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FREE KICK | Neymar Overvalued in the Transfer Drama of the Past Year

FREE KICK | Neymar Overvalued in the Transfer Drama of the Past Year

After months of speculation about being involved in a transfer, the highly anticipated return of Neymar to his former club Futbol Club Barcelona officially stalled Sept. 1. Despite making his intentions to leave his club clear to the world, the world’s most expensive player will remain at Paris Saint-Germain —[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
ON THIN ICE | 2019’s NHL Free Agency Period Can Change Its Format for Years to Come

ON THIN ICE | 2019’s NHL Free Agency Period Can Change Its Format for Years to Come

As much as I wish hockey season was just around the corner, it is still a whole 21 days away. While that seems like an eternity for fans before the season begins, it also means just three weeks remain for this year’s restricted free agent class to get signed. Restricted[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RECORD REWIND: Taylor Swift’s Ever-Shifting Identity

RECORD REWIND: Taylor Swift’s Ever-Shifting Identity

“Lover,” Taylor Swift’s latest release, sees the megastar return to the never-ending love present in her early albums, veering away from the icy and tough persona curated on her previous release “reputation.” However, this renewed embrace of her famously bright persona doesn’t necessarily translate into a coherent artistic development. My[Read More…]

MANAGING READS: ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Portrays Authentic Modern Love

MANAGING READS: ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Portrays Authentic Modern Love

In many ways, Alex Claremont-Diaz is a fairly typical Georgetown University student: politically engaged, overachieving, convinced he will be a senator one day and prone to poor decision-making when intoxicated. Unfortunately for him, the latter quality manifests itself in the form of an altercation with Prince Henry of England and[Read More…]

by September 7, 2019 1 comment Books, Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: An Incomplete Survey of Georgetown’s Boba Tea Shops

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: An Incomplete Survey of Georgetown’s Boba Tea Shops

In the Chinatown of my home, Las Vegas, Nev., each block seems to host an endless supply of boba tea shops, from international chains to mom-and-pop businesses. It surprised me when I came to Georgetown and discovered that the neighborhood had alarmingly few boba tea shops in the immediate vicinity. [Read More…]

COMMENTARY | MLB’s Juiced Baseballs are Not a Problem for Fans

COMMENTARY | MLB’s Juiced Baseballs are Not a Problem for Fans

Major League Baseball is in the midst of a juicing epidemic far different from the performance-enhancing drug usage in the 1990s, and this one is actually not a problem for the game at all. The set of 10 MLB seasons spanning from 1993 to 2002 has long stood as a[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SUD | UEFA Is Getting Far More Attention Than Necessary

The Union of European Football Associations Champions League is the unquestioned pinnacle of each club soccer season, and for good reason: not only is it the only competition that combines all of the top European teams from across leagues, but it also has the most volatility and unpredictability, leaving its[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: Understanding a Breakup Through Poetry

It is impossible to be prepared for a breakup. You can seek advice from your friends or family and think about the words over and over again, but nothing prepares you for the aftermath of an ended relationship. You can run through all the postbreakup steps outlined in romantic comedies[Read More…]

UNSOLICITED ADVICE: Accomplish Your Goals by Baking Cookies

UNSOLICITED ADVICE: Accomplish Your Goals by Baking Cookies

I have a very specific ritual when I bake at home. I wear my long overalls that make me look like a farmer and my fuzzy socks that slide on the hardwood when I dance around. I always play my “vintage” playlist, which features a lot of Billy Joel, Prince[Read More…]

IN TRANSITION | Has Kawhi Replaced LeBron as Best Player in NBA?

IN TRANSITION | Has Kawhi Replaced LeBron as Best Player in NBA?

LeBron James has largely been considered the best player in the NBA for the better part of the last decade. With James’ Los Angeles Lakers unable to make the playoffs, however, the title for the best player in the NBA is up for debate, primarily among three players: Kevin Durant,[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top