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Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Sophomores Ben Center (COL ’14) and Brian Moran (COL ’14) grew up idolizing Jay-Z, Kanye West and Eminem. This semester, they’re bringing their favorite music to campus with one of Georgetown’s newest clubs, the Georgetown University Hip-Hop Association. Center and Moran, now president and vice president of the club, first thought of[Read More…]

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Chinese Students Seek Parental Approval in Dating

As I sat with a Chinese girl named Yang Junxiao over dinner, she described her relationship of a year with a former high school classmate. She and her boyfriend began dating shortly after finishing the college entrance examination, after which they discovered they would attend separate colleges in the same city. “I[Read More…]

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Nestle Up to High Quality Cooking

Little Fountain Cafe lets you unwind in peace with comforting entrees and a serene off-the-beaten-path atmosphere that is often hard to find in D.C. The small restaurant is nestled on 18th Street between a Jumbo Slice pizza storefront and the bar Angles. To a passerby, it might go unnoticed. Low ceilings[Read More…]

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Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan

There are just some foods that take time to be appreciated. For me, one of those foods was eggplant. Looking at the fruit, there is really nothing very exciting about it. In spite of its purple hue, an eggplant has little to offer to the average eye. Part of its[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight: WiP

Campus Spotlight: WiP

Georgetown Women in Politics is an organization dedicated to the encouragement, promotion and support of women in leadership positions, both on campus and after graduation. Founded in 2001, WiP organizes events such as panels, lectures, dinners and more to connect students with career women in fields including law, medicine and[Read More…]

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One-Act Performances Pack Twice the Humor

Opening between Thursday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 16, the Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival boasts two entirely student-written, produced and acted works: “Peaches and Freon: A Musical” and “#Courage.” Though they cover completely unrelated topics, the two productions complement each other well. The former eases the viewer into the night with[Read More…]

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Midterm Madness: Chill Beats for Hell Week

We have reached the time of year that makes the first cups of hot apple cider and the first donning of a thick sweater seem meaningless. As you are probably already aware, the time for midterms has come. Midterms are a sure sign that there’s no turning back, the school[Read More…]

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New Arrival Shows Up to Keep All of Georgetown Safe

New Arrival Shows Up to Keep All of Georgetown Safe

Georgetown is the birthplace of numerous traditions and home to many heroes and legends, from the basketball court to the White House. This year a new kind of hero, one that flies by night to save the day, yearns to make his mark on campus. Captain America is new on[Read More…]

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DC Improv Scene Opens to the Masses

DC Improv Scene Opens to the Masses

The best joke is an inside joke. Nothing will get a group of people laughing harder than something so specific to their place, time and company that no one else understands the joke. And when improvisational comedians take to the stage, their ultimate goal is to make that unique connection[Read More…]

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Bakery Gets the Basics Right

Bakery Gets the Basics Right

For food establishments in Washington, D.C., there’s a trend of elevation. Food stands have been elevated to food trucks, and at places such as Georgetown Cupcake and Baked & Wired, cupcakes are now considered delicacies. In line with this trend, Firehook Bakery boasts its simple, standard, yet delicious and reasonably priced fares that[Read More…]

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