Graham Piro

Stranger in a Strange Land: Discover <i>The Lost City of Z</i>

Stranger in a Strange Land: Discover The Lost City of Z

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04/27/2017

The Lost City of Z understands one very important part of filmmaking: settings matter. Based on the David Grann novel of the same name, the film tells the story of Percy Fawcett, a British explorer who searched a lost city in the Amazon that was purported to have contained advanced architecture and great wealth. As…

The Corp promotes diversity among new hires

The Corp promotes diversity among new hires

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04/20/2017

The Corp has committed to improving diversity in its hiring process with the cooperation of the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP). The push for a more diverse applicant pool is a part of an effort to address the organization’s overall lack of diversity, according to a statement on the Corp’s website. Part of this push involved…

On the Record with President DeGioia on Free Speech, Affordability, and Working With Descendants of Slaves

On the Record with President DeGioia on Free Speech, Affordability, and Working With Descendants of Slaves

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04/19/2017

On April 11, former Editor-in-Chief Graham Piro sat down with President DeGioia to discuss the issues of free speech, affordability, Nike, Georgetown’s relationship with its legacy of slavery, and the basketball program. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.  Student Life Graham Piro: Right now, what do you think the biggest challenge is…

Taste Test: Peeps

Taste Test: Peeps

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04/16/2017

This week on Taste Test, Erika Bullock is joined by Danielle Hewitt, Graham Piro and Isaiah Seibert to learn the history behind the popular easter confection, Peeps! Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Peeps-Taste-Test.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

The Sports Sermon: Pay the Players?

The Sports Sermon: Pay the Players?

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04/14/2017

In this episode of the Sports Sermon, Nick Gavio moderates a discussion between Graham Piro, Alex Lewontin, and Parker Houston on whether college athletes should be paid. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4.10-sermon-pay-players-41317-11.48-AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

The Sports Sermon: MLB Season Preview

The Sports Sermon: MLB Season Preview

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03/31/2017

In this episode of the Sports Sermon, Nick Gavio, Graham Piro, and Alex Boyd discuss expectations and predictions for the upcoming Major League Baseball season. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/MLB-Pod-3.30-33017-8.54-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Monkeying Around: Don’t Go Bananas for <i>Kong: Skull Island</i>

Monkeying Around: Don’t Go Bananas for Kong: Skull Island

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03/17/2017

“Is that a monkey?” As several Vietnam-era helicopters fly over the eponymous island, a 100-foot tall silhouette appears against the backdrop of a setting sun. One of the characters in the helicopters utters the insightful question written above. The towering behemoth in front of the choppers is none other than King Kong, no longer a…

Michael Giacchino is the New John Williams

Michael Giacchino is the New John Williams

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03/14/2017

The lights go down. The text appears on the screen. “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” And then: a cut to a shot of space with a loud, jarring musical chord in the background. Jarring is the best word to describe the opening to Rogue One. It feels odd to see…

The Intentional Walk Rule Change Misses the Mark

The Intentional Walk Rule Change Misses the Mark

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03/14/2017

The past year has been pure bliss for baseball fans. For the first time in what seemed like eons, the sport had rid itself of its stigma that the game was too boring for the digital age. America’s pastime had supposedly been usurped by football, a game far more viscerally satisfying to the average viewer….

LGBT Living Learning Community proposal rejected

LGBT Living Learning Community proposal rejected

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03/10/2017

The administration denied the proposal for the creation of a Living Learning Community (LLC) for queer and allied students last semester. The GUSA LGBTQ+ Inclusion team submitted the proposal, titled “Crossroads: Gender and Sexuality.” The Office of Residential Living, the Division of Student Affairs, and Dr. Todd Olson, considered the proposal to create the LLC,…

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