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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
Courtesy of Claire Charamnac
BIG DREAMS | Naylor and Charamnac help provide young women in Kathmandu, Nepal, with opportunities in leadership and entrepreneurship through Women LEAD.

Women Lead With Big Dreams

Sometimes, a jolt of caffeine is all it takes to spark a great idea. At least that was true for Claire Naylor (SFS ’11) and Claire Charamnac (SFS ’11), who conceived their leadership development organization Women LEAD while studying for midterms over coffee from Uncommon Grounds during their junior year. Based on Naylor’s and Charamnac’s shared passion for promoting gender[Read More…]

by October 5, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
DJ Duo Emerges in Georgetown

DJ Duo Emerges in Georgetown

When asked what they look for in a song, their answer was immediate. “The beat,” Adam Fernandez (MSB ’12), also known by his stage name, Dank, said. Ratchet, or Von’Travis (VT) Crawford (NHS ’12) agreed, as if the words were looped over. The two Georgetown seniors, who met freshman year living on the[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide