Their Ancestors Were Sold to Save Georgetown. 180 Years Later, Descendants Expand Their Roots.

Their Ancestors Were Sold to Save Georgetown. 180 Years Later, Descendants Expand Their Roots.

Guterres to SFS Graduates: Climate Change, Middle East Conflicts Threaten Global Security

Guterres to SFS Graduates: Climate Change, Middle East Conflicts Threaten Global Security

Climate change and instability in the Middle East pose the greatest threats to the world security for the next generation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said at the commencement ceremony for Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service on May 19 in McDonough Arena. Guterres, who previously served as the United[Read More…]

DC’s Most Exciting Summer Musical Performances

DC’s Most Exciting Summer Musical Performances

July 27 Jay Z & Beyoncé at FedExField Queen B and J-Hova are coming to FedExField in Landover, Md., on July 27 and 28 to cement their reign as one of music’s biggest power couples. FedExField, a football stadium with a capacity of 82,000 people, is one of the few[Read More…]


This Summer’s Hottest Albums

May 25 Pusha T, ‘King Push’ Amid a string of announcements on Twitter, Kanye West revealed that Virginia Beach, Va. rapper Pusha T is releasing his third solo album “King Push” on May 25. Pusha T is best known for his cold-hearted cocaine kingpin raps as one-half of the rap[Read More…]


5 Tasty Restaurants to Try in the District

Mikko Dupont Circle, $ Fans of Nordic cuisine can keep their summers fresh with smoked salmon wraps, Danish-style open-faced sandwiches and seven-seed bread at Mikko, a Finnish cafe run by chef Mikko Kosonen. Painted blue and white, the colors of the Finnish flag, the row house hosting Mikko is bright,[Read More…]


Escape the Summer Heat With These 4 Drink Spots

For the fierce coffee fiend: Tryst Coffeehouse Find seasonal blends crafted to perfection and enjoy an intense cup of joe in the cozy atmosphere of Tryst. Do not be fooled by the homey interior; Tryst is an edgy, back-to-basics cafe without the Starbucks-style sugary creations that cover up the coffee’s[Read More…]

WALTER: The Bonds Community Breeds

WALTER: The Bonds Community Breeds

I have been a graduate student at Georgetown University for nearly a decade. In 2009 I started a two-year master’s degree in Arab studies, and I am graduating this spring with a doctorate in Middle Eastern history after an academic career on the Hilltop that included four semesters as a[Read More…]

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GU Politics Funds Student Visit to Mexican Elections

Eight to 10 Georgetown students will be selected to travel to Mexico this summer to observe the country’s 2018 general election as part of a trip organized by Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service. GU Politics, with support from the School of Foreign Service, will sponsor and fund[Read More…]


Album Review: ‘My Dear Melancholy’

After solidifying his success with the 2016 Daft Punk-produced album, “Starboy,” The Weeknd returned to his musical roots with his March 30 EP “My Dear Melancholy,” characterized by moody beats and pained crooning. “My Dear Melancholy” cuts through the fluff of The Weeknd’s seemingly cool disinterest to reveal the beating[Read More…]

SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA The core curriculum of the SFS will change to now include a science requirement and require students take fewer courses overall. The announcement comes after discussions began last year.

SFS Announces Major Changes to Core Curriculum

Significant changes to the School of Foreign Service core curriculum are set to go into effect for students entering in fall 2018, including a new mandatory science course and a reduction in the number of required economics courses. Daniel Byman, senior associate dean for undergraduate affairs, detailed the modifications in[Read More…]