Post Tagged with: "christmas"


Hoya Holidays: Celebrating Diverse Traditions

In a 1963 issue of The Hoya, the editorial board shared its Christmas wish for both the university and the nation: “Let us make this Christmas the turning point, the time between two eras, an interregnum which commemorates the glory that has been and pledges itself to renew the world[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

Movie Review: ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

★★★☆☆ There have been a plethora of adaptations of Charles Dickens’ timeless “A Christmas Carol” over the decades, including “Scrooge,” a 1970 musical film adaptation, and “Christmas Carol: The Movie,” a 2001 animated film featuring the voices of Kate Winslet and Nicolas Cage. Drawing on the biographical work of Les[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’

★★★☆☆ A Bad Moms Christmas,” sequel to the 2016 film “Bad Moms,” released Nov. 1, is a relatable comedy sure to leave audiences both anticipating and dreading the holiday season. Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the comedy depicts the annual struggle of three moms attempting to[Read More…]


TV Review: ‘A Very Murray Christmas’

★★★★☆ Bill Murray’s got the blues — the Christmas blues, that is. He’s about to tape a live Christmas special, but a massive blizzard has trapped his celebrity guests at home, leaving him alone in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City with a ragtag bunch of new celebrity friends[Read More…]

GADEA: The Season for Shared Humanity

GADEA: The Season for Shared Humanity

As the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth begins, Christmas at Georgetown is overcome with fevered anticipation for finals and the eventual freedom that follows. Oftentimes, in this especially busy time, it is easy to forget some of the lessons we usually talk about this time of year. Of these lessons,[Read More…]

by December 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

A Very Tacky Christmas

On the 13th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me an ugly Christmas sweater and not a pear tree. As someone who is totally obsessed with Christmas, I can never wait for Black Friday, In my house— traditionally on Black Friday— we decorate and string lights while listening to Christmas[Read More…]

by December 5, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Decking Your Halls With Christmas Cheer

Decking Your Halls With Christmas Cheer

Much to the majority of Georgetown’s delight, the holiday season has finally arrived. With the winter holidays just around the corner, the only thing saving us from descending into the depths of finals despair is the thought of celebrating the season with our family and friends. While we must wait[Read More…]

by December 5, 2012 0 comments The Guide



by November 30, 2012 0 comments Multimedia, Uncategorized

‘Tis the Season, Not the Spirit on the Hilltop

I’m not feeling much of the holiday spirit this year. Sure, I’ve admired the random star on top of Healy Hall, attended an ugly Christmas sweater party or two and hung up a measly strand of Christmas lights in my room, but somehow I’m just not in the holiday mood.[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Hard Times as M St. Preps for Holidays

Amid a still-stagnant economy, local businesses have begun aggressively preparing for the holiday shopping season. In an effort to boost holiday spending around the area, the Georgetown Business Improvement District will sponsor 12 Days of Merriment Dec. 9-20. The event will feature sales at participating stores, holiday events and reduced[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments City News, News