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Top 10 Movies of 2015

2015 has been a rollercoaster of a year for film. From highly anticipated blockbusters and franchise reboots to critically acclaimed directorial debuts, this year saw the release of a wide variety of quality movies. Here are ten films that were particularly impressive with their cinematic ingenuity, brilliant performances and finely[Read More…]

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McKenzie Schwarze (NHS ’17) and Alexis Campbell (COL ’17) hail a cab outside the front gates. Hailo, a new cab-hailing app, offers riders a 50 percent discount on weekday taxi rides.

Cab-Hailing App Lowers Taxi Fares

Cab-hailing app Hailo implemented a limited time discount program on Sept. 8 that cuts weekday fare prices by 50 percent for D.C.-area rides taken between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hailo, a free app co-founded by three taxi drivers which allows users to order taxi rides through their smartphones, is[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Uber Is Safer Than You Make It Seem

To the Editor: On Friday, The Hoya published an ill-researched, surface-level editorial (“Uber’s Risky Business,” The Hoya, A2, April 4, 2014) implying Uber is unsafe and calling for more regulation on rideshare operators. What’s missing from this piece is important information about how Uber ensures safety as well as about[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
Uber’s Risky Business

Uber’s Risky Business

In this age of convenience, ridesharing services such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar fit seamlessly into students’ lives. With few apparent drawbacks besides cost, Uber has gone unquestioned as many Georgetown students’ transportation method of choice, especially on weekends and on evenings when public transit is unavailable and taxis are[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
After Credit Card Debate, Taxi Drivers Unionize

After Credit Card Debate, Taxi Drivers Unionize

Ongoing frustrations between the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission and taxi drivers have culminated in the formation of a union and the establishment of the Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association, which held its first meeting Oct. 29. A crowd of more than 1,000 D.C. cab drivers and Teamsters Union members[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News