As Georgetown students, when someone says “Wisey’s sandwich”, we typically think of Chicken Madness. Recently, there has been much debate (see here in today’s issue of The Guide) as to whether the Hot Chick actually deserves more fame than the Chicken Madness. So Hoyas, what do you think?
To refresh your memory:
Chicken Madness Slices of chicken, grilled hot and sweet peppers, onions, cheese, bacon, mayo
Hot Chick Chicken fingers, cayenne ranch dressing, pepper jack cheese, and tomatoes
What would you do with a $25 gift card to Chipotle, Qdoba, Safeway, Starbucks, Ticketmaster, or Wisey’s?
Well you can find out if you take The Hoya’s feedback survey! We truly appreciate all of our readers, whether is here on the blog, on TheHoya.com or the print paper and The Guide. We would love your feedback to help us service you in the best way possible! Please take a few minutes to take the survey here, because we all know you don’t really want to pay attention to your Bio lecture today.
As an incentive, you will be automatically entered to win a $25 gifts card to one of the locations mentioned above! And just think of the possibilities:
Chipotle You could get THREE steak burritos WITH GUACAMOLE.
Qdoba You could feast for free every Monday for a month! What a great way to get over those Monday blues knowing you wont have to go to Leo’s or pay for food.
Safeway Nutella. Pretzels. All of them.
Starbucks That’s either a few Venti Lattes or one super elaborate Venti, septuple shot, three flavors, soy milk, and flakes of gold.
Ticketmaster Your favorite band is coming to The Verizon Center? Well subsidize that ticket with this gift card and feel less guilty about buying a shirt at the show!
Wisey’s I don’t even think this needs explanation. Burger. Madness. (You should all know that I personally believe that Burger Madness > Chicken Madness)
As Hurricane Sandy descends on the East coast, we’re all making last minute preparations before the storm traps us inside. The worst of the storm is yet to come, so if you still need to grab supplies, now’s the time to do it. Lots of places are running low on bottled water and flashlights, but there’s still some things to be had if you know where to look. Nobody wants to make a long trek just to come face to face with a closed sign, so we put on our journalist pants and found out which places are still open. We’ll be updating this list as we hear updates on business hours. Wisemiller’s – Normal hours: grab a Chicken Madness to tide you over during Hurricane Madness) The Tombs – Kitchen closed at 3 p.m. Corp Services – Closed Quick Pita – Normal hours Wingo’s – Normal hours Eat & Joy – Normal hours Chipotle – Closed Tuscany – Closed Booey’s – Closed Dean & Deluca – Closed Dixie Liquor – Will remain open until 8 p.m.
After sharing my Freshman fails with you, it got me thinking: what are the fundamental things every Georgetown student should know? Or, at least, what are the things so basic that even I, a fresh little freshy, know about being a student here. So test yourself, do you know your Hoya ABC’s?
Acronyms: GUGS, GUSA, GUAFSCU, GUTS… by now you should know that around here ‘GUAVA JUICE’ (Georgetown uses acronyms very abundantly, just understand it’s commonly exercised)
Bagels: They are the best bang for your buck on campus in my opinion. From the toasted Asiago bagel from MUG/UG to the free bagels on Lau 2 after Midnight Mug closes, they’re the best way to quench your hunger on a budget.
Chicken Madness: $7.50. Wisey’s. Heaven. ‘Nuff said.
Dahlgren quad fountain: Make sure you take a swim in it before you graduate! (Maybe even pour a little laundry detergent in the nozzle and take a nice bubble bath!).
Epicurean: it’s a great place to treat yourself when you’re sick of Leo’s (aka always) or to just watch the game with friends (unless your team loses and then your friends have license rub it in your face in public…this is the mistake I made when I watched the Pats-Seahawks game this past Sunday with my friend from Seattle. Needless to say we aren’t friends anymore.)
Fight Song: It’s been so long since last we met, lie down forever, lie down…
Grubhub.com: this is the reason I’m broke. Online ordering from tons of restaurants for delivery right to your door step… or I guess dorm* step.
Hoya Saxa: By now, you should know what Hoya Saxa means and should be able to succinctly explain it to your non-Georgetown friends from home.
Continue reading “Do You Know Your Hoya ABC’s?”
So I’m a freshman – you were all in my shoes at some point, but it doesn’t make those shoes any less awkward. And nothing is funnier than the misfortune of others, so here is a list of 10 of my more embarrassing Georgetown moments that only a freshman could have:
1. I walked into the library, located the stairs, and proceeded to walk UP to find Lau 2.
2. I didn’t know that Wisey’s was a nickname for Wisemiller’s and tried to figure out where it was by Googling “Wisey’s”.
3. I’ve still never had an Oreo cookie from the aforementioned Wisey’s.
4. I thought you could use flex dollars at Sweetgreen and was accordingly confused when my card said insufficient funds.
5. I left my laundry unattended… bad choice.
6. I had to look up “dfmo” on urban dictionary.
7. I still don’t know where Brown House is, or why it’s called Brown House. I’m assuming it’s because it’s brown. But I wouldn’t know.
8. I wore uncomfortable shoes to D.C.’s Fashion’s Night Out and have the blisters to prove it.
9. I tried to take a sandwich and a fruit cup from Grab-and-Go and got yelled at by the attendant. Apparently EVERYONE knows that a fruit cup is considered an ENTRÉE. DUH.
10. I walked all the way through the University Hotel to get to Starbucks, unaware that there was a much faster and direct route through Hoya Court.
I do genuinely hope this will be my last ‘Freshman Fails’ post, but let’s be realistic, I still have a lot to learn about Georgetown. So stay tuned for more humor at my expense.
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