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What’s Fizzin’? The Unique Culture of College Forum App Fizz

By Ethan Hill, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Moving into their first semester in college, Braedon Troy (CAS ’27) kept hearing about an app called Fizz — especially since a close friend quickly reached the top 20 most-liked posters.  “My...

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From the Heart of DC, A24’s ‘Civil War’ Illuminates America’s Divide

By Almitra Guart, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Set in a dystopian future where regional blocs have rebelled against the authoritarian federal government, A24’s “Civil War” serves as a blunt commentary on the political polarization plaguing...

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The Cast and Crew of ‘Pippin’ Prove to Audiences What a Little Magic Can Do

By Elizabethe Bogrette, Deputy Guide Editor April 17, 2024

“Pippin,” first produced in 1972, has taken on many musical forms since its conception on Broadway. From classic musical theater songs such as “Magic to Do” and “No Time at All” to dark plots...

AUTEUR SPOTLIGHT | Aardman Animations

By Sophia Lu, Guide Columnist April 17, 2024

Ginger and Rocky of “Chicken Run” fame and the eponymous Shaun the Sheep and Wallace and Gromit represent the pinnacle of claymation achievement. All created from scratch by British animation studio...

REEL DILEMNA | Scared of the Dark: The Value and Impact of AI in the Movie Industry

By Preston Shirazi, Guide Columnist April 17, 2024

Not long ago, the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes took Hollywood and television by storm, lasting roughly four and five months, respectively, and costing the industry nearly $5 billion due to delays and cancellations....

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On Your Radar: Something for Everyone

By Elizabethe Bogrette, Deputy Guide Editor April 17, 2024

The Foreign Film Fanatic: Filmfest DC  Beginning April 18, Filmfest D.C. will grace theaters around the District with over 60 different international films spanning 36 countries. For the next 11 days,...

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A Timeless Album, Lizzy McAlpine’s ‘Older’

By Tanvi Gorripati, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Get ready to dive into a world of melancholic introspection with Lizzy McAlpine’s new album, “Older,” a captivating indie-folk musical journey.  Lizzy McAlpine released her third studio album,...

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‘La Chimera’: An Enchanting Folktale of Archaeology and Love

By Grace Ko, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

“La Chimera,” the latest film from Italian director Alice Rohrwacher, paints a gorgeous, quiet fantasy from its story of a young, wearied tomb robber. This movie relishes in the beauty of nature...

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Coffeehouses Have Drawn Nonconformists for Centuries. Can They Do the Same in DC?

By Emily Pitkin, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

In 2021, Washington, D.C., ranked among the most diverse regions in the entire country. A city known for its rich cultural and ethnic fabric, D.C. illustrates that diversity facilitates the exchange of...

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‘Monkey Man’ Puts a One of a Kind Spin on a Classic Story

By Ethan Hill, Hoya Staff Writer April 15, 2024

A common theme of my reviews this semester has been my cynicism toward the current Hollywood machine and how it would rather burn legacy intellectual properties to the ground with endless sequels instead...

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Surrounded by Friends and Fans, Victoria Canal Gives a Heartfelt Performance at Songbyrd Music House

By Meghan Hall, Hoya Staff Writer April 11, 2024

During her first headline tour, Victoria Canal brought emotional depth, witty commentary and relatable energy to Songbyrd Music House on March 25. Both Canal and her opener, Lucy Clearwater, touched...

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On Your Radar: Sit Back and Relax

By Elizabethe Bogrette, Deputy Guide Editor April 10, 2024

Pippin Follow the story of a young prince searching for his way in the world as performed by Georgetown’s own Nomadic Theatre. For the next two weeks, from April 11 to 14 and April 18 to 21, Pippin...

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