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Superfood A Capella Hits High Note

Georgetown Superfood placed second at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals last week, allowing them to move on to the ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal on March 28. Superfood member Allie Canal’s (COL ’16) performance of “Say You Love Me” won her the title of Outstanding Soloist. Additionally, Shom Mazumder[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Ready to Rock the Stage

Ready to Rock the Stage

Georgetown Cabaret — a rock band formed with some of the best musical talents on campus — is returning to the stage for its 39th annual concert this Friday at Black Cat on U Street. Aligning with recent tradition, the show will be a diverse display of exciting Georgetown talent.[Read More…]

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

Skating into Hearts

It was hard to find one empty seat in the Verizon Center Wednesday night — a school night. Kids and adults alike, dressed in costumes of their favorite fantasy characters, chewed on shaved ice in anticipation of the opening performance of Disney on Ice. For two hours, the stress of[Read More…]

by February 20, 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
Erica Glyn Opens Up About Inspirations and Struggles

Erica Glyn Opens Up About Inspirations and Struggles

Rare is the chance to truly examine what life is like for a professional artist, especially a professional musician. Following my review of her recent album, “Dollars for Thieves,” Erica Glyn took some time to discuss what exactly life looks like as an aspiring artist in today’s America. The ever-pleasant[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide
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Valentine’s Day is full of longstanding customs dating back across the centuries. However, its significance for Georgetown students refuses to be a stable one; this past weekend, both heterosexual and LGBTQ couples challenged traditional romantic norms in their effort to celebrate the holiday.

Unconventional Valentines

Valentine’s Day has a set of expectations and traditions compiled throughout the centuries. Today, however, it’s a largely commercialized event notorious for its avalanche of food, flowers and all things heart-shaped. Yet amid the hand-holding, gift-giving, movie-watching and dessert-indulging, discussion about the significance of the holiday spurs a range of[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
Women in STEM

Women in STEM

STEM is a commonly used abbreviation referring to science, technology, engineering and math, and traditionally, the descriptor of a male-dominated industry. However, there is a group of women here on the Hilltop that are currently working to change that through a new on-campus organization — Stemme. “We are so excited[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
“Frozen” Play Impresses East of River

“Frozen” Play Impresses East of River

The Anacostia Playhouse is currently showing its newest play, “Frozen,” a suspenseful and high-stakes drama that is nothing like the identically titled Disney film phenomenon. Written by Bryony Lavery, the play debuted in 1998 and moved to Broadway in 2004, after which it received a nomination for a Tony Award[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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With a long history and big shoes to fill, the National Theatre’s version of “Chicago” provides a hilariously entertaining show.

‘All That Jazz’ and More

If you’ve seen the 2002 film adaptation of the musical “Chicago” — currently playing at the National Theatre downtown — you may think you know what to expect when the curtain rises. But, when you see the orchestra prominently positioned on the stage, and when the first notes of the[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Features, The Guide