2018-19 News to Know

Summer Quick Hits Georgetown University appointed Samantha Berner as the new Title IX coordinator and director of Title IX compliance, after a yearlong search to fill the role. Laura Cutway vacated her position as Title IX coordinator unexpectedly in June 2018. The announcement of Berner’s permanent appointment was sent via email only to students on…

Georgetown Sports: A Primer

Georgetown University sports are a prominent part of life on the Hilltop. During the 2018-19 academic year, Georgetown’s strongest sports were lacrosse and soccer; the men’s and women’s teams of both sports won the Big East championships and advanced into their respective national tournaments. The women’s soccer team was especially successful, coming within a goal…

Study Spots

Georgetown University’s campus and the wider Washington, D.C. area have many prime study spots where Hoyas can hit the books. Even if you’ve sworn allegiance to your favorite table or cubicle on the second floor of Lauinger Library, these study spots offer pleasant atmospheres to make a weekend study session or cramming for finals just…

Getting Around DC

Visiting Washington, D.C., and becoming familiar with Georgetown University can be a struggle even for veterans of the Hilltop, so don’t worry too much. 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 your new home in the…

Dining in DC

Once you’ve had your fill of downstairs Leo’s and Royal Jacket sandwiches, it’s time to venture off campus to explore all the food Washington, D.C., has to offer. Whether you’re in the mood for a short walk into the Georgetown neighborhood or an adventure into downtown D.C., plenty of tasty options await you. Quick Bites…

Getting to Know the District

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 Washington, D.C., with the stately architecture found in the neighborhood you now call home. With a thriving culinary and shopping scene — as well as a Red line Metro station…

Shopping in DC

At some point during your time at Georgetown University, you may realize that your favorite shirt or goto yoga pants need some replacing. Fear not! The Hilltop puts you in the perfect location to access some of the best shopping scenes in the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia area Ranging from attainable fashion to high-end classics and from…