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TESTING TRUISMS: Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

TESTING TRUISMS: Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

For many of us, walking through the front gates of Georgetown University for the first time was a fresh start. Although moving to college provides a plethora of new social opportunities, it also distances us from prominent figures in our previous lives: our siblings, parents, high school friends and significant[Read More…]

by January 12, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Reflections on My Time Abroad

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Reflections on My Time Abroad

As I sit down at my desk to write the final column of Chronicles from Copenhagen, I am faced with the sad reality that my time abroad is nearing its end. Every city I have visited and every new person I have met has reminded me why I came abroad[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Catalan Independence Through American Eyes

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Catalan Independence Through American Eyes

While on the plane flying into Barcelona, Spain, this past weekend, I was struck by the visuals of the rocky Pyrenees Mountains carving a deep swath across the Iberian Peninsula from 30,000 feet in the air. How fitting it was, I thought, that I was about to disembark into Europe’s[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns
TESTING TRUISMS: The Best 4 Years of Your Life

TESTING TRUISMS: The Best 4 Years of Your Life

The worst moment at family reunions comes when well-meaning relatives — likely with several drinks under their belts — find you and announce that college is supposed to be the best four years of your life. Nostalgic alumni, high school teachers and overbearing relatives are eager to tell you that[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
FRAME OF REFERENCE: Developing a Stronger Arts Curriculum

FRAME OF REFERENCE: Developing a Stronger Arts Curriculum

Prior to the 19th century, to study the arts was akin to acquiring a vocation. The novice trained with a master and, over years, evolved from apprentice to journeyman to master in his or her own right. This vocational practice, known as the atelier system, plunged beginners into the practice[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
ON TAP: Crafting A Refreshing Classic

ON TAP: Crafting A Refreshing Classic

Nowadays, soft drinks have lost their natural touch. What began in 17th-century Europe as a carbonated drink with natural flavors like lemon juice and honey has now become artificially colored, flavored and sweetened. However, traditionally flavored drinks like ginger beer and root beers are gaining traction again. Craft sodas are[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide Columns, The Guide
BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

It’s Lent, and you know what that means: dietary restrictions on top of fasting. I am a particularly big fan of Lent; it helps you temper yourself, learn about other modes of living and eating, and gain empathy for those who have less. The different ways to fast are myriad;[Read More…]

BAKE MY DAY: Can Hoyas Sustain the Paleo Diet?

BAKE MY DAY: Can Hoyas Sustain the Paleo Diet?

The Hilltop and unconventional dietary plans do not always mix well. Students who are vegetarian, vegan, diabetic, allergic to nuts or living with celiac disease, among many other dietary restrictions, can find it difficult to navigate Georgetown while trying to keep track of nutritional concerns. No one can deny that[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
LLOYD: A Search for Dignity in Disagreement

LLOYD: A Search for Dignity in Disagreement

If serving as the president of GU Pride, running for Georgetown University Student Association president and the “Utraque Unum” campaign has taught me one thing, it is that students at Georgetown love to disagree. As a high school debate coach and an advocate, I enjoy getting the chance to expand[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

How Music Mirrors a Generation

George Gershwin, renowned pianist and composer, once stated: “True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.” His remark highlights an ongoing issue that is often found at the center of musical debates: the historical relevance[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide