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DC YOGA WEEK/FACEBOOK | Over 7,000 participants convene at the National Mall with their yoga mats to enjoy the summer morning. Yoga is a great practice to exercise both body and mind.

What to Do in DC This Commencement Weekend

Hawaiian Cultural Festival The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Hawaiian Cultural Festival in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month from May 18 to 19 in the Potomac Atrium. Admission is free for all guests. The Hawaiian Cultural Festival explores the legacy of King[Read More…]

GEORGETOWN RANGILA FACEBOOK | The Hilltop flourishes with student performers, including a cappella groups like GraceNotes. Hanna Chan (COL '19), center, shares her passion for singing and reflects on the challenges she faced as a musician.

Seniors Shine on Campus, Release Original Music

Whether in large showcases at Gaston Hall or intimate open-mic nights at Uncommon Grounds, sounds of music reverberate across Georgetown University. Guitars strum harmoniously while voices echo with soul. Hoyas partake in the music scene on the Hilltop through electives in choir, orchestra, jazz ensembles and even electronic music. Student[Read More…]

MAGGIE CHEN/THE HOYA | In previous years, the annual Senior Major Art Exhibition was showcased in the Lucille M. and Richard F.X. Spagnuolo Gallery. This year, four graduating artists presented their work in the Mario & Alberto de la Cruz Gallery.

Seniors Share Artistic Passion in Major Showcase

The National Gallery of Art and various Smithsonian institutions flourish in Washington, D.C., as popular tourist sites. With parents, family members, friends and beloved ones all gathering in the District for commencement weekend, these museums attract the Hilltop’s visitors and guests. Without going to the National Mall, however, they can[Read More…]

Glenn Ligon Reflects on Being Black in America in New Exhibit

Glenn Ligon Reflects on Being Black in America in New Exhibit

As Georgetown University students grapple with an upcoming referendum over financial contributions to descendants of the GU272, Glenn Ligon’s exhibition, “To be a Negro in this country is really never to be looked at,” could not be more timely. The exhibit opened Jan. 24 with a reception at the Maria[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
ALLISON HERR FOR THE HOYA | While current Hoyas have known only Lauinger Library as the main library on the Hilltop’s campus, two other buildings preceded Lau, which was completed in 1970.

Lauinger Library Offers More Than Meets the Eye

The Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library, universally known as Lau to Georgetown students, provides individual and group study spaces on every floor and stacks of books needed to crank out a 15-page research paper. All day and all night, Lau is bustling with student activity on every level. While most[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 3 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Georgetown Expands the Visual Arts Experience

Georgetown Expands the Visual Arts Experience

Just a decade ago, the art and art history department had just three art professors, two art historians, a music professor and a theater professor, according to John Morrell (COL ’73), director of undergradute studies in art. Today, 350 Georgetown students take a variety of art classes with core faculty[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Rosslyn and Arlington: Memorials, Hiking, Views Await Across the Bridge

Rosslyn and Arlington: Memorials, Hiking, Views Await Across the Bridge

Peering across the Potomac river from the Hilltop, high-rise buildings touting corporate names like Deloitte and Nestle dominate the horizon. The northern Virginia skyline might catch student’s eye, but to understand the heart of Rosslyn, a heavily urbanized neighborhood just across the Key Bridge, one must venture across the bridge.[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

‘As cold rain drowned the streets outside with somber, gray tones, Jeffrey Gibson’s “DON’T MAKE ME OVER” infused Georgetown University’s newly built exhibition space with vibrant colors and sound. The Maria & Alberto De La Cruz Art Gallery, under construction since February 2018, made its debut this fall in the[Read More…]