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Law Alum Speaks Bluntly About Marijuana Legalization

Law Alum Speaks Bluntly About Marijuana Legalization

A degree from Georgetown Law will teach you many things. Keith Stroup (LAW ’68), chief legal counsel and former executive director for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), learned how to roll a joint and also how to legally defend his right to do so. Stroup[Read More…]

by February 11, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Mediterranean Bistro Fit for the Gods

Mediterranean Bistro Fit for the Gods

Craving the cold that kept many Washingtonians inside last weekend, a friend and I ventured to Bethesda to sample the cuisine of the restaurant Bacchus of Lebanon. While getting to the restaurant involves a long trek from Georgetown, including a 10 minute walk from the Bethesda metro station, Bacchus of[Read More…]

by February 11, 2013 0 comments The Guide
War on the Potomac

War on the Potomac

“For Georgetown itself, the war had proven to be the most serious threat to its survival as an institution.” So wrote history professor emeritus Fr. R. Emmett Curran, S.J., of the American Civil War in his book, A History of Georgetown. As soon as the fall of Fort Sumter heralded the start[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Georgetown’s Expanding Music Scene

Georgetown’s Expanding Music Scene

It’s a familiar sight: Healy’s Gaston Hall filled to capacity with students, staff and members of the D.C. community assembled to listen to an American politician, a foreign dignitary or even the occasional celebrity. Students count such experiences among the high points of life at Georgetown, complementing academic work that[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Documentary Shines Light on Struggle Within the Military

Steeped in tradition and boasting a history of national service, the United States Armed Forces are viewed as honorable and disciplined institutions, composed of hardworking, humble and idealistic men and women brave enough to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Military recruiting media on television and elsewhere entices young[Read More…]

by June 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Cherry Blossom Centennial In Full Bloom

Cherry Blossom Centennial In Full Bloom

On March 27, 1912, American first lady Helen Taft and Viscountess Chinda, the wife of the Japanese ambassador at the time, planted two cherry trees along the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. This small gesture, intended as a tribute to the nascent friendship between the United States and Japan,[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized
Clever Comic Stands Up and Delivers

Clever Comic Stands Up and Delivers

During his time working as a writer for “Saturday Night Live,” Georgetown alum John Mulaney (COL ’04) built a solid reputation as a stand-up comic. He’s done double duty as an “SNL” writer and an actor on the satirical current events segment, “Weekend Update,” as well as appearing on other shows, including VH1’s “Best Week Ever”[Read More…]

by January 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Rediscovering WGTB’s Hidden Past

The year is 1975. In January, three men, including former attorney John Mitchell, are convicted for perjury stemming from the infamous Watergate break-in. Five months before, President Richard Nixon resigned in the wake of the scandal. In April, the Vietnam War effectively ends with the fall of Saigon and the[Read More…]

by October 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Generation 9/11

Generation 9/11

The 9/11 attacks have become a part of our generation in ways that extend far beyond the days after the attacks. Reaching past the limits of New York and Washington, the atrocities on that day — coupled with the ongoing “War on Terror” that was initiated in their wake —[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Thirsty?

Thirsty?

Cafe Japone Monday — Friday 2032 P St NW Discounted Sapporo, Absolut and Sake, as well as inexpensive sushi and fun karaoke all night long.   Tortilla Coast  Monday — Friday, ongoing 400 First Street SE Discounted margaritas, beer, and Mexican food near Capitol Hill.   Piola  Monday — Friday[Read More…]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide