DC Neighborhoods

DUPONT CIRCLE Just a quick 30-minute walk from the front gates or a 15-minute bus ride, Dupont Circle combines the hustle and bustle of downtown D.C. with the stately architecture found in the neighborhood you now call home. Filled with restaurants, retail and office buildings — as well as the Red Line Metro station closest…

Hidden Gems: Study Spots

Whatever your vision of college is now, you’ll soon come to realize it’s not all about parties and hanging out with friends. You’ll actually have to go to class, interact with your professors and, most of all, study. There are tons of places around campus and the neighborhood to get work done, but the problem with so…

A Guide to Off-Campus Dining

While there are plenty of food options available on campus, many students opt to make the short walk off campus where dining choices abound, from fast food favorites to gourmet salads. Wisey’s 1236 36th St. NW Although Wisey’s doesn’t offer any seating, it does boast some of the best sandwiches in Georgetown. It’s perfect for…

The Freshmen Four: Village C

Congratulations! If you’re reading this post, you’re probably moving into what I consider the best freshman dorm at Georgetown, Village C West or East, in just a few weeks. Hopefully, you were just as excited as I was when I received my housing assignment two years ago. It’s going to be a good year but before…

The Freshmen Four: New South

Wohoo! If you’re reading this right now, chances are you totally won the freshman housing lottery and got placed in New South. In my opinion, it’s the best freshman housing at Georgetown, and I hope that you’re as excited as I was when I found out that I was living there. It’s going to be…

The Freshmen Four: Harbin

Throughout the year, people will always try to convince you that their freshman dorm is the best. They’ll mention the party atmosphere of New South, the personal bathrooms in Village C West or the sense of community in Darnall. But there’s no need to worry; you can just tone them out because you will soon experience…

The Freshmen Four: Darnall

If you’re reading this post, it probably means that you’re secretly flipping out for getting stuck with Darnall Hall as your freshman dorm. You’ve scoured the internet for information, and what you’ve found is a worst-ranked nightmare of rats, cockroaches and long treks to class. Fortunately, this infamous image of Darnall is nothing but a…