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TABLE FOR TWO: Arab Traditions Flavor Maydān’s Cuisine

TABLE FOR TWO: Arab Traditions Flavor Maydān’s Cuisine

As we turn the corner of an alley lined with upmarket coffee shops, a pizzeria and the Manhattan Laundry WeWork office, we joke that the wooden, Tolkien-looking door looms ominously out of place. At 9:52 p.m., we are characteristically a few minutes late to our reservation, but hesitate for only[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TABLE FOR TWO: The Impossible Trinity of Dining

TABLE FOR TWO: The Impossible Trinity of Dining

In earlier iterations of this column, we sought to describe singular experiences we had at restaurants, reporting the highs and lows of dining in Washington, D.C. Since our last piece, we have surveyed a dozen more toothsome bites, including Garrison, Café Berlin and Thip Khao in the District, and flour[Read More…]

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns
Table for Two: The Risks of Fine Dining

Table for Two: The Risks of Fine Dining

Group dining is challenging. Pained compromise over availability eventually yields an agreed-upon time. Labored negotiations over restaurants ranging from the trendy to the mediocre threaten to derail the initial plan. Barring logistical setbacks, a final decision introduces yet another element of friction: What should everyone order? When choosing what to[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TABLE FOR TWO: Why DC Restaurant Week Is a Sham

TABLE FOR TWO: Why DC Restaurant Week Is a Sham

“Value” is a word seldom found in the Washington, D.C. diner’s vocabulary — it is rare to find a restaurant that satisfies both the palate and the wallet. In light of these unfortunate circumstances, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington organizes a semi-annual Restaurant Week, with prix-fixe lunches and dinners[Read More…]

TABLE FOR TWO: Bresca Is a Buzzkill

TABLE FOR TWO: Bresca Is a Buzzkill

In its earliest form, this column was laid out largely in jest. Notwithstanding our lack of culinary training, we — two self-proclaimed restauranteurs who find themselves with a surprising amount of free time — wanted to pursue a questionably noble mission: critically explore Washington, D.C. dining and lay to waste[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Top 10 Movies of 2017

1. ‘Bad Genius’ Directed by: Nattawut Poonpiriya Starring: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Teeradon Supapunpinyo In a year that saw an unusual excess of comedic heist thrillers, “Bad Genius” easily tops the competition. The Thai blockbuster smashed box-office records in numerous Asian countries for its extraordinary portrayal of the exceedingly ordinary task of[Read More…]

HUNG: Remain Resilient Amid Challenges

I arrived at my current, soon-to-be-former position by accident. At 11:58 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2014, a mere minute before deadline, I submitted my application to join this nonagenarian newspaper on a whim, never expecting to be accepted, much less become its editor-in-chief. Two weeks and one sartorially misguided interview[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SPENCER COOK FOR THE HOYA
President John J. DeGioia discussed Georgetown's legacy of slavery, the university's role in national politics, and the men's basketball program.

Q&A: DeGioia Talks Georgetown’s Role in Politics, Reconciliation

As the academic year comes to an end, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia yesterday to discuss Georgetown’s role in today’s political landscape, the process of reconciling with the university’s history of slaveholding and recent changes to the men’s basketball program. This interview has been edited[Read More…]

by April 12, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Evolving a Storied Publication

Dear readers, In 1987, the editors of this newspaper decided to expand from a weekly publication to a twice-weekly format, in order to fit in all the news happening on an increasingly vibrant campus. Now, 30 years later, I am pleased to share that The Hoya will become a daily[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
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CISR Recommends Against Direct Investment in Private Prisons

The Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility plans to advise the board of directors to establish a policy of no direct investment in private prison companies and to avoid commingled funds with investments in private prison companies “to the maximum extent possible,” according to a memo published by the committee today. CISR also[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top