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Mondays with Melanie: On Jack the Bulldog, Football and James DeMonaco

Mondays with Melanie: On Jack the Bulldog, Football and James DeMonaco

By Melanie Elliott October 2, 2023

Join us every Monday for a wrap-up of the week’s hottest stories! For this week’s “Mondays With Melanie” podcast, we begin with Lauren Doherty (CAS ’26) and Jack Willis’ (SFS ’26) article...

In-Person Homecoming Celebrations Canceled for 2nd Year Straight

In-Person Homecoming Celebrations Canceled for 2nd Year Straight

By Jemima Denham and Caitlin McLean September 10, 2021

Despite anticipation of an in-person homecoming weekend following virtual events last year, Georgetown University announced it would cancel celebrations because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19. University...

Meet the 2020 Mr. Georgetown Candidates

Meet the 2020 Mr. Georgetown Candidates

By Abigail Weintz and Abigail Weintz October 23, 2020

There are three constants to a fall as a Georgetown student, even remotely: midterms, good friends, and the Georgetown Program Board’s annual Mr. Georgetown pageant.  Not even a global pandemic...

Seniors Prepare for an Unconventional Start to Their Final Year

Seniors Prepare for an Unconventional Start to Their Final Year

By Moira Ritter July 23, 2020

As the start of the fall semester approaches, many Georgetown University seniors find themselves grappling with not being able to spend their final fall semester on campus with their classmates. Besides...

Things to Do Once You Crash on Homecoming

Things to Do Once You Crash on Homecoming

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer September 21, 2018

I don’t know about you guys, but this whole “school” thing is already getting me down. If you’re feeling the burnout like me, count yourself lucky — we have something to look forward to! HOMECOMING Anyone...

Mr. Georgetown 2018 Preview

Mr. Georgetown 2018 Preview

By Hoya Staff Writer and Hoya Staff Writer September 21, 2018

Homecoming weekend means one thing: Mr. Georgetown is back! You probably weren’t fast enough to score tickets to the ~hottest~ event of the year, but luckily you can still learn a little bit more about...

A Guide To Homecoming

A Guide To Homecoming

By Laura Bell and Laura Bell November 1, 2017

Yes, it’s sadly still midterm season, which means that you’re probably reading this article on Lau 2 while simultaneously crafting a last-minute email to your professor begging for an extension. But...

Is It Too Late Now to Say Sorry? An Open Apology Letter to the Neighborhood

Is It Too Late Now to Say Sorry? An Open Apology Letter to the Neighborhood

By Laura Bell and Laura Bell October 16, 2016

For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, the Washington City Paper recently wrote an article detailing the deplorable behavior of Georgetown students at this year’s annual Homecoming Celebration. One...

A Beginners Guide to Burnetts

A Beginner’s Guide to Burnett’s

By Charlie Fritz and Charlie Fritz September 28, 2016

Burnett's. We've all ingested this flavored poison at some point and experienced its wonderful taste. Some people may have told you about the best and worst flavors. But let's be real: times have...

Football | Select Hoyas Kneel During National Anthem

By Aidan Curran September 27, 2016

As the national anthem played before Georgetown football’s team (3-0, 1-0 Patriot League) Homecoming Day game against the Columbia Lions (0-2), 11 members of the Blue and Gray knelt on one knee. Their...

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Senior quarterback and co-captain Tim Barnes completed 16-of-30 passes and threw for one touchdown and 124 yards in Saturday’s 17-14 win against Columbia. Barnes also rushed for a team-high 39 yards.

Football | Collapse Avoided Against Columbia in Homecoming Win

By Aidan Curran September 27, 2016

In the second year of a 10-year series between Georgetown (3-0, 1-0 Patriot League) and Columbia (0-2, 0-1 Patriot League) on the gridiron, the Hoyas almost suffered a major collapse in front of their...

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Junior running back Alex Valles is the team’s leading rusher. He has 191 rushing yards this season and has a yards per carry average of 7.1.

Football | Hoyas to Host Lions on Homecoming

By Aidan Curran September 23, 2016

Off to its best start since the 2012 season, the Georgetown football team (2-0) is set to take on the Columbia Lions (0-1) in its Homecoming Weekend matchup this Saturday. Fresh off a bye week,...

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