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Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Upscale Restaurant Pleases Stomach, Pinches Wallet

Although its name may suggest otherwise, the Blue Duck Tavern is a truly upscale eatery. Located in Foggy Bottom, this budget-buster is worth the splurge for a special occasion. The wait staff reflects the high-end nature of the restaurant; the waiters were very helpful and eager to elaborate on the[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

What My Number Says About Me

My number is 23. No, it’s not the number of sexual partners that I’ve had,; that number is a couple less. (I’m just kidding— it’s way more.) This number refers to the amount of television shows that I “like” on Facebook (and when things are on Facebook, they’re official). What’s[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 10.21.11

“Princess of China” Coldplay feat. Rihanna Mylo Xyloto 3 stars The third single from Coldplay’s latest album, Mylo Xyloto, “Princess of China” pushes the boundaries for both Coldplay and Rihanna’s usual styles. The song is loaded with an abundance of sounds focusing heavily on synth and electronica and providing a sense of momentum to its listeners. “We[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight: THiNK

Truth and Human Rights in North Korea  is a student organization dedicated to raising awareness about violations of human rights in North Korea. The small totalitarian state is often synonymous with terms such as “nuclear proliferation” and “old-school Communism,” but we seek to separate ourselves from the politics by working[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Ripples of Water Necessary to Wash Down Meal

Located across from the historic Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park, Ripple aims to please trendy, green-minded foodies. The eatery, run by Executive Chef Logan Cox, is divided in two, with one side dedicated to snacking on a large selection of cheeses and meats and the other reserved for dining on dishes[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Frightening Flicks: D.C. Film Festival Puts the Horror Back in Halloween

Frightening Flicks: D.C. Film Festival Puts the Horror Back in Halloween

Most people associate Halloween with tiny candy bars, cheap costumes and orange strings of lights. But CurtisPrather prefers to celebrate the holiday in a more ghoulish way. Six years ago, he founded the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival, the only one of its kind in the D.C. area. “There was an[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Editing Memories in the Wake of Tragedy

While blasting my “Shower Swag” playlist in the bathroom the other morning (sorry, housemates), Amy Winehouse’s upbeat version of “Valerie” came up on shuffle. As the sound of running water and the singer’s sultry contralto began to drown out my crackly morning voice, my shampoo-covered head began to flood itself[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

What my Number Says About Me

My number is 23. No, it’s not the number of sexual partners that I’ve had,; that number is a couple less. (I’m just kidding— it’s way more.) This number refers to the amount of television shows that I “like” on Facebook (and when things are on Facebook, they’re official). What’s[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Editing Memories in the Wake of Tragedy

While blasting my “Shower Swag” playlist in the bathroom the other morning (sorry, housemates), Amy Winehouse’s upbeat version of “Valerie” came up on shuffle. As the sound of running water and the singer’s sultry contralto began to drown out my crackly morning voice, my shampoo-covered head began to flood itself[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Party State University: Do Hoyas Have More Fun?

Last year around this time, I wrote about how Georgetown is not a real party school with real tailgates, or for that matter, a real homecoming. Basically, Hoyas get blasted before the annual tailgate to help them forget that they’re actually in the parking lot of McDonough Gymnasium wearing “Hoya[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide