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Alums’ Business Aims to Help the Needy

Alums’ Business Aims to Help the Needy

Sunglasses are the quintessential summer accessory. Whether worn to protect eyes from the bright sun and harsh UV rays or to accent an outfit, everyone sports a pair of sunglasses during the summer. Few, however, think of sunglasses as a way to help those in need. Vincent Ko (MSB ’10)[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide
To Do: Summer in D.C.

To Do: Summer in D.C.

1. Take the water taxi to a Nationals game. 2. See the fireworks at the Washington Monument on July 4. 3. Go canoeing on the Potomac. 4. Visit the Butterfly Gardens at Brookside Gardens. 5. See the monuments at sunrise (or sunset). 6. Go for a run along the waterfront.[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide
A Season of Blockbusters

A Season of Blockbusters

When the summer is too much to handle, there are few better escapes than a nice, cool movie theater. Though summer is short, this season is famous for featuring some of the best flicks of the year, and this summer is no different. Whether you’re looking for a follow-up to[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

A Culinary Vacation

Just because you’re not leaving the city this summer doesn’t mean your palate can’t travel the world. Let your taste buds go on an adventure at these eateries: Vietnamese Pho 75 in Arlington serves up the soup from which it takes its name, made with delicious beef broth, rice noodles[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Songs of the Summer

These summer songs will set whatever mood you’re looking for whether you’re working hard at an internship or hardly working on the beach. “Princess of China” Coldplay feat. Rihanna Coldplay’s newest album, Mylo Xyloto, has already made a huge mark on both the airwaves and music charts. This summer, listen[Read More…]

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TV Favorites Return This Summer

TV Favorites Return This Summer

Summer: It’s a season filled with cookouts, beach trips and time by the pool. It’s also a season marked by the quintessential summer blockbuster. Action films with big explosions and even bigger budgets draw viewers to theaters en masse after the sun sets and the grill cools. Between The Avengers,[Read More…]

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Navigating Farmers Markets

In the final section of Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, the well-known journalist and food intellectual writes about his attempts to create a meal using only ingredients he foraged for, produced or hunted himself. After baking his own bread, hunting down the pigs for the entree and gathering wild mushrooms in the[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Navigating Farmers Markets

Navigating Farmers Markets

In the final section of Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, the well-known journalist and food intellectual writes about his attempts to create a meal using only ingredients he foraged for, produced or hunted himself. After baking his own bread, hunting down the pigs for the entree and gathering wild[Read More…]

by May 15, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Sound’ of Success for Alumni Filmmakers

Sound’ of Success for Alumni Filmmakers

I’ve found few movies as unsettling as Sound of My Voice.  That being said, I was mesmerized from start to finish.  The plot is rich with suspense, the acting moving and the storytelling artful.  Especially considering the film’s small budget, Director Zal Batmanglij (COL ’02) does a brilliant job fashioning[Read More…]

by April 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide
French Market Brings Europe to Georgetown

French Market Brings Europe to Georgetown

Sometimes you don’t have to take a plane to get to France — all you have to do is walk. This Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wisconsin Avenue between P Street and Reservoir Road will transform into a Parisian neighborhood, complete with a European-style open market.[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide