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ALI ENRIGHT/THE HOYA

Pressure to Succeed Leads Students to Drug Abuse

For college students and student-athletes across the country, mounting pressure to succeed appears to be linked to increased use of performance-enhancing drugs. Performance-enhancing drugs are substances used to improve some aspect of an individual’s performance, either physical or cognitive. These enhancers include anabolic drugs, like steroids and hormones, as well[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Drug Issue, Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
COURTESY KELSEY KNUTSON

Blue Bottle Coffee Arrives in Georgetown

Georgetown students are now able to get their caffeine fix at Blue Bottle Coffee, a coffee retailer best known for its commitment to freshly brewed drinks. The cafe celebrated its grand opening July 9. James Freeman, a freelance musician, founded Blue Bottle Coffee Company, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., in 2002.[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Wawa To Open in Georgetown in 2018

Wawa To Open in Georgetown in 2018

To the delight of its growing client base, Wawa Inc., a chain of convenience stores and gas stations headquartered in Chester Heights, Pa., recently announced a location in Georgetown slated to open in 2018. Founded in 1964, the chain has more than 750 stores along the East Coast, with locations[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 2 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
INSOMNIA COOKIES

Insomnia Cookies Opening Location in Georgetown

In 2003, Seth Berkowitz, then a University of Pennsylvania student, had an idea: He wanted to find a way to satisfy college students’ late-night cravings for something sweet. He began to bake cookies in his own college dormitory, delivering them to fellow students in the area — and unlike most[Read More…]

by July 3, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
KUNG FU TEA

Kung Fu Tea Comes to Georgetown

The New York-based bubble tea sensation Kung Fu Tea will open its first location in Washington, D.C., this Monday on Wisconsin Avenue. With nearby locations in Rockville and Silver Spring, Md., and McLean, Va., the franchise is strengthening its presence in the D.C. area and across the country. The company[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
NETFLIX

TV Shows To Catch This Summer

‘Master of None’ When “Master of None” premiered on Netflix in 2015, viewers of the show were instantly captivated by its stunning authenticity and witty humor, lauding comedian Aziz Ansari for writing such a thoughtful and culturally relevant script. The show addresses the personal issues faced by its main character,[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
Upcoming Movie Releases

Upcoming Movie Releases

Wonder Woman | JUNE 2 Directed by Patty Jenkins | Starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine Israeli actress Gal Gadot made her on-screen debut as Wonder Woman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016. Despite the film’s poor critical reception, Gadot was highly praised for her standout portrayal[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 1 comment Summer Highlights, The Guide
LADUREE

Hottest DC Summer Eats

New Food Spots Ladurée Ladurée is a luxury French bakery best recognized for its colorful double-decker macarons and handmade sweets. The bakery first opened its doors in 1862 and has since expanded on a global level, with 11 locations in the United States — including its recent opening in Georgetown.[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM

Museum Exhibits Across the District

“Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.” The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is one of D.C.’s premier art galleries, attracting millions of visitors each year with its eye-catching exhibits. In 2007, during the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Hirshhorn installed “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.,” a sculpture by Yoko Ono[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
DCJAZZFEST

Concerts and Festivals: Editor’s Picks

May 23-24, 2016 – Mac DeMarco at the 9:30 Club Over the past 10 years, Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco has cultivated one of the most distinctive sounds of the indie genre, combining soft, echoing guitar arrangements with lazy, lo-fi vocals in what some have described as “slacker rock.” Earlier this[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide