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COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES

Lauinger Library in 1970.

Lauinger: The Past, Present and Future of Georgetown’s ‘Ugly’ Library

The low, sprawling District of Columbia skyline boasts few true icons. A Google search of the city’s skyline reveals exclusively shots of the National Mall and Tidal Basin. The Washington Monument and Capitol building are the only distinguishing features of a profile shaped by congressionally mandated height restrictions, a conscious[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Features, The Guide
COURTESY GRLA

John Galantic, president and chief operating officer of Chanel Inc., speaks in Gaston Hall. GRLA places a strong focus on bringing notable speakers to campus.

Well-Suited for Luxury

Since its conception in January 2012, the Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association has aimed to bring the world of luxury business to the Hilltop. The group has brought numerous impressive speakers to campus, and it all started when President Edouard Freda (MSB ’15) and Vice President Tiara Kawser (MSB ’15)[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
COURTESY ANDREW MARKOFF

Georgetown’s Debate Team spends countless hours preparing for its competitions. It has won two national championships in the past three years

Dedicated Debaters Win Big

It was 30 seconds before the final round of the National Debate Tournament when Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) received a final email message from his coach. The subject? Fundamentals. After four years, thousands of hours of preparation and a season full of tournaments, everything had all come down to the[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

M: Past and Present

In 1985, small-businesses owner Moses Robbins, closing down his Georgetown clothing store after almost 15 years, envisioned the downfall of the neighborhood’s retail district. “Georgetown will eventually become another sleepy mall, with the successful stores being the chains,” he told The Washington Post at the time. The evidence today points[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Michelle Xu/The Hoya

Golden-Age Musical Brings Fun Back to Theater

  Based on Miklós László’s 1936 play “Parfumerie,” Mask and Bauble’s production of “She Loves Me” offers a two and a half hour pleasurable browse into Maraczek’s Perfumery in Budapest, where a sweet and funny romance unfolds. The storyline is a universal charmer, centered on the mild-tempered manager, George Nowack[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
The Guide: Creative Writing Issue

The Guide: Creative Writing Issue

Chosen from a competitive pool of submissions, the works included in our first literary issue demonstrate the caliber of artistic skill in the student body. Featuring pieces from short stories to poems, this issue of the guide highlights the creative talents of Georgetown writers.  Click the banners below to read[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Features, The Guide
Celebrating Spring, A Cappella Style

Celebrating Spring, A Cappella Style

This Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Gaston Hall, Superfood and the Saxatones will host Georgetown’s annual Spring Sing. Spring Sing is an energetic, lively a cappella concert that will feature four other Georgetown a cappella groups: the Georgetown Chimes, the Gracenotes, the Phantoms, and the Capitol G’s. The event is[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA

The Veil

Khadija Mohamud (SFS ’17), Rabia Mirza (COL ’16) and Nimrah Baig (COL ’14) are just like any other young women studying at Georgetown. They worry about exams and internships. They feel the effects of long hours in Lau, bemoan the quality of coffee produced by The Corp and dream of[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Features, The Guide
Marching On

Marching On

On the morning of May 3, 1971, upwards of 3,000 protesters who had flocked to the nation’s capital to protest the Vietnam War sought refuge on Georgetown’s campus. Driven out of their main base in West Potomac Park by police, the May Day protesters pitched tents across Georgetown’s campus, rapidly[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 2 comments Features, The Guide
Spring Fashion Issue

Spring Fashion Issue

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by March 7, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide