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Treasure Hunting

Treasure Hunting

Walk down the 1800 block of 14th Street and up a narrow staircase, and you’ll find a deceptively tiny gem: Treasury. Although the boutique opened just a couple years ago, co-owners Cathy Chung and ­Katerina Herodotou have been collecting an assortment of vintage items for even longer. What began as a pop-up[Read More…]

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New Releases // 10.14.11

“New Whaling” Bonnie “Prince” Billy Wolfroy Goes to Town 3 stars Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, is an Americana legend. While “New Whaling” and the rest ofWolfroy Goes to Town won’t hurt his reputation, the song highlights how his music can be considered either hit or miss. Even with its[Read More…]

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Somber Alt-Rocker Smolders With Passion

Somber Alt-Rocker Smolders With Passion

With Ryan Adams’ 13th studio album, Ashes and Fire, the only fire that listeners will encounter is the slow and steady burn of flames in a cozy fireplace. Adams has returned to the most basic forms of music and has presented an album dominated by stripped-down acoustic songs. Ashes and Fire is[Read More…]

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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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