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A Darling Brunch

A Darling Brunch

4/5 Stars $$ When the sun comes out on a Saturday morning, most of us groggily turn over, shut the blinds and barely make it toWisey’s for a breakfast sandwich at 2 p.m. Needless to say, it’s definitely difficult to get off campus on the weekends, especially after a typical Friday[Read More…]

by February 28, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Graffiti Offers Glimpse Into Conflict

Graffiti Offers Glimpse Into Conflict

We often hear of conflicts in the Middle East through the mouths of the extremists and politicians, not those living in the midst of turmoil. Words & Walls, a new book by AdamHeffez (SFS ’11), gives a voice to those overlooked in the conflict: the locals. He has provided a unique window[Read More…]

Hoya Madness Takes Vegas

Crazed NCAA fans bombard Las Vegas every spring for March Madness. Inspired by the energy of this city during this time and his desire to bring Hoyas together, Vegas entertainer and president of the Georgetown University Alumni Club of Las Vegas Jeff Civillico (COL ’05) created an ingenious alumni event. Hoya Madness is a[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Crime Drama Fails to Steal Box Office

Crime Drama Fails to Steal Box Office

2/5 Stars Expectations were high for the premier of Parker. Written by John McLaughlin, who has an impressive resume with blockbuster hits like Black Swan and Hitchcock, and directed by Taylor Hackford, it is the first film based on Donald E. Westlake’s novels that was permitted to use the actual name of the main[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Trendy Spot Serves Up Freshly-Squeezed Joy

Trendy Spot Serves Up Freshly-Squeezed Joy

4/5 stars   Now that syllabus week is over, it may be time to detox before Lau reclaims your weekday nights. Juicing has become the latest Hollywood trend. Juice bars are popping up all over the East and West Coasts, but The B Spot is not your average juice bar.[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Refocusing With a Roman Holiday

Most of my friends had a holiday in the sun over spring break, but I got to travel to Rome with my class called “Americans in Italy.” We spent the beginning of the semester exploring the influence of the popular Grand Tour of the 19th and 20th centuries on American art and literature. On[Read More…]

by March 22, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Having Studying Down to a Tea

I admit I’m quite the Lau-star. As much as our beloved library holds a soft spot in my heart, it is a black hole. Day in and day out, I leave Lau more drained of life (whether it be from endless hours of studying or procrastination) than I was when I[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Looking for Meaning in a Collegiate Life

We’re all on this road … to where? No one really knows. We are our own trailblazers. There is a greater meaning to life than we can recognize. College is the place to find out what that meaning is. Our days are rigorous: class after class; Leo’s meal after Leo’s[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

Mangiamo: The Tastes of Italy in the District

In the spirit of D.C. Restaurant Week, let’s do as the Italians do: mangiamo! That is what my typical New Jersey Italian family does. My kitchen is overflowing with fresh bread from Marra’s, pizza from Tony’s, mozzarella from Lisa’s, and the list goes on. I’d like to say I know my Italian food[Read More…]

by January 20, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Resolutions: A New List for a New Year

As we ring in the new year, we drag a long list of resolutions with us: to leave Lau before DOPS checks your GOCard, to go to Yates everyday, to get straight A’s, to finish your homework before 9 on a Thursday night, and the list goes on. But let’s break free[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide