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Fourteen speakers, including professors, students and chaplins, spoke at the seventh annual TEDxGeorgetown conference. The speeches focused on the theme “Ignite.”

TEDx Georgetown Speakers Ignite Gaston Hall Stage

The seventh annual TEDx Georgetown conference presented fourteen speakers, including Muslim chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi and Robert Bies, professor of management and director of the Executive Master’s in Leadership program at the McDonough School of Business, who spoke around the theme “Ignite.” The Oct. 27 conference in Gaston Hall included[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Senior distance runner Reilly Bloomer, who was on the All-Big East team last season, finished 44th at this year's Big East Championships, with a time of 26:14.7.
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CROSS COUNTRY | Men Win Fourth Straight Big East Championship, Women Finish as Finalists

The Georgetown cross country teams had a successful weekend at the Big East championships in Carmel, Ind., as the men’s team earned its fourth consecutive Big East title and the women’s team placed second. Men’s Head Coach Brandon Bonsey was pleased with the squad’s efforts. “I thought as a team[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

Nuclear nonproliferation provides a fundamental basis for stable foreign relations. Principles of disarmament should be upheld in our current world. “Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security,” former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said in a 2012 address.[Read More…]

by November 1, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NEW REGENCY PICTURES

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Is a Killer Queen Biopic

★★★★☆ “Bohemian Rhapsody,” a new biopic film, will excite even the most casual rock fans in this enjoyable exploration into the music of Queen and its larger than life frontman, Freddie Mercury, portrayed perfectly by Rami Malek. At its core, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a story of isolation and identity. Freddie[Read More…]

by November 1, 2018 0 comments The Guide
Senior midfielder Katie Maransky has 5 points so far this season.
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FIELD HOCKEY | GU Falls to UConn, Concluding a Successful Season

The Georgetown field hockey team finished its 2018 season last Friday with a 4-1 loss to No. 4 UConn. The Hoyas closed the season with 11 wins, marking the first time the program has won more than 1o games in the past 17 years. UConn (16-3, 7-0 Big East) senior[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Sophomore running back Jay Tolliver and the Hoyas' backfield has averaged 78.0 rushing yards per game this season.
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FOOTBALL | Hoyas Fail to Win 4th Straight

The Georgetown football team fell to Colgate University by a score of 38-0 on Oct. 27, ending its three-game winning streak in Patriot League play. Colgate (7-0, 4-0 Patriot League) entered its matchup with Georgetown (4-5, 3-1 Patriot League) as the clear favorite. Colgate has dominated opponents on both sides[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Khalid’s ‘Suncity’ Expands Horizons but Falls Short of Potential

Khalid’s ‘Suncity’ Expands Horizons but Falls Short of Potential

“Suncity” features pop singer Khalid trying new styles like Latin pop and pitch-shifted vocal samples. Although there are moments of surprising emotional potency, Khalid ultimately lacks artistic maturity and makes only cursory efforts at experimentation. At 20 years old, Khalid Donnel Robinson, known simply as Khalid, has become an international[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 0 comments Music, The Guide
Julia Usiak

MISS-TAKES: Do Disney Movies Pass the Bechdel Test?

The propensity to walk through crowded streets with a nose stuck in a book. The tendency to launch myself out of pools, whipping my hair back in an arc. An affinity for men who give me stolen apples and ask cryptic questions, like: “Do you trust me?” You may recognize[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide, Uncategorized
Flaw and Tragedy in ‘The Happy Prince’ Captures the Complicated Life of Oscar Wilde

Flaw and Tragedy in ‘The Happy Prince’ Captures the Complicated Life of Oscar Wilde

★★★★☆ Captivating performances, deft dialogue and evocative scenery distinguish “The Happy Prince” as a carefully cultivated biopic of 19th-century Irish author Oscar Wilde that may be unapproachable for those unfamiliar with Oscar. Exploring the legendary author’s slow death in his time as a social pariah, Rupert Everett, who wrote, directed[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 1 comment Movies, The Guide, Uncategorized
DIRECTOR’S CUT: Style Over Substance Spoils ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’

DIRECTOR’S CUT: Style Over Substance Spoils ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’

I want to open this installment with a confession: “Bad Times at the El Royale” is the fall 2018 film I have been waiting for. The Tarantino-esque trailer, the crossover storylines, the secrets that each character is harboring — all aspects of the film piqued my excitement. The man behind[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 0 comments Movies, The Guide, Uncategorized