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MANAGING READS: ‘If We Were Villains’ Offers Dark Interpretation of Humanity

MANAGING READS: ‘If We Were Villains’ Offers Dark Interpretation of Humanity

If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a group of William Shakespeare nerds studying theater get too into their roles, M. L. Rio’s novel “If We Were Villains” gives a transfixing answer: murder.  When the book opens, Oliver Marks leaves prison after serving a 10-year sentence for murder, and the[Read More…]

MANAGING READS: ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Portrays Authentic Modern Love

MANAGING READS: ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Portrays Authentic Modern Love

In many ways, Alex Claremont-Diaz is a fairly typical Georgetown University student: politically engaged, overachieving, convinced he will be a senator one day and prone to poor decision-making when intoxicated. Unfortunately for him, the latter quality manifests itself in the form of an altercation with Prince Henry of England and[Read More…]

by September 7, 2019 1 comment Books, Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Once Considered for GU Presidency, Knoth Left Jesuits Following Allegations

Once Considered for GU Presidency, Knoth Left Jesuits Following Allegations

Former Jesuit priest Bernard Knoth was a fondly remembered high school principal in Indianapolis, a beloved chaplain-in-residence and administrator at Georgetown University, and an esteemed university president at Loyola University New Orleans. Until a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor surfaced in 2003 from a former student at[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, The Georgetown 14
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION | “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” brings to a close the relationship between Toothless and Hiccup that captivated audiences over the last nine years. With breathtakingly detailed animation, a focus on the difficulties of growing up and brief flashes of humor interwoven throughout, this final installment of the trilogy soars.

Beloved Animated Trilogy’s Finale Does Series Justice

★★★★☆ “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” is a visually stunning exploration of what it means to grow up, complete with the fire-breathing companions that made the first two films in the series so compelling. “Hidden World,” directed by Dean DeBlois, opens amid dark fog as protagonist Hiccup,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Georgetown University's Qatar campus ranked in the top 10 of a list by FIRE, a nonprofit that aims to protect civil rights of students and faculty, which identified American colleges with the most restrictive censorship.

Georgetown in Qatar Ranks Poorly on Free Speech

Georgetown University’s campus in Doha, Qatar, was named one of the 10 U.S. colleges with the most restrictive censorship by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education on Tuesday. FIRE, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the civil rights of university students and faculty, selects schools based on the severity of[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Despite End of Shutdown, Effects Persist for Museums

Despite End of Shutdown, Effects Persist for Museums

For most of January, one of the single most significant sources of knowledge in the world was sealed behind “sorry, we’re closed” signs. The largest museum and research complex in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, closed Jan. 2 as a result of the government shutdown that began Dec. 22 after[Read More…]

Amblin Partners | The heart of “On the Basis of Sex” comes from the biopic’s fusion of Ruth Bader Gisburg’s professional and personal lives. Despite the prominence of the relationship between Ruth, right, and her husband Marty, left, in the film, the love story does not distract from but rather complements the powerful narrative tracing Ruth’s legal fight against gender discrimination.

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Artfully Traces RBG’s Ascent to the Court

★★★★★ As Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrates her 25th year on the nation’s highest court, “On the Basis of Sex” focuses on the court case that launched her battle to dismantle legal barriers for women, presenting the origin story of the Supreme Court justice we now know as the Notorious R.B.G.[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide