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Redrawing Ideas of Pop Art

Redrawing Ideas of Pop Art

From now until Dec. 8 the Spagnuolo Gallery, nestled within the Walsh Memorial building, will boast a unique collection of works of various pop artists, including Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, David Hockney, Jasper Johns, Alex Katz, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg and Edward Ruscha in its new exhibition, “Pop Art Prints: Selections from the Condron Collection.” Each year, the gallery puts[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
‘Hamlet’ Spin-Off Plays With Perceptions

‘Hamlet’ Spin-Off Plays With Perceptions

Nomadic Theater’s production of Tom Stoppard’s 1966 play “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead” is the perfect opportunity to exercise your mind in a new way after weeks of exams and papers. This absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy focuses on the roles of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, who have now taken a lead role[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Band Returns to DC Roots

The Beanstalk Library, a D.C.-based band, may grab one’s attention with its less-than-traditional name, but it’s the eclectic sound and admirable approach to producing music that wins the listeners and fans. The band is headed by Ryan Walker, a D.C. native who has been performing with various musicians as the[Read More…]

by October 24, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Building Community Coffee Shops

If you’ve ever been to Georgetown’s coffee shop of choice, you’ve probably noticed Saxbys’ excellent customer service and ideal atmosphere for studying or hanging out with friends. These are two things on which Nick Bayer, founder and CEO of Saxbys, prides his company on. Saxbysalready dishes out 15,000 cups of coffee, lattes, smoothies and[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Dis-O a Poorly Timed Party

Dis-O a Poorly Timed Party

As freshmen are finally getting oriented to the Hilltop, the beloved tradition of senior Dis-Orientation is entering its homestretch this weekend. But while these meticulously planned 10 days of frivolity have undoubtedly been a high point in ushering in senior year for many students, Dis-O’sscheduling amid the flow of students’ last — and[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Follow-up Album Misses Mark

3/5 stars After doling out such hits as “Basket Case” and “American Idiot,” one might think that a rapid-fire trilogy of albums would be a great idea for the punk rock band that had every teenager of the past two decades belting out “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” and swaying to[Read More…]

by November 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Awkward Moments With Poor Product Labeling Georgetown Babel

Whenever I go home in between semesters, my mom tends to send my brother and me on so many errands that my summer and winter break agendas can almost compete with my weekly schedule during the school year. (I exaggerate, but it feels that way when all I want to[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

At a university where students take daily workouts as seriously as breathing, exercising at Yates gets the job done but can become pretty boring after a while. Though Yates offers classes like Zumba, kickboxing and spinning in addition to its indoor track and machines, leaving campus for fitness instruction provides[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
A New Type of Jamming

A New Type of Jamming

The players roll out onto the track decked out in bright colors and full of excitement. They play roller derby, the fastest-growing contact sport for women, according to ESPN. They’re fierce competitors who must be speedy, strong and energetic in order to win. But the women who play this sport[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Not Just Raising the Roof

Not Just Raising the Roof

Georgetown students live by the phrase “work hard, play hard,” and in 2008 Georgetown students found a way to transform a fun night out into something philanthropic. Party-For-A-Cause, a nonprofit organization, aims to empower and encourage college students to participate in and create events that raise money and awareness for[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide