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New School Spin on Old School Fun

WGTB’s playlist is on shuffle this year — the on-campus radio station has changed things up, adding new events such as this Saturday’s Block Party on Copley Lawn from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. From the overhaul of the website to the new leadership style, the leaders of WGTB have[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Something to Chew On

If you know me at all, you know that exercise is not my thing. In fact, I’ve been to Yates only twice in the two years I’ve been here. I heavily rely on my freakish metabolism for basic survival (a plan that I realize is bound to fail me at[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Warning: This Play Might Make You Hot Too

Warning: This Play Might Make You Hot Too

Seldom have I gone into a theater to see a play knowing little about the production and then left in a state of amazement and confusion. The Walsh Black Box Theatre, in which “References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” is performed, is just down the odd set of stairs[Read More…]

by April 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Quarter-Life Crises Aren’t So Novel

Coming of age is a term synonymous with J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. Holden Caulfield embodies that angsty sense of disillusionment that we all encounter at the ripe old age of 16 and that almost always coincides with at least a 10 percent increase in our listening to acoustic[Read More…]

by April 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Funny Business

Funny Business

Constant adrenaline and high expectations course through the air as the cast and crew of “Saturday Night Live” rush to meet deadline. There are two hours between the first dress rehearsal and the start of the aired live show, and if something needs to be fixed or changed, it happens[Read More…]

by April 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend, Baby

Do you know what’s great about this April? Besides the usual nice weather, overabundance of spring concerts and events and of course, Georgetown Day, the best thing about this year’s April is that there are five weekends. Five weekends! That’s one more whole weekend than we usually get, which means[Read More…]

by April 9, 2011 0 comments The Guide

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…]

by April 8, 2011 0 comments The Guide
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…]

by April 8, 2011 0 comments The Guide

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