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Morgan Freeman, Johnny Depp, Cillian Murphy and Rebecca Hall star in the sci-fi film that explores the creation of digital consciousness, but the final result fails to satisfy.

Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’

April 18, 2014 at 1:39 am 1 comment

★★☆☆☆ Science in the modern age. Conscience surviving after death. Artificial intelligence. These complex and intriguing topics promise, and fail, to come together in the plot of “Transcendence.” Although the movie tries to open our eyes to the implications of advancing science, its evocative voice becomes muffled under the manyRead More

COURTESY OF THOMAS LLOYD

Last year’s GenderFunk Drag Ball, hosted by GU Pride was an exciting night of music and self-expression, and this year’s event promises to be even better.

Gender Reimagined

GenderFunk Drag Ball promises to be a vibrant and important show

April 11, 2014 at 12:14 am 0 comments

This Saturday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Copley Formal Lounge will transform into a place of liberation, experimentation and pure entertainment. April 12 marks the ninth annual GenderFunk, a conglomeration of Drag Queens, trans* performers, music and dancing that comes together for a single night of nonstop pride. FreeRead More

COURTESY GRLA

John Galantic, president and chief operating officer of Chanel Inc., speaks in Gaston Hall. GRLA places a strong focus on bringing notable speakers to campus.

Well-Suited for Luxury

GRLA opens the door for all students to the world of high-end retail

April 11, 2014 at 12:13 am 0 comments

Since its conception in January 2012, the Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association has aimed to bring the world of luxury business to the Hilltop. The group has brought numerous impressive speakers to campus, and it all started when President Edouard Freda (MSB ’15) and Vice President Tiara Kawser (MSB ’15)Read More

COURTESY ANDREW MARKOFF

Georgetown’s Debate Team spends countless hours preparing for its competitions. It has won two national championships in the past three years

Dedicated Debaters Win Big

April 11, 2014 at 12:12 am 0 comments

It was 30 seconds before the final round of the National Debate Tournament when Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) received a final email message from his coach. The subject? Fundamentals. After four years, thousands of hours of preparation and a season full of tournaments, everything had all come down to theRead More

COURTESY LAUREN BERGER

Lauren Berger, CEO of her website InternQueen.com, believes that internships are essential for all students as part of their future career pursuits.

Intern Queen Spills Her Secrets on How to Get Ahead

April 11, 2014 at 12:11 am 0 comments

Recently featured in publications such as The New York Times, Teen Vogue and LA Weekly, Lauren Berger has become a big name in the internship industry. The CEO of her own website, InternQueen.com, she recently authored the National Campus Bestseller, “All Work, No Pay: Finding An Internship, Building Your Resume,Read More

COLLISIONRECORDS

In season four, Ygritte (Rose Leslie) and Thormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju) prepare to march on the South.

Television Review: ‘Game of Thrones’

April 11, 2014 at 12:10 am 0 comments

★★★★★   This article contains spoilers.   This Sunday, “Game of Thrones” returned with its fourth season, so highly anticipated that Deadline.com reported that viewership had increased 52 percent since the third season opener and HBO Go crashed from the amount of traffic. But although the show ended on aRead More

HBO

“Veep,” a political comedy, follows the story of Vice President Selina Meyer as she looks to the White House.

Television Review: ‘Veep’

April 11, 2014 at 12:09 am 0 comments

★★★★★ When “Veep” premiered two years ago, something was missing. A talented cast and devilishly clever writers were set in place for what might have been an immediate success, but the show limited its potential by relegating Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her team to trivial tasks. InRead More

SONY RECORDS

Album Review: ‘Cope’

April 11, 2014 at 12:08 am 0 comments

★★★☆☆ Manchester Orchestra, a five-man rock band, has gained slow but steady success over the years. Formed in 2004, the band has released several albums, has been featured on shows such as Gossip Girl, Skins and UFC, and is currently touring the United States, Canada and the UK. While ManchesterRead More

AMAZON

In “Young Wanderlust,” Evan Kenward documents his experience of travelling cross-country after graduating college.

Book Review: ‘Young Wanderlust’

April 11, 2014 at 12:07 am 0 comments

★★★☆☆ Evan Kenward could not have chosen a better title for his first publication, “Young Wanderlust.” This true story of the cross-country road trip Kenward took after his college graduation brims with the adventure and spontaneity that young adults crave before starting life in the real world. At 470 pages,Read More

JULIE MCCRIMLISK/THE HOYA

Woodward Table offers an extensive menu with savory and sweet options to satisfy everyone’s personal preferences. The s’mores cheesecake is a delicious indoor take on the classic campfire favorite.

High Profile District Restaurant Satisfies at a Price

April 11, 2014 at 12:06 am 0 comments

★★★☆☆ $$$$ There is a reason Woodward Table has made an appearance on several listings of the top 100 restaurants in D.C. The restaurant, situated in the heart of the District just a few blocks from the White House, offers a timeless menu that features classic American fare that isRead More