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Claire Goldberg

Touchstone Gallery Exhibits Highlight the Duality of the Natural World

On one side of the white wall sits a giant, glossy, black-and-white photograph of sand dunes, while on the other, a coterie of small, vibrantly-colored photos of rock formations and nature scenes hang in a row. These two exhibits, currently showing at the Touchstone Gallery until March 31, perfectly display the contrasting sides of nature,...
Juliana Vaccaro De Souza

Pulling No Punches, Captain Marvel Soars in Debut

A young Kree soldier—Vers (Brie Larson)—wakes up her mentor, Yon-Rogg (Jude Law), to practice fighting. She is running away from her nightmares: an explosion, a mysterious woman, an enemy Skrull. Her fists clench, pulse, and power up with Photon energy. Yon-Rogg tells her to control her emotions. She does, and her powers fade away. He...
Anna Pogrebivsky

Critical Voices: Quinn XCII, From Michigan, With Love

Quinn XCII’s sophomore album, From Michigan, With Love, is so raw, so real, and so deeply relatable. The album boasts a wide range of music, from upbeat bops like “Werewolf” to chiller, happy-go-lucky songs like “Right Where You Should Be” to downright sappy love songs like “U & US.” Quinn bravely incorporates his feelings on...
Amy Guay

The Heiress Dissects the Psyche of a Woman on the Verge

Two women—one skittish and delicate, the other older and boisterous—contemplate the purpose of life as they lounge in a lavish 19th-century parlor. The young woman offers an answer: “It is to find someone to love.” “And someone to love you,” the elder rejoins with a smile. “That’s the same thing,” says her niece, simply and...


Editorial Board

Campus Housing Crisis, Deferred Fixes Demand University Accountability

This semester, Georgetown’s housing problems came to a head when one top-floor Village B unit’s ceiling caved in. This prompted the university to inspect the entire complex’s roof. Out of what the university administration called an “abundance of caution,” all 85 top-floor Village B residents had to move out of their apartments and into the...
Editorial Board

Abolish the Selective Service System

When a group of students felt that opposition to the war in the Vietnam needed a platform at Georgetown, they founded The Georgetown Voice 50 years ago. As we speak with some of our alumni about their experiences during the Voice’s early days, the draft is a common thread. It was a dark cloud hanging...

The Friendship Vow: In Sickness and in Health?

The power of my story compelled me to write this piece. But my parents reminded me what having my full name attached to an honest description of my illness would mean for my hopes of employment. Despite the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against qualified individuals with...
Katie Ho

Strive for Imperfection

Last month, my day often started with sharing an understanding smile with the Lau security guard. If you’ve stumbled into the library anytime from 5-8 a.m., determined to study for an exam that day or desperately wrapping up the final touches of a paper, you may have also found me there, dark circles under my...


Sienna Brancato

TRYing to Connect With My Dad

I’ve grown up with rugby. My dad started playing in chiropractic school—yes, I’ve realized the irony. Then he played for our local club team even after he had surpassed the upper age limit of the Old Boys’ squad. My childhood is peppered with memories of cheering him on from the sidelines, and as a teenager,...
Inès de Miranda

With a Powerful Lead, Russian Doll is an Intricate Vision of Heart

The drugs, dildoes, and death jump out immediately in this series, but eventually come to barely figure in the background of this innovative story about finding a path in life that staves off a feeling of dissatisfaction. The Netflix show Russian Doll is based the premise of a Groundhog Day-esque storyline in which the main...
John Szieff

Trailer Takes: Someone Great, Game of Thrones Season 8, and Ma

Someone Great:   John S: Let me start by saying the best part of this trailer was definitely the song “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo playing in the background. This movie looks cute. That’s about it. The trailer was a bit meta which I appreciated from Netflix, but it also doesn’t look like anything new....
Dajour Evans

The Weekly List: Music Perfect for the Movies

I don’t know if it’s just me, but there are songs that I listen to and immediately think would be perfect in a film. Whether it’s a coming-of-age comedy or an intense thriller, here are eight songs that would be killer on a film soundtrack. “Diane Young” by Vampire Weekend This song is all about...


Emma Francois

Stripped: Sex!

Just kidding, this episode isn’t about sex. But it is about underwear, which is close! On this scandalous episode, hosts Isabel Lord and Emma Francois...
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