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

@FKATWIGS/TWITTER | Electronic artist FKA twigs cultivates a complex listening experience on MAGDALENE, expressing strength and independence alongside vulnerability and sensitivity.

FKA twigs Radiates Emotion, Complexity on ‘MAGDALENE’

By Timothy McNulty November 15, 2019

★★★★★ On FKA twigs’ sophomore release “MAGDALENE,” the artist takes the best of her past work and delivers a project that shows the London-based electronic pop artist at her strongest....

Charli XCX Paves Way for Future of Pop on Charli

Charli XCX Paves Way for Future of Pop on ‘Charli’

By Timothy McNulty September 19, 2019

★★★★☆ British pop singer Charli XCX mixes authentically human emotion with nonhuman, digital sounds to electrifying success on her latest album “Charli.” The project sees Charli return...

SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM | Seattle-based Ginny Ruffner meticulously designed each plant present in the exhibit, and half of the experience is discovering each one through a digital screen.

‘Reforestation of the Imagination’ Combines Art With AR

By Timothy McNulty September 12, 2019

Glass-sculpted tree trunks with bright, painted tree rings on gray rock formations fill a small exhibition room at the Renwick Gallery. Without the aid of the exhibit’s app, the room seems barren and...

Bullet Journals Highlight the Aesthetics of Study Culture

Bullet Journals Highlight the Aesthetics of Study Culture

By Timothy McNulty and Zain Sandhu September 6, 2019

The practice of crafting beautiful, meticulous notes and planners gained widespread traction online over the past five years, especially on online blogging platforms like Tumblr and Pinterest. Bullet journaling...

@VAMPIREWEEKEND/INSTAGRAM | The alternative band delivered the same great production found on its albums, but Ezra Koenigs approach to high-energy songs left something to be desired.

Vampire Weekend Loses Vocal Passion at Merriweather Post Pavilion

By Timothy McNulty September 3, 2019

With a venue packed from the front-row pit to the grassy lawns, the alternative band Vampire Weekend delivered a set that drew on nearly all of their decade-long discography. The alternative band continued...


Seniors Amplify Their Art With Dance Companies

By Timothy McNulty May 15, 2019

Students at Georgetown University have used dance to tell powerful stories, build confidence and take care of themselves on campus by passionately expressing themselves through the art form with groups...

@MASKANDBAUBLE/INSTAGRAM | The Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society is just one of Georgetowns student-run theater groups that foster creativity and self-expression while building community. Bradley Cooper (COL 97) was also involved in theater at Georgetown.

Campus Theater Groups Foster Creativity, Reflection

By Timothy McNulty May 15, 2019

Whether through the theater and performance studies program or student-run groups like the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society, GU Black Theatre Ensemble and Nomadic Theatre, theater productions help shape...


MØ’s Inconsistency Limits Depth in ‘Forever Neverland’

By Timothy McNulty October 30, 2018

In Danish pop-artist MØ’s sophomore release, “Forever Neverland,” the singer goes on a musical quest of exploring youth but often gets lost in the oversaturated club tracks that frame her journey. After...


CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE: LGBTQ Activists Fight for University Recognition

By Timothy McNulty and Dennese Mae Javier October 18, 2018

In September 2007, a Georgetown University student was attacked by a group of men, including another Georgetown student, according to The Hoya and The Washington Examiner. The attackers yelled homophobic...



By Timothy McNulty September 5, 2018

 ★★★★☆ Although the Australian pop star tackles the same relationships and themes as on his previous projects, Troye Sivan’s latest album “Bloom” further cements the singer as...


Album Review: ‘I Don’t Run’

By Timothy McNulty April 9, 2018

★★★★☆ Spanish indie-rock band Hinds adds depth and complexity to its sound on its sophomore album, “I Don’t Run,” while continuing what its members do best: making fun, bittersweet...


Concert Review: Kelela at the 9:30 Club

By Timothy McNulty March 8, 2018

In a performance at the 9:30 Club that was equal parts intimate and transcendent, Kelela returned to her hometown of Washington, D.C., on March 1 to share the fears, heartaches and celebrations that...

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