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Villa’s Cafeteria Is No Leo’s

I have been in a food coma for nearly three months. Living in Italy is like living in gastronomic heaven. From the Nutella to the cheese and the pasta to the pizza, not a single day has gone by that has left me unsatisfied. The food is perhaps one of[Read More…]

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Japanese Art and Culture Blossom in the District

Japanese Art and Culture Blossom in the District

Each year, tourists and D.C. natives alike flock to the Potomac waterfront to see the famous cherry blossoms. The pink blossoms are the buds of the sakura, or the Japanese flowering cherry. To celebrate the flowering of the trees, a 1912 gift from the city of Tokyo to the District of[Read More…]

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Around the World in Seven Days

A friend once said to me, “In this campus, I bet I can bump into a random student crowd and can still find at least one person speaking either Arabic or Chinese.” International students representing 120 different countries make up 12 percent of Georgetown’s student body. From Catalan coffee hours,[Read More…]

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Gimme More of This Swedish Trio

Gimme More of This Swedish Trio

Now that’s different! That was my reaction to Swedish rock band sensation Peter, Bjorn and John’s sixth album, Gimme Some. One of the reasons Lady Gaga is so popular is because her music, not to mention herself, is so different from what we are used to. Gimme Some is riveting because it is[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight // 4.1.11

The GU Hawaii Club is a cultural organization dedicated to sharing Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures with the rest of the Georgetown community. Our club is composed of a diverse group of students, who come not only from Hawaii, but from all over the U.S. and the world. Throughout the year, Hawaii[Read More…]

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Battling Conciousness In an Altered Reality

With the premier of its third season this past Monday, “United States of Tara” refuses to be anything less than an oddly hilarious, brilliantly written and scary Showtime drama. Tara Gregson (Toni Collette) is a loving wife and mother of Kate Gregson (Brie Larson), a troubled teenager, and Marshall Gregson[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight // 4.1.11

The GU Hawaii Club is a cultural organization dedicated to sharing Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures with the rest of the Georgetown community. Our club is composed of a diverse group of students, who come not only from Hawaii, but from all over the U.S. and the world. Throughout the year, Hawaii[Read More…]

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New Releases // 4.1.11

“Heart in Your Heartbreak” The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Belong 4 stars The Pains second album showcases its new, improved sound. Kip Bermans breathy, echoing voice gently drifts over a smooth and driving beat. A solid punk love song, “Heart in Your Heartbreak” has some very pleasant harmonies[Read More…]

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Fresh Thriller Blurs Reality and Fantasy

Director Duncan Jones first appeared on the Hollywood scene in 2009 with his work on the psychological and introspective sci-fi drama Moon. In his latest film Source Code, Jones takes the surrealism and depth of his previous work and applies it to the thriller genre, making for a complex, intriguing movie. The[Read More…]

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The Quick Dish

The Cherry Blossom Festival is upon us once again. Every year, busloads of tourists descend upon D.C. to marvel at the hundreds of trees blooming in brilliant fashion. Last year brought us a Japanese beer garden — samurai bouncers included. This year is sure to bring us new festivities as[Read More…]

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