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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed the challenges she faced as a minority in her path to the bench Wednesday.

Sotomayor Details Challenges in Law

The Marver H. Bernstein Symposium brought United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Gaston Hall on Wednesday for a conversation entitled “A Life in the Law,” sponsored by the Office of the President and the government department. After introductions by University President John J. DeGioia and Robert Katzmann,[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA

The Veil

Khadija Mohamud (SFS ’17), Rabia Mirza (COL ’16) and Nimrah Baig (COL ’14) are just like any other young women studying at Georgetown. They worry about exams and internships. They feel the effects of long hours in Lau, bemoan the quality of coffee produced by The Corp and dream of[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Features, The Guide

Forgotten Female Figures

We are quickly approaching the end of March, and with it, the end of Women’s History month. The close of this month reminds me that, as a history major, I end up studying a lot of the same sorts of things. I often jokingly describe my major as “Dead White[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
American Art Uncovered

American Art Uncovered

It may be surprising to many a patriotic Hoya that, in the field of art history, the United States has traditionally lagged behind. It wasn’t until the 20th century — after WWI wiped out the major artistic populations of Europe — that the United States was able to come to[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Drawing a Virtual Boundary

The world today is weird. We have taken our desire to share, to relate to others and to form relationships toward entirely unfathomable levels. It started with our generation — the so-called “millennials.” According to certain think pieces, it is our generation’s specific tendencies toward narcissism, materialism, apathy and laziness[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
NICOLE JARVIS/THE HOYA

Virginia Square-GMU

Virginia Square, a neighborhood in Arlington, Va., is home to the Arlington Arts Center, which presents contemporary works from upcoming artists and cutting-edge installation pieces. The area offers an exciting new place for Hoyas to venture beyond the District in addition to some landmark restaurant destinations such as El Pollo[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Beauty of Byzantium

Beauty of Byzantium

For many students, their knowledge of the history of art begins with the pristine marble of the Greco-Romans and jumps straight to the developments in realism and perspective that dominated the Renaissance. The problem with this picture is that it skips entire civilizations that produced breathtaking and important pieces which[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Evan Floyd

Evan Floyd

While some collegiate musicians have been honing their skills since childhood, DJ Evan Floyd (MSB ’14) discovered his passion later in life. “I played saxophone for seven years when I was younger, but I quit once I got to high school because being in the band wasn’t necessarily the coolest thing[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments The Guide

The Woes of Summer Serving

If you have ever desired to feel invisible — to pass through the world without drawing attention from anyone — then take it from me: The best job you can get is working as a server for a high-end catering company. This summer job is the closest I have ever[Read More…]

by August 13, 2013 0 comments The Guide
New Exhibits Shine Across the District

New Exhibits Shine Across the District

One of the great, but often untapped, resources of the Washington, D.C. area is the concentration of art museums that are close by and easily accessible to students. There are plenty of continuing exhibitions that you should be sure to check out, especially at the Hirshhorn Sculpture Gallery and the Freer and Sackler Galleries,[Read More…]

by May 17, 2013 0 comments The Guide