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Chappell Roan’s “Good Luck, Babe!” speaks to the club divas and the sexually repressed

More than anything else, Chappell Roan is reimagining the conventions and boundaries of pop, urging her listeners to embrace unseriousness.


As universities clash with student protesters, keep eyes on Gaza

Content warning: this article discusses anti-Palestinian racism, antisemitism, and genocide. Since the Voice’s editorial board first called on Georgetown to support collective liberation and protect pro-Palestine activism, university administrators across... Read more

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3 Body Problem creates harmony from science fiction chaos

3 Body Problem perfectly juggles various plotlines, resulting in a binge-worthy eight-episode drama that innovates on classic sci-fi themes.


A gentlewoman’s guide to going out alone

This exercise in solo spontaneity engendered a sense of community, resulting in a new friend made by virtue of being alone.


Faith, fasting, and football: Muslim student athletes during Ramadan

On April 10, Muslims around the world celebrated Eid, the holiday that marks the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is... Read more


Dancing the night away to banda and corridos, Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Georgetown brings brilliance to the student dance community

More than just a dance group committed to its artistry, BFMG has become a home away from home for its members.


GW encampment grows onto street in third day of protest for Gaza

Saturday marks the third day that students have been camped in George Washington University’s (GW) University Yard, protesting in solidarity with Palestine. Late Friday evening, demonstrators that had been standing... Read more


In photos: 24 hours inside the Gaza solidarity encampment at GW

Students from George Washington University, Georgetown, and other DC colleges established a pro-Palestine encampment Thursday on GW’s campus. The encampment, which began at 5 a.m., follows similar protests at other... Read more

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Hoyascope Today: Astrological prediction for Georgetown Day

What's in the stars today? Courtesy of the Halftime Leisure staff, choose your sign for your Georgetown Day horoscope reading.


Students establish Gaza solidarity encampment on GW’s campus; 135 march from GU to join

Students from George Washington University along with students from Georgetown and other schools from throughout the D.C. area established an encampment in solidarity with Gaza early this morning on GW’s campus.


A celebration of English majors

What I specifically want to discourage in our hyper-motivated community is feeling poorly about yourself or questioning your academic passions because of what others are doing. Contrary to popular belief: your college major won’t define the rest of your life. And if you’re considering a major in the humanities, it almost certainly won’t lock you into a specific career, limit your prospects, or hinder your ability to be successful.

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Sabrina Carpenter’s “Espresso” is a shot of amorous, retro pop

“Espresso” is undoubtedly a prelude to the next Sabrina Carpenter era: our sparkly, sensual pop princess knows what she’s doing.


Breathtaking in its brutality, Civil War shocks the American conscience

A visual and sonic marvel, Civil War forces American audiences to grapple with the horror of modern warfare brought to U.S. shores.


Voice Sports’ 2024 NBA Playoff Predictions

After an unimpressive Washington Wizards season, here is who Voice Sports is predicting will win the 2024 NBA playoffs after our beloved city missed the competition this year: Andrew Arnold... Read more

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Voice Sports’ 2024 NHL Playoff Predictions

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to watch hockey in the hot DC summer sun. Here is how Voice Sports thinks the 2024 playoffs will go. Ben Jakabcsin WCR1:... Read more


Perfect Days (2024) muses on how to live

Even when reflecting on suffering, Perfect Days urges us that the sadness will pass and perfect days will come again soon.


Obituary: Eric “The Fridge” Mittereder (1985-2024)

Eric Clark Mittereder, a writer, editor, and animating spirit for the Georgetown Voice from 2004 through 2008, passed from this mortal coil on March 28, 2024.

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Netflix’s Avatar: the Last Airbender may master the elements of spectacle, but loses the heart of the original

Combining several episodes into one made for a fast-paced experience, but took away crucial time for the show to flesh out its characters.


Faculty hold second vigil for Gazan academics killed by Israel

Georgetown Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine (FSJP) held a vigil Tuesday at noon to mourn the Palestinian academics and university students killed by Israel in Gaza. This is... Read more

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Shows on streaming you may have missed: Bad Sisters (2022)

With a second season confirmed and on the way, now is the perfect time to sit down and catch up on this fantastic show.


RAs to unionize after resounding victory in election

Georgetown’s Resident Assistants (RAs) voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a union in an election on Tuesday, one of the fastest RA unionization efforts in the country pending certification, organizers said.


Norovirus returns to Georgetown’s campus

On April 4, officials from the departments of Student Health and Public Health announced a campus norovirus outbreak in an email to community members. Since March 27, over 40 individuals... Read more

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Game Review: Balatro is ruining my life

The key brilliance of Balatro lies in its replayability and creativity; I am compelled to explore so many different levels and synergies.


Former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson discusses Ukraine, Gaza, and Brexit in Gaston Hall

Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to a packed Gaston Hall about the ongoing wars in Ukraine and Gaza, Brexit, and Trump on April 11. The event, titled... Read more

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Charli XCX is embarking on a riotous escapade into the world of club culture and hyperpop

Despite only being three singles and a remix in, there's already no denying that Charli XCX’s Brat will be the album of the summer.