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Seeing Double

Seeing Double

Kimberly and Caroline Garity (COL ’12) always knew that they wanted to go to the same college. Dave Nulsen (SFS ’12), however, fought with his twin brother when he realized that Pete (COL ’12) too had fallen in love with Georgetown. The Garitys and the Nulsens, along with other twins[Read More…]

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Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say …

During my childhood, my mother persistently warned me that if I ate too much of one thing, then I would turn into that food item. Each time I heard this, I immediately thought of Violet Beauregarde inCharlie in the Chocolate Factory turning a distinct hue of blue and inflating with juice to become[Read More…]

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The Finals Countdown

When you read this headline, did you think that this column was going to be about ’80s music? Did you envision nodding your head as I reminded you of lost gems such as “She’s a Beauty” by The Tubes and ruthlessly mocked David Bowie’s “Fashion”? If you did, I’m sorry; you should[Read More…]

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Students Band Together in Performance Guild

Students Band Together in Performance Guild

This Saturday will be the culmination of a semester’s worth of work for six Georgetown student bands. On Dec. 3 at 8 p.m., Georgetown’s Guild of Bands will be having its Fall Band Blast in the Walsh Black Box Theatre. Students who participate in the Guild do so as a[Read More…]

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Charity Aims to Project Holiday Cheer

Charity Aims to Project Holiday Cheer

It’s that time of year again. Lauinger Library fills up with exhausted students powering through the final pages of papers and hosting last-minute cram sessions for exams. Despite the late nights, each student treks on with visions of the collegiate equivalent of sugarplums dancing in his head — rest and relaxation at[Read More…]

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Can You Find a Mate Across the Globe?

When I was little, before falling asleep, I would look up at the stick-on, glow-in-the-dark stars on my ceiling and daydream about finding my soulmate. Early exposure to sappy romantic comedies instilled a belief in me that there was only one soulmate for me in the entire world — and it was up[Read More…]

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Bobby’s Burgers Pile on Flavor

Bobby’s Burgers Pile on Flavor

Hey, Five Guys, you’ve been challenged to a culinary throw-down by one guy — Bobby Flay. Sink your teeth into one of the famous TV chef’s burger creations, and you’ll become a Bobby’s Burger Palace fanatic, too. Open since the beginning of the summer, Bobby’s Burger Palace joins the ranks[Read More…]

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Drama Ascends to Greatness

The opening sequence of The Descendants, which reveals a woman’s face against the backdrop of a turquoise ocean, is one of the only scenes in the entire film without music — because music is replaced by the steady hum of a motorboat. The scene quickly segues to a series of images[Read More…]

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There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

Cafe Milano is not your average Italian restaurant. Opened in 1992, Cafe Milano has become like The Tombs and Tuscany’s — a place of tradition. Of course, Cafe Milano is very different from either of those restaurants. Having won “Power Spot of the Year” in the 2005 RAMMYS, the “Oscars of[Read More…]

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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…]

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