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1.31.2017

 The employees of Cloud9

       According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 4.6 million Americans currently work in retail. A solidarity of sorts exists among those of us who work or have worked in retail, as it provides memories and experiences unlike any ot...

1.31.2017

 New faces and fan favorites make up the characters in Rogue One

       From the time the first teaser for The Force Awakens dropped two years ago, the Star Wars franchise has enjoyed a new cultural revival. In a year marked by the dying gasps of rebooted...

1.30.2017

 A highly entertaining read

       Philip “Moose” Finch was once on top of the world, the ‘Best Young Sportsman Brighton’s Ever Seen.’ People expected big things from him. But by middle age, he is working as a hotel deputy general manager, a career his youthful self wou...

1.30.2017

 Vantablack absorbs 99.96 percent of light, making three-dimensional objects appear two-dimensional

       Colors are important to an artist. This is why new colors are constantly created and experimented with. A single color can provoke the emotions an artist wants to...

1.30.2017

We asked our staff what movies, music, TV shows, and video games they most looked forward to in 2017. Here are their responses:

Perby:

       The Mass Effect trilogy is my favorite video game series of all time (yes, even with the ending of the last game) so it comes as...

1.30.2017

 (From left to right) Director Makayla Kessel, Producer Lilli Seabol, Stage Manager Marc Shaffer, and Tech Director Lura Auel

       Every year, Mask and Bauble puts out a call for student works to perform at the annual Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival (DBMOAF). A panel...

1.30.2017

      

       On Feb. 17 and 18, the Georgetown University Dance Company returns to the Davis Performing Arts Center for their annual spring performance. The event builds on the Dance Company’s works-in-progress performance from the end of last semester,...

1.30.2017

       Washington DC celebrates Black History Month with a variety of events and the DC Public Library System will be one of the most active hosts. Jazz concerts, art exhibits, theatrical workshops, and book discussions that highlight the influence and legacy of Africa...

1.30.2017

       Jan. 22 marked the beginning of the 21st annual Iranian Film Festival. The festival, normally held at the Freer Gallery of Art, will screen films at the AFI Silver Theatre and the National Gallery of Art due to the Freer Gallery’s ongoing renovations....

1.19.2017

       It may be that Trump has already set a presidential first: it is hard to imagine any president-elect before him ever had such trouble lining up an inauguration show.

        A presidential inauguration, being a free publicity banquet, is usually a...

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