Nanking, a film about Japanese attack on China’s capital, was screened last semester at Georgetown. It was followed by a Q&A session with the film’s producer, Washington Capitals owner and Georgetown alum Ted Leonsis.
Leonsis’s new film, Kicking It, tracks the lives of six homeless people playing soccer in the Homeless World Cup. You can hold your own special screening, either by checking the documentary out at your local movie theater or by ordering it from Netflix after the DVD release.
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Good news for those Georgetown students who want to rock a pair of shiny gold lamé leggings: American Apparel is opening a new store on M Street.
Best known for T-shirts and hoodies – as well as their opinions on immigration – American Apparel also offers a wide array comfy pants, dresses and sweaters that fit perfectly into any hipster’s wardrobe. As of now, they’ve only given us a tantalizing “Coming Soon” sign in the window, but you should prepare for more Hoyas going skintight when the store opens at 3025 M.
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Kurt Cobain used to wear a T-shirt that said “Grunge is dead.” But if you saw Mudhoney—who ushered in grunge rock in the late 1980s with their EP “Superfuzz Bigmuff”—at the Rock and Roll Hotel last Monday night, you’d have to agree that it’s still alive and moaning. Read the rest of this entry »
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Temperatures in the past few days have been hovering around 100, and it’s a sweaty, aggravating walk to the Yates pool. After all, who really wants to trek up that hill and through those locker rooms only to swim laps indoors? That’s why now is the perfect time to turn to the Volta Park swimming pool.
Located on 33rd and Q, just a short walk from the university, the pool is small and sociable. It attracts students and Georgetown residents alike looking for a way to escape the heat. Although it can get crowded, it’s a sweet little gem that still feels like a hidden oasis, whisking you away from the hustle of the city and the routine of the campus field house.
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