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STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA

Students May Not Be Hooked on Hookup Culture

The start of college is an exhilarating time. Students enter their freshman year expecting to be challenged academically, to establish meaningful friendships and to develop the skills necessary for the “real world.” Despite these serious expectations, there is one facet of college that often seems to occupy a large role[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 5 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
DC Fashion Week Spotlights Innovative Designs

DC Fashion Week Spotlights Innovative Designs

D.C. Fashion Week, a biannual showcase of both American and international designers, returned last week for its 27th season. Designers presented their innovative looks from Sept. 21 to 24, and each night featured a different theme and new display of creative genius. On Thursday, Sept. 21, designers displayed environmentally friendly[Read More…]

ED SHEERAN

Ed Sheeran at Capital One Arena

  Mere seconds after stepping on stage at Capital One Arena on Tuesday, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran brought his largely teenage audience to its feet with the upbeat radio track “Castle on the Hill.” Using just a guitar — one of several to be played throughout the night — and[Read More…]

Beneath The Tombs: A Rich Art History

Beneath The Tombs: A Rich Art History

Few restaurants have had as large an impact on the Georgetown community as The Tombs. There, men have proposed on bent knee, alumni have reunited and students have gathered for trivia nights, dance parties and 21st birthday celebrations. From its opening in 1962 to its role in the 1985 drama[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 9 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
KATHRYN BAKER/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Santa Rosa Taqueria

Kathryn Baker is a Hoya Staff Writer. ★★★☆☆ Spike Mendelsohn, best known for finishing in fifth place on season four of “Top Chef,” first made his mark on the Georgetown community with his wittily named fresh burgers at Good Stuff Eatery on M Street. Now, Mendelsohn hopes to impress again[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
the guide’s Top Fall Television Picks

the guide’s Top Fall Television Picks

Summer break has come and gone and Georgetown students are eager to see what classes, relationships and opportunities present themselves this semester. However, while the new school year may bring  fresh challenges and academic woes, a wide variety of television shows airing this fall are bound to ensure enthusing entertainment[Read More…]

A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near DC

A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near DC

The National Aroboretum Located in northeast Washington, D.C., the U.S. National Arboretum is a 446-acre living museum dedicated to enhancing the value of ornamental and landscape plants through research, conservation and exhibition. Featuring 9.5 miles of roadways, the Arboretum’s beautiful gardens can be explored by foot, bike or car. Although[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
COURTESY LESLIE E. KOSSOFF

The Buzz About ‘In the Next Room, or the vibrator play’

Although it may seem atypical to bring a show about vibrators to a world-renowned Jesuit institution, that is exactly what the Theater and Performance Studies Program has done in its latest performance, “In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play,” from award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl. Inspired by “The Technology of[Read More…]

Carmen Livesay (COL '17) as protagonist Lexi and Katherine Pietro (COL '17) as her best friend Jessie
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA

Black Theatre Ensemble Haunts With ‘Hookman’

From Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble comes the hauntingly thought-provoking “Hookman.” Adapted from the show by playwright Lauren Yee, it follows Georgetown freshman Lexi, played by Carmen Livesay (COL ’17), as she learns what it means to grow up and face her inner demons. Black Theatre Ensemble strives to produce works[Read More…]

Theater Review: ‘As You Like It’

Theater Review: ‘As You Like It’

Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, the Folger Theatre’s edgy rendition of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” draws the audience out of its seats and into the mysterious Forest of Arden — a place where lovers, fools and refugees gather to escape the cruel and unwelcoming world that awaits them. Full[Read More…]