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Penn Quarter

Landing a table for four on a Friday night in Penn Quarter is no simple task. When you ask for a table at a celebrity chef’s latest culinary brainchild, whether nuevo Latino, Middle Eastern, or something in between, don’t be surprised by the hour-plus wait. Beyond the hostess stand, the[Read More…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
Everyday Errands

Everyday Errands

Moving somewhere new requires some adjustment, not the least of which is finding new places to replace the ones you may have taken for granted at home. Some of the things you’re used to being right at your fingertips (your post office, your dry cleaner) will have to be rediscovered[Read More…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
Georgetown

Georgetown

From the varied bar scene of Adams Morgan to the hip restaurants of Chinatown, D.C. has plenty to offer in its neighborhoods. It can be quick to dismiss Georgetown as a mere stretch of upscale stores and townhouses but a closer look reveals a collection of local destinations you might[Read More…]

by August 28, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan

In its very name, Adams Morgan carries with it a trace of the Civil Rights Movement. Until desegregation in 1955, the all-white John Quincy Adams Elementary School and the all-black Thomas P. Morgan Elementary School educated local students. When the two institutions merged, the resulting area was from then on[Read More…]

by August 28, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

Getting a Job

From signing out packages and letting locked-out students into their rooms to folding towels behind the front desk in Yates Field House, there are a multitude of on-campus employment opportunities for students here. Whether you’re interested in taking advantage of your work-study grant or on the hunt for a regular[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
Playing Hard

Playing Hard

If you’re like the hundreds and thousands of freshmen that came before you, you’re probably wondering what the deal is with drinking at Georgetown. Does everyone do it? Is it allowed? How can I get a keg into my room in New South? We’ve all been there. While few freshmen[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

Men’s Soccer

What seemed to be a charmed 2010 season for the Georgetown men’s soccer team ended in the second round of the NCAA tournament last November, when the Hoyas fell in penalty kicks to ACC powerhouse North Carolina. This fall’s squad will have a very different look on opening day, having[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Sports

Hoya Sports: Women’s Basketball

Each of the last two seasons has represented a major breakthrough for the women’s basketball team. With any luck, the 2011-12 campaign will be no different. The Lady Hoyas shocked the Big East and the nation in 2009-10 with a 25-win season and first-round victory in the program’s first NCAA[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Sports
Giving Back

Giving Back

After School Kids: Students in this program mentor court-involved children throughout D.C. and “seek to empower youth to make positive changes in their lives by challenging them with new learning opportunities and teaching the necessary skills to successfully meet those challenges,” according to the program’s Web site. Best Buddies: Founded[Read More…]

by August 24, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
Sacred Spaces

Sacred Spaces

Georgetown is known for its ethnically diverse student body and openness to different religious backgrounds, despite its religious affiliation. For both freshmen searching for religious roots in a new environment and upperclassmen looking to express their faith in new ways, students are presented with numerous opportunities on and around the[Read More…]

by August 24, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized