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It’s Just a Jump to the Left

It’s Just a Jump to the Left

If you are looking to change up your Halloweekendactivities this year by adding something new and exciting into the mix of your longstanding traditions, the Sonic Transducers, a D.C. performance group, offers an event that caters both to those who prefer a quaint Halloween full of jack-o-lanterns and chocolate bars and to[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Scooping Up the Seeds of a Fall Tradition

For as long as I can remember, my local church has hosted pumpkin sales to raise funds for the parish community. The pumpkins sold were always decorated with bold eyes, red mouths and wide smiles. Though I always encouraged my mom to buy at least one of the happy pumpkins,[Read More…]

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Hilltop Haunts

Hilltop Haunts

From the steep flight of stairs dropping off Prospect Street to the spectral appearance of the clock tower blending into the night sky, the Hilltop’s haunted history lives on through the whispers of campus lore. The Exorcist If you haven’t attended the annual Halloween screening of The Exorcist in Gaston[Read More…]

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Crisis Averted

Crisis Averted

National Collegiate Security Conference (NCSC), a yearly Model United Nations conference, is staffed by members of the Georgetown International Relations Club and is sponsored by the Georgetown International Relations Association, Inc. The 39th annual conference is this weekend from Thursday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 30. The executives of this[Read More…]

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Sophomore Album Grapples With Emotion

Sophomore Album Grapples With Emotion

Florence Welch, the redheaded waif who fronts Florence + the Machine, brings her otherworldly sound from Lungsstraight into the depths of the ocean for Ceremonials. She cites death by drowning as the inspiration for her second album, which is evident in lyrics like “A thousand miles onto the sea bed / I[Read More…]

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Enjoying Western Nightlife with a Chinese Twist

Westernized areas have popped up all over Beijing in recent years. One of the most popular areas isSanlitun, which boasts coffee shops, Western-style restaurants, shopping and one of the five legitimate Apple stores in China. Sanlitun also has a number of bars and clubs. Chances are if you’re a foreigner living[Read More…]

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Indie Singer’s Diamond Darkened by Troubles

Indie Singer’s Diamond Darkened by Troubles

My Brightest Diamond, the project of musician Shara Worden, has amassed an impressive list of accomplishments that would make any indie singer-songwriter green with envy. Her newly released third album All Things Will Unwind is a collaboration with six-piece chamber group Music and proves to be a successful experiment in[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Undergrad Makes Use of Theatrical Talent in Community-Oriented Organization

Undergrad Makes Use of Theatrical Talent in Community-Oriented Organization

Marisa Morin (COL ’13) serves as the president of GU Children’s Theater, a group of student actors who produce and perform shows for kids in D.C. This fall, they are working on a production called “The Princess and the Pizza,” and will be previewing the show for the Georgetown community[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Although its name may suggest otherwise, the Blue Duck Tavern is a truly upscale eatery. Located in Foggy Bottom, this budget-buster is worth the splurge for a special occasion. The wait staff reflects the high-end nature of the restaurant; the waiters were very helpful and eager to elaborate on the[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

What My Number Says About Me

My number is 23. No, it’s not the number of sexual partners that I’ve had,; that number is a couple less. (I’m just kidding— it’s way more.) This number refers to the amount of television shows that I “like” on Facebook (and when things are on Facebook, they’re official). What’s[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide