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Theater Review: After Amnesia, the Search for Identity

The word “identity” is often used as a buzzword in the context of contemporary debates about race, gender and sexual orientation. While “identities” can often be used to bring people together, they can also have the function of tearing people apart. Nomadic Theatre’s most recent production, “Fugue,” directed by Mark[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
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After Amnesia, the Search for Identity

The word “identity” is often used as a buzzword in the context of contemporary debates about race, gender and sexual orientation. While “identities” can often be used to bring people together, they can also have the function of tearing people apart. Nomadic Theatre’s most recent production, “Fugue,” directed by Mark[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Movie Review: ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

★★☆☆☆ “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” is nothing more than a compilation of scenes that seem to be taken from countless other movies and series. Whether it is “The Walking Dead,” “World War Z” or “The Hunger Games,” it is not hard to spot the resemblance. After the mild success[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Tours for Social Good

Tours for Social Good

Bo Hammond and Lisa Maurer met and fell in love in the District of Columbia. Hammond majored in history at American University and Maurer had just graduated from business school at Trinity College in Dublin. When Maurer was 26, living happily with Hammond in the District, she was diagnosed with[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide

The Echo Chamber of Hashtag Activism

“I Stand With Willa, I Stand For Survivors,” was published by The Hoya two weeks ago, and with it came the expected social media frenzy. Facebook was ablaze with enraged Internet gladiators who both defended and attacked Georgetown. Together, we now await the answer to the same burning question —[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Musical Dystopia

A Musical Dystopia

Imagine a post-apocalyptic world where the earth has all but run out of water. Society is split between the wealthy elite in power and the poor population that must abide by their exploitative rules. Mask & Bauble’s new musical “Urinetown” depicts this future society, but as its name suggests, there’s[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Dynamic Play Faces Up to Family Turbulence

Dynamic Play Faces Up to Family Turbulence

The latest workshop piece by Black Theater Ensemble, “That Face,” is a production that speaks to the underlying dynamics that a family experiences when the ups and downs of love, addiction, guilt, abandonment and loyalty all culminate in a matter of moments. “[It is] about what happens under the surface[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Foxcatcher’

Movie Review: ‘Foxcatcher’

★★★☆☆ Sometimes watching a trailer can result in the entire plot being laid out clip-by-clip without any forewarning. It can leave an audience with the feeling that actually going to the movie would be a waste at that point, because they just saw all of the important moments reeled out[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
Nancy Hinojos (MSB ’15) holds many campus positions, including being resident director of the Black House.

Senior Discusses Importance of Black House on Campus

Nancy Hinojos (MSB ’15) keeps herself very busy. She is a dancer in Groove Theory; she sits on the board of the Georgetown Aspiring Minority Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs; she is on the SFS Academic Council; and she is a Patrick Healy Fellow through the Center for Multicultural Equity &[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
NATE MOULTON FOR THE HOYA

Walter Kelly (COL '16) uses his experience with spoken word performance to bring the video's message to life.

Film Asks ‘Am I Next?’

In the days following the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, LaDarius Torrey (COL ’17) was told by his father, “Honestly, in America, you don’t have to do much besides being a black man to be accused of some horrendous crime, or actually be shot and then portrayed as a criminal.”[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 2 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide