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Are TikTok and celebrity feuds saving the Oscars?

Why does an entity as powerful and eminent as the Academy of Motion Pictures need to partner with social media creators to gain a more engaged audience? 

Voices

A love letter to the core curriculum

The core curriculum is a tool that can either push you out of your comfort zone or help you add a new dimension to your chosen area of study.

Voices

Lessons from my atypical freshman year

After exchanging GroupMe direct messages for two days, I committed to living with four other Georgetown freshmen I didn’t know and hadn’t talked to before. Less than a month later, we all moved in together.

News

Fr. Drew Christiansen, Georgetown professor and nuclear disarmament expert, dies

Fr. Andrew J. “Drew” Christiansen, S.J., a distinguished professor in the School of Foreign Service died on April 6 after a long term illness.

Voices

Know your rights: 10 demands SFS students should make 

The SFS is failing its undergraduate students. Here's 10 demands SFS students should make.

News

Small number of D.C. residents at statistically high risk of perpetrating gun violence, study finds

The District ranks first in gun homicides relative to the rest of the U.S., and a fatal shooting on M St. increased attention on gun violence.

News

Georgetown reinstates indoor mask mandate following case spike

Georgetown reinstated indoor masking requirements on the main and medical campuses effective April 7 after a spike in COVID-19 cases.

News

Howard University non-tenured, adjunct faculty approve new union contract

Professors at Howard University are seeing the beginnings of positive change in their labor negotiations with the university administration. 

News

Maryland bill expands gender inclusive bathroom access for DMV residents

More gender-inclusive restrooms could be expanding into the broader DMV area, according to a new bill proposed in Montgomery County.

News

Construction starts for new Ward 8 hospital after years of delays

The D.C. government broke ground on a new Ward 8 hospital, which will address needs in historically underserved, majority-Black populations.

Leisure

Fresh: A new horror classic

If there’s one thing guaranteed besides its future establishment as a horror classic, it’s that Fresh will at least make you feel a little better about the realities of your own dating life. 

Podcasts

Horror Saxa: Episode 4, Unique Harris

On this episode of Horror Saxa, Brett and Amelia unpack the mysterious, and unsolved, disappearance of Unique Harris. What happened in between the hours of 3 and 8 A.M. on... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Quiz: Which World Cup song should you listen to?

Take this quiz (created by a certified soccer super fan) to find out what song will soundtrack your 2022 experience. 

Leisure

The Cherry Blossoms are here: A season of hope, renewal and instagrammable moments is upon us

“Flowers have a way of showing us that the world just keeps ongoing. [They] remind us that things will always renew.” 

Halftime Leisure

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Is she still so marvelous?

Much of what makes this show marvelous, like the acting and costumes, remains consistent, but the story itself takes a turn for the worse.

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Ranking beers by pee taste

The pee taste isn’t an inherent eventuality of beer-loving life.

Halftime Leisure

The Voice predicts the 2022 Grammys

Album of the Year by Adora Adeyemi Prediction: SOUR (2021) Should Win: SOUR, Planet Her (2021), or Evermore (2020) While one would have expected music to slow down in the... Read more

Voices

President DeGioia, tear down these tents!

The tents’ existence makes progressively less sense, an impressive feat since they’ve always been unnecessary.

Sports

Five more months of hope: The story of the 2007 Georgetown basketball team

Patrick Ewing, Jr. is not here anymore, and maybe that’s for the best. Sometimes, stepping out of the comfort zone is the best way to move forward, even if it... Read more

Halftime

The misunderstood masterpiece of The Emoji Movie

What makes great cinema? Must it move the masses? Need it withstand the test of time? To these questions and more, I proclaim yes. In a cultural milieu so saturated... Read more

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A Swift conversion

The artist, the witch, had snatched yet another innocent yet again, as swiftly as her name.

Features

18 hours with Georgetown Radio

In an effort to document the entirety of WGTB’s Friday setlist, we hunkered down in what some DJs call “the womb” for 18 hours.

Halftime Leisure

Ask not what the rat ring can do for you

The audience doesn’t know what to do with themselves, gripping their plastic folding chairs in white-knuckled disgust.

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: The top five underground clothing brands you need to check out

Enjoy curating your totally unique and quirky, not-like-other-girls look with the indie brands below. 

Features

Inside the mind of the art world’s most enigmatic rat

When I meet him for the first time, he is standing in the corner of Henle courtyard, chewing on chocolate left on a discarded candy wrapper.