The Guide

Why We’re Making Out, Not Going Out

March 25, 2011 at 2:01 am 0 comments

Dating culture has experienced significant changes in the past century. In her book Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love and Lose at Both, Laura Sessions Stepp chronicles the consistently changing dating culture since the early 20th century. She describes the culture of early 20th-century America as one where “womenRead More

Campus Spotlight // 3.25.11

March 25, 2011 at 2:00 am 0 comments

March 21 was the first day of spring. Unlike the Gregorian calendar we use in the U.S., many nations have their calendar organized around natural solar events, like seasons. The Iranian calendar is one such example. The first day of the year is the first day of spring; the yearRead More

That’s Good Stuff!

That’s Good Stuff!

March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

D.C. has become the home of many well-known chefs, some of whom have garnered celebrity status thanks to the growing appeal of The Food Network. Jose Andrés (Jaleo, Oyamel, Café Atlántico), Michel Richard (Central, Citronelle), and Spike Mendelsohn (Good Stuff Eatery; We, The Pizza) are just some of D.C.’s chefsRead More

Bringing Showtunes From Times Square to Red Square

Bringing Showtunes From Times Square to Red Square

March 24, 2011 at 7:40 pm 0 comments

With a great selection of theater songs both Friday and Saturday night, The Broadway Arts and Music Festival promises to light up the stage — and your night. BAMF! is one of those events you will go to and say afterwards, “That’s so Georgetown.” Not only does it engage themesRead More

Voices For Change

Voices For Change

March 24, 2011 at 5:23 am 0 comments

It was 9 o’clock on a Monday morning, and Miranda Rose Hall (COL ’11) was  —  quite noticeably — the most excited person in the Intercultural Center galleria. The large thermos of coffee in her hands was fitting as she spoke of her recent senior thesis project, “The Orphan Play.”Read More

Jarring Foreign Film Delivers Heated Action

March 24, 2011 at 5:16 am 0 comments

Quebeçois director Denis Villenueve crafts a dark and complex narrative in his 2010 film Incendies, adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s play “Scorched.” The film earned a Best Foreign Language Film nomination at this past year’s Academy Awards. The intricate story begins with brother and sister Simon and Jeanne Marwan (Maxim GaudetteRead More

Get Sprinkled

Get Sprinkled

March 18, 2011 at 3:03 am 0 comments

I have never understood the fascination with cupcakes. It seems as though a recent trend has sparked in which America is now suddenly finding itself in a pseudo-hormonal craving for small, sweet and expensive desserts. From New York City’s Magnolia Bakery to Los Angeles’ aptly named Famous Cupcakes to D.C.’sRead More

The Quick Dish

March 18, 2011 at 2:58 am 0 comments

One would be hard pressed to find any American unfamiliar with the experience of Chinese takeout. It can almost be called a comforting and enjoyable experience, even if this cuisine is a far cry from the authentic culinary experience that truly represents Chinese culture. Here on the Hilltop, the namesRead More

Humorous Hoyas Stand Up and Deliver

March 18, 2011 at 2:21 am 0 comments

Georgetown students spend a lot of time being serious. They balance demanding class schedules, stay at Lauinger Library until the early morning hours and push themselves to prepare for future careers with internships and far-reaching job searches. An event Friday night will allow Hoyas to show off their humorous sides.Read More

Working for the Weekend: An Italian Sunday Morning

March 18, 2011 at 2:20 am 0 comments

When I was younger, every Sunday was spent visiting my Italian grandparents. Dressed in our best to impress outfits, my sister and I loaded into the car, and our dad drove us to the tenement house he grew up in with his big Italian family. Unlike the stereotypical Italian sonsRead More