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VIEWPOINT: Say Hi in the Hallways

VIEWPOINT: Say Hi in the Hallways

By Jack Gigante April 30, 2023

Here’s a familiar scene: you’re walking down the hallway and recognize someone approaching. You, a socially anxious Georgetown University student, go into panic mode. A dozen questions pass through...

Virtual Social Lives and the Freshman Experience

Virtual Social Lives and the Freshman Experience

By Kendel Barber November 6, 2020

Starting her college career from home, Rita Alan (SFS ’24) began doing Zoom baking sessions with friends as a new way to connect with fellow freshmen.   “Two weeks ago, I did Zoom baking...

Awkward

Awkward

By Jenna Clifford and Jenna Clifford May 1, 2016

Freshman year of college is like the first episode of New Girl or the sex-ed class in 5th grade- awkward. But it’s okay because you’re a freshman and you get to embrace this identity throughout all...

Soundtrack to Your Freshman Year

Soundtrack to Your Freshman Year

By Catherine McNally and Catherine McNally May 8, 2015

Freshman year is easily one of the most exciting times of your life.  You're away from home, completely for the most part independent from your parents and left to fend for yourself.  You have a lot...

Trade FOMO for Patience

By Kendall Ciesemier and Camille Squires January 22, 2015

Let’s talk about Friday night, or rather, late Friday evening — right around 7:30 or 8 p.m. — when classes are over, Leo’s is closed and the true weekend is dawning. It’s an awkward, transitional...

ROSENBERGER: Challenge To Reject Rejection

ROSENBERGER: Challenge To Reject Rejection

By Tim Rosenberger September 9, 2014

In my estimation, a fair number of the students dedicatedly reading The Hoya these first weeks are eager freshmen. Some want to better know the campus they’ve stepped onto, while others are just itching...

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