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Love Game

Love Game

Heterosexual students have long been branded as complicit in a seemingly pervasive “hookup culture” on college campuses. Reminded of this stereotype, Ellen Greer (SFS ’11) laughs and says, “The hookup culture is a gift from the gays to the straights.” “And we get monogamy from them,” retorts Albert Eisenberg (COL[Read More…]

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Barbaric Barber Livens Up This Tragicomedy

Barbaric Barber Livens Up This Tragicomedy

Considered by many to be Stephen Sondheim’s masterpiece, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” has been adapted many times throughout the 20th century, most recently with the 2007 feature film starring Johnny Depp and the inimitable Helena Bonham Carter. This weekend, the Mask & Bauble Dramatic Society offers[Read More…]

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Eye-Opening Experimental Indie

In a recent Billboard interview about his band’s newest album The People’s Key, coming out Feb. 15, Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst said, “I was really burnt out on that rootsy Americana shit. So I tried to steer clear of that,” Oberst’s trio achieves their goal of changing things up[Read More…]

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Department of Love and Relationship’s Romantic Stimulus Plan

Department of Love and Relationship’s Romantic Stimulus Plan

We’re all extremely busy. If I finish this paper quickly, I’ll have time to run by Saxby’s before my next class. I can go to Yates for an hour and a half if I go straight to work afterwards without showering. Class to class, basketball game to basketball game, club[Read More…]

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Learning Lessons on Black History Month

Learning Lessons on Black History Month

The month of February holds a special significance on the calendar as Black History Month. It’s a time to reflect on the state of the past and present, but just as importantly, to celebrate the incredible cultural, social and political vibrancy that the black community has created and continues to.[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight // 2.11.11

Campus Spotlight // 2.11.11

The Hoyas Global Initiative began as a promise. Several Georgetown students, now alumni, made a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative to start a club on campus that followed CGI’s model — that even small actions from individuals can have a large impact. Today, Hoyas Global Initiative continues to organize[Read More…]

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Four Indie-Rock Power Couples

Inter-band relationships don’t always work out so well, unless you’re Johnny Cash and June Carter and just charm the pants off every crowd you grace with your honky-tonk presence. Things didn’t go quite as well for Ike and Tina Turner, nor for Blondie founders Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. Meg[Read More…]

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9:30 Club History, Culture Documented

On Wednesday evening, the D.C. Music Salon screened an unreleased documentary on the eclectic musical past of the city’s popular venue, the 9:30 Club. The documentary, titled “9:30 F Street” after the club’s original location, featured interviews with owners, fans, employees and musicians reflecting on the venue’s days as a[Read More…]

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How to Stay Sane on Singles Awareness Day

I’ve spent the past semester writing about how we don’t have time for relationships, fail at asking others out on dates (or don’t even want to ask) and hook up in lieu of dating. I’ve written about the latter theory, commented on how women “dockblock” each other and found that[Read More…]

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Re-Explore the Regency Error

The first line of Pride and Prejudice — “It’s a truth universally acknowledged” — must be used in the most cliched manner possible to introduce anything even remotely related to the iconic work. Now that’s out of the way, in the spirit of approaching Valentine’s Day, I have no choice but to[Read More…]

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