Judaism in D.C.: How Jewish Communities Made their Home in the Capital City

As Georgetown students reached the center of the stage to receive their degrees at the 1869 commencement, they were greeted by Catholic chaplains, university administrators, and the 18th president of the United States. President Ulysses S. Grant stood front and center, congratulating the students and personally handing them their degrees. The last of the students...

The Beat That Goes and Goes: The Sound of D.C.

At most go-go shows, when the music starts, it doesn’t stop for hours. The ten musicians onstage have instruments ranging from keyboards to cowbells, conga drums, and roto toms. A blend of funk, blues, soul, and Latin rhythms, go-go music first became popularized in D.C. in the 1970s by the late Chuck Brown, the original...

Hoya For Life: Patrick Ewing returns to revive the men’s basketball team

Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) stepped behind the podium last April to field questions from the media in his first press conference as head coach of the Georgetown University men’s basketball program. National outlets including ESPN, the Associated Press, and Fox Sports broadcasted the event from the Thompson Athletic Center. All the while, the building’s namesake,...

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The Beat That Goes and Goes: The Sound of D.C.

The Beat That Goes and Goes: The Sound of D.C.

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11/17/2017

At most go-go shows, when the music starts, it doesn’t stop for hours. The ten musicians onstage have instruments ranging from keyboards to cowbells, conga drums, and roto toms. A blend of funk, blues, soul, and Latin rhythms, go-go music first became popularized in D.C. in the 1970s by the late Chuck Brown, the original…

Chad Gasman: How one GUSA senator hopes to #FEMMEtheHilltop

Chad Gasman: How one GUSA senator hopes to #FEMMEtheHilltop

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10/12/2017

“I think Chad’s probably the first non-binary person to serve on the senate, which is a big thing,” said Juan Martinez (SFS ‘20), a GUSA senator. “It’s obviously predominantly white, male, cis[gender], heterosexual.” He’s talking about his best friend, Chad Gasman (COL ’20), a newly elected representative to the GUSA Senate. Gasman, who uses they/them…

Kay Threatt: Tying Faith to Fashion

Kay Threatt: Tying Faith to Fashion

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10/12/2017

Fashion has been a part of Kay Threatt’s life since she was a child. She spent years trying on different outfits for her mother, a retailer and personal stylist. Threatt (SFS ‘18) was her mother’s muse, as she puts it. Threatt is the student coordinator of the Queen House, a Living Learning Community on Magis…

Asli Acar: Realizing A Fashion Vision

Asli Acar: Realizing A Fashion Vision

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10/12/2017

Asli Acar (COL ’18) tries to wear a piece from her clothing line, Bassigue, every day. On the day of our interview, she chose a plain white T-shirt with the vague message “cupid missed me” in small, black text on the front. During her photo shoot, she turned around to show a tiny red embroidered…

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