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Hoya Saxa-phonist Starts off on the Right Note

Hoya Saxa-phonist Starts off on the Right Note

Twenty-year-old Braxton Cook, a sophomore in the College, has been slowly taking over the D.C. jazz scene with his alto saxophone. A regular performer in D.C. jazz clubs, Braxton has received countless accolades for his music: gold medalist at the National ACT-SO competition, NFAA Young Arts finalist, member of the[Read More…]

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Modern Drama Evokes Poignancy, Realism

For its fifth performance in its 159th season, The Mask & Bauble Dramatic Society produced a tearjerker with David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Rabbit Hole.”  Acted, directed and produced entirely by Georgetown students, the play is serious without being morose, touching without being overly sentimental and even humorous without[Read More…]

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Presidential Pub

Founded in 1856, Old Ebbitt Grill is Washington’s oldest saloon, and it is one of those places that exudes a sense of America. Although owned and operated by Clyde’s Restaurant Group, the same company that owns Georgetown staples The Tombs and 1789, Old Ebbitt Grill has maintained its own unique[Read More…]

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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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