Dorm Essentials

The Hoya’s Guide to Freshman Living The average dorm room for a Georgetown University freshman runs just under 200 square feet — and that’s if you’re not shacked up in the charming confines of Darnall Hall. A few smart investments, however, can go a long way toward making effective use of your limited space. As…

Freshman Dorms

You’re moving onto Georgetown University’s campus, and you’re bound to have a lot of questions. Will you have a cool roommate? Is the plumbing really as bad as people keep saying? Where will you store your archived copies of The Hoya? Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee a cool roommate, but we can happily assure varying degrees…

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 Washington, D.C., with the stately architecture found in the neighborhood you now call home. Filled with restaurants, retail stores and office buildings — as well as a Red line Metro…

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….

Part-Time Jobs

College can be expensive, and Georgetown University is no exception. After a few months of weekend restaurant dinners with friends, Uber rides, late-night snack cravings and the unexpected day-to-day expenses of living away from home, many students find that their wallets are a lot lighter than they would prefer. Other Hoyas may want to get…