The Guide

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24 Hours in Madrid

March 17, 2017 at 3:01 am 0 comments

Welcome to Madrid, where the past and present collide in a city that is driven by modernization but maintains its historic charm. Bright and bustling with activity, Madrid reveals Spain’s rich history under the facade of its skyscrapers and trendy restaurants. In just 24 hours, explore Madrid by neighborhood, sampleRead More

The Travel Issue

The Travel Issue

March 17, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Benjamin Disraeli once opined: “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” Whether or not you agree with Disraeli as a political figure, as a traveller, he hits the nail on the head.Read More

WALT DISNEY PICTURES

Movie Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

March 8, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

★★★★★ It is a story that everyone knows — the tale as old as time. Yet, somehow, the live-action digital remake of “Beauty and the Beast” still dazzles and leaves the audience longing to be a part of its enchanting world, even after 26 years. It is a difficult taskRead More

CROSS CREEK PICTURES

Producer Terry Benedict on “Hacksaw Ridge,” Desmond Doss

March 6, 2017 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

“Hacksaw Ridge,” a harrowing biographical war film about American pacifist and Medal of Honor recipient Desmond Doss, received no shortage of accolades this film awards season. Selected as one of the American Film Institute’s top movies of the year, the critically acclaimed film also received six Academy Award nominations, includingRead More

NORDISK FILM

Movie Review: ‘Land of Mine’

March 2, 2017 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

★★★★★ Films about World War II typically deal with similar stories, similar types of characters or similar types of narrative voices. As a subject of film, war has always been wildly popular, but what this genre sometimes lacks is the process of healing — or lack thereof — that comesRead More

B TOO

Restaurant Review: B Too

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

1324 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005 | Cuisine: Belgian | $$ | ★★★★★ A place for adventurous and traditionalist Georgetown brunchgoers alike, B Too offers a plethora of equally enticing brunch classics with fresh ingredients and time-honored brunch food with a Belgian twist. Nestled on 14th Street right outside LoganRead More

RELIEF IN ABSTRACT

Concert Review: XXYYXX

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Many old-school DJs lament the lack of skill and creativity of their newer counterparts. As technology has advanced, mixing and beat-matching has become easier than ever, meaning that the bar for entry into deejaying is low. This situation has created a glut of overhyped DJs who play pre-produced sets andRead More

STRUMS & STRIDES

Strums & Strides Hits Antarctica

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Studying at Georgetown’s School of Medicine is not an easy task. Running marathons on every continent, including Antarctica, is another feat entirely. However, for Nick Stukel (GRD ’18, MED ’18), these very challenges are at the heart of his initiative: Strums & Strides. Stukel, also a Master of Business AdministrationRead More

Letters from the White House

Letters from the White House

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The head of state. The commander-in-chief. The leader of the free world. The president of the United States is referred to by many titles, but none quite encapsulate Americans’ relationship with their elected leader — sometimes tenuous, sometimes deferential, but always intrigued. Unbeknownst to most students, an intimate glimpse atRead More

Album Review: ‘Zombies on Broadway’

Album Review: ‘Zombies on Broadway’

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

★★★★★ Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon’s greatest mainstream success came with the release of his debut solo album “Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness,” whose standout single “Cecilia and the Satellite” saw enough airplay that most listeners are likely to recognize it. Formerly the vocalist and songwriter of indie rock band Something CorporateRead More