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The Gondolas Are Coming … Maybe


Hoyas, take a deep breath, close your eyes (don’t actually because then you couldn’t read this) and imagine soaring above the crystalline waters of the Potomac River, gently gliding through the sky on a springtime morning. To your left is the Key Bridge, congested with commuter traffic. On your right spans …

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The Gondolas Are Coming … Maybe


Hoyas, take a deep breath, close your eyes (don’t actually because then you couldn’t read this) and imagine soaring above the crystalline waters of the Potomac River, gently gliding through the sky on a springtime morning. To your left is the Key Bridge, congested with commuter traffic. On your right spans …

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Emoji Dictionary


By now it should be obvious that we love emojis. As we wait anxiously for the emoji update that promises hundreds of new emojiis, let’s make sure we’re taking advantage of the emojiis currently at our disposal. But first we have one question: 1. Flag This emoji seemed particularly necessary recently with the …

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Emoji Dictionary


By now it should be obvious that we love emojis. As we wait anxiously for the emoji update that promises hundreds of new emojiis, let’s make sure we’re taking advantage of the emojiis currently at our disposal. But first we have one question: 1. Flag This emoji seemed particularly necessary recently with the …

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SCOTUS: Thanks Warranted 


Just one year ago, Edward Snowden burst into America’s collective conscience as he revealed the National Security Agency’s most intimate secrets to The Guardian and The Washington Post. Snowden was simultaneously celebrated as a patriot and vilified as a traitor, as he escaped from Hong Kong to Moscow, further infuriating …

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SCOTUS: Thanks Warranted 


Just one year ago, Edward Snowden burst into America’s collective conscience as he revealed the National Security Agency’s most intimate secrets to The Guardian and The Washington Post. Snowden was simultaneously celebrated as a patriot and vilified as a traitor, as he escaped from Hong Kong to Moscow, further infuriating …

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Jack’s Summer Splash


On June 27, Georgetown celebrated Jack the Bulldog’s first birthday with the Summer Splash, allowing students, faculty, staff and alumni to enjoy free ice cream on Healy Lawn while hanging out with Jack. The lovable mascot, who turned one on June 29, played around in a pool, posed for pictures and …

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Jack’s Summer Splash


On June 27, Georgetown celebrated Jack the Bulldog’s first birthday with the Summer Splash, allowing students, faculty, staff and alumni to enjoy free ice cream on Healy Lawn while hanging out with Jack. The lovable mascot, who turned one on June 29, played around in a pool, posed for pictures and …

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Under the Iron Dome: Experiencing the Conflict in Israel First-Hand


I did not expect to become a target of missile fire this summer — that was never on my intended agenda of tanning, shopping and padding the resume. Yet, during the middle of my Jerusalem summer program’s potluck dinner, our shrieks of delight at the watermelon and feta salad succumbed …

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Under the Iron Dome: Experiencing the Conflict in Israel First-Hand


I did not expect to become a target of missile fire this summer — that was never on my intended agenda of tanning, shopping and padding the resume. Yet, during the middle of my Jerusalem summer program’s potluck dinner, our shrieks of delight at the watermelon and feta salad succumbed …

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Madeleine Albright Also Digs Leslie Knope


Madeleine Albright — she’s just like us. Well, insofar as that she’s also a fan of Leslie Knope, the quirky former city councilwoman of Pawnee played by Amy Poehler on “Parks and Recreation.” The former Secretary of State and current Georgetown professor gave both Poehler and her beloved character a shoutout earlier this …

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Madeleine Albright Also Digs Leslie Knope


Madeleine Albright — she’s just like us. Well, insofar as that she’s also a fan of Leslie Knope, the quirky former city councilwoman of Pawnee played by Amy Poehler on “Parks and Recreation.” The former Secretary of State and current Georgetown professor gave both Poehler and her beloved character a shoutout earlier this …

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Eat, Pray, Rest: Shabbat in the Holy City


While most Georgetown students worship the weekend as much-needed time to catch up on homework and binge-watch Game of Thrones (let’s be honest, though, when did midterms ever truly thwart us from GOT?), Jerusalem regards the weekend very differently. As Friday evening approaches (weekends in Israel are on Fridays and …

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Eat, Pray, Rest: Shabbat in the Holy City


While most Georgetown students worship the weekend as much-needed time to catch up on homework and binge-watch Game of Thrones (let’s be honest, though, when did midterms ever truly thwart us from GOT?), Jerusalem regards the weekend very differently. As Friday evening approaches (weekends in Israel are on Fridays and …

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Rhino Temporarily Closes


Popular M Street spot Rhino Bar and Pumphouse will be closed through the weekend, leaving thirsty Hoyas looking for another place to spend their late nights. After a February sting in which police officers found two underage girls with fake IDs and an underaged Georgetown student drinking a Bud Light inside the bar, the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage …

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Rhino Temporarily Closes


Popular M Street spot Rhino Bar and Pumphouse will be closed through the weekend, leaving thirsty Hoyas looking for another place to spend their late nights. After a February sting in which police officers found two underage girls with fake IDs and an underaged Georgetown student drinking a Bud Light inside the bar, the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage …

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Perez Hilton Spends the Fourth in DC


Yesterday, while you were celebrating America, Perez Hilton was taking in the sites of Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Before venturing over to Georgetown, the celebrity blogger spent time at some of D.C.’s most popular tourist attractions on July 3 and 4. He posted the picture below to his Instagram account of him with …

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Perez Hilton Spends the Fourth in DC


Yesterday, while you were celebrating America, Perez Hilton was taking in the sites of Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Before venturing over to Georgetown, the celebrity blogger spent time at some of D.C.’s most popular tourist attractions on July 3 and 4. He posted the picture below to his Instagram account of him with …

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Hippie Hoyas: Free People Will Open in Fino Italiano Spot


Whether you identify as hippie, hipster or simply hip, all Hoyas can look forward to the opening of the we-made-mainstream-uncool fashion franchise, Free People, at 3009 M St. NW. The storefront housed Italian restaurant Fino Italiano until Sept. 2012, when it closed in Georgetown and moved to the Mount Vernon Square …

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Hippie Hoyas: Free People Will Open in Fino Italiano Spot


Whether you identify as hippie, hipster or simply hip, all Hoyas can look forward to the opening of the we-made-mainstream-uncool fashion franchise, Free People, at 3009 M St. NW. The storefront housed Italian restaurant Fino Italiano until Sept. 2012, when it closed in Georgetown and moved to the Mount Vernon Square …

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