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Caribbean

Caribbean

Sweet Mango Cafe | 3701 New Hampshire Ave. NW When it comes to channelling the Caribbean, 876 Cafe knows what it’s doing. Nestled a few blocks from American University, the restaurant doesn’t waste time with pretentious menus and over-the-top decor. There’s a festively tropical rum bar and plenty of Caribbean-themed art to channel[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Business As Usual

Business As Usual

Students encounter an array of courses regardless of their school or major. While incoming business students might bemoan the theology requirement and those pursuing a degree in English often begrudge their time devoted to a math course, most recognize Georgetown’s general education requirements as a way of discovering new interests[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Indulge in a Night Under the Big Top

Indulge in a Night Under the Big Top

4/5 stars Between econ midterms and bio labs, it can be easy to forget that in all of our lives, we need a little magic. Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus is the perfect whimsical novel to fill your winter break with a little romance, a little adventure and a lot of opportunity[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Hidden Cafe Makes Coffee That Counts

  4/5 Stars Because I’m from Seattle, coffee isn’t just my favorite morning beverage, it’s a lifestyle. This also means that I’m pickier than most when it comes to my twice-daily vanilla lattes. Although I’ve survived the lines at the Starbucks inLeavey and built part of my diet around the Les Mis from[Read More…]

by November 30, 2012 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 11.23.12

“Moonshine” by Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox 5/5 stars   The third single from Bruno Mars’ new album, which is due out in December, introduces influences from Michael Jackson and Prince and gives Mars the opportunity to depart from his typical crooning ballads. This ’80s-style single is as intoxicating as it is refreshing.[Read More…]

by November 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

New Releases | 11.23.12

“Moonshine” by Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox 5/5 stars The third single from Bruno Mars’ new album, which is due out in December, introduces influences from Michael Jackson and Prince and gives Mars the opportunity to depart from his typical crooning ballads. This ’80s-style single is as intoxicating as it is refreshing.  [Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Students Stage the Civil War

Students Stage the Civil War

Leave it to Georgetown to use the holiday season as a chance to give students a history lesson. Originally debuting in 2008, “A Civil War Christmas” was written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel and is currently being featured with professional casts in Chicago and New York City. Georgetown will be[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Preserving Historic Value

Georgetown has garnered a reputation few others neighborhoods possess. It’s in the nation’s capital, was the setting for the 1973 horror classic The Exorcist and has been home to notable residents like president John F. Kennedy and former Secretary of State and current Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright. It also boasts[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Retrospective Pops at National Gallery

POP OFF THE CANVAS: Lichtenstein’s art is known for its dramatic primary colors.[/caption]Entering an exhibit for Roy Lichtenstein’s art is a bit like stepping into both a comic book and Saturday morning cartoon. Known as the man who defined and redefined pop art, Lichtenstein created pieces that are whimsically simple;[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion