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Just Dance

Aanika Patel (SFS ’13) is a coordinator, along with Shreya Kundur (COL ‘12) of this year’s Rangila, the 17th annual celebration of South Asian song and dance. The show is one of the largest events on campus, with over 400 dancers participating. Patel believes that this year’s show, “The Rangila Files: A Mystery at Gaston,” will be the[Read More…]

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DC’s Gourmet Evolution

DC’s Gourmet Evolution

In a city where the power lunch long dominated, where suit-clad individuals traditionally brokered important decisions at the local steakhouse, food often took a back seat to politics and power. D.C. prides itself on being a center of power and influence, but for decades it lacked culinary power to match its[Read More…]

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There’s More to This Name Than You Think There Is

As I sat on a bench in the men’s locker room at Yates, I received multiple text messages from Sarah Amos, the senior editor of the guide, asking me for a name for my television-based column. The original name was “Pigeon Drop-Ins.” Here’s my rationale: My last name, which is “Piccione” for those[Read More…]

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The Secret Lives of the District’s Taxi Drivers

The Secret Lives of the District’s Taxi Drivers

Your relationship is simple: You bark orders, they obey. You often ignore and dismiss them; they continue to be at your service. To you, they are a means to an end. The only thing you really know about them is that they are your cab drivers. And they will be[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments The Guide
DJ Duo Emerges in Georgetown

DJ Duo Emerges in Georgetown

When asked what they look for in a song, their answer was immediate. “The beat,” Adam Fernandez (MSB ’12), also known by his stage name, Dank, said. Ratchet, or Von’Travis (VT) Crawford (NHS ’12) agreed, as if the words were looped over. The two Georgetown seniors, who met freshman year living on the[Read More…]

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TAKE IT FROM A SENIOR // Costume Box

After my grade school’s basketball homecoming, my family would host a big shindig at our house. The parents stayed upstairs, chatting and drinking (apple juice, I’m sure), while the kiddies played in the basement, raiding the big wicker costume box that belonged to my brother and me. Chockfull of Halloween[Read More…]

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Solo Project Doesn’t Get Caught in the Headlights

Solo Project Doesn’t Get Caught in the Headlights

Over the past few years the American band Deerhunter has cemented its place as one of the best indie bands around. Lead singer Bradford Cox has also created quite a reputation for himself due to his exciting live performances and moving vocals. Since 2008 Cox has been pursuing music outside[Read More…]

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New Releases // 11.11.11

“Give Me All Your Love” Madonna Untitled Album 3 stars The original Lady Gaga, in anticipation of her still-untitled 12th album, doesn’t disappoint. The upbeat, catchy tune may not be comparable to “Celebration” or “Like A Prayer,” but references to “Lucky Star” will appease older generations as well as dance-happy[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight // GPB

The Georgetown Program Board, better known as GPB, is a campus-wide, student-directed group dedicated to providing low-cost entertainment to all members of the Georgetown student body. Founded in 1984 under the Office of Student Programs for Georgetown, now the Center for Student Programs,GPB is headed by an executive board of 11 students[Read More…]

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Get Swept Away in New Hoover Biopic

Clint Eastwood is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated actors and directors in the history of modern cinema. His career has spanned over 50 years, and he has contributed to more than 55 films. His masterpieces include his performance in the epic western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and more[Read More…]

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