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Makeover Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

If your family is anything like mine, you cooked more than you needed this Thanksgiving. Dreading the thought of throwing out your mother’s perfectly mashed potatoes and mouthwatering stuffing? Save the food and use it again in an entirely new way. You don’t want to just stick some of it[Read More…]

by November 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Japanese Martial Arts Creates Community

Focused and poised, the warriors bow to their opponents before engaging in a series of attacks. Dressed in white, robe-like gi and black-and-blue pleated belts called hakamas — traditional Japanese fighting garments — they practice aikido, a martial art that combines intense physical conditioning with the philosophy of showing compassion towards those intending harm.[Read More…]

by November 14, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

British Boy Band Steals Hearts

4/5 stars   Every girl has had an obsession with a group of young, talented and attractive male singers. This timeless group, the boy band, dominates her iTunes, and she collects all kinds of items with their faces printed on it. Though these days may be over for some, women[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Seafood Pleases But Prices Upset

Seafood Pleases But Prices Upset

3/5 stars $$$$ Before dining in Arlington this past weekend, I never considered the land across Key Bridge one of multiple fine culinary options. However, Quarterdeck, a happening crab joint that is a 10-minute walk from the Rosslyn Metro station, proved me wrong.  The restaurant has been serving up fresh Maryland blue[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, Food & Drink, News, The Guide
A Delightfully Aged Brandy

A Delightfully Aged Brandy

For many artists whose stardom began during their childhood, fans worry that their sound and image will change so drastically that they will never again create music like that which first made them popular. Teen legend Brandy Norwood, however, has released five records over 15 years that have blended the[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments News, Uncategorized
A New Type of Jamming

A New Type of Jamming

The players roll out onto the track decked out in bright colors and full of excitement. They play roller derby, the fastest-growing contact sport for women, according to ESPN. They’re fierce competitors who must be speedy, strong and energetic in order to win. But the women who play this sport[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Le Tomate Elevates Italian Basics

Le Tomate Elevates Italian Basics

4/5 stars $$$ Situated in the heart of Dupont Circle, La Tomate offers the perfect location to take a moment in your busy day to enjoy a meal with friends. With both indoor and outdoor seating, this bistro is ideal for simply sitting back and watching the D.C. hustle and bustle. As waiters charm[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Forward Thinking Fashion for a Cause

Forward Thinking Fashion for a Cause

For the Georgetown community, it is not uncommon to hear that students intern, work paid jobs or start up their own projects and initiatives. For Ifedayo Bethel-Sears (COL ’13), exposure to the fashion industry and work in social development over the past five years have inspired her to establish her[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Forward Thinking Fashion for a Cause

Forward Thinking Fashion for a Cause

For the Georgetown community, it is not uncommon to hear that students intern, work paid jobs or start up their own projects and initiatives. For Ifedayo Bethel-Sears (COL ’13), exposure to the fashion industry and work in social development over the past five years have inspired her to establish her[Read More…]

by September 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Hidden Gem Serves Up Fresh, Authentic Thai Food

Hidden Gem Serves Up Fresh, Authentic Thai Food

4/5 stars $$$$ A short 15-minute walk from campus, Basil Thai gives its competitors in Georgetown a run for their Baht. With only 11 tables and 30 seats, the restaurant creates a welcoming and intimate atmosphere that the better-known Mai Thai and Bangkok Joe’s lack. Reservations are not needed, and parties[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide