Getting Around DC

Visiting Washington, D.C., and getting familiar with Georgetown can be a struggle even for veterans of the Hilltop, so don’t worry too much about getting around D.C. Whether this is your first time visiting Georgetown or your family’s Hoya ties go back to the 1800s, here are some tips and pointers on navigating Our Nation’s…

Guide to Dining in DC

While you’re at Georgetown, do remember that you don’t live in a bubble: Washington, D.C.’s food and dining scene is a burgeoning giant — and there are plenty of options for you once you get tired of crusty Leo’s burgers and sad salad bar spinach. Venture off campus for a quick bite in the Georgetown…

2017-18 News to Know

Summer Quick Hits Harriette Hemmasi will now lead all branches of the Georgetown University library system, according to a June 19 news release. Hemmasi previously served as the Joukowsky family university librarian at Brown University where she raised over $50 million for the university’s library and assisted in bringing the library to the digital age….

Study Spots

Georgetown University’s campus and the wider Washington, D.C. area have a plethora of prime study spots where Hoyas can hit the books. Whether you’re looking for an on-campus alternative to Lauinger Library and Sellinger Lounge during finals week or trying to get outside the Georgetown bubble, here are some top picks for relatively off-the-beaten-path study…

Cultural Highlights

Smithsonian Institution Price: Free Location: 11 museums on the National Mall, six others across Washington, D.C., and the National Zoo Completely free of charge and open every day of the week, the Smithsonian Institution provides its visitors with a wonderful way to learn more about the city. The best place to start exploring is the…

Nature Outings

Nature Outings Four years is a long time to stay anywhere, even in a city as vibrant as Washington, D.C. When classes are a bit too stressful, campus can feel a bit claustrophobic, and the urban setting may not be exactly what you’re looking for. Nature can be the perfect escape; luckily, Georgetown is situated…

Upcoming Events in DC

National Book Festival (Sept. 2) Trade in your afternoon in Lauinger Library for a trip to the Library of Congress — or, better yet, to its annual National Book Festival, to be held Saturday, Sept. 2. Founded in 2001 at the suggestion of former first lady Laura Bush, the National Book Festival is among the…