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Folksy Duo Showcases Melancholy Tunes in Sophomore Album

Folksy Duo Showcases Melancholy Tunes in Sophomore Album

Folk duo The Civil Wars is back with their self-titled sophomore album. This time around, the instrumentals are stronger, the harmonies are more sorrowful and the album as a whole is much darker than their debut release, Barton Hollow. The Civil Wars’ heartache-filled album gives listeners an inside look into band[Read More…]

by August 13, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Greek Adaptation Bridges Borders

Greek Adaptation Bridges Borders

“Trojan Barbie,” presented by the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, is where the violent past and present collide in a confusingly beautiful adaptation of Euripides’ ancient classic, “Trojan Women.” Upon entering the Gonda Theater, you immediately become part of the violent and disjointed world of the play. Dismembered Barbie dolls[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments The Guide
SAAC Dodges Inequity in Sports

SAAC Dodges Inequity in Sports

When you think of dodgeball, you might be haunted by memories of middle school gym class, or maybe you’ll chuckle while recalling Ben Stiller’s superb mustache from the popular 2004 film. You probably don’t consider the gender politics involved in sports, feminism or Title IX. This Sunday, however, the Student-Athlete Advisory[Read More…]

by March 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Folksy Tunes Strum up Powerful Emotions

Folksy Tunes Strum up Powerful Emotions

5/5 Stars Many fans of music do not realize it, but folk music was popular before bands such as Mumford and Sons and the Lumineers came into existence. Folk group’s fiddle-strumming and powerful belting has charmed the ears of its listeners and has had them longing for new music to[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Original Plays Flaunt Student Artistry

After a few months at school and one too many late nights in Lau, it’s easy to get Georgetown’s abbreviations muddled together. Too much precious brainpower is used trying to decipher these abridged code names, so I paid little attention when advertisements for the “DBMOAF”show started appearing around campus. But as I realized[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Sit Down With Dalvin: Georgetown’s Newest Talk Show Personality Center Stage

It’s no secret that Georgetown students like to stay informed about events occurring both on and off campus, constantly checking social media and news websites. Still,Dalvin Butler (COL ’13) thought Georgetown needed something more to help students deal with campus-related issues. Partnering with GUTV, Dalvin created “The Hoya Experience with Dalvin Butler,” a talk show filmed[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
New Releases // 10.5.12

New Releases // 10.5.12

“RIDE” | LANA DEL REY 4/5 stars In some way, this new track off Born to Die: Paradise Edition is just like any other song by Lana Del Rey. You can expect melancholic crooning and her signature drone, but it’s the ethereality and the raw emotion that will keep you hitting the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2012 0 comments The Guide
‘Blaguards’: An Irish Blessing

‘Blaguards’: An Irish Blessing

As I patiently awaited show time in the Keegan Theatre, I came to a strange realization: The audience members directly around me all had Irish accents, and “bloke” was being tossed around with an unusual frequency. Had I unknowingly stumbled into an Irish-exclusive club meeting? Was I really doing a theater[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide