Emily Jaster

Weekly List: Rainy Day

Weekly List: Rainy Day

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06/05/2017

Amid all the heat, sunshine, and adventure of summer, a rainy day can be the perfect time for much-needed rest and relaxation. Next time the clouds come to douse your beach day, just crank up these tunes to cool off in style. Passion Pit: “Sleepyhead” It’s hard to pull off a song composed of almost…

She Runs the World: Graduate School and Intersectionality

She Runs the World: Graduate School and Intersectionality

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05/17/2017

Welcome to She Runs the World, the Voice‘s podcast on women’s issues in various careers and disciplines. In the inaugural episode, Kaei Li and Emily Jaster talk with Cassie Herbert about her experience in graduate school and the discipline of philosophy, specifically her work on intersectionality. Cassie is close to completing her Ph.D in philosophy, specializing in the social philosophy…

Weekly List: Summer Survival Guide

Weekly List: Summer Survival Guide

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05/15/2017

You’ve made it. Somehow, you survived the entirety of the spring semester and you’ve finally reached that coveted, barren expanse of time with supposedly fewer obligations. But beware: the upcoming four months of “freedom” are bound to pass by at an infinitely quicker pace than the previous four months of drudgery, so be sure to…

<i>Norman</i> Redefines Stereotypes, Asks Audiences to Look Deeper

Norman Redefines Stereotypes, Asks Audiences to Look Deeper

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04/28/2017

Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) is a curious, awkward, and struggling New York fixer, someone who incessantly hatches illicit deals and schemes. The entire world of Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer revolves around Norman and the consequences of his ambitious endeavors, yet no one—neither characters, nor the audience—ever manages…

Changing the SySTEM

Changing the SySTEM

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04/07/2017

As a woman in science, I consider myself extraordinarily blessed by my upbringing. Throughout my childhood and early education, I never perceived any indication that women were less capable of science, that women did not have a place in science, or even that women were a minority in the field of science. In elementary school,…

GU ArtsWeek: A Celebration of Art and Unity

GU ArtsWeek: A Celebration of Art and Unity

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03/27/2017

Monday, Mar. 27 has marked the beginning of the second annual celebration of GU ArtsWeek, an active invitation for all Georgetown students to engage in the arts. “The mission is to bring everyone together around art to create a group gathered by common values of creativity and community,” said Katherine Rosengarten, this year’s lead coordinator…

The Weekly List: Out of this World

The Weekly List: Out of this World

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03/13/2017

No matter who you are or what you’re studying, you have some sort of fascination with space. Everyone does. Maybe you’re still excited about the plethora of new Star Wars releases, or maybe you insist that Star Trek is better, or maybe you just love to look at the stars each night. Whatever it is,…

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