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The Book Class: A Fast Track to Authorship

The Book Class: A Fast Track to Authorship

By Emma Ginsberg and Cameron Newman September 24, 2020

“I’m proud to announce I’m writing a book” is an announcement Georgetown University students might have seen across on their LinkedIn and Facebook feeds numerous times since March, presumably...

Traveling Stuffed Panda Chunky Visits Hoyas at Their Homes

Traveling Stuffed Panda ‘Chunky’ Visits Hoyas at Their Homes

By Michelle Brown September 10, 2020

While Jack the Bulldog is perhaps the most recognizable mascot on campus, a traveling panda bear’s Georgetown University stardom is on the rise, having amassed a loyal Instagram following since the...

For Graduating Student Band Back to Yours, College Culminates in Debut Album

For Graduating Student Band Back to Yours, College Culminates in Debut Album

By Alexandra Brunjes April 30, 2020

Indie-rock group Back to Yours had their first performance in the fall of 2017, during the culminating showcase of Georgetown University’s one-credit “Guild of Bands” class, a semester-long course...

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Georgetown’s Language Landscape Promotes Multiculturalism

By Sarah Cammarota March 22, 2018

Since Georgetown University’s founding in 1789, the school has encouraged students and faculty members to broaden their worldviews and dedicate themselves to others, regardless of cultural and linguistic...

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Punk Rock Spread From WGTB to the Streets of DC

By Maddie Finn February 8, 2018

“It felt like things could explode at any moment into absolute chaos.” James Schneider, director of the upcoming documentary “Punk the Capital,” was not describing a heated protest but rather...

THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION

Inside the Mind of George Condo

By William Leo April 22, 2017

George Condo is grotesque. In “The Way I Think,” an exhibit of drawings and sketches by the American contemporary visual artist are showing now at the Phillips Collection, vicious smiles leer from...

Carmen Livesay (COL 17) as protagonist Lexi and Katherine Pietro (COL 17) as her best friend Jessie
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Black Theatre Ensemble Haunts With ‘Hookman’

By Kathryn Baker April 2, 2017

From Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble comes the hauntingly thought-provoking “Hookman.” Adapted from the show by playwright Lauren Yee, it follows Georgetown freshman Lexi, played by Carmen...

Interview With the Director and Producer of ‘The Boss Baby’

Interview With the Director and Producer of ‘The Boss Baby’

By Jeff Naft March 31, 2017

“The Boss Baby,” created by DreamWorks Animation, is slated to be released in theaters across America today. Loosely adapted from the 2010 best-selling eponymous picture book, the film stars Alec...

FESTIVAL GNAOUA ET MUSIQUE DU MONDE

Festival Explores Gnaoua Identity

By Jose Villalobos March 31, 2017

The Gnaoua Festival Tour 2017 stopped in D.C. on the night of Mar. 18 for a much-awaited performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Before the show, Hicham El Kebbaj, the artistic coordinator...

GU Arts Week Celebrates Creativity

GU Arts Week Celebrates Creativity

By Meena Raman and Dani Guerrero March 31, 2017

As students passed through the weekly farmer’s market on Wednesday afternoon, many were happily surprised to find themselves serenaded by Georgetown a cappella groups. Watching the Saxatones and...

COURTESY BAILEY BRADFORD

Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot

By Dani Guerrero March 24, 2017

From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis,...

A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

By Meena Raman March 24, 2017

British pop-rock group Bastille quickly rose to fame in 2013, following the release of hit single “Pompeii” — one of the most streamed tracks that year. Since then, the band has lost none of...

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