The Hoya at AwesomeCon DC 2013

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D.C. may not be known to the general public as a particularly “nerdy” community beyond the Josh Lyman-type political junkies who would rather read Roll Call than catch the latest superhero movie. But this Hoya staffer (and self-proclaimed pop culture Queen) had the chance to attend the inaugural Awesome Con D.C. this weekend and boy, are those people wrong. The geeks of D.C. are loud, proud and here to stay. It was a great convention with cool content and guests, but the highlight was without a doubt the fan-made costumes. And, as it turns out, some of these savvy, caped crusaders are also fans of a certain campus newspaper…

Wonder Woman doesn’t need a lasso of truth to test our credibility!
DSCN6960Every Tuesday and Friday, Sonic dashes to grab an issue of The Hoya.


It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s The Hoya!


This is the day you will always remember as the day you caught Captain Jack Sparrow reading The Hoya.DSCN6948

We all know Belle loves books, but let’s be real: The Hoya is her favorite thing to read.

U-S-A! U-S-A!

Be sure to check out some other pictures of Awesome Con!

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One Reply to “The Hoya at AwesomeCon DC 2013”

  1. Thanks Nicole…what a great idea! As a fellow GU alum, it was a great job for Superman…it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Hoya!!

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