The Guide

Something to Chew On

April 15, 2011 at 1:04 am 0 comments

If you know me at all, you know that exercise is not my thing. In fact, I’ve been to Yates only twice in the two years I’ve been here. I heavily rely on my freakish metabolism for basic survival (a plan that I realize is bound to fail me atRead More

Warning: This Play Might Make You Hot Too

Warning: This Play Might Make You Hot Too

April 14, 2011 at 2:26 am 0 comments

Seldom have I gone into a theater to see a play knowing little about the production and then left in a state of amazement and confusion. The Walsh Black Box Theatre, in which “References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” is performed, is just down the odd set of stairsRead More

Quarter-Life Crises Aren’t So Novel

April 11, 2011 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

Coming of age is a term synonymous with J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. Holden Caulfield embodies that angsty sense of disillusionment that we all encounter at the ripe old age of 16 and that almost always coincides with at least a 10 percent increase in our listening to acousticRead More

Funny Business

Funny Business

April 11, 2011 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

Constant adrenaline and high expectations course through the air as the cast and crew of “Saturday Night Live” rush to meet deadline. There are two hours between the first dress rehearsal and the start of the aired live show, and if something needs to be fixed or changed, it happensRead More

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend, Baby

April 9, 2011 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Do you know what’s great about this April? Besides the usual nice weather, overabundance of spring concerts and events and of course, Georgetown Day, the best thing about this year’s April is that there are five weekends. Five weekends! That’s one more whole weekend than we usually get, which meansRead More

Co-eds Conforming to Hookup Culture’s Codes

April 8, 2011 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

The cherry blossoms have arrived and so has my last column. Last column, we discovered that dating culture has never had a “standard” — it is a constantly morphing process as the power dynamic between genders has shifted considerably in the past 100 years. As a result, the dating cultureRead More

Campus Spotlight

April 8, 2011 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Student Association was started in the summer of 2010 to enrich the growing post-baccalaureate pre-medical community on campus. Since its inception, the PBPMSA has organized a number of events and has built a strong network for incoming PBPM students. The PBPMSA has been able to sponsor speakerRead More

Fanatically Fun Show Makes Light of Darker Skin

Fanatically Fun Show Makes Light of Darker Skin

April 8, 2011 at 2:02 am 0 comments

On Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m., five comedians will perform at the Arlington Drafthouse. Their show, “Funatical,” will dispel “stereotypes about ‘brown people’ of various cultures and religions,” according to a press release. Comedian Ahmed Ahmed, who has been featured on Comedy Central, Showtime and the “Tonight Show withRead More

Egg-cellent, Easy To Make Meal

April 7, 2011 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

I’m not great at every kitchen preparation (I’m a terrible baker, for example), but I am a champion omelet maker. It’s a great skill to have, so I’ll share my secrets — once you’ve got it down, omelet-making is super easy, and you can make gourmet meals for breakfast, lunch,Read More

Sticky-Sweet Family Film Fails to Catch a Good Wave

April 7, 2011 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

Sean McNamara’s latest film, Soul Surfer, a new release about the life of one-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb), does an awful job of presenting a compelling story. A passionate, talented surfer, Hamilton recovered from a shark attack — in which she lost an arm — to become professional. Her storyRead More