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Voices For Change

Voices For Change

It was 9 o’clock on a Monday morning, and Miranda Rose Hall (COL ’11) was  —  quite noticeably — the most excited person in the Intercultural Center galleria. The large thermos of coffee in her hands was fitting as she spoke of her recent senior thesis project, “The Orphan Play.”[Read More…]

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Jarring Foreign Film Delivers Heated Action

Quebeçois director Denis Villenueve crafts a dark and complex narrative in his 2010 film Incendies, adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s play “Scorched.” The film earned a Best Foreign Language Film nomination at this past year’s Academy Awards. The intricate story begins with brother and sister Simon and Jeanne Marwan (Maxim Gaudette[Read More…]

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Get Sprinkled

Get Sprinkled

I have never understood the fascination with cupcakes. It seems as though a recent trend has sparked in which America is now suddenly finding itself in a pseudo-hormonal craving for small, sweet and expensive desserts. From New York City’s Magnolia Bakery to Los Angeles’ aptly named Famous Cupcakes to D.C.’s[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Quick Dish

One would be hard pressed to find any American unfamiliar with the experience of Chinese takeout. It can almost be called a comforting and enjoyable experience, even if this cuisine is a far cry from the authentic culinary experience that truly represents Chinese culture. Here on the Hilltop, the names[Read More…]

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Humorous Hoyas Stand Up and Deliver

Georgetown students spend a lot of time being serious. They balance demanding class schedules, stay at Lauinger Library until the early morning hours and push themselves to prepare for future careers with internships and far-reaching job searches. An event Friday night will allow Hoyas to show off their humorous sides.[Read More…]

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Working for the Weekend: An Italian Sunday Morning

When I was younger, every Sunday was spent visiting my Italian grandparents. Dressed in our best to impress outfits, my sister and I loaded into the car, and our dad drove us to the tenement house he grew up in with his big Italian family. Unlike the stereotypical Italian sons[Read More…]

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America, the Foodie-Full

When asked if I would write a column on American cuisine, I said: why not? Just because there isn’t a “Club America” on campus doesn’t mean the topic is off-limits (although I would be very interested to see what a “Club America” would actually look like). The U.S.A. is full[Read More…]

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Popular Punk Rockers Rise Once Again

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Family of Texas Rockers Depresses With Latest Album

Family of Texas Rockers Depresses With Latest Album

Texan clan of indie-rockers, Eisley, released its third studio-length album, The Valley, through Equal Vision Records. This album will be the band’s first in four years, following 2007’s acclaimed Combinations, and the first to be released under the Albany, NY-based record label, following the band’s departure from Reprise.   During this interim[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Latest Release Explores Quartet’s Eccentricity

Latest Release Explores Quartet’s Eccentricity

Gypsy music from Eastern Europe and Mariachi sounds from Mexico may not be the most compatible of musical styles, but they typify the divergent harmony that DeVotchKa achieves in their newest album, 100 Lovers. “I wanted us to stand out from the average band and I wanted to use exotic instruments,”[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 0 comments The Guide