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In his 2007 remake of the 1915 D.W. Griffith drama "A Birth of a Nation," director Paul Miller, commonly known as DJ Spooky, said  Feb. 12 that he applied the technology of turntable remix to a piece of historical literature in an effort to expose the racist undertones of the original film.

Film Influences Understanding of Racial Prejudice, Director Says

Paul Miller, commonly known as DJ Spooky, spoke about the influence multimedia has in reshaping identity and racial prejudice in public discourse Feb. 12. Miller, a composer, multimedia artist and writer, is the director and producer of “Rebirth of a Nation,” a 2007 remake of the 1915 D.W. Griffith silent[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Photos of the Week: Feb. 15

  The photos for the week of Feb. 15 include President Iván Duque Márquez of the Republic of Colombia mingling with the crowd during his visit to Georgetown on Thursday; the window sign of Bridge Street Books, a Washington, D.C. bookstore located on Pennsylvania Avenue; a Georgetown women’s tennis player[Read More…]

by February 18, 2019 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized

VIEWPOINT: Vote ‘No’ on GU272 Referendum

Georgetown University has struggled to adequately address its past participation in the American slave trade, but the recently proposed referendum is not the answer. In an effort to confront the university’s troubled legacy, the Georgetown 272 Advocacy Team proposed creating a fund of charitable contributions for the descendants of the[Read More…]

by February 16, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GUHOYAS | SENIOR GUARD GREG MALINOWKSI DRIVES TO THE HOOP AGAINST SETON HALL. MALINOWSKI CONTRIBUTED 16 POINTS OFF THE BENCH FOR THE HOYAS

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Defense Struggles Again, Hoyas Give Up 90 at Seton Hall

Coming off another last-minute loss at home, the Georgetown men’s basketball team had little luck stopping Seton Hall Wednesday night, losing 90-75. Senior center Jessie Govan led the Hoyas (15-10, 5-7 Big East) with 20 points and six rebounds. Playing a key role off the bench, senior guard Greg Malinowski[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | JUNIOR JACK VAN SCOTER FINISHED IN FIFTH PLACE FOR THE HOYAS IN THE 3000-METER

TRACK AND FIELD | Distance Runners Prove Strong Again for Hoyas

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Ames, Iowa, and Boston on Saturday for the Iowa State Classic hosted by Iowa State University and the Valentine’s Day Invitational hosted by Boston University. The Hoyas ran well in both meets, but it was the distance runners again[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | A Georgetown goalie goes up for a save during warm-ups. Sophomore goalie Owen McElroy tallied 16 saves in win over Sacred Heart.

MEN’S LACROSSE | No. 18/19 Hoyas Start Season With Win Over Sacred Heart

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team, ranked No. 18 in the nation, began its season strong with a 13-10 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday. With the win, the Hoyas came out on top in their second-straight nonconference season opener. Though the win didn’t come easy, Head Coach Kevin Warne anticipated[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMANDA VAN ORDEN/THE HOYA | Freshman midfielder Izzy Ross looks down the field to make a pass on Cooper Field.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Opens Season With Hard-Fought Victory

The Georgetown University women’s lacrosse team touched the field for the first time last Saturday in a matchup against the St. Joseph’s University Hawks in Philadelphia. After a tough loss to Virginia Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season, the Hoyas, who are ranked No. 22[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
NATALIE ISÉ/THE HOYA | Longtime staple Bridge Street Books sees the new Amazon store as no more competition than the other chain bookstores across the city that have since closed. Bookstores like Second Story Books have even made their own digital mark with online stores.

Independent Bookstores Endure Despite Competition

With the global behemoth Amazon looming into the offline space at the new Amazon Books store, its first physical location in Washington, D.C., the long-term survival of the independent bookstore would seem to be in question. Last year, NPR reported the number of independent bookstores in the United States grew[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
DENNESE MAE JAVIER/THE HOYA | The members of alternative rock group Weathers have known each other since long before finding success as a band. This history has given them time to grow artistically.

Rock Band Opens Up About New Album, Artistic Evolution

Weathers procured their position in the alternative rock space through the success of their debut singles “I Don’t Wanna Know” and “Happy Pills.” Masterfully adorned with warm percussion, searing guitar riffs and intoxicating melodies, the songs attained an anthemic status. Despite the sincerity behind these early tracks, the Los Angeles-bred[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB/ FOR THE HOYA | SENIOR RISA NAKAGAWA RETURNS A SERVE IN HER DOUBLES MATCH

TENNIS | Underclassmen Take the Stage in Matches With GW, Xavier

This past weekend, the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams hit the courts. Men’s tennis edged out two quality opponents, while the women’s team lost a difficult conference battle. The two wins for the men were the team’s first and second of the season and were crucial victories to right[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top