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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

Ripples of Water Necessary to Wash Down Unsatisfying 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[Read More…]

by October 19, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Campus Spotlight // 3.18.11

In spring 2008, a few guys got together to sing and decided that Georgetown needed a new a cappella group, one that would rock out, break a few moves here and there and have a ton of fun doing it. Fewer than two years later, the Capitol G’s were officially[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Treasure Hunting

Treasure Hunting

Walk down the 1800 block of 14th Street and up a narrow staircase, and you’ll find a deceptively tiny gem: Treasury. Although the boutique opened just a couple years ago, co-owners Cathy Chung and ­Katerina Herodotou have been collecting an assortment of vintage items for even longer. What began as a pop-up[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 10.14.11

“New Whaling” Bonnie “Prince” Billy Wolfroy Goes to Town 3 stars Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, is an Americana legend. While “New Whaling” and the rest ofWolfroy Goes to Town won’t hurt his reputation, the song highlights how his music can be considered either hit or miss. Even with its[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Somber Alt-Rocker Smolders With Passion

Somber Alt-Rocker Smolders With Passion

With Ryan Adams’ 13th studio album, Ashes and Fire, the only fire that listeners will encounter is the slow and steady burn of flames in a cozy fireplace. Adams has returned to the most basic forms of music and has presented an album dominated by stripped-down acoustic songs. Ashes and Fire is[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Sophomores Ben Center (COL ’14) and Brian Moran (COL ’14) grew up idolizing Jay-Z, Kanye West and Eminem. This semester, they’re bringing their favorite music to campus with one of Georgetown’s newest clubs, the Georgetown University Hip-Hop Association. Center and Moran, now president and vice president of the club, first thought of[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide