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Matteo Sachman, ‘Carefree, Spontaneous’ Hoya First-Year, Dies at 19

Matteo Sachman, ‘Carefree, Spontaneous’ Hoya First-Year, Dies at 19

By Evie Steele January 19, 2024

Matthew “Matteo” Sachman, a first-year in Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences who impressed his friends with his good humor and cheerful energy, died Jan. 1 in his hometown of New...

Best Places to Be Dumped on Campus

Best Places to Be Dumped on Campus

By Jenna Ryu and Jenna Ryu March 30, 2018

As cuffing season comes to an end, so will the PDA in freshman common rooms. While many were blessed to already find their soulmates in a sweaty Henle, SOME of us have already accepted our permanent statuses...

The 5 Parents You Will Meet During Parents Weekend

The 5 Parents You Will Meet During Parents Weekend

By Laura Bell and Laura Bell October 17, 2017

Take a break from rationing your remaining flex dollars and crying at the thought of having to eat at New Leo's, because Parents Weekend (a.k.a. Beg Your Parents to Buy You Food Weekend) is upon us. And...

SEGELSTEIN: An Open Letter to Catholic Freshmen

SEGELSTEIN: An Open Letter to Catholic Freshmen

By Jack Segelstein September 13, 2017

You’ve heard his name before, and you’ve likely walked past him countless times. But don’t be deceived by his immobility — he was well-travelled. Born in 1735, the steward of the Healy Gates...

4E’s Declassified Freshman Survival Guide: How To Not Seem Like A Freshman

4E’s Declassified Freshman Survival Guide: How To Not Seem Like A Freshman

By Mike Radice and Mike Radice August 16, 2017

So you're a freshman, huh? Big fish in a little pond? Think again, young Hoya. Being a freshman at Georgetown isn't always the easiest. On a campus where your worth is sometimes measured by GPA and the...

4Es Guide to Spotting a Freshman

4E’s Guide to Spotting a Freshman

By Julia Axtell and Julia Axtell November 3, 2016

Freshman year is described as a "time of transition." It is almost like a second awkward stage since you have to adjust to a completely different lifestyle (except hopefully you're rocking a better haircut...

Freshman Class Assimilates to GU

By Yasmine Salam September 30, 2016

After a month on the Hilltop, the Class of 2020 is beginning to settle into life on campus. These new Hoyas are part of the 16.4 percent of admitted applicants. | The Class of 2020 represents a diversity...

Bed, Bath & Beyond Blacklisted: The Unofficial Back to School List

Bed, Bath & Beyond Blacklisted: The Unofficial Back to School List

By Alessandra Puccio and Alessandra Puccio August 19, 2016

As most of you are packing up your rooms at home or just moving out of your apartments from your internship/summer job days, you're probably asking yourself: "Am I missing anything?" While this packing...

End of Year Freshman Fears

End of Year Freshman Fears

By Maddie Schwartz and Maddie Schwartz May 3, 2016

Happy study days! There are less than two weeks left of freshman year. It felt like only yesterday that I was trying to figure out what GUTS meant, how to pre-register and find my way around campus...

How To Be A Georgetown Rebel

How To Be A Georgetown Rebel

By Jenna Clifford and Jenna Clifford March 22, 2016

It’s that liberating feeling you get when you microwave the bowl that you know says “do not microwave." It’s the surge of energy that shimmers down your spine as you turn the knob of Lau 6 and enter...

Facebook: Nathan Rom (SFS 19)

Student Dies in Skiing Accident

By Ian Scoville March 11, 2016

Nathan Kittredge Rom (SFS ’19) died in a skiing accident Wednesday while on a family vacation in Colorado, according to a campuswide email. Rom was wearing a helmet when he hit a tree while skiing...

A Fresh View of GUSA

By Erin Luck February 22, 2016

Three weeks ago, I received an email that would change the course of my semester. Initially, I was puzzled; I had not filled out any applications for the Georgetown University Student Association or had...

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