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Concerts and Festivals: Editor’s Picks

May 23-24, 2016 – Mac DeMarco at the 9:30 Club Over the past 10 years, Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco has cultivated one of the most distinctive sounds of the indie genre, combining soft, echoing guitar arrangements with lazy, lo-fi vocals in what some have described as “slacker rock.” Earlier this[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
CARNES: Embracing Our Jesuit Heritage

CARNES: Embracing Our Jesuit Heritage

Somehow it seems mightily appropriate that we celebrate Jesuit Heritage Week during these post-inauguration and post-march days, as our nation embarks on a transition of administrations that has thus far been unlike almost any other in its history. In the face of so much change, volatility, and uncertainty, our Jesuit[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Engage With Our History

Engage With Our History

For all the talk of Jesuit values, Jesuit traditions and Jesuit heritage that can be heard almost daily on this campus, many students still lack a substantial education of the history and practices of all three counts. In order to fully understand Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit past, it is necessary[Read More…]

Transcending Ethnicity

Transcending Ethnicity

When I think of who I am, my first instinct is to define myself using personality traits rather than by ethnicity. I often wonder why many multicultural people intuitively do the opposite. Have I dishonored my heritage by not prioritizing Filipino-American as my core identity? My personal reflections on race[Read More…]

by June 5, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Chinese Heritage “Pops-up” in Exhibit

Chinese Heritage “Pops-up” in Exhibit

Take a step into Georgetown’s Spagnuolo Gallery in the Edmund A. Walsh Memorial building and you’ll suddenly find yourself transported. The colors become brighter, the shadows become longer and the entirety of the world is condensed into a series of pop-up books. Colette Fu is an artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide

Reventón Unites Cultures in Dance

Georgetown’s Latin American Student Association is clearly committed to dancing til the world ends. LASA presented “Apocalypto,” its sixth annual Reventón Latino dance bash in Gaston Hall Friday night. The event, which showcases international dance and culture, was first established in 2006 as a way to foster a Latin American presence in the Georgetown community through[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Local Colleges Rated Liberal

Georgetown may be undermining its Catholic heritage as part of a broader liberalization trend at D.C. universities, says one report commissioned by Campus Reform, a conservative action network. Among D.C. universities surveyed, The George Washington University was rated most conservative, while Howard University was deemed the most liberal. The Catholic[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News