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New Eligibility Requirements Enforced for SFS Spanish Proficiency Exam

By Mia Abatecola October 6, 2023

The Spanish department has implemented new and more rigorous eligibility requirements for students hoping to take the School of Foreign Service Oral Proficiency Exam. Up until this semester, any student...

Georgetown University’s Medical Spanish Initiative Expands to Partner With Arlington Free Clinic

Georgetown University’s Medical Spanish Initiative Expands to Partner With Arlington Free Clinic

By Satya Heidrich-Amin and Abby Tucker September 14, 2023

Georgetown University’s Medical Spanish Initiative (MSI), a program for students to learn how to speak Spanish in healthcare settings, launched a new partnership with the Arlington Free Clinic (AFC)...

BOX OFFICE GLOBAL | “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” Celebrates Womanhood

BOX OFFICE GLOBAL | “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” Celebrates Womanhood

By Florence Fernandez February 16, 2022

Despite its humorous title “Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios,” which translates to “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” the 1988 film is a startlingly mindful depiction of the...

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Album Review: ‘I Don’t Run’

By Timothy McNulty April 9, 2018

★★★★☆ Spanish indie-rock band Hinds adds depth and complexity to its sound on its sophomore album, “I Don’t Run,” while continuing what its members do best: making fun, bittersweet...

ANDINO: Top Hits From Latin Music Royalty

ANDINO: Top Hits From Latin Music Royalty

By Jessica Andino November 5, 2017

“La Negra Tiene Tumbao” - Celia Cruz The direct translation of “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” is “the black woman has swagger,” and Celia Cruz embodied this title, proving that she was the “queen...

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

By Dani Guerrero February 10, 2017

480 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Spanish |  $$$ Culinary innovator José Andrés strives for perfection in each of his 27 award-winning restaurants around the country and the world. Famous for his avant-garde...

South American Hospitality

By Hadley Thayer June 14, 2015

It’s 5 p.m. and I am more than ready for lunch. I get off at my Subte (subway) stop and decide to duck into the bakery that’s just down the street from my residencia (dorm). As I exit the store,...

Spanish 002 Study Guide

Spanish 002 Study Guide

By Tori Forelli and Tori Forelli May 6, 2015

As finals week reaches its last few days, the end is in sight! After countless hours in Lau doing Econ problem sets and memorizing those IR questions you probably feel that you deserve to take a break....

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Students can practice their foreign language skills with language partners in other countries via Skype through the Teletandem program.

Skype Links Language Partners

By Toby Hung October 24, 2014

The Teletandem program, which matches Georgetown students with language partners in other countries via Skype, expanded to include Spanish, Arabic, French, Japanese, Russian and Turkish this semester...

Voy a Quito

Voy a Quito

By Courtney Klein and Courtney Klein May 30, 2014

Hola Georgetown friends! I hope you all are having an amazing time raging, sleeping and possibly working? (I am so sorry) I am a huge proponent of adventurous summers — I tried sitting around and working...

Lost in Translation: From Spain to Italy

By Laura Wagner May 18, 2014

With my semester abroad in Seville, Spain, coming to a close, I’m pleased to say that my Spanish has improved to the point where I’m finally able to express myself without wildly gesticulating at things....

LLC to Enhance Spanish Study

By Gene Choi January 14, 2014

A new Spanish and Portuguese Living Learning Community has entered its planning stage. Scheduled to start in the 2015-2016 academic year, the LLC marks Georgetown’s second Romance language-based community. “The...

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