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VIEWPOINT: Rethink Hoya RealTalk

VIEWPOINT: Rethink Hoya RealTalk

By Escadar Alemayehu October 4, 2019

Hoya RealTalk is a play put on by students, New Student Orientation and Health Education Services to highlight on-campus resources and portray common issues students might face during their first few weeks...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | In previous years orientation advisors and NSO captains have viewed the Hoya Real Talk performance before freshman and transfer students. Due to time constraints, this year, most did not.

Hoya RealTalk Featured Inappropriate Content, Orientation Leaders Say

By Rachel Friedman September 6, 2019

This article discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. After student complaints about inadequate preparation and inappropriate messaging...

VIEWPOINT: Discovering Hinduism in Āratī

By Vidya Mullangi March 15, 2019

Each Sunday evening as I enter Georgetown University’s Jewish prayer room, Makóm, for weekly Āratī, herbal incense and the soft hum of the harmonium greet me. After I grab a comfortable pillow and...

25 Things That Lasted Longer Than Pete and Ariana’s Relationship

25 Things That Lasted Longer Than Pete and Ariana’s Relationship

By Jenna Ryu and Jenna Ryu October 16, 2018

Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have broken up. I can’t say I’m surprised, but at the same time, I am. On the bright side, it beats Kim Kardashian's 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries. Here are 20...

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...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer August 22, 2018

The trees on Prospect Street are starting to change color. The NSO horde has descended upon campus, tasked with welcoming over a thousand new students. Jack the Bulldog is on his way home from a restful...

EDITORIAL: Amend NSO to Calm Chaos

By Editorial Board September 8, 2017

As newly minted Hoyas stepped onto campus a few weeks ago to begin their Georgetown careers, they were faced with a weekend of excitement, exhaustion and chaos — New Student Orientation. While NSO teaches...

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NSO Concludes Programs Highlighting Jesuit Identity

By Sarah Wright September 1, 2017

Highlighting the role of diversity at Georgetown and emphasizing the university’s Jesuit values, New Student Orientation welcomed 1,615 students from the Class of 2021 and 208 transfer students to...

Transportation and Tacos: History in The Making

Transportation and Tacos: History in The Making

By Charlie Fritz and Charlie Fritz August 22, 2017

In just a few days, most Hoyas will be returning to The Hilltop. A select few will study abroad in the fall, but nevertheless anticipation to leave home has never been higher. But amid all the excitement...

99 Problems But Jesuit Values Aint One

99 Problems But Jesuit Values Ain’t One

By Caroline Porterfield and Caroline Porterfield April 10, 2017

My college career started off to a horrifically basic start. My roommate and I invited new friends to our room before heading over to the Natty-littered Village A rooftops. Word spread quickly of our plan...

Dear Georgetown Freshmen Launches

By Montana Boone September 27, 2016

The Dear Georgetown Freshmen website – a website launched by Misty Li (MSB ’17) showcasing letters written by upperclassmen to their freshmen selves – has garnered over 17,000 views since its launch...

International Pre-O Cut

By Tara Subramaniam September 9, 2016

The Office of Global Services did not host the international pre-orientation program for the second year running, instead choosing to run the program as part of New Student Orientation in an effort...

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