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Susan Long

Concert Preview: The Chainsmokers, May 26, Merriweather Post Pavilion

The American DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday, May 26 to promote their debut album Memories…Do Not Open. The Chainsmokers are known for their electronic pop hits including “Closer,” “Something Just Like This,” and “Don’t Let Me Down.” The Chainsmokers have come a long way since the release of...
Emma Francois

Paris Can Wait Marries Insight And Indulgence

Paris Can Wait begins with a jazzy number. Anne (Diane Lane) leans reflectively against her hotel balcony while staring out at the sparkling French coast. She muses at her croissant breakfast and snaps a few photos that are simple yet striking—a paradox that defines the film. Her workaholic husband (Alec Baldwin) yaps on the phone....
Luis Borrero

Alien: Covenant: A Welcome Comeback of the Xenomorph

In the age of prequels and sequels, it is hard to find quality films that can be part of a whole while also working well as standalone products. Alien: Covenant, the sixth installment of Ridley Scott’s revered Alien franchise, is one such film. As both a sequel to Prometheus and a prequel to 1979’s Alien,...
Devon O'Dwyer

Concert Preview: Bon Iver, May 24, Merriweather Post Pavilion

American indie-folk band Bon Iver released their third full-length album, 22, A Million, in Oct. 2016, following a five year break from the release of their 2011 self-titled record. Bon Iver will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 24. 22, A Million marked a drastic change from Bon Iver’s previous work, which often featured...


Sienna Brancato

“Adjusting” Perceptions of Chiropractic

I am constantly amazed by the body’s natural, inborn healing ability. It’s incredible to think about all the functions our bodies perform without us even realizing it. I grew up with a deep respect for the human body. My dad is a chiropractor, and from him I received regular chiropractic treatment (adjustments) and learned about...
Allison Pfotzer

Cultural Switch-Ups: Reproductive Rights in Chile

When you see Instagram posts of people’s study abroad experiences, you never see the 2 a.m. Wednesday night faces of desperation as gringos try to decipher jumbled streams of slang and typos in different languages. You don’t see your fellow type-A Hoyas throwing their Google Calendars to the side as they beg their new classmates...
Ryan Miller

Carrying On: Hoya Saxa, or Something

If you could do it over again, would you choose Georgetown? I sat there staring at the question. “Well, it’s more nuanced than just ‘yes’ or ‘no,’” I thought. No, I wouldn’t. That sounds bad. Yes, I would. Well now I’m just appeasing the survey. No, I wouldn’t. I didn’t know how to answer. I...


Eman Rahman

Alien Covenant : The Cycle of Creation and Destruction

“Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair.” – Ozymandias by P. Shelley At Ridley Scott’s age (incredibly, he turns 80 this year), it seems natural to ponder subjects like death, destruction, and meeting one’s creator. Scott has spent a career creating; like the Engineers in Prometheus (2012), he may be fascinated or afraid of...
Anisha Pai

Weekly List: Baila Conmigo (Part 2)!

It’s finally summer! The sun is shining, and you have no more responsibilities (until that summer job/internship starts up). It’s time to kick back, relax, and throw on some Latin tunes. Here are some songs that are just perfect for summer and all the feels the season brings. 1. Juan Magan and Luciána, “Baila Conmigo” You’ve...
Gustav Honl-Stuenkel

Discovering Radiohead’s OK Computer Twenty Years Later

Twenty years ago this week, Radiohead released its genre defying—and defining—OK Computer to widespread critical acclaim. The album was released just four months after I was born, and my parents, being Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash fans, did not keep me in touch with the latest trends in music. Since then, Radiohead has existed in...
Graham Piro

That Show You Like Is Coming Back In Style

That show that you like is coming back in style. When Twin Peaks first aired in 1990, it was a huge hit with audiences. It combined elements of traditional murder mysteries with surrealist imagery and character drama. The question “Who killed Laura Palmer?” will go down in history as one of the most iconic questions...


Daniel Varghese

Taste Test: Oreos

This week on Taste Test, Erika Bullock is joined by Danielle Hewitt and Daniel Varghese to learn the history behind the milk’s favorite cookie, ...
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