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THECORP/INSTAGRAM | Spaces on campus such as The Corp's Uncommon Grounds offer a safe space for creative students to express their identities.

Art Groups Foster Inclusivity On Campus

Students crying in the Intercultural Center, walking nervously into the McDonough School of Business for an interview or meticulously editing a resume at the Cawley Career Education Center: These vignettes, taken as a whole, encapsulate the immense pressure placed on students that stems from applying to and attempting to join[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
EARTHGANG’s ‘Mirrorland’ Offers Novel Take on Atlanta Hip-Hop

EARTHGANG’s ‘Mirrorland’ Offers Novel Take on Atlanta Hip-Hop

★★★★☆ Atlanta hip-hop duo EARTHGANG fortifies its standing among rap’s most promising newcomers on its first major label debut, “Mirrorland,” with fun, bouncy bars over eclectic production with roots in funk music. EARTHGANG, composed of rappers Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot, has been recording and releasing music on and off[Read More…]

@BRCKHMPTN/TWITTER | The rap collective finally reflect on and confront the ousting of Ameer Vann, but the album begins to repeat itself as it continues on.

BROCKHAMPTON Addresses Controversy on ‘GINGER’

★★★★☆ BROCKHAMPTON continues to wrestle with the sudden ousting of member Ameer Vann on “GINGER,” their most deeply personal and intimate album yet. Boyband and rap collective BROCKHAMPTON burst onto the alternative pop-rap scene in 2017 with their critically acclaimed “SATURATION” trilogy, but the years since have been mired in[Read More…]

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The Summer in Music

Songs of the Summer Suge (Yea Yea) — DaBaby North Carolina rapper DaBaby is beginning to make waves in music with his bouncy breakout hit “Suge.” Inspired by Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight, DaBaby puts his bravado on display, claiming he is a young CEO like Knight and declaring himself unafraid[Read More…]

DPE PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN SERVICE SORORITY ALPHA CHAPTER | Even though fraternities and sororities on campus do not possess the same scope and popularity on campus as clubs do, several still attempt to create a home for students. These organizations vary by their university recognition status and their target demographic, but they all seek to build community by bringing students together.

Greek Life Offers Community in Place of Clubs

Like many other Jesuit institutions across the country, Georgetown University has officially disassociated itself from Greek life since the mid-1950s, with nothing seeming to signal an upcoming change in the university’s policy regarding Greek life. Nevertheless, fraternities and sororities continue to exist, each aiming to bring something different to the[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 1 comment Club Issue, Guide - Top, The Guide
GRAMMY AWARDS | The Grammys added to the series of scandals last week, cutting Drake’s acceptance speech short as he was speaking about the declining importance and relevance of awards shows in today’s music climate.

Awards Shows Face Tests of Credibility, Relevance

Over the past few years, awards shows in the film and music industries have lost credibility among artists and consumers alike because critiques about diversity have plagued both industries. The issue is mainly centered on racial disparities in nominations and award choices. The Grammys and the Oscars, as the highest[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Future | While rap superstar Future stays true to the sound that launched him to notoriety, his most recent album comes across as more stale, failing to achieve the same level of quality as his previous work. However, because this album is the last on his record deal with Epic Records, hope remains for fans and dilettantes for his output in the future.

Future Dazzles but Disappoints in New Album ‘The WIZRD’

★★★☆☆ Future’s seventh studio album “Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD” serves as a celebration of everything he has accomplished over the last decade. This reflective theme is appropriate, as the album fulfills Future’s record deal with Epic Records. The rapper, who is nominated for two Grammys this February, uses a[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
Travis Scott Brings ‘Astroworld’ to Capital One Arena

Travis Scott Brings ‘Astroworld’ to Capital One Arena

Rap superstar Travis Scott put on a show for the ages at Capital One Arena on Nov. 29, as part of his “Astroworld: Wish You Were Here” tour. Arguably hip-hop’s most dynamic showman, Scott performed on a stage designed to emulate the now-defunct Houston theme park Six Flags Astroworld. The[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, The Guide
Abunai Food

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District

Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await. With distinct food around every corner in each[Read More…]

Future and Juice WRLD Lack Chemistry in ‘WRLD on Drugs’

Future and Juice WRLD Lack Chemistry in ‘WRLD on Drugs’

★★☆☆☆ Future and Juice WRLD’s collaborative mixtape “WRLD on Drugs” sees the Atlanta rap icon Future take a backseat to the up-and-coming Juice WRLD, but lyrical immaturity and a lack of chemistry doom their collaboration. 2018 has been a relatively quiet year for the typically prolific Future, one of rap’s[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 0 comments The Guide