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A Mature Mika Makes Great Music

A Mature Mika Makes Great Music

Usually, the mark of great artists be they the Beatles, the Rolling Stones or Queen is that they aren’t constrained by people’s narrow expectations. In fact, there is a lot to be said about Mika’s third studio album, The Origin of Love, with regards to that. Given the kitschy, over-the-top[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Fannypack

When I was in middle school, I loved Anne Bradshaw’s Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series. Those books taught me a lot about things I just didn’t experience myself: divorce, the death of a close family member, problems with parents, young love and being a part of a tight-knit friend[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Fairness Falters Off Campus

While we may never know what concessions were put on the negotiating table by the university to reach an agreement on the 2010 Campus Plan, we are sad to learn of yet another area where our school’s administration is willing to compromise for community approval: student justice. The decision Thursday[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
Writers Analyze the Presidential Race

Writers Analyze the Presidential Race

Author James Mann and The Washington Post correspondent Tom Hamburger discussed politics, foreign policy and the presidential race in Georgetown’s Mortara Center for International Studies Tuesday afternoon. Hamburger, a reporter for The Post’s national desk and a former writer for the Los Angeles Times, summarized the presidential campaign and explained[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Voices of a Revolution

Voices of a Revolution

Revolution and rhymes were in the air at the University of Maryland at College Park’s concert “Tick Tock Revolution” last Friday. The event was sponsored by the University of Maryland chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine and headlined by Libyan-American hip-hop artist Khaled M. It also featured other artists[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

A New Perspective for TV’s Favorite Vigilante

Television shows face the challenge of being interesting and abnormal without being completely outside the realm of belief. A show that’s too much like real life would be boring — that’s why the bar on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” never goes bankrupt. But journey too far into the absurd[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

Discussing grades with classmates can certainly be an uncomfortable encounter. As awful and over-analytical as this may sound, students typically only ask when they expect to hear lackluster results. Recently, a woman of color spoke to me about an unfamiliar peer who casually interrogated her about the grade she received[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
Elevating the American Classics

Elevating the American Classics

4/5 stars $$$$ Do you often feel trapped in Georgetown? Personally, I feel that there is an imperceptible barrier surrounding this wonderful neighborhood that keeps me, along with much of our community, from breaking out into the larger D.C. community. Luckily for me, I found the perfect way to take[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Quirky Phrases: The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

My fascination with learning slang from past decades began this past summer. I was at home and jobless, so I had nothing to do for an awkward amount of time. Naturally, this simply turned my fascination into a legitimate obsession. In response to something my dad said that I have[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

SIPS Launches Application Process

The Social Innovation and Public Service Fund will officially begin soliciting project applications Friday afternoon. The application will be launched at an event, “Improving Local and Global Communities Through Social Enterprise,” in the Fisher Colloquium, where Deloitte practitioners and SIPS Fund Executive Committee members will discuss ways to develop sustainable[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News