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A pop star in her element, Rina Sawayama dazzles at the Howard Theater

Rina Sawayama is an artist who belongs in stadiums. While the pandemic put a damper on her rise to stardom, Sawayama’s return to the stage comes at an exciting time... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Goodbye Hyper Scape. You were bad but I loved you.

My favorite battle royale is dead. It died, officially, on January 27th 2022, at 5:00 EST, when Ubisoft announced that it would be shut down on April 28th. It was... Read more


Frequent false fire alarms in Harbin pose serious safety concerns

For months, the first-year residents of Harbin Hall have been woken by false fire alarms at all hours of the night.


In the hours and days after Roe v. Wade opinion leaked, students gather at the Supreme Court

On the night of May 2, students rallied in front of the Supreme Court in protest of the draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade.


Georgetown Hotel to lay off employees without severance pay, become transition housing

The Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center is set to lay off all its employees without termination or severance pay by June 30.

Halftime Sports

Brittney Griner has been stuck in Russia for months. Here’s what you need to know.

Content warning: Discussion of homophobia and state violence.   When WNBA player Brittney Griner touched down in Russia for another season of the Russian Premier League, she had no idea... Read more


Let’s Talk About Fight Club: GU Club Boxing hosts first showcase since 2019

Stepping into the boxing ring on April 23, Camilla Sigmund (COL ’23) had four goals on her mind: avoid a concussion, keep her footwork strong, breathe slowly, and prevent her... Read more


Rx (2022) shows ROLE MODEL revived in a whirl of passion, devotion, and vibrant sensation

Rx surges forth in a journey from struggle and vulnerability toward a place just as open and honest, but cushioned by love.


Grief is the ghost we don’t know how to talk about

Healing from grief is a necessary life skill, both in that it is a part of life, and requisite to a healthy one.


After years of activism, student advocates reflect on exhaustion

For the activists on campus, who organize for increased student resources and university accountability, exhaustion is pervasive.


Vote for progressive D.C. challengers on June 21!

We judged candidates by their stances on issues we care about—housing justice, workers’ rights, and policing practices.

Halftime Leisure

10 songs to take you back 10 years, because music peaked in 2012

You read the headline. You kept reading. You’re looking for some 2012 bops. Let’s get on with the list.

News Commentary

How the medical housing process reinforces ableism at Georgetown

There’s an unmatched agony I associate with the university housing process.


Nearly 41 years in, the White House Peace Vigil perseveres

Philipos Melaku-Bello and local activists maintain the 24-hour Peace Vigil, an anti-war protest site that has protested since 1981.


Love Letter, Hate Mail: Making meaning at Georgetown

In truth, my college experience has not been the reverie that I imagined.


Violet Brings Faith, Hope, and Music to Georgetown’s Davis Center

The strong dichotomy between hope and tragedy in the narrative and Gleason's impactful directorial choices turned the show into a beautiful, lingering memory. 


D.C.’s renewed Emancipation Day celebration marks 160th anniversary

People gathered in the city to celebrate 160 years of emancipation in Washington, D.C., after two years of postponed Emancipation Day events.


‘The Cookout’ enshrines Black joy, builds community

After months of exertion by its four coordinators, the April 9 ‘Cookout’ represented a dream coming to life.


Lauinger remodeling aims to create a more modern, socialization-oriented library

Lauinger Library has served as a main study space at Georgetown, but now, administrators are considering an upgrade to the dated facility. 

Halftime Leisure

Olivia Rodrigo masters the art of storytelling in Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2 u

Rodrigo gives fans a much-anticipated glimpse into the creative process of making SOUR, the now Grammy-winning album.


UndocuWeek returns to campus to celebrate and elevate immigrant voices

HFIR hosted its sixth annual UndocuWeek to educate, support, and raise awareness for undocumented students on Georgetown’s campus.


Hoyas Advocating for Slavery Accountability protests in front of White-Gravenor Hall

Students revived the effort to hold the university accountable for its commitment to GU272 descendants made after the 2019 referendum. 


It’s time for Georgetown to fulfill its promises to Descendants

We students demand transparency from the Foundation where there has been none, equal investment from Georgetown in a wider range of projects outside of the Foundation, consistent material reparations, a seat at the table that for too long has been missing for descendants in the decision making process, and a highly visible,  meaningful memorial on campus.

Halftime Leisure

Conan Gray renounces a fractured relationship in his new single “Memories”

From the moment “Memories” begins, Gray makes it abundantly clear that he understands how best to tell a story rooted in disillusioned nostalgia.


We gave Lizzy McAlpine a minute and five seconds flat is the remarkable result

five seconds flat firmly side-steps the sophomore slump with mature production, stellar lyricism, and fearless creativity.