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ALBUM: ‘The Life of Pablo’

ALBUM: ‘The Life of Pablo’

★★★★★ Ever since a pink Polo-clad Kanye West broke gangster rap’s stronghold on mainstream hip-hop with his debut album “The College Dropout” in 2004, the Chicago rapper, producer and fashion designer has constantly shifted the paradigm of music. West is a shape-shifter, perched at the precarious intersection of critical acclaim[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘The Revenant’

From “Amores Perros,” his debut feature film, to 2014’s critically acclaimed “Birdman,” director and screenwriter Alejandro Iñárritu has never shied away from intensity. That relentlessness reached new heights in “The Revenant,” his most visceral and ferocious film to date. Set in the stark, unforgiving wilderness of the Great Plains in[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘The Hateful Eight’

★★★★☆ In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Quentin Tarantino revealed that he intends to make just two more films before trying his hand at theater. The increasing influence of the Great White Way on the storied screenwriter and director’s work is clearer than ever in “The Hateful Eight,”[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

★★★★☆ There is perhaps no other movie franchise more influential in Hollywood history than Star Wars. Almost 40 years ago, the release of the first “Star Wars” inspired a new wave of innovation in cinematic storytelling and special effects. The original trilogy was an epic, moving adventure that captured the[Read More…]

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GU Fossil Free released a petition in January 2013 in support of diverstment that has garnered more than 2,000 signatures.

Fossil Free Seeks Referendum, Again

GU Fossil Free announced Tuesday that the Georgetown University Student Association will consider holding a student-wide referendum on whether the university should fully divest its holdings from the top 200 fossil fuel companies on the executive ballot vote in February, marking its first proposal for a referendum since 2013. GUSA[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Students Share Stories of Risk-Taking at TEDx

Students Share Stories of Risk-Taking at TEDx

Georgetown will host its fifth TEDx conference tomorrow in Gaston Hall. With the theme of “Risk Takers,” the daylong event will be divided into three different sections, with the subthemes “Inspiring the Uninspired,” “Fail Forward” and “High Risk, High Reward.” Each section will feature four speakers highlighting different stages or[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Sees Increased Female Participation

The Georgetown University Student Association senate elected the second female speaker, Enushe Khan (MSB ’17), in the institution’s history Sunday, a move that reflects the growing diversity of the legislative body. Twelve of this year’s 28 senators are women, which is the highest ratio in Georgetown’s history. The past two[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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Nineteen percent of the student body voted in this year’s GUSA senate elections, with higher participation in underclassman districts. Nineteen percent of the electorate placed a vote for at-large candidates.

Election Turnout Plummets

After an election season marked by low voter participation, 28 students, including three write-in candidates, were sworn into the Georgetown University Student Association senate Sunday. Nineteen percent of the undergraduate population, around 1,252 students, voted in the election, in which 46 students campaigned to serve as at-large senators and representatives[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
As  Contract End Looms, Dining Reexamined

As Contract End Looms, Dining Reexamined

Students participated in focus-group sessions this week as part of an external evaluation of on-campus dining options and the meal plan structure in light of the upcoming expiration of the contract between the university and Aramark, Georgetown’s current auxiliary services partner, later this year. The sessions, run by the food[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Murphy Fills New Role

Q&A: Murphy Fills New Role

Chris Murphy (GRD ’98) assumed the role of Georgetown’s first vice president for government relations and community engagement Aug. 10, filling a new position created within the Office of Federal Relations. Murphy’s past career experiences include working for President Barack Obama’s administration in the Department of Housing and Urban Development,[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News