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The Art of Africa

The Art of Africa

On Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., the African Society of Georgetown will open the Lohrfink Auditorium doors to usher in the waiting Washington, D.C. community. At 8 p.m., performances will begin, weaving together a web of cultural African experiences into a vibrant two-hour show. This is Abissa, an annual Georgetown[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
OLIVIA HEWITT/THE HOYA

Maddie Kelley (COL ’16) gives a great performance as Sister Aloysius in “Doubt: A Parable” directed by Professor Maya E. Roth, perfectly capturing her intensity

A Tale of Tense Truths

Whether one wears a habit or a hoodie, a person cannot avoid suspicion, and in the absence of proof, none can escape doubt. Such is the struggle of Sister Aloysius Beauvier in her mistrust of Fr. Brendan Flynn in John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt, A Parable,” which opens this weekend at[Read More…]

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GASTRONOMY AT BU
Journalist Tracie McMillan has extensively investigated and written about the implications of limited food availability in impoverished neighborhoods.

Food Inequality Uncovered

When journalist Tracie McMillan set out to write about poverty through the lens of hunger, she had no idea that her ideas would spark a national debate on the relationship between food and class in America. In her widely acclaimed book, “The American Way of Eating,” McMillan argues that fresh[Read More…]

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MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

GUSA President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15)  reflect on their experiences and look forward to senior year.

New GUSA Leaders Show Passion for Path Ahead

After winning the GUSA executive election one month ago and being sworn into their positions last weekend, the work of Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) as president and vice president is just getting started. These rising seniors have changed a lot since they first stepped foot[Read More…]

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Paving a Rough Road to Peace

Paving a Rough Road to Peace

Elijah Jatovsky (SFS ’16) was running with Jacob Sorrells (SFS ’16) to the Capitol when Jatovsky happened to mention J Street U, an organization he had heard of at home. Fully expecting to have to explain to his friend that J Street U is a national organization dedicated to finding[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
Behind the Scenes of an MSB Student’s Directorial Debut

Behind the Scenes of an MSB Student’s Directorial Debut

Brett Treacy (MSB ’15), an aspiring filmmaker, recently debuted his first short film, “Petals.” The film follows the story of a young woman who is wrought with guilt and who pursues redemption, taking with her a symbolic bouquet of yellow roses. The film examines death and loss, but it also[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
Fashionably Thrifty

Fashionably Thrifty

Georgetown University is gifted with a vibrant surrounding community that’s constantly bustling with activities. From bowling by the water to touring museums, there’s never a dull moment in the life of a student in Washington, D.C. However, there are always those days when after spending a nice afternoon shopping around[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
Set to Stir Up Appetites

Set to Stir Up Appetites

Most college students love food. But with small dorm room kitchens, repetitive choices at O’Donovan Hall and the expensive prices of Georgetown restaurants, food around campus can sometimes lose its luster. Anne Gilliland (COL ’16) and Tori Goodell (COL ’16), founders of the Georgetown chapter of Spoon University, intend to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Women Leaders Set to Own It

Women Leaders Set to Own It

Despite only being recognized by the Student Activities Commission this semester, Georgetown Women in Leadership, a group whose motive is to advance undergraduate women personally and professionally, is powering full steam ahead and proving just what women can achieve. Its upcoming Own It Summit on April 12 features speakers ranging[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 1 comment Lifestyle, The Guide
Drama Jumps Into the Deep End

Drama Jumps Into the Deep End

“Pool (no water)” is a contemporary play by Mark Ravenhill about a tight knit group of artists struggling with issues of creative jealousy, guilt and addiction, currently being performed by Nomadic Theatre. The production takes place in a townhouse living room on 37th Street that can only hold an audience[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide