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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya


“The Greatest Hits” Reminds Us Not to Feel Guilty to Love Again

By Saeed Jude Samra, Hoya Staff Writer April 24, 2024

This article contains spoilers for “The Greatest Hits” (2024). In a world overwhelmed by the casual dating culture and situationships, movies like “The Greatest Hits” prove to be all the...


Suspenseful, Fun, Witty, ‘Abigail’ Is a Blast From Start to Finish

By Ethan Hill, Deputy Guide Editor April 24, 2024

When I entered the movie theater to watch “Abigail,” I was expecting a mediocre horror movie that, while fun, I would forget as soon as I left the theater. Oh, how wrong I was. “Abigail”...


Yes, and…Goodbye: GU Improv Sends Off Their Seniors with an Impressive April Show

By Caroline Blakeman, Hoya Staff Writer April 24, 2024

The Georgetown University Improv Association (GU Improv) held their final performance of the year April 20. The show was a culmination of the group’s year-long work and a bittersweet finale for the graduating...

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Indie-Rock Band Flipturn Flipturned It Up at the 9:30 Club

By Amber Cherry, Senior Guide Editor April 24, 2024

Ever bought a concert ticket without knowing a band? I’d consider it if it were recommended to you by a friend with similar music taste. Maybe it’s just me, but when I go to a concert for one of...


On Your Radar: Rest and Relaxation

By Elizabethe Bogrette, Senior Guide Editor April 24, 2024

D.C. Chocolate Festival  Join artisans, chocolatiers and lovers of all things cacao this Saturday, April 27, for the seventh annual D.C. Chocolate Festival. From 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., La Maison...


‘The Tortured Poets Department’: A Capstone Mosaic of Taylor Swift

By Lauren Doherty, Hoya Staff Writer April 24, 2024

“Because it’s the worst men that I write best.” Exactly. With 31 songs — 15 of which were dropped in surprise fashion two hours after the album’s original release — Taylor Swift’s...


‘Challengers’ Plays the Best Match of Tennis

By Clayton Kincade, Hoya Contributing Editor April 24, 2024

“I don’t watch tennis,” Luca Guadagino, director of “Challengers,” told Little White Lies. “It’s boring to me.” A little white lie indeed: “Challengers” is one of the smartest,...


‘The Idea of You’ Credits the Discredited

By Caroline Woodward, Deputy Guide Editor April 24, 2024

“The Idea of You” is a fascinatingly fun time, as both a film and an experience. It plays with the genre, tone and seriousness of its subject matter in a way that delightfully defies expectations....

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What’s Fizzin’? The Unique Culture of College Forum App Fizz

By Ethan Hill, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Moving into their first semester in college, Braedon Troy (CAS ’27) kept hearing about an app called Fizz — especially since a close friend quickly reached the top 20 most-liked posters.  “My...


From the Heart of DC, A24’s ‘Civil War’ Illuminates America’s Divide

By Almitra Guart, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Set in a dystopian future where regional blocs have rebelled against the authoritarian federal government, A24’s “Civil War” serves as a blunt commentary on the political polarization plaguing...

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The Cast and Crew of ‘Pippin’ Prove to Audiences What a Little Magic Can Do

By Elizabethe Bogrette, Deputy Guide Editor April 17, 2024

“Pippin,” first produced in 1972, has taken on many musical forms since its conception on Broadway. From classic musical theater songs such as “Magic to Do” and “No Time at All” to dark plots...

AUTEUR SPOTLIGHT | Aardman Animations

By Sophia Lu, Guide Columnist April 17, 2024

Ginger and Rocky of “Chicken Run” fame and the eponymous Shaun the Sheep and Wallace and Gromit represent the pinnacle of claymation achievement. All created from scratch by British animation studio...

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