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Album Review: ‘I Don’t Run’

★★★★☆ Spanish indie-rock band Hinds adds depth and complexity to its sound on its sophomore album, “I Don’t Run,” while continuing what its members do best: making fun, bittersweet music about the messes and misadventures that come with living and loving as a young adult. As a grandiose guitar riff[Read More…]

ANDINO: Top Hits From Latin Music Royalty

ANDINO: Top Hits From Latin Music Royalty

“La Negra Tiene Tumbao” – Celia Cruz The direct translation of “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” is “the black woman has swagger,” and Celia Cruz embodied this title, proving that she was the “queen of salsa.” Cruz was not just a talented musical artist but an inspiring figure as well. She[Read More…]

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

480 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Spanish |  $$$ Culinary innovator José Andrés strives for perfection in each of his 27 award-winning restaurants around the country and the world. Famous for his avant-garde cuisine, Andrés established Jaleo in Penn Quarter to celebrate his Spanish roots. Employing daring creativity in elevating[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
South American Hospitality

South American Hospitality

It’s 5 p.m. and I am more than ready for lunch. I get off at my Subte (subway) stop and decide to duck into the bakery that’s just down the street from my residencia (dorm). As I exit the store, Milanesa sandwich in one hand, books in the other, I[Read More…]

by June 14, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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Students can practice their foreign language skills with language partners in other countries via Skype through the Teletandem program.

Skype Links Language Partners

The Teletandem program, which matches Georgetown students with language partners in other countries via Skype, expanded to include Spanish, Arabic, French, Japanese, Russian and Turkish this semester after receiving a one-year grant from the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. The program was founded in 2008 and was[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Lost in Translation: From Spain to Italy

With my semester abroad in Seville, Spain, coming to a close, I’m pleased to say that my Spanish has improved to the point where I’m finally able to express myself without wildly gesticulating at things. So, now that I’ve cleared the low bar of successfully maintaining conversations in Spain, I’m[Read More…]

LLC to Enhance Spanish Study

A new Spanish and Portuguese Living Learning Community has entered its planning stage. Scheduled to start in the 2015-2016 academic year, the LLC marks Georgetown’s second Romance language-based community. “The main goal of the floor is to give Spanish and Portuguese students a place to develop their language skills and[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Alum Makes Great Play With New Film

4/5 Stars   After watching Silver Linings Playbook, I have a newfound appreciation for tragic comedies, though I don’t think many will outdo this film anytime soon. Director and screenwriter David Russell has created a gripping film that highlights an omnipresent, yet  overlooked, problem central to modern-day American life: personal psychological[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Film Forecast: Mostly Sunny With a Chance of Rain

The immortal words, “Are they not men?  Do they not have rational souls?  Are you not bound to love them as you love yourselves?”  were spoken by Antonio de Montesinos, a Dominican friar in Hispaniola in the sixteenth century in a passionate sermon against abuses inflicted upon indigenous slaves through[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Students, Faculty Mourn Loss of Spanish and Portuguese Professor

Abelardo Hernando, an adjunct assistant professor in the Spanish and Portuguese department for over 15 years, died of lung cancer last Wednesday. According to an email from the Office of the Provost, Hernando died in the care of hospice, while accompanied by family and friends, after falling ill last spring.[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News