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Pop-Up Magazine Brings Fleeting Power to Shared Experiences

Pop-Up Magazine Brings Fleeting Power to Shared Experiences

“If you’re someone who likes documentaries, podcasts, theaters, concerts, books…you’ll like our show. There’s a little bit of something for everyone.” These were big promises from Pop Up Magazine senior story producer and co-host Anita Badejo for a show that, on the surface, presented only a person speaking at the[Read More…]

by September 26, 2018 0 comments The Guide

Unpacking the Hidden Perils of Prescription Opioids

The experiences of a young adult taking the drug Vicodin after a wisdom tooth operation and of another person injecting heroin into their blood stream may appear like drastically different scenarios. But while both drugs are opiates — drugs with morphine-like effects derived from opium — and have similar effects[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Drug Issue, Guide - Top, The Guide
2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

‘Master of None’ — ‘Thanksgiving’ “Thanksgiving,” an episode from Netflix’s critically acclaimed second season of “Master of None,” was written by starring actress Lena Waithe and was based on the story of coming out to her own mom, played in the show by seasoned actress Angela Bassett. Directed by Melina[Read More…]

THEO SYMONDS FOR THE HOYA

The Truth Behind Sexually Transmitted Infections

The Georgetown University community is quite vigilant about staying fit and healthy. Walking between classes, it is not unusual to see people in gym clothes or overhear discussions about the ways they try to eat healthily. Although cura personalis, or care of the whole person, extends to these physical aspects[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
COMEDY CENTRAL

Comedy Central’s Joe DeRosa on Celebrity, Stage Presence and George Carlin

Stand-up comedian and podcast host Joe DeRosa does not shy away from hot-button topics. Often billed as an “angry comic,” the comedy star tackles topics like anxiety and politics with a sharp sense of humor. DeRosa has a wide breadth of experience, with past specials on Comedy Central, appearances on[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
GEORGETOWN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Finding a Home on the Hilltop With GSP

Eleanor Tolf is a Hoya Staff Writer. Every year, hardworking, high-achieving students arrive on Georgetown’s campus anxious about the costs of higher education. Around 10 percent of Georgetown’s entering class are low-income students — with average earnings between $18,871 and $47,177 for a family of three. Over 70 percent of low-income[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
ON RYE

Restaurant Review: On Rye

760 6th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Cuisine: Jewish | $ | ★★★★★ Just around the corner from the Verizon Center, the smells of pastrami and latkes spread onto the streets of Chinatown. Entering the new deli-style restaurant On Rye, customers will be greeted by a wall displaying staples[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Boasting alumni like Nick Kroll (COL ’01), John Mulaney (COL ’04) and Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00), the Georgetown Improv Association has long established its reputation as a comic authority in the Hoya community. For 21 years, it has provided students with gasps and laughs through its impromptu unexpected humor. On[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
CLARA MEJíA ORTA/THE HOYA

Despite common student perceptions, there have been significant improvements in campus health and wellness. Collaborations between the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and the Student Health Center, among others, have led to increased awareness and engagement.

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?

When reflecting on student wellness on campus, it is easy to sensationalize and laser focus on extreme examples of poor health. With their risky behavior and lack of self-care, college students have a reputation for failing to live their best lives. However, with increased attention from health care institutions and[Read More…]

SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT

The Gilded Stage

Every year, film aficionados look forward to winter — not just for snow or the holidays but for their moment in the sun. The movie buff’s Super Bowl and the cinephile’s March Madness, the Academy Awards are the denouement of the film awards season that begins in November with the[Read More…]