Album Review: ‘My Dear Melancholy’

After solidifying his success with the 2016 Daft Punk-produced album, “Starboy,” The Weeknd returned to his musical roots with his March 30 EP “My Dear Melancholy,” characterized by moody beats and pained crooning. “My Dear Melancholy” cuts through the fluff of The Weeknd’s seemingly cool disinterest to reveal the beating[Read More…]

SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA The core curriculum of the SFS will change to now include a science requirement and require students take fewer courses overall. The announcement comes after discussions began last year.

SFS Announces Major Changes to Core Curriculum

Significant changes to the School of Foreign Service core curriculum are set to go into effect for students entering in fall 2018, including a new mandatory science course and a reduction in the number of required economics courses. Daniel Byman, senior associate dean for undergraduate affairs, detailed the modifications in[Read More…]

Movie Review: ‘Palacios’

“No need to go anywhere,” Holly, a widow living in St. Louis, Mo.,  says after just discovering a young black man sleeping on her roof. “Just come eat the breakfast.” The young man she addresses, named Eugene, is on the run for reasons that are only revealed near the end[Read More…]

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Photos: 2018 GUSA Executive Election Recap


Drug Issue 2018

Despite Pushback, Student Drug Use Continues Chronicling the Grass-Roots Fight for Legal Pot in DC Pressure to Succeed Leads Students to Drug Abuse US Opioid Epidemic Breaks Bodies and Minds Debunking Common Drug Myths Cigarette Use Does Not Vanish With Vaporizers Reconciling Drug Use With Ethics and Religion Have a[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’

★★★★☆ “Black Panther” is a visually stunning marvel with a stellar cast that elevates an uninspired script. The film follows the newly crowned king and superhero T’Challa as he returns home to Wakanda and is thrust into conflict with a foe who threatens his homeland. Rachel Morrison’s cinematography, Ruth Carter’s[Read More…]

Yates Undergoes Repairs After Flooding

Facilities at Yates Field House flooded on Sunday as a result of the heavy rain Washington, D.C., experienced over the weekend. Yates was closed all of Sunday for repairs, but reopened Monday. Between two and three inches of rain fell this weekend, according to The Washington Post. Rainfall accumulated on[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments Uncategorized
Georgetown House Where JFK Met Jackie Sold

Georgetown House Where JFK Met Jackie Sold

Three days after being listed at $1.725 million, the Georgetown home where former president John F. Kennedy met Jacqueline Bouvier is under contract. Located at 3419 Q St. NW, the home is within walking distance from Georgetown’s busiest shopping centers. The home was originally owned by a Mrs. Renshaw, who[Read More…]

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The Lore of the Georgetown Chimes and ‘Cherry Tree Massacre’

Walking into the Georgetown Chimes’ rehearsal is like stepping into another world. Stifled vocals come from the back room of the house where members of the Chimes gather before rehearsing, while members who are not warming up sit in the front room, bonding and waiting to sing. The Chimes House[Read More…]


Q&A: Georgetown Artist Deconstructs Black Masculinity

Last month, Francis Kpue (COL ’21) debuted his photo project FLOWERBOY, a series of portraits challenging conceptions of black masculinity. In an interview with The Hoya, Kpue — who uses the name Francis Kendoll in his artwork — discussed the inspiration behind his work, the consequences of toxic masculinity and[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Features, Uncategorized