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ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA

An Animal’s Hilltop Home

The walk to and from class is often fraught with furry creatures. Jack the Bulldog will make a photo-opportunity appearance, while neighbors frolic with their dogs on the front lawns. But what about the college students walking dogs, forbidden from campus residential spaces? And the myriad, rumored pets kept in[Read More…]

Olivia Duff (COL '16) and Conor Ross (COL '16) in Nomadic Theatre's "Sick" last January.

Performing Against the Odds

Marking its 10th year in November, the Royden B. Davis Performing Arts Center has more to celebrate than an imminent milestone — over the past decade, it has served as the home for the nationally recognized and still-burgeoning department of performing arts. Utilizing its capacity for interdisciplinary study and social[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide, Uncategorized
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
Video gaming can be more than just a hobby — it can also be a learning tool for experiences not offered in the traditional classroom setting. As stigmas about this culture break down from the inside out, our tech-savvy generation of millenials is learning to create space for a gaming community that extends beyond the virtual screen and overlaps with college and professional life.

Georgetown Gaming

Dark rooms, piled cartons of empty take-out, obsession and isolation. Video-game culture carries connotations far removed from the ultra-social undergraduate environment on the Hilltop. But, is the stereotypical gamer even a recognizable reality anymore? And, is gaming antithetical to the ambitions of a Joe or Jane Hoya? As the recreational[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Uncategorized
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
An unidentified group of Civil War soldiers look across the Potomac River to the simple landscape of Georgetown’s campus.

Built by Slaves and Jesuits

Established in 1789, Georgetown University is an institution 226 years in the making. From its more historic buildings like Healy Hall and Old North to its newer additions like the Rafik B. Hariri Building and Regents Hall, the campus flows with longstanding tradition mixed with modern change. In its post-Revolutionary[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 2 comments Features, The Guide
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Although its past plays have risked criticism and censorship, Ajoka Theatre remains a popular cultural outlet in its home country, Pakistan.

Humor is Universal

  From a cartoonist’s pencil to a playwright’s pen, satire can be wielded as a potent weapon against malignant forces, such as ignorance or extremism. “Amrika Chalo,” running this weekend as part of the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics’ Myriad Voices festival, aims to tackle both these oppressive elements,[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
Ending the Boys’ Club

Ending the Boys’ Club

Dwight Eisenhower has just been inaugurated as president. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg have been executed. The first successful open-heart surgery has been performed in Philadelphia. All of this happened in 1953. And Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service just opened its doors to the Class of 1957, which, for the first[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Conquering Ableism

Conquering Ableism

Renleigh Spencer (COL ’15) excelled in high school. A natural scholar, he hoped to continue his academic achievements in college so that he could go on to earn a doctoral degree. But as the workload picked up, he would stay up for days in a row to finish a single assignment,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
A City in Flux

A City in Flux

Walking down Northeast’s H Street Corridor on a Friday night, it’s easy to see how this burgeoning neighborhood has quickly earned itself the title of D.C.’s hippest. Just ask Forbes (the go-to source for all things hip), which last week ranked the area No. 6 in “America’s Best Hipster Neighborhoods.”[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Pint by Pint

Pint by Pint

As the first commercial brewery to operate within the District of Columbia in decades, D.C. Brau is spearheading the push to revive Washington’s beer culture while also fighting for the political issues it most emphatically supports. first and foremost among them being D.C. statehood. Distilling Success According to the Brewers Association, an[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide