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Take It From a Hipster Who’s Not Afraid to Admit It

As much as it pains me to admit, I am accused of being a hipster  pretty frequently. Usually, it’s for things I can understand, like mentioning a band I like that my friends haven’t heard of or walking around campus with my film camera in tow. Sure, you got me[Read More…]

by November 2, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Community College Denied From Ivy League of Television

Last year I wrote a column titled, “Even the Funniest Comedies Must     Come to an End,” in which I wrote, “‘30 Rock’ remains my gold standard for primetime comedy.” Although I still love “30 Rock” very much, I’ve come to realize that another show on NBC has successfully dethroned Tina[Read More…]

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Romantic Drama Is “Like Crazy” Good

Romantic Drama Is “Like Crazy” Good

“Like Crazy,” a quirky romantic drama, follows a long-term relationship between Anna and Jacob, who meet during their time at university. Anna (Felicity Jones) is an aspiring writer from the U.K.  who comes to the United States to study at a Los Angeles university, where she meets Jacob (Anton Yelchin), an aspiring[Read More…]

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Brushing Shoulders With DC’s Elite

Any budding politician or political junkie should dine at The Caucus Room at least once during his or her time at Georgetown. Thanks to its proximity to Capitol Hill, The Caucus Room is a known favorite among congressmen, journalists and other government powerhouses. The chance for a politician sighting while[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Not So Spooky Tunes For Your Halloweekend

Those of you who read this column may have noticed that my suggested weekly tunes usually follow a theme. This makes it easy for me to make quips and for you to (hopefully) know whether or not you will like a given song or artist. In related news, the sacred[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Pop Art Guru Makes ‘Headlines’

Andy Warhol currently seems to be having a moment in the art world. In addition to the National Gallery’s ongoing exhibition “Warhol: Headlines,” the work of the pop art guru is making headlines across the pond, where the Gagosian Gallery London is featuring a show of his portraits of French sex icon[Read More…]

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Music Gets Minh Off the Streets and into World Tour

Music Gets Minh Off the Streets and into World Tour

In a crowded tavern, a man sits at a piano crooning Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World.” The man’s appearance does not match his soulful cadence, but the atmosphere indicates that the crowd approves of his performance. Who is this man? He goes by Minh. From his involvement in a black gang[Read More…]

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It’s Just a Jump to the Left

It’s Just a Jump to the Left

If you are looking to change up your Halloweekendactivities this year by adding something new and exciting into the mix of your longstanding traditions, the Sonic Transducers, a D.C. performance group, offers an event that caters both to those who prefer a quaint Halloween full of jack-o-lanterns and chocolate bars and to[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Scooping Up the Seeds of a Fall Tradition

For as long as I can remember, my local church has hosted pumpkin sales to raise funds for the parish community. The pumpkins sold were always decorated with bold eyes, red mouths and wide smiles. Though I always encouraged my mom to buy at least one of the happy pumpkins,[Read More…]

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Hilltop Haunts

Hilltop Haunts

From the steep flight of stairs dropping off Prospect Street to the spectral appearance of the clock tower blending into the night sky, the Hilltop’s haunted history lives on through the whispers of campus lore. The Exorcist If you haven’t attended the annual Halloween screening of The Exorcist in Gaston[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide