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Phantoms, Gracenotes and Chimes Dominate the DC A Cappella Festival’s First Weekend

Georgetown University a cappella groups stunned at the 28th annual D.C. A Cappella Festival, which premiered Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Gaston Hall. The resonant performances of The Georgetown Phantoms and The Georgetown Chimes were the highlights of the evening, while the Capital G’s failed to meet the high[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments The Guide

Jonah Hill’s ‘Mid90s’ Evokes Bittersweet Nostalgia

“Mid90s,” a bittersweet and complex coming-of-age film, kindles deep nostalgia for the namesake era with masterfully subtle artistic direction by Jonah Hill and evocative performances. In his writing, directorial and producing debut, Hill tells the story of Stevie, a prepubescent boy played by Sunny Suljic, who is desperate to make[Read More…]

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URTZ: Learning From Jordanian Hospitality

URTZ: Learning From Jordanian Hospitality

When I lost my credit card in a crowded market last month, I initially felt panic. I frantically shuffled from vendor to vendor, retracing my steps to ask if anyone had seen it. Nobody had. Yet, as I moved up and down the line of stalls, the crowd trailing behind[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Equalize GU Parental Leave

Academic hierarchy should not determine faculty members’ ability to raise their children. After years of dismissing the concerns of its employees, Georgetown University must take action now to strengthen crucial benefits for nontenured professors. Last month, Provost Robert Groves received a petition signed by 282 individuals asking the university to[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 1 comment Editorial

EDITORIAL: Combat Campus Antisemitism

As the United States mourns another tragedy fueled by bigotry, members of the Georgetown University community — both students and administrators — must look inward to realize the danger of enabling antisemitism on campus. On Oct. 27, a man entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh with an AR-15-style assault rifle[Read More…]

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VIEWPOINT: Cancel Class to Honor Veterans

One tour in Saudi Arabia, two tours in Afghanistan, 28 years in the Marine Corps: My father is a proud veteran who has spent most of his life serving and fighting for the United States. He and other veterans get one day each November to be recognized for their service[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: For Sustainability, Pledge Plastic-Free

Plastic pollution is a major threat to the world that requires immediate and substantial action. Georgetown University must lead by example by encouraging reduced consumption of single-use plastics. Student organizations should go plastic-free, marking a commitment to shift Georgetown toward a more eco-friendly campus culture. All Georgetown student organizations, clubs[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: In Defense of Birthright Citizenship

When I first read about President Donald Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship by executive order, the potential consequences for my younger siblings and myself flooded my thoughts. This action would eliminate the right to citizenship for U.S.-born children of noncitizens and would eventually affect millions of children just like[Read More…]

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Freshman guard James Akinjo had 8 points and 7 assists while playing 26 minutes in his debut. 
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | New-Look Hoyas Cruise in Opener

The Georgetown men’s basketball team came out victorious against Maryland Eastern Shore in its home opener Nov. 6, defeating the Hawks 68-53 in Capital One Arena. The Hoyas (1-0) will look to win their early-season nonconference games by large margins, according to graduate student forward Trey Mourning, who started his[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Photos of the Week: Nov. 9

The photos of the week for Nov. 9 include the volleyball team celebrating after a kill, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva explaining the organization’s hope for student activism, Emily Shambaugh examining a record while modelling vintage clothing for The Guide’s Fashion Issue, a Lamborghini in front of Healy Hall welcoming[Read More…]

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