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Bobby’s Burgers Pile on Flavor

Bobby’s Burgers Pile on Flavor

Hey, Five Guys, you’ve been challenged to a culinary throw-down by one guy — Bobby Flay. Sink your teeth into one of the famous TV chef’s burger creations, and you’ll become a Bobby’s Burger Palace fanatic, too. Open since the beginning of the summer, Bobby’s Burger Palace joins the ranks[Read More…]

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Drama Ascends to Greatness

The opening sequence of The Descendants, which reveals a woman’s face against the backdrop of a turquoise ocean, is one of the only scenes in the entire film without music — because music is replaced by the steady hum of a motorboat. The scene quickly segues to a series of images[Read More…]

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There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

Cafe Milano is not your average Italian restaurant. Opened in 1992, Cafe Milano has become like The Tombs and Tuscany’s — a place of tradition. Of course, Cafe Milano is very different from either of those restaurants. Having won “Power Spot of the Year” in the 2005 RAMMYS, the “Oscars of[Read More…]

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We’re All Guilty of These Seven Deadly Sins

A year and several awkward sexual encounters ago, I began recounting the anticlimactic tales of one Catholic school girl. This is my final column, and in the spirit of my first column over a year ago — the 10 Commandments for freshmen — I will run through the Seven Deadly[Read More…]

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Das Makes a Statement

Das Makes a Statement

Walk around campus and you will see the same poster of two men everywhere. The one on the left has a scarf draped around his neck a necklace of chili peppers, and the other has his nose full of cigarettes. That’s Das Racist. The up-and-coming Brooklyn-based rap group was flying[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight // Phantoms

Campus Spotlight // Phantoms

The Georgetown Phantoms is Georgetown’s oldest co-ed a cappella group.  Founded in 1988, the Phantoms began as a loosely-organized holiday caroling group, putting on spontaneous performances around campus and popping up like “Phantoms” (hence our name). Over the last 23 years, we have developed into a dynamic group of about 19 Hoyas, maintaining[Read More…]

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Drake Takes Care of Business on New Album

Take Care will confuse a lot of Drake enthusiasts because the Young Money pretty boy’s sophomore album transcends the conformity of traditional rap records. Not only does Drake flawlessly blend R and B and rap, he also touches on subject matter that supersedes “money talk.” In the year it has taken him to[Read More…]

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Just Dance

Aanika Patel (SFS ’13) is a coordinator, along with Shreya Kundur (COL ‘12) of this year’s Rangila, the 17th annual celebration of South Asian song and dance. The show is one of the largest events on campus, with over 400 dancers participating. Patel believes that this year’s show, “The Rangila Files: A Mystery at Gaston,” will be the[Read More…]

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DC’s Gourmet Evolution

DC’s Gourmet Evolution

In a city where the power lunch long dominated, where suit-clad individuals traditionally brokered important decisions at the local steakhouse, food often took a back seat to politics and power. D.C. prides itself on being a center of power and influence, but for decades it lacked culinary power to match its[Read More…]

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There’s More to This Name Than You Think There Is

As I sat on a bench in the men’s locker room at Yates, I received multiple text messages from Sarah Amos, the senior editor of the guide, asking me for a name for my television-based column. The original name was “Pigeon Drop-Ins.” Here’s my rationale: My last name, which is “Piccione” for those[Read More…]

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