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Even With New Album Out, Wale’s Still Chillin’

Even With New Album Out, Wale’s Still Chillin’

On Attention Deficit, we found Wale still discovering himself, but what he brought to the table was undeniable: a unique flow. Wale’s voice and lyrical delivery have become his most recognizable characteristics. Sure, some of his lyrics are crazy, but Wale’s trademark is his rhythm. In Ambition, Wale has essentially perfected his[Read More…]

by November 5, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Balancing Culture and Morality

My host father was surprised when I explained where I had gotten the recipe for the French toast I had just made. “Men cook in the United States?” Here in Senegal, men don’t cook. They also don’t clean the house, do the laundry or care for young children. My host[Read More…]

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2011 Grad Teams Up With Brother on Grand Social Networking Success

When Catherine Cook (MSB ’11) entered Georgetown University in the fall of 2007, her prospects were already looking quite bright. Having co-founded the social networking website myYearbook.com with her brother Dave in 2005, she appeared destined for entrepreneurial greatness. Two months after she graduated, in July 2011, success came in a big way[Read More…]

by November 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Take It From a Hipster Who’s Not Afraid to Admit It

As much as it pains me to admit, I am accused of being a hipster  pretty frequently. Usually, it’s for things I can understand, like mentioning a band I like that my friends haven’t heard of or walking around campus with my film camera in tow. Sure, you got me[Read More…]

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Community College Denied From Ivy League of Television

Last year I wrote a column titled, “Even the Funniest Comedies Must     Come to an End,” in which I wrote, “‘30 Rock’ remains my gold standard for primetime comedy.” Although I still love “30 Rock” very much, I’ve come to realize that another show on NBC has successfully dethroned Tina[Read More…]

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Romantic Drama Is “Like Crazy” Good

Romantic Drama Is “Like Crazy” Good

“Like Crazy,” a quirky romantic drama, follows a long-term relationship between Anna and Jacob, who meet during their time at university. Anna (Felicity Jones) is an aspiring writer from the U.K.  who comes to the United States to study at a Los Angeles university, where she meets Jacob (Anton Yelchin), an aspiring[Read More…]

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Brushing Shoulders With DC’s Elite

Any budding politician or political junkie should dine at The Caucus Room at least once during his or her time at Georgetown. Thanks to its proximity to Capitol Hill, The Caucus Room is a known favorite among congressmen, journalists and other government powerhouses. The chance for a politician sighting while[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Not So Spooky Tunes For Your Halloweekend

Those of you who read this column may have noticed that my suggested weekly tunes usually follow a theme. This makes it easy for me to make quips and for you to (hopefully) know whether or not you will like a given song or artist. In related news, the sacred[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Pop Art Guru Makes ‘Headlines’

Andy Warhol currently seems to be having a moment in the art world. In addition to the National Gallery’s ongoing exhibition “Warhol: Headlines,” the work of the pop art guru is making headlines across the pond, where the Gagosian Gallery London is featuring a show of his portraits of French sex icon[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Music Gets Minh Off the Streets and into World Tour

Music Gets Minh Off the Streets and into World Tour

In a crowded tavern, a man sits at a piano crooning Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World.” The man’s appearance does not match his soulful cadence, but the atmosphere indicates that the crowd approves of his performance. Who is this man? He goes by Minh. From his involvement in a black gang[Read More…]

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