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Co-eds Conforming to Hookup Culture’s Codes

The cherry blossoms have arrived and so has my last column. Last column, we discovered that dating culture has never had a “standard” — it is a constantly morphing process as the power dynamic between genders has shifted considerably in the past 100 years. As a result, the dating culture[Read More…]

by April 8, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Campus Spotlight

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Student Association was started in the summer of 2010 to enrich the growing post-baccalaureate pre-medical community on campus. Since its inception, the PBPMSA has organized a number of events and has built a strong network for incoming PBPM students. The PBPMSA has been able to sponsor speaker[Read More…]

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Fanatically Fun Show Makes Light of Darker Skin

Fanatically Fun Show Makes Light of Darker Skin

On Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m., five comedians will perform at the Arlington Drafthouse. Their show, “Funatical,” will dispel “stereotypes about ‘brown people’ of various cultures and religions,” according to a press release. Comedian Ahmed Ahmed, who has been featured on Comedy Central, Showtime and the “Tonight Show with[Read More…]

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Egg-cellent, Easy To Make Meal

I’m not great at every kitchen preparation (I’m a terrible baker, for example), but I am a champion omelet maker. It’s a great skill to have, so I’ll share my secrets — once you’ve got it down, omelet-making is super easy, and you can make gourmet meals for breakfast, lunch,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Sticky-Sweet Family Film Fails to Catch a Good Wave

Sean McNamara’s latest film, Soul Surfer, a new release about the life of one-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb), does an awful job of presenting a compelling story. A passionate, talented surfer, Hamilton recovered from a shark attack — in which she lost an arm — to become professional. Her story[Read More…]

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Animal Artist Creates a Sonic Panda-monium

Animal Artist Creates a Sonic Panda-monium

For quite some time, fans have hotly anticipated Tomboy, the new release from Panda Bear, a critically acclaimed artist and a co-founder of the successful band, Animal Collective. Highly regarded for his distinctive style, Panda Bear — born Noah Lennox — releases more of what fans love, albeit with a[Read More…]

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Budding Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Makes Headway

Budding Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Makes Headway

Angela Morabito (SFS ’12) began her own company, Headlines, with support from a Compass Fellows  grant. Headlines, which sells scarves and other accessories with inspirational messages, has gained popularity. She hopes that it can send a message about female empowerment. Originally from Georgia, Morabito hopes to pursue research in anthropology[Read More…]

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What a Catch!

What a Catch!

Don’t read this review if you’re on a diet; there isn’t much in the way of healthy alternatives here. Don’t read this review if you’re on a budget; there isn’t anything cheap here. However, if you’re willing to spend your hard-earned cash to forego Leo’s dinner for a night and[Read More…]

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Some Big Awards for Short Films

Some Big Awards for Short Films

Although film studies may still be an academic fledgling here at Georgetown, there is certainly no limit to the impressive film presence boasted by its students. Tonight marks the beginning of the 10th annual Georgetown University Film Festival, which will run from 7 to 9 p.m. both tonight and tomorrow,[Read More…]

by April 6, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Savage Sensuality: Gauguin Reaches Mythic Proportions

Savage Sensuality: Gauguin Reaches Mythic Proportions

Paul Gauguin famously said, “I am a savage.” A Parisian fascinated by barbarian lands, he created works that mingle fantasy, delusion and savagery. Featured in the exquisite exhibit “Gauguin: Maker of Myth” at the National Gallery, and known as the leading artist of the Primitivist movement, he looked to the[Read More…]

by April 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide