apparel company Fresh Prints has established a growing presence on and around campus, handling clothing orders for...

Asli Acar (COL 18) and Gamze Keklik, a George Washington University Student, started a new clothing brand in August 2016.

Students Expand Clothing Brand to New York

By Yasmine Salam February 3, 2017

The student-founded fashion label Bassigue will soon expand its presence in the American market with a boutique in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City five months after its launch in August 2016. The...

Francesco Ambrosio (MSB ’19) created a clothing company with two other friends to sell cheap and comfortable clothing to college students.

Students Start Online Apparel Business

By Haley Snyder January 20, 2017

Georgetown undergraduate students Ethan Rosen (MSB ’19), Emmett Orts (SFS ’19) and Francesco Ambrosio (MSB ’19) are offering cheap and accessible athletic clothing through the online clothing...

Dressmate is a company aimed at creating a social network of college women who share formal clothing. Co-founder Christine Young (SFS 18) (far right) is shown here with the Georgetown Dressmate team.

Dressmate Startup Comes to GU

By Haley Snyder September 16, 2016

Last spring, Christine Yang (SFS ’18) and Jennifer Simons (COL ’18) were eating pizza during a midterm study break when they fell into a discussion about the many problems that college women face....

SHEDD: On Sexy Boyfriends

By Nick Shedd July 5, 2016

A few weeks ago, my mom and I set out on a quest to buy new pants. After a few brief stops that bore no fruit, we visited a Gap store. Upon entering the store, I immediately saw two tables stacked with...

Labor Rights: A Consumer Issue

By Sarah Martin April 26, 2016

As I sit in the back of my macroeconomics class, I behold a sea of illuminated laptop screens. Each screen has the same image: rows and rows of clothes. I see my classmates mindlessly clicking and dragging...

Alice and Olivia, an upscale retail chain, recently opened in Georgetown. The store is located in Qdoba’s former space.

Luxury Chain Opens Its Doors

By Kristen Fedor and Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2014

The luxury women’s retailer Alice + Olivia opened in Georgetown this week as the newest addition to downtown’s bustling shopping scene. Located on M Street, the 2,400-square-foot boutique...

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