Daily Archives: November 18, 2010
Next Monday, indie band Girls will release Broken Dreams Club, their first offering since 2009’s creatively titled Album. The EP’s overarching theme is singer Christopher Owen’s unconventional childhood in the Children of God cult—a group that, according to Owens in FAQ magazine, tried “to raise a generation of kids that were not spoiled at all by the world.”
Times may get a little tougher for quick-to-market fashion designers this January. Under a new Congress, legislation on unethical practices in the fashion industry might get a second wind, and plagiarists have every reason to be shivering in their knockoff Lanvin boots.
The youthful American literary journal n+1 is known for its social, literary, and political commentary, with a particularly keen eye for theoretical musings. The editors claim to embrace theory, but also reject the way academia prostitutes and exploits worthwhile ideas, and criticize the commodification of culture.
On Sunday, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate passed a resolution calling for a discussion about implementing gender-blind housing at Georgetown. Also referred to as gender-neutral housing or gender-blind housing.
An estimated 1,200 high school and college students from various Jesuit institutions around the country convened for the Ignatian Solidarity Network-sponsored conference on social justice. The three main focuses of this year’s
Despite the passage of D.C.’s new medical marijuana law in May, chronically ill patients in the District are likely to see their wait for medicinal cannabis extended even further. The city’s regulations are still in the process of being finalized.
When the Georgetown freshmen who are just getting comfortable at off-campus house parties start to explore D.C.’s nightlife scene, they will find subpar bars and exorbitant prices throughout the city.
On Monday night, for the first time in my two-plus years at Georgetown, school was in session and I was not at the Verizon Center for a men’s basketball game. When the Hoyas played Tulane, I had plans I couldn’t change, so I missed my first home game while school was in session.
Most people would call me crazy for spending six hours of my Monday nights in a room with 13 other people discussing student activities. If I were to think about it logically, I would probably agree with them. However, this is part of the job of a Student Activities Commission Chair.
There’s magic in the air as fans all over the world are preparing themselves for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, set to arrive in theaters tonight at midnight. The buzz surrounding the film is by no means temporary.