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OUT OF OFFICE: Defending the American Identity

In the United States, I am from New York City. In Copenhagen, this identity is secondary to being from “the States.”  As a student studying abroad, I have had to grow accustomed not only to being a conduit for U.S. ideas and realities, but also to being interrogated or berated[Read More…]

by October 23, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns

Elegant Decor, Unsatisfying Meals at the Tavern

★★★☆☆ 3139 M Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20007 Located near the bustling intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street, America Eats Tavern is an acceptable restaurant to experience American seafood, barbecue and salads with a variety of beverages and desserts. The restaurant’s owner, José Andrés, is an internationally renowned chef[Read More…]


‘Stones in His Pockets’ at the Keegan Theatre

  The set consists of only eight objects: on the left and right sides of the stage, two black production cases, and in the center, two movie-set black folding chairs, stamped with “EXTRAS” in white letters. To the far right sits a movie camera. Behind it all stands a projection[Read More…]


A Voyage Through JFK’s Legacy

The Smithsonian American Art Museum recently unveiled its newest exhibit, “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” a fascinating photo gallery that explores and celebrates the life and legacy of the 35th president. Visitors might ask, what exactly is it that makes Kennedy an “American visionary,” and an international[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 1 comment Features, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Retro Comfort Done Right at Slim’s Diner

Restaurant Review: Retro Comfort Done Right at Slim’s Diner

Located in the close-knit residential Petworth neighborhood, Slim’s Diner stands out from the pop-up restaurants and transient eateries that crowd the neighborhood’s artistic space. Slim’s is not just another hipster establishment trying to modernize the “diner atmosphere.” Walking into Slim’s, you can immediately envision yourself in a sock hop dress,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Swimming & Diving | Hoyas Defeat Local Rivals in Dual Meets

After almost two months without dual meet competition, the Georgetown swimming and diving team took on two hometown rivals — the American University Eagles and the George Washington Colonials — Jan. 15 and Jan. 16. These competitions came shortly after the team’s training trip to Ponce, Puerto Rico over winter[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Sports


Last week at Starbucks, the employee taking my order didn’t ask for my name. Instead, he looked down at the credit card I’d just given him, and after a moment’s pause, wrote the name he found onto the cup. I felt an urge to say something, but with a line[Read More…]

by August 12, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Freshman Ryan Murphy rounded out a sweep of the top three spots of the 200-yard backstroke race Saturday in McCarthy Pool.

Swimming & Diving | GU Shines in Final Home Meet

The Georgetown swimming and diving team competed in its first competition in over a month last weekend when it hosted American on Friday and Davidson and George Washington on Saturday. Although Georgetown’s meet schedule was light on meets over winter break, it entered the weekend’s events fresh off of a[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
After a busy winter break that involved training and trip to Puerto Rico, the Georgetown swimming and diving team will host a meet at home.

Swimming & Diving | Hoyas to Host GWU, Davidson for Senior Day

The Georgetown swimming and diving team heads into this weekend’s set of matchups with leveled confidence as it gears up for bouts with crosstown rivals American and George Washington, followed by a match with Davidson. The weekend represents one of the Blue and Gray’s last nonconference hurdles before the aquatic[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Penn Commons serves classic American fare with an upscale twist. The Haight-Ashbury Burger is a crisp falafel burger with pickled vegetables, feta cheese and cilantro, accompanied by yummy fries.

New Spinoff Restaurant Plays Up Beloved Classics

★★★★☆ $$$$ If you’ve ever wanted to try District Commons but haven’t wanted to face the Colonials down in Foggy Bottom or open your wallet quite that far, here’s your chance. Penn Commons, a spinoff restaurant of the always-bustling District Commons (next to the perhaps better-known Burger, Tap & Shake[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide