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KEEGAN THEATRE

‘Stones in His Pockets’ at the Keegan Theatre

  The set consists of only eight objects: on the left and right sides of the stage, two black production cases, and in the center, two movie-set black folding chairs, stamped with “EXTRAS” in white letters. To the far right sits a movie camera. Behind it all stands a projection[Read More…]

LONELY PLANET

24 Hours in Dublin

Dublin is currently experiencing a period of significant economic and cultural growth. The walkable and tourist-friendly city is a fascinating amalgamation of old and new, blending tradition with modernity. You could spend months simply exploring all the nooks and crannies of culture and entertainment that the city has to offer,[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 2 comments The Guide, travel
HOCHBERG: Legalize The Use Of Drugs

HOCHBERG: Legalize The Use Of Drugs

The competitive college debate world loves debating whether or not the United States should legalize all drugs. As radical as this concept sounds, it is a favorite among debate teams because not only is it possible to effectively argue for the legalization of all drugs, but it might even be[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 1 comment Business, Business - Top
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

There are few things I love more than Georgetown. I could, and frequently do, go on about the school for hours, even when the person I’m talking to has already lost interest by the time I’ve reached the 20-minute mark. But no matter how much people love Georgetown, some reach[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments The Guide

A Semester Abroad, but Still in the Bubble

When people talk about the “Georgetown bubble,” I doubt they’re referring to the traditional Irish pubs or monuments mentioned in the works of James Joyce. But so far in my semester abroad here in Dublin, I’ve found that the bubble has somehow stretched across the Atlantic. While I’ve been studying[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Opinion
There and Back Again

There and Back Again

A Georgetown education is punctuated for most by many meaningful academic and social experiences. For some, however, many of the most eye-opening ones do not happen on the Hilltop. A semester abroad immerses students in a different culture, forcing them to confront preconceptions. Five students share their study abroad stories.[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Student Wins Mitchell Scholarship

Wardah Athar (COL ’13) was named a recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, an award that provides for a year of graduate study at a university in Ireland, Monday. The scholarship is named for former Sen. George J. Mitchell (D-Maine) who helped broker peace in Northern Ireland in the 1990s. Mitchell Scholars[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
‘Blaguards’: An Irish Blessing

‘Blaguards’: An Irish Blessing

As I patiently awaited show time in the Keegan Theatre, I came to a strange realization: The audience members directly around me all had Irish accents, and “bloke” was being tossed around with an unusual frequency. Had I unknowingly stumbled into an Irish-exclusive club meeting? Was I really doing a theater[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide