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Students Band Together in Performance Guild

Students Band Together in Performance Guild

This Saturday will be the culmination of a semester’s worth of work for six Georgetown student bands. On Dec. 3 at 8 p.m., Georgetown’s Guild of Bands will be having its Fall Band Blast in the Walsh Black Box Theatre. Students who participate in the Guild do so as a[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Charity Aims to Project Holiday Cheer

Charity Aims to Project Holiday Cheer

It’s that time of year again. Lauinger Library fills up with exhausted students powering through the final pages of papers and hosting last-minute cram sessions for exams. Despite the late nights, each student treks on with visions of the collegiate equivalent of sugarplums dancing in his head — rest and relaxation at[Read More…]

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Can You Find a Mate Across the Globe?

When I was little, before falling asleep, I would look up at the stick-on, glow-in-the-dark stars on my ceiling and daydream about finding my soulmate. Early exposure to sappy romantic comedies instilled a belief in me that there was only one soulmate for me in the entire world — and it was up[Read More…]

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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…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide

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…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide