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It’s time to rethink “success” in America

"Success" in America has too long been defined in terms of wealth and money. It's a destructive pattern—and it's time for change.


Amid university divestment pledges, undisclosed investments in fossil fuel companies revealed

A new report revealed university investments in three companies with a focus on the extraction of unconventional fossil fuel resources.


Limited dining options on campus lead to student fears of food insecurity over break

Students staying on campus over break worry about affordable access to food, even with a weekly university stipend to offset the costs.

Halftime Leisure

Mismatched: A story of an unlikely, unexpected pair

Scrolling through Netflix looking for a fun, quick show to watch over Thanksgiving break, I came across the Netflix mini-series Mismatched. Based on Sanhya Menon’s bestselling book When Dimple Met... Read more


WMATA prepares to drastically cut service

WMATA is facing massive cuts to service proposed for fiscal year 2022, which begins in July 2o21.0


The kids are alright: Underclassmen lead Hoyas to win in overtime thriller

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (3-3, 1-1 Big East) defeated St. John’s (5-3. 0-2 Big East) 97-94 in overtime on Sunday. The game was a seesaw affair, with 15... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Crown season 4: How soon is too soon?

The latest season of The Crown is by far the cruelest depiction of the Royal Family. The series is one of the most serious retellings of royal history seamlessly blending... Read more


Skip your red meat burger. Save the Earth.

Ideally, we'd systematically eliminate red meat entirely. Environment health depends on it. But this isn't an ideal world—so let's do the next best thing.


Tantalizing start, late collapse mark loss to Villanova in Big East opener

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (2-3, 0-1 Big East) suffered a frustrating 76-63 loss to Big East rival No. 9 Villanova (5-1, 1,0 Big East) Friday evening at McDonough... Read more


And They Were Roommates: Episode 1 – Q&A and Get to Know Us!

Join roommates Kiran and Veronica in hearing about life at home, memories from the Hilltop, and what’s been on their minds. They’ll even give their expert advice to friends &... Read more


Men’s Basketball Rebounds, Pickett and Blair Star As Ewing Debuts Small-Ball Lineup

The Georgetown men’s basketball team continued non-conference play on a high Tuesday evening, dispatching Coppin State 80-48. Seniors Jamorko Pickett and Jahvon Blair featured in the win, with Pickett exerting... Read more


Students critique Spring 2021 calendar as GUSA asks for more transparency

Georgetown students repsond to the Spring 2021 coronavirus campus plan and academic calendar released by the university.


GUSA appoints students to GUPD oversight committee

The GUSA Senate confirmed three students as representatives to the GUPD Oversight Student Advisory Committee at their meeting on Dec. 6.

News Commentary

When it comes to child care, Georgetown must step up

For Georgetown faculty, finding affordable care for young children is near-impossible. In facing an American child care crisis aggravated by the pandemic, the university must step up to meet the challenge.


GUSA works to abolish the Senate and restructure the executive

Several GUSA senators have formed working groups to rewrite GUSA’s constitution with the goal of restructuring advocacy efforts.


Omar Alshogre, human rights activist and Syrian refugee, comes to Georgetown to continue his advocacy

Omar Alshogre went viral when he announced on Nov. 1 that he was admitted to Georgetown University for the spring semester.

Halftime Leisure

QUIZ: Which character in The Crown are you based off of your Thanksgiving meal?

Happy Thanksgiving and happy Season 4 of The Crown (Hello, Princess Diana)! I hope you took time off from quizzes over Thanksgiving break, but I’m here to give you one... Read more


Alright, Alright, Alright: Time to listen to Matthew McConaughey’s book, Greenlights

“Alright, alright, alright”: the line that brought Matthew McConaughey into the spotlight in Hollywood. Especially with the addition of McConaughey’s southern drawl, these three words have a particular charm to... Read more


Late run dooms men’s basketball in loss to No. 11 West Virginia

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (1-2, Big East) suffered a difficult 80-71 defeat at the hands of the No. 11 West Virginia Mountaineers (4-1, Big 12) on Sunday evening... Read more


D.C. City Council passes REACH Act to address racial inequities

The D.C. City Council unanimously voted to pass the Racial Equity Achieves Results (REACH) Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 at their meeting on Nov. 10. 


Patrick Healy Fellows resign, citing racism and mistreatment in the fellowship

The resignation comes after years of attempted reform, according to fellows.


Let there be lights, lights, and more lights

In a year full of darkness, holiday lights are more important than ever as a signifier of hope and a method of building community.


Men’s Basketball looks to rebound vs. No. 11 West Virginia

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (1-1, Big East) will host No. 11 West Virginia (3-1, Big 12) on Sunday, Dec. 6 at McDonough Arena. Both teams are hoping to shake... Read more


Stop blaming political institutions for our problems. Politicians are responsible.

It's fashionable, right now, to blame political institutions for all the problems we see in our democracy. Resisting that impulse is important.


Despite COVID-19, the show tries to go on

Across the country, theaters were some of the first businesses to close due to COVID-19. Though many have tried to move productions online, nothing is the same. Watch below to... Read more