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

The Book Class: A Fast Track to Authorship

The Book Class: A Fast Track to Authorship

By Emma Ginsberg and Cameron Newman September 25, 2020

“I’m proud to announce I’m writing a book” is an announcement Georgetown University students might have seen across on their LinkedIn and Facebook feeds numerous times since March, presumably...


Cafe Diem: How Coffee Shops Are Seizing the District

By Alia Kawar September 16, 2018

Rushed Metro riders can be seen tightly gripping thermoses as they ride the morning rails. Young professionals keep a row of eclectic mugs perched on their desks — just in case. Students carry their...

Meditation Fosters Peace and Reflection on Campus

By Alexandra Brunjes April 20, 2018

The room is small, bright and quiet, with a small table at the center surrounded by floor cushions and chairs. A meditation leader begins to recite the words of John Main, a British Benedictine monk...


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...


‘Lathe of Heaven’ Director Talks Alternate Realities, Representation in Theater

By William Leo January 26, 2018

Following the death of author Ursula Le Guin, professor Natsu Onoda Power of Georgetown’s theater and performance studies program examines the author’s 1971 novel, “The Lathe of Heaven,” which...


Hoya Alumnus Honors Roots With Republic Kolache

By Emily Greffenius October 31, 2017

Family traditions shape lives. The most recent business venture of Texan native Chris Svetlik (SFS ’09) is a testament to the enduring influence of tradition and heritage. Republic Kolache, co-founded...

The Georgetown Scholarship Program offers support to 650 students, most of whom are first-generation, to attend college.

Missing Out: The GSP Students Who Would Have Been

By Yasmine Salam October 6, 2017

Like many Georgetown University students, Teodora Lancaster (COL ’20) expected her time on the Hilltop to be a balancing act of classes, internships, healthy social outings and sightseeing. But...


Inside the Mind of George Condo

By William Leo April 22, 2017

George Condo is grotesque. In “The Way I Think,” an exhibit of drawings and sketches by the American contemporary visual artist are showing now at the Phillips Collection, vicious smiles leer from...

Carmen Livesay (COL 17) as protagonist Lexi and Katherine Pietro (COL 17) as her best friend Jessie

Black Theatre Ensemble Haunts With ‘Hookman’

By Kathryn Baker April 3, 2017

From Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble comes the hauntingly thought-provoking “Hookman.” Adapted from the show by playwright Lauren Yee, it follows Georgetown freshman Lexi, played by Carmen...

Interview With the Director and Producer of ‘The Boss Baby’

Interview With the Director and Producer of ‘The Boss Baby’

By Jeff Naft March 31, 2017

“The Boss Baby,” created by DreamWorks Animation, is slated to be released in theaters across America today. Loosely adapted from the 2010 best-selling eponymous picture book, the film stars Alec...


Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot

By Dani Guerrero March 24, 2017

From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis,...

A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

By Meena Raman March 24, 2017

British pop-rock group Bastille quickly rose to fame in 2013, following the release of hit single “Pompeii” — one of the most streamed tracks that year. Since then, the band has lost none of...

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