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ADVENTURES IN ADULTING: Digital Dating and Confused Canoodling

ADVENTURES IN ADULTING: Digital Dating and Confused Canoodling

Doesn’t it seem like we’re all going on the same terrible first dates over and over again? Aren’t we all in the constant state of avoiding that person we hooked up with sophomore year when Brown House still seemed like our most glorious cultural institution? What even is dating on[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘Dina’

★★★★☆ Telling an ordinary story with extraordinary subjects, “Dina” boldly defies the conventions of nonfiction film. The winner of the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival, “Dina” presents a compelling tale of the romance between real-life Dina Buno and Scott Levin, a couple on the[Read More…]

Best Summer Movies

Best Summer Movies

“Adventureland” (2009) Directed by Greg Mottola | Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Recent college graduates who still do not feel ready to tackle the world will find an unlikely hero in James Brennan, played by Jesse Eisenberg. After some financial issues, James scraps his plans of a summer vacation[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
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Movie Review: “Fifty Shades Darker”

★★★★☆ Mr. Grey will see you — again. Bolder, darker and intensely intimate, “Fifty Shades Darker” is the much-anticipated sequel to the global sensation “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Based on the erotic romantic trilogy by E. L. James, this film continues the story of Anastasia Steele, a recent college graduate,[Read More…]

KARNA: The Reign of Hookup Culture

The college microcosm has seen the idea of sex, and the larger picture of romance in today’s society develop dramatically over the last decade. These changes have evolved into the young adult world and beyond, but college campuses know it best: an environment full of 20-somethings that are constantly interacting[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Be an Alpha Female

A male friend once told me that he never goes home with girls who hit on him at parties. When I asked why, I anticipated a slut-shaming answer. But instead his response was, “Because all the girls who hit on me are drunk — too drunk for me to be[Read More…]

by June 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Valentine’s Day is full of longstanding customs dating back across the centuries. However, its significance for Georgetown students refuses to be a stable one; this past weekend, both heterosexual and LGBTQ couples challenged traditional romantic norms in their effort to celebrate the holiday.

Unconventional Valentines

Valentine’s Day has a set of expectations and traditions compiled throughout the centuries. Today, however, it’s a largely commercialized event notorious for its avalanche of food, flowers and all things heart-shaped. Yet amid the hand-holding, gift-giving, movie-watching and dessert-indulging, discussion about the significance of the holiday spurs a range of[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Cataloging Our Dating Mishaps

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Cataloging Our Dating Mishaps

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we thought that we would lighten the mood by celebrating that which often goes uncelebrated in February: disastrous romantic misadventure. Without further ado, we present several 100 percent true anecdotes of terrible dates that we have been on. Tucker: In the summer of sophomore year, I[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Movie Review: ‘Beloved Sisters’

Movie Review: ‘Beloved Sisters’

★★★★☆ If your love is split between more than one person, can you ever really call it true love? This is the essential question invoked in German director Dominik Graf’s “Beloved Sisters.” The romance explores the private life of famous German poet, writer and dramatist Friedrich Schiller and his enduring[Read More…]

by January 24, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Volume VI: Close Encounters

Volume VI: Close Encounters

Hi Ams! So, here’s my problem. I keep running into the cutest guy at the Vital Vittles checkout line. He’s one of the cashiers. I don’t even know his name. But we’ve most definitely built up this relationship through our over-the-counter banter. Like, sometimes I get myself some more cups, or a[Read More…]

by November 22, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top