Elizabeth Cahan

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Introducing the The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

For the past three years I watched almost every episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. When I found out that Stewart was leaving his beloved news desk I... Read more


A Tale of Two Countries: Unexpected Parallels Drawn Abroad

Most summer study abroad experiences involve a cushy stay in a beautiful European country. Unfortunately, I did not get the memo. Instead of the scenic Loire valley or Georgetown’s historic... Read more

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The Soil: God, soul-pop, and the culture of South Africa

While in Cape Town this summer, I heard the South African acapella group The Soil’s new album blaring everywhere I went, from the insides of taxicabs, to farmers’ market shops,... Read more

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Instagram’s "Crazy Jewish Mom" Is Sweeping The Nation

If my International Relations class is particularly boring or my dining hall’s taco line is taking a while, I pass the time by scrolling through my Instagram account. Lately, I’ve... Read more

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A Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy died Friday, February 27th in his home in Bel Air. He was 83 years old and died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. When I heard about Nimoy’s... Read more

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Saying Goodbye To The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

I realized something was different when I came back from Leo’s on Tuesday and found a cupcake and container of Ben & Jerry’s on my desk. My lovely roommate Kayla... Read more

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Love On The Hilltop: An Unrivaled Camaraderie

Not many Georgetown freshmen room with their best friends from high school, and many that do regret their decision. After all, living in such close quarters with someone can test the... Read more