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Campus Spotlight: New Student Orientation

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…]

by September 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Summer Shuffle

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…]

by September 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Carving Out a Legacy

Carving Out a Legacy

“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 avoid[Read More…]

by September 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide

For Nights Out on the Town

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…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Alums’ Sundance Winner Shatters the Stereotype of Sci-Fi

Alums’ Sundance Winner Shatters the Stereotype of Sci-Fi

Written and directed by Georgetown graduates Mike Cahill (COL ’01) and Britt Marling (COL ’05), Another Earth is a story of redemption and second chances that arrive with the discovery of another earth orbiting around ours. Dubbed “Earth 2,” the planet begins as a mysterious dot in the sky, to[Read More…]

by August 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Party in the USA

Party in the USA

  Saturday IndepenDance Saturday  What happens when you get world famous Dee-Jay Paul van Dyk spinning trance tracks on July 4 weekend? IndepenDance of course. Accessorize your red, white and blue digs with some glow sticks and rave on at Fur Nightclub. The event starts at 10 p.m. and is located at[Read More…]

by July 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Life After Tackle Box

Life After Tackle Box

Mourning the loss of Tacklebox to Wednesday’s fire? While the favorite local seafood shack, along with its more upscale sister restaurant Hook, will be closed indefinitely, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fresh seafood this summer. To cope with the loss (and combat any tilapia taco cravings in the meantime,)[Read More…]

by July 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide
You’ll Want to Visit This Trendy Gastropub Again

You’ll Want to Visit This Trendy Gastropub Again

For my second visit to Againn, a downtown gastropub now known for its contemporary spin on British and Irish fare, the backdrop was a little different. I wasn’t with my parents, a pair of Irish restaurateurs who, on our February visit, digested the atmosphere and menu at Againn as part[Read More…]

by June 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide, Uncategorized
Hoyas Fly High At 2011 SilverDocs Film Festival

Hoyas Fly High At 2011 SilverDocs Film Festival

When you’re sick to your stomach that you just paid $11 to see a carbon-copy remake of Hangover I, check back into the real world and check out the American Film Institute’s SilverDocs documentary film festival just down the road. This week, four films by Hoya graduates will be screened among[Read More…]

by June 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Have a Break and a Snack at DC’s New Shake Shack

Have a Break and a Snack at DC’s New Shake Shack

  With barbeque season in full swing you can’t walk around on a given Saturday in Georgetown without picking up a whiff of something delicious grilling. No grill? No fear if you feel like taking a quick Metro jaunt up to Dupont Circle to try out what Manhattan-based chain Shake[Read More…]

by June 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide