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COURTESY MASK AND BAUBLE

Campus Theater: ‘Stupid F***ing Bird’

From Georgetown’s oldest student theater group, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society, comes its final mainstage production of the spring semester: “Stupid F***ing Bird.” Described by the Society as a “meta-theatrical exploration of the nature of love and emotional presence,” “Stupid F***ing Bird” follows a group of seven diverse individuals,[Read More…]

EARDRUMMERS

Album Review: ‘Ransom 2’

★★★★☆ Michael Len Williams II, known professionally as Mike WiLL Made-It, is a record producer known for his gritty trap beats and collaboration with other southern hip-hop mainstays like Young Thug, Juicy J, Lil’ Wayne and Rae Sremmurd. He has also been a very successful crossover producer, most notably on[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen defended immigration as a part of a cosmopolitan view of world affairs in an event co-sponsored by The Hoya.

Author Advocates Role of Cosmopolitanism in Peace

Cosmopolitanism can serve as an agent for peace in an age of conflict, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen at a talk during an annual symposium hosted by the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. “There are two Americas. There’s the America[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
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Arts Week features a series of displays, events and activities designed to celebrate the Arts at Georgetown.

Following Absence, Arts Week Returns to Celebrate Arts on Campus

The fourth annual Georgetown University Arts Week started March 27 with a series of shows, events and activities designed to celebrate and shed light on the artistic community on campus. This year’s Arts Week marks the return of the program following an absence last year, due to a lack of[Read More…]

BRAVE 2017: Full Summit Coverage

BRAVE 2017: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the second annual BRAVE summit, visit the links below. Overview: BRAVE Offers Intersectional Dialogue “#BlackLivesMatter” Panel “A Seat at the Political Table” Panel Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized
A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

British pop-rock group Bastille quickly rose to fame in 2013, following the release of hit single “Pompeii” — one of the most streamed tracks that year. Since then, the band has lost none of its momentum, keeping its schedule full with performances, tours and frequent releases of music, most recently,[Read More…]

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Soraya Eid (COL '17) opened the fourth annual OWN IT summit in Gaston Hall on Saturday.

OWN IT 2017: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the 4th annual 2017 OWN IT Summit, visit the links below. Overview: OWN IT Returns in 4th Year with Diverse Perspectives “Educate” Panel “Organize” Panel “Agitate” Panel “Hoya Visionaries” Panel Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized
CROSS CREEK PICTURES

Producer Terry Benedict on “Hacksaw Ridge,” Desmond Doss

“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, including[Read More…]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Losing Streak Demands Examination

I am writing this in response to the article titled “Students Lose Faith in Basketball Team.” As much as it pains me to type this, I must say I wholeheartedly agree with virtually everything said and believe the time for change is here. I am a 1984 graduate of Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized
SCHENK: Boxing Ring Provides Safe Haven

SCHENK: Boxing Ring Provides Safe Haven

A teammate once told me “everyone who boxes is really messed up in a special way.” Everyone has their own personal issues and troubles, and boxing is a way to work through them in an effective, though somewhat warped way. The same is true for many people in the city[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized