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COURTESY THE CORP

The talent at the first Kickback covers a wide range of styles and genres with a mix of both student and professional talent, such as COIN.

Falling Into the Music

From respectfully sitting at New Student Convocation to wildly cheering “Hoya Saxa” in the stands of a basketball game, Georgetown University students thrive on tradition to connect to and unite with their community. Every year, certain events are designed to foster this spirit and give students a sense of belonging[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle
A Day to Give Back

A Day to Give Back

Orientation and the beginning of a new school year mean that both new and returning students have the opportunity to decide how they want to devote their free time this year. Almost every year since 1997, the Center for Social Justice has been using this kickoff period to introduce students[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle
From DC to London, Taking Artistic Passion Abroad

From DC to London, Taking Artistic Passion Abroad

Sing? Act? Dance? Psychoanalyze? Alexandra Waldon (COL ’15) can do it all. Following professional training, Waldon came to Georgetown to extend her education. The psychology and theater double major has not only been in a Georgetown show every semester, but is also very involved in the Phantoms, a campus a[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle
ERICA WONG FOR THE HOYA
“A Mouthful of Birds” tackled the difficult issue of mental illness with physical performances from Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15), Mack Krebs (COL ’16) and Maddie Kelley (COL ’16).

Dramas Explore Psychological Conflicts

Behavioral and psychological questions are at the center of many of the issues facing our generation. This year, Georgetown theater productions dove into these complex concepts, working to expose and understand problems of varying intensity. The plays “Hamlet,” “A Mouthful of Birds,” “Proof” and “Doubt” explored the darker areas of[Read More…]

Theater Season in Review

Theater Season in Review

Emerging Actors The dawning of a new theater season comes with the difficulty of having just graduated experienced actors but also comes with the excitement of seeing actors bloom and step up to the plate. This year, we saw countless actors deliver impressive first performances or take advantage of an[Read More…]

COURTESY OF THOMAS LLOYD

Last year’s GenderFunk Drag Ball, hosted by GU Pride was an exciting night of music and self-expression, and this year’s event promises to be even better.

Gender Reimagined

This Saturday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Copley Formal Lounge will transform into a place of liberation, experimentation and pure entertainment. April 12 marks the ninth annual GenderFunk, a conglomeration of Drag Queens, trans* performers, music and dancing that comes together for a single night of nonstop pride. Free[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
COURTESY LAUREN BERGER

Lauren Berger, CEO of her website InternQueen.com, believes that internships are essential for all students as part of their future career pursuits.

Intern Queen Spills Her Secrets on How to Get Ahead

Recently featured in publications such as The New York Times, Teen Vogue and LA Weekly, Lauren Berger has become a big name in the internship industry. The CEO of her own website, InternQueen.com, she recently authored the National Campus Bestseller, “All Work, No Pay: Finding An Internship, Building Your Resume,[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
The Art of Africa

The Art of Africa

On Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., the African Society of Georgetown will open the Lohrfink Auditorium doors to usher in the waiting Washington, D.C. community. At 8 p.m., performances will begin, weaving together a web of cultural African experiences into a vibrant two-hour show. This is Abissa, an annual Georgetown[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
OLIVIA HEWITT/THE HOYA

Maddie Kelley (COL ’16) gives a great performance as Sister Aloysius in “Doubt: A Parable” directed by Professor Maya E. Roth, perfectly capturing her intensity

A Tale of Tense Truths

Whether one wears a habit or a hoodie, a person cannot avoid suspicion, and in the absence of proof, none can escape doubt. Such is the struggle of Sister Aloysius Beauvier in her mistrust of Fr. Brendan Flynn in John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt, A Parable,” which opens this weekend at[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
GASTRONOMY AT BU
Journalist Tracie McMillan has extensively investigated and written about the implications of limited food availability in impoverished neighborhoods.

Food Inequality Uncovered

When journalist Tracie McMillan set out to write about poverty through the lens of hunger, she had no idea that her ideas would spark a national debate on the relationship between food and class in America. In her widely acclaimed book, “The American Way of Eating,” McMillan argues that fresh[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide