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Behind the Collar

Behind the Collar

They celebrate masses, serve in the administration and teach some of Georgetown’s most popular classes. The almost 60 members of Georgetown’s Jesuit community play a wide variety of roles on campus, and their paths to the priesthood have been just as diverse. For some it was an easy decision, but[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Friends Sans Benefits

I’m a big fan of romantic comedies, but it’s difficult to find ones that aren’t horrible. When Harry Met Sallycomes as close to perfection as this genre will ever come. The concept doesn’t sound great: Billy Crystal (Harry) stars in a romantic comedy in which he isn’t in love with Meg[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Scriptwriter Chronicles “Office” Life

Some books tell grand love stories. Others are gripping epics of tragic proportions, while others still are heartwarming tales of animals helping their owners. Mindy Kaling’s book, Is Everyone Hanging Out With Me? (And Other Concerns), is none of these things. Instead, it’s a short, hysterical look into the life of a very[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide

If You Can’t Say It, Sing It

My friend and I got into a fight about Adele. “Rolling in the Deep” or “Someone Like You” came on the radio, and I immediately began to sing along loudly. My friend said that he does not like Adele because she only writes love songs. At first I was outraged,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Seeing Double

Seeing Double

Kimberly and Caroline Garity (COL ’12) always knew that they wanted to go to the same college. Dave Nulsen (SFS ’12), however, fought with his twin brother when he realized that Pete (COL ’12) too had fallen in love with Georgetown. The Garitys and the Nulsens, along with other twins[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Just Dance

Aanika Patel (SFS ’13) is a coordinator, along with Shreya Kundur (COL ‘12) of this year’s Rangila, the 17th annual celebration of South Asian song and dance. The show is one of the largest events on campus, with over 400 dancers participating. Patel believes that this year’s show, “The Rangila Files: A Mystery at Gaston,” will be the[Read More…]

by November 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Frightening Flicks: D.C. Film Festival Puts the Horror Back in Halloween

Frightening Flicks: D.C. Film Festival Puts the Horror Back in Halloween

Most people associate Halloween with tiny candy bars, cheap costumes and orange strings of lights. But CurtisPrather prefers to celebrate the holiday in a more ghoulish way. Six years ago, he founded the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival, the only one of its kind in the D.C. area. “There was an[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Sophomores Ben Center (COL ’14) and Brian Moran (COL ’14) grew up idolizing Jay-Z, Kanye West and Eminem. This semester, they’re bringing their favorite music to campus with one of Georgetown’s newest clubs, the Georgetown University Hip-Hop Association. Center and Moran, now president and vice president of the club, first thought of[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 9.23.11

“Is It Me” The Kooks Junk of the Heart 3 stars The English indie-rock band The Kooks has a catchy hit on its hands with this first single from its third album, Junk of the Heart. Infused with more melancholia than some of the band’s  earlier hits, “Is It Me” is[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 1.20.11

“I Won’t Give Up” Jason Mraz // Untitled 5 stars Jason Mraz is back with this melodic ode that love that conquers all. This mostly acoustic song relies on the strength of Mraz’s tenor and the poetry of his lyrics, which soar to a finish that will leave you with tears in your eyes. “Tattoo” Van Halen // A[Read More…]

by January 20, 2011 0 comments The Guide