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Conquering Ableism

Conquering Ableism

Renleigh Spencer (COL ’15) excelled in high school. A natural scholar, he hoped to continue his academic achievements in college so that he could go on to earn a doctoral degree. But as the workload picked up, he would stay up for days in a row to finish a single assignment,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Disabling Stereotypes

The summer before his junior year of high school, Evan Monod (COL ’15) had his first serious girlfriend. Monod has cerebral palsy which affects his balance, so he uses crutches when walking. “Early into it, she just asked me, ‘So, does everything work?’ I’m like, yeah! Yeah, it works,” Monodsaid. “But I’d never been asked[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Disabling Stereotypes

The summer before his junior year of high school, Evan Monod (COL ’15) had his first serious girlfriend. Monod has cerebral palsy which affects his balance, so he uses crutches when walking. “Early into it, she just asked me, ‘So, does everything work?’ I’m like, yeah! Yeah, it works,” Monodsaid. “But I’d never been asked[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments The Guide
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 City in Flux

A City in Flux

Walking down Northeast’s H Street Corridor on a Friday night, it’s easy to see how this burgeoning neighborhood has quickly earned itself the title of D.C.’s hippest. Just ask Forbes (the go-to source for all things hip), which last week ranked the area No. 6 in “America’s Best Hipster Neighborhoods.”[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Picking Up the Pieces

Picking Up the Pieces

CAIRO — As the crowds marched to Tahrir Square Wednesday, a sense of excitement coursed through the dusty air. Young boys sold Egyptian flags. Vendors smoked sweet potatoes in wheeled wood burning stoves, weaving their carts amid the throngs of people. The national colors of red, white and black bedecked both graffitied lampposts and[Read More…]

by August 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Picking Up the Pieces

Picking Up the Pieces

CAIRO — As the crowds marched to Tahrir Square Wednesday, a sense of excitement coursed through the dusty air. Young boys sold Egyptian flags. Vendors smoked sweet potatoes in wheeled wood burning stoves, weaving their carts amid the throngs of people. The national colors of red, white and black bedecked both graffitied lampposts and[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments The Guide

GU Reaches Out Amid District AIDS Epidemic

At an infection rate of 3.2 percent, HIV/AIDS levels in the District exceed the World Health Organization’s classification of an epidemic and rival the rates found in developing countries. The Georgetown community is finding new ways to combat the incurable illness as well as the stigma that has made AIDS[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments City News, News
Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

If you took Leo’s Pasta Palette station and added Euro-chic furniture, ingredients like shaved fennel and a Frank Sinatra soundtrack, then you have Vapiano. Forget your momma-made-the-meatball Italian restaurant chain originated with German entrepreneurs, mixing fresh Italian classics with Deutsch efficiency.   Ordering is very much like the process in the[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide

We’re All Guilty of These Seven Deadly Sins

A year and several awkward sexual encounters ago, I began recounting the anticlimactic tales of one Catholic school girl. This is my final column, and in the spirit of my first column over a year ago — the 10 Commandments for freshmen — I will run through the Seven Deadly[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide