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Mothership

September 30, 2016 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Mario’s rainbow road snakes between the buildings of an empty metropolis, save for a few golden stags clustered near the front of the frame. A golden baby deer takes its first steps into the world, rising from the cushions of a lifeless gray couch, and a row of police riotRead More

JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
Vanessa Chapoy (COL ’18) and Daniel Frumento (COL ’18) in Mask and Bauble’s “Into the Woods.”

All the World’s a Stage

April 15, 2016 at 12:18 am 0 comments

With a number of dynamic and moving performances that are sure to evoke the deepest of emotions, performing arts groups at Georgetown are showcasing some of their best this week. From Mask and Bauble’s fantasy musical “Into The Woods” to the Rev. Khristi Adams’ enlightening “God and Country” to theRead More

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Zoolander 2′

February 19, 2016 at 12:04 am 1 comment

★★★★☆ Following the recent trend of Hollywood franchises returning to the big screen with their original casts — from “Star Wars” to “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” — “Zoolander 2″ released Feb. 12, is a comedy that may not have the most nuanced and original plotline but successfully delivers theRead More

Changing Your Tune

Changing Your Tune

August 17, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

This week marks my last as an intern in New York City, and alas, it also signals the end of Confessions of a Closet Geek. Currently, I’m sitting on the train for my morning commute with my laptop out and my earbuds in, having tried for the last 20 minutesRead More

Reveries, Reality and a Top-Notch Pokemon Collection

Reveries, Reality and a Top-Notch Pokemon Collection

August 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

I was cleaning out my room recently when I stumbled upon a little piece of my childhood. Tucked beneath my bed next to my old violin, some mismatched socks and a hoard of broken gadgets was my old Pokemon collection. Being the full-grown adult that I am, my first reactionRead More

The Benefits of Board Games

The Benefits of Board Games

July 20, 2015 at 8:31 am 0 comments

Last week I went on vacation to Bethany Beach, Delaware, a long coastal strip of wind-whipped sand, countless beach houses and crisp blue waves. There, 99% of my time was spent tanning, swimming, eating damn good seafood and posting on social media outlets about tanning, swimming and eating damn goodRead More

The People Behind the Screen

The People Behind the Screen

July 6, 2015 at 12:00 am 1 comment

When you think about how many people in your life you’ve spent more time talking to over the internet or on your phone rather than interacting with face to face, it gets a little scary. A lot of us take for granted how easy it is to keep in touchRead More

More Than Just a Convention

More Than Just a Convention

June 22, 2015 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

A week or two ago I attended Eternal Con, the self-titled Comic-Con of Long Island. It’s a small convention that attracts a couple thousand people a year, with not very many recognizable headliners. But a day full of people dressed up and nerding out over the same stuff as me?Read More

Breaking out of the Closet of Conventional Careers

Breaking out of the Closet of Conventional Careers

June 8, 2015 at 1:04 am 5 comments

There’s been a subtle kind of discrimination going on, and it’s one that I began experiencing long before I entered Georgetown’s hallowed halls. When people ask me what I am and I respond, I am met with incredulous stares and judgment all around. What am I? An English and historyRead More

Movie Review: ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Movie Review: ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

May 1, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

★★★★☆ In the past several years, the cinematic world has been overrun by movie after movie of superhero-villain standoffs and intricate computer-generated imagery. With just two or three companies dominating the market, the competition to produce the most successful superhero franchise has been overwhelming. “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” isRead More