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Living and Eating Like a Real Man

“Since I am not a rabbit, no, I will not be eating salad,” remarked Ron Swanson, the loveable, rugged individualist from NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” Sure, Swanson is a caricature. But aspects of his comically masculine eating habits are based closely on reality. While eating at O’Donovan Hall recently, I[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Q&A: Pine, Affleck Talk Roles in ‘The Finest Hours’

While Chris Pine might be used to navigating waves of young, female fans captivated by his blue eyes, he and co-star Casey Affleck took on dozens of literal waves on screen in the “The Finest Hours,” a recent movie about the rescue of the SS Pendleton’s crew during a fierce[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘The Finest Hours’

Movie Review: ‘The Finest Hours’

★★★☆☆ Though Disney’s latest movie, “The Finest Hours,” which is out in theaters Thursday, is the cinematic equivalent of a white button-down shirt — simple and certainly not unique, but classic for a reason. Directed by Craig Gillespie of “Lars and the Real Girl” fame, “The Finest Hours” has no[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
Terri Weifenbach

Innovation and Art

Photography professor Terri Weifenbach has spent her life taking photographs of nature, blending styles of the past and present. This year, Weifenbach received the Guggenheim Fellowship, a grant awarded to 173 individuals in 2015, which will help her continue her artistic endeveours. The fellowship, which is managed by the John[Read More…]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Black Movements Dance Theatre used a variety of styles in their spring show.

In Varied Forms, Art Provokes Challenging Conversations

This past academic year, Georgetown students struggled with national issues such as race relations, as well as personal issues of mental health and safety. While much of this dialogue took place in classrooms, Gaston Hall and Red Square, students also explored these themes through art. The following pieces highlight three[Read More…]

Horror on a Budget

Horror on a Budget

“I would never be someone who would grow up and forget their dreams,” Georgetown alumnus Steve Wolsh (MSB ’03) said. Most people would not expect being a director of a low-budget horror film starring a former Playboy playmate of the year to be a step in an artist’s inspirational journey. [Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide
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This month, the highly anticipated Filmfest D.C. will bring together a variety of international feature and short films.

The Cinematic Season

Coinciding with the famed cherry blossoms reaching peak bloom, film premieres and festivals proliferate in Washington, D.C. More than 2,000 miles from Hollywood, the city may not be considered the prime magnet for film production — yet these old and new cinematic endeavors are turning the area into a temporary[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Seymour: An Introduction

Movie Review: ‘Seymour: An Introduction

★★★★★ “Seymour: An Introduction” is an exploration of life from an unexpected place. Directed by actor Ethan Hawke, the documentary is a biopic about Seymour Bernstein, a concert pianist who turned away from the spotlight to find peace in being a piano teacher. At first glance, a biopic about an[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide
GU Real Estate Club Launched First Real Estate Week

GU Real Estate Club Launched First Real Estate Week

The Georgetown University Real Estate Club hosted its first-ever Real Estate Week, featuring several events, seminars and panels that exposed students to different sides of the industry. Real Estate Club Co-President Aakash Bhatia (MSB ’16) discussed the importance of real estate in the daily lives of students, and he hopes[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide

GU Real Estate Week

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide