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…

The Four Houses

For the majority of incoming Hoyas who grew up reading Harry Potter, one of the most #basic Instagram choices during their first weeks on campus is a picture of Healy Hall with a caption alluding to Hogwarts. Beyond the visual resemblance to Hogwarts, there is another striking similarity Georgetown has in common with the magical…

Residence Halls

You’re moving onto Georgetown University’s campus. Questions abound: Will you have a cool roommate? Are the bathrooms 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 of satisfaction on all other fronts. One…

Dorm Room Essentials: The Hoya’s Guide to Freshman Living

The average dorm room for a Georgetown freshman runs just under 200 square feet — and that’s if you’re not shacked up in the friendly confines of Village C. But a few smart investments can go a long way toward making effective use of the space you have. Before you head out shopping, add these…

Guide to On-Campus Dining

Although both the Georgetown neighborhood and Washington, D.C., boast a wealth of dining options, most students quickly learn that a regular splurge on M Street dinners is pretty unrealistic. Sweetgreen, Good Stuff Eatery and Baked and Wired are all great options for an occasional treat, but between full class schedules and your own extracurriculars, the…

A Hoya’s Guide to Georgetown’s History

When you walked through the front gates for the first time, your eyes were drawn to a giant, climbable-looking statue of a man sitting commandingly in a chair. You didn’t know who it was at first, but soon enough your chipper tour guide told you that the statue overlooking the front gates is John Carroll,…