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College Problems No Match for Apps

College Problems No Match for Apps

In an age when individuals are inseparable from their smartphones, mobile apps have virtually permeated every aspect of our lives — from Facebook to Snapchat, Fruit Ninja to Google Maps — but it is sometimes easy to forget that in addition to all the people using them, there are also teams[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Building Community Coffee Shops

If you’ve ever been to Georgetown’s coffee shop of choice, you’ve probably noticed Saxbys’ excellent customer service and ideal atmosphere for studying or hanging out with friends. These are two things on which Nick Bayer, founder and CEO of Saxbys, prides his company on. Saxbysalready dishes out 15,000 cups of coffee, lattes, smoothies and[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Awkward Moments With Poor Product Labeling Georgetown Babel

Whenever I go home in between semesters, my mom tends to send my brother and me on so many errands that my summer and winter break agendas can almost compete with my weekly schedule during the school year. (I exaggerate, but it feels that way when all I want to[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Enjoy Today Without Worrying About Tomorrow Take It From A Senior

A word from the wise to college freshmen (and really all students): Breathe. I’ve been an RA for three years and I can tell you that you aren’t doing it enough. I know it might seem like everyone older than you is telling you to do this right now, so[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Swapping Out the Textbooks for Netflix

Swapping Out the Textbooks for Netflix

Now that midterm season is behind us, it’s time to return to what’s really important: watching television shows on Netflix. Lucky for you, the temperature is dropping, giving you even less of an incentive to close your laptop and go outside. Now, you can maximize the amount of time you[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, News, The Guide
Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

At a university where students take daily workouts as seriously as breathing, exercising at Yates gets the job done but can become pretty boring after a while. Though Yates offers classes like Zumba, kickboxing and spinning in addition to its indoor track and machines, leaving campus for fitness instruction provides[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Voices of a Revolution

Voices of a Revolution

Revolution and rhymes were in the air at the University of Maryland at College Park’s concert “Tick Tock Revolution” last Friday. The event was sponsored by the University of Maryland chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine and headlined by Libyan-American hip-hop artist Khaled M. It also featured other artists[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Georgetown Ultimate Uncovered

One of the more active and unique teams on the Hilltop, the players of Georgetown Ultimate consider it more than a sport. A tight-knit group within the Georgetown community, the Ultimate team not only provides its players with exercise and intense physical activity but also fosters healthy competition and camaraderie.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap

When Kayla Corcoran (COL ’15) landed in Jordan less than three months after her high school graduation, she had three bags, no knowledge of Arabic and no idea what the next 10 months would hold. “I got on the plane with a copy of Eat, Pray, Love with the idea[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
A New Type of Jamming

A New Type of Jamming

The players roll out onto the track decked out in bright colors and full of excitement. They play roller derby, the fastest-growing contact sport for women, according to ESPN. They’re fierce competitors who must be speedy, strong and energetic in order to win. But the women who play this sport[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide