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Sibling Rivalry: The Boring Brontës

If you ever find yourself stranded amid misty moors, brooding heroes and foreboding working-class people speaking in an almost incoherent dialect, be seriously concerned. Chances are you’ve stumbled into a Brontë novel. The most acclaimed works written by Charlotte and Emily Brontë are Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, respectively. There was indeed a[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Fill Up for Less at This Mom-and-Pop Empanadas Eatery

Fill Up for Less at This Mom-and-Pop Empanadas Eatery

After spending two weeks’ worth of paychecks at Target in Columbia Heights, I was looking for a quick snack that was cheap but satisfying. Wandering around the area, I stumbled upon a cute little diner with an even cuter name, Julia’s Empanadas. Given the mom-and-pop feel, I envisioned Julia herself[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Looking Through a New Lens

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Be Like Mike: Hoya Hip-Hop Artist Works with Posner

Be Like Mike: Hoya Hip-Hop Artist Works with Posner

As an undergraduate at Duke, Georgetown graduate student and baseball player Michael Seander (GRD ’12) befriended a classmate named Mike Posner. Since then Posner went on to be a dance pop artist, with single “Cooler Than Me” peaking at No. 6 Billboard’s Hot 100 and “Please Don’t Go” reaching the[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Heating Up a Cloudy Day

As per usual, the D.C. weather gods have given us two days of blissful summery ’70s last week only to plunge us back into the literal depths of rain-soaked sidewalks. Gross. I guess I should be used to the District’s weird weather variations after having survived Snowmaggedon and summer 2010,[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Campus Spotlight // 2.25.11

Being in a rock band is an unbelievable experience — particularly in one that has so many members and such a diversity of musical genres as this year’s Georgetown Cabaret 2011. We spend six weeks prepping for one huge show, practicing 10 hours each weekend with all nine of our[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Glass Menagerie Project Appears More Than Half-Full

The lightening of an inventive and inspiring series of performances — “For nowadays the world is lit by lightening,” . The Glass Menagerie Project is a part of the Tennessee Williams Centennial Festival (the Tenn Cent Fest for all you abbreviation-savvy Hoyas), which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Vibrant Atmosphere Flies Ahead of the Pack

Vibrant Atmosphere Flies Ahead of the Pack

Named for French author of Le Petit Prince and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Cafe Saint-Ex was born of the owner’s “affection for Europe.” This same affection for European food and atmosphere inspired my visit to the U Street Corridor cafe. The outstandingly delicious food, upbeat yet warm atmosphere and accommodating[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Beverly Hills Chain Brings Latest Attack in Cupcake Wars

by February 19, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Soulful London Lady More Than Delivers in Sophomore Album

Radio stars create music that makes you bob your head up and down, while simultaneously beating your steering wheel like a drum and singing at the top of your lungs. But rarely does their music make you want to close your eyes and feel every beat and every word. That[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide