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VAUGHAN: A Campus Full of ‘Home’

VAUGHAN: A Campus Full of ‘Home’

Throughout my life, the word “home” has taken on a variety of different meanings, colors and textures. Growing up overseas and moving to a new city every couple of years taught me that home extends far beyond a particular house or place: Home can be a feeling, a person, a[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
ALIA KAWAR FOR THE HOYA

‘Do Ho Suh: Almost Home’ at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Explores Belonging in the East and the West

Experiences are not always shared — but the concept of home is universal. At “Do Ho Suh: Almost Home” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Korean artist Do Ho Suh recreates his memory of his homes in Korea and the United States through colorful and diaphanous fabric installations. The exhibit,[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
From Miles Away,  Learning to Love Home

From Miles Away, Learning to Love Home

I left Hawai‘i because it had never really felt like home to me. I was born and raised in the town of Hilo on the Big Island, and, in the first grade, my parents enrolled me in a private school for Native Hawaiian children. As a 6-year-old, I did not[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
A Home of Fear, Warmth, Conflict and Joy

A Home of Fear, Warmth, Conflict and Joy

My most distinct memory of the Middle East is of a soldier who did not wear a military uniform but instead a royal blue polo. I’m not sure why he was dressed differently, but he carried himself differently as well. His obsidian eyes pierced mine through the car window, a[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
Welcome Home,  Bienvenido a Casa

Welcome Home, Bienvenido a Casa

It all started with the sight. Before the plane landed, I saw the soaring skyscrapers and the golden rivers of traffic lights flowing in the distance. Then, the sound followed. “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Mexico City.” As I got off the plane, Spanish words began to flood my ears:[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, travel
The Travel Issue

The Travel Issue

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Benjamin Disraeli once opined: “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” Whether or not you agree with Disraeli as a political figure, as a traveller, he hits the nail on the head.[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide, travel

SUN: An Inside Outsider

Coming back to China for the summer is – to borrow a term that my boarding school friends used to describe the same feeling – a “magic realism” experience. Tingles of unfamiliarity have bitten me harder than I expected, and it took a while to realize the asymmetrical speed and[Read More…]

by July 25, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Jinwoo Chong\The Hoya

Relationships Build Our Memories and Moments

Walking out of Lauinger Library at 4 a.m. after a long night writing a paper and looking up to see Healy Hall towering, stable and beautiful, always makes me pause and remember how special this campus is. Looking up at the clock tower brings a peace and reminder that this[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SMITH: How I Met My Friend Bibi Geggy

SMITH: How I Met My Friend Bibi Geggy

The day I told my mom about my imaginary best friend I was four years old and being driven home from daycare. He was a 41-year-old, divorced Jewish man named Bibi Geggy. Our conversation went something like this: “Mom, there’s a man who comes and talks to me, and only[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A ‘Home’ Run Away From Home

When I left my home in Las Vegas, Nev., to come to Georgetown, I knew I was leaving behind a special part of my life. I have grown up as an avid fan of the New York Mets. Having inherited this team from my New York-born parents, I can say[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top