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Latest Twilight Flick Fails to Break Ground

“Hey you guys, I just saw a Twilight movie and hated it because I’m not a 12-year-old girl, and also because LOL, it’s Twilight and people hate it on the Internet or something! Ready for some hackneyed vampire jokes?” Nah, yo. First of all, I’ve declared an official moratorium on cheap one-liners about[Read More…]

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Takin’ Jamaican to the Next Level

When people think of food in D.C., they typically don’t think of Caribbean cuisine — Ethiopian and American, perhaps, but definitely not Jamaican. I myself am Jamaican, and grew up with a patty shop around the corner and hardo bread always within reach. Looking for a little bit of home in D.C., I craved[Read More…]

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A Lioness Cut Down in Her Prime

Posthumous albums are a look back at a musician’s career, their achievements and hits, as well as insight to their works in progress, plans for the future and direction as an artist. Following Amy Winehouse’s death from alcohol poisoning in July, her longtime producer and family decided to release a[Read More…]

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Artists Put New Spin on the Holidays

Artists Put New Spin on the Holidays

It’s finally December, and that can mean only one thing: It’s time for Christmas music! From now until Dec. 25, these classic tunes will dominate the airwaves, spreading good tidings and cheer to anyone and everyone — whether or not they want it. To meet this incredible demand, musicians from[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight // Gastronomes

You might be wondering, what exactly are Gastronomes? Our name is derived from the word “gastronomy,” the study of food and cooking. So if you’re sick of Leo’s and want something refreshingly exotic to eat, stop by one of our meetings. We welcome everyone, from master chefs to those who would[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Greatness Emanates From Espionage Film

Greatness Emanates From Espionage Film

In many ways, young adults of this day and age have fallen victim to the development of the 21st century. Films and television shows have become canvasses for the latest and greatest pyrotechnics, a competition of who can fit the most explosions into a two hour span while maintaining some[Read More…]

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Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

If you took Leo’s Pasta Palette station and added Euro-chic furniture, ingredients like shaved fennel and a Frank Sinatra soundtrack, then you have Vapiano. Forget your momma-made-the-meatball Italian restaurant chain originated with German entrepreneurs, mixing fresh Italian classics with Deutsch efficiency.   Ordering is very much like the process in the[Read More…]

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Seeing Double

Seeing Double

Kimberly and Caroline Garity (COL ’12) always knew that they wanted to go to the same college. Dave Nulsen (SFS ’12), however, fought with his twin brother when he realized that Pete (COL ’12) too had fallen in love with Georgetown. The Garitys and the Nulsens, along with other twins[Read More…]

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Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say …

During my childhood, my mother persistently warned me that if I ate too much of one thing, then I would turn into that food item. Each time I heard this, I immediately thought of Violet Beauregarde inCharlie in the Chocolate Factory turning a distinct hue of blue and inflating with juice to become[Read More…]

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The Finals Countdown

When you read this headline, did you think that this column was going to be about ’80s music? Did you envision nodding your head as I reminded you of lost gems such as “She’s a Beauty” by The Tubes and ruthlessly mocked David Bowie’s “Fashion”? If you did, I’m sorry; you should[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide