The Guide

A Good Old-Fashioned Bore-gy

September 2, 2011 at 11:09 am 0 comments

It’s never smart to give a movie a title that can’t be Googled at work without setting SafeSearch to “moderate.” I’d bet A Good Old-Fashioned Orgy will lose 10 to 20 percent of its potential viewers just from uptight people’s embarrassment to say “Hey, let’s go to A Good Old-FashionedRead More

Filmmaker Alums Shine Brightly

Filmmaker Alums Shine Brightly

September 2, 2011 at 11:09 am 0 comments

You guys have a very on-the-fly-style of film making, and I think that gives what you create a lot of authenticity and it’s very intimate. How do you think that affects your end product? Why do you choose that as opposed to a more conventional technique? Mike Cahill: It allowsRead More

Accio Entrepreneurship!

Accio Entrepreneurship!

September 2, 2011 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Sometimes casual observers compare the steeples of Healy Hall to the spires of J.K. Rowling’s storied castle at Hogwarts. At Georgetown there are more CHARMS housing arrangements than charm spells, but with student entrepreneurs like junior Albert Eisenberg (COL ’13) among our ranks, we certainly have our share of wiz-kids.Read More

Nando’s Flying High in The District

Nando’s Flying High in The District

September 2, 2011 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Forget deep-fried, mayonnaise battered nuggets from your average chicken joint — chain restaurant Nando’s brings chicken dinner to whole new heights. Nando’s was founded in 1987 in South Africa before spreading globally, gaining particular popularity in England and Australia. In 2008 Nando’s finally made the leap across the pond, openingRead More

Judgment Abounds Among the Hookup Crowd

September 2, 2011 at 10:09 am 0 comments

Last year, I wrote about how dating culture has been replaced by hookup culture, and if my views have changed since then, it is only because they have further solidified. My goal for my column this year is to focus on anecdotes, and then to zoom out to show generalRead More

Folkster Struggles to Stay Afloat on Latest Album

September 2, 2011 at 10:09 am 0 comments

On his second release since 2006’s Gulag Orkestar, Zach Condon — under the moniker of Beirut — demonstrates just how much he has matured in the five years since, in both his songwriting and his lyricism. The Rip Tide is certainly a far more sophisticated and polished album than Orkestar, but in the end strugglesRead More

Campus Spotlight: New Student Orientation

September 2, 2011 at 10:09 am 0 comments

During New Student Orientation, you might have found yourself caught in a mass of new students and NSO staff members chanting, “Show us how you NSO! Show us how you NSO!” They are asking to see your best dance moves, but how I “NSO” is only partly about sweet grooves. During NSO,Read More

The Summer Shuffle

September 2, 2011 at 10:09 am 0 comments

I don’t know about the rest of you, but when the air outside feels like hot soup and I consider leaving the house with no clothes on at all just to feel a little bit cooler, sometimes the only thing that can lift my spirits is an impromptu dance party.Read More

Carving Out a Legacy

Carving Out a Legacy

September 2, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

“If there has been any feeling that Georgetown students were apathetic to the civil rights cause, it was expelled by a series of events last week. The action began last Sunday when 13 students left Campus, planning to drive all night and to arrive in Selma, Ala. … To avoidRead More

For Nights Out on the Town

August 29, 2011 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

Like any vibrant city, D.C. doesn’t shut down after dark. So when the school day ends, break out your dancing shoes and head to the latest Washington “it” spot. “[The] D.C. dance scene has evolved. We have caught up to and, in some cases, surpassed other cities,” said Antonis Karagounis, owner of several venues,Read More