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The D’Amelio Show: is TikTok fame all that great?

If you’re on TikTok, you probably know the app’s biggest star. In 2019, 15 year old dancer Charli D’Amelio began posting on the popular app. Two years and 124 million... Read more

DC News

The federal eviction ban is over. Here’s what that means for D.C. residents

Millions of people are at risk of losing shelter after the Supreme Court halted the Biden administration’s nationwide eviction ban on Aug. 26, over a month before its scheduled end... Read more

Halftime Sports

A dive into the D.C. sports scene

You might not think of sports when you think of D.C.—but you should. Sure, Washington, D.C. is a city full of dazzling museums, restaurants, universities, and other attractions that make... Read more

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Fall COVID-19 policies

In addition to mandating vaccinations, Georgetown has introduced new logistical difficulties in dining, quarantining, and policy enforcement as it attempts a full return during an ongoing pandemic.


Malignant‘s brashness and audacity make it a twist-filled delight

As the lights came up at the end of Malignant (2021), James Wan’s demented new horror extravaganza, my friends and I took the opportunity during the credits to howl with... Read more


This Week in Soccer: September 15-September 21

This week, Roman provides a Big East men's and women's soccer preview while also recapping two big Hoya wins.

News Commentary

GERMS: Overworked, overcommitted, and underpaid

Thousands of Georgetown students returned to campus in full force this fall, but when in need, many face limited access to emergency services.  Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS) announced... Read more


GUSA Senate responds to safety incident with call for increased university communication

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling for more transparency regarding student safety at their meeting on Sep. 19.  Referencing an incident involving an adult man who was seen in... Read more


Women and gender studies scholar appointed dean of Georgetown College

Rosario Ceballo, a leading scholar in diversity, equity, and inclusion work and former chair of the University of Michigan’s Women and Gender Studies (WGST) Department, was appointed as dean of... Read more


Georgetown Football Drops Home Opener

The Georgetown Hoyas football team (1-1, 0-0 Patriot League) played their second game of the season, losing their home opener on Saturday against the Harvard Crimson (1-0, 0-0 Patriot League),... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: a poem a day

Poetry is fun and begs less commitment than a novel, or even a short story. But it can be difficult to find the middle ground between elementary school acrostics and... Read more


Georgetown Football Looks to Stay Unbeaten in Home Opener

Following their season-opening win in overtime at Delaware State (1-1, Mid-Eastern Athletic), the Georgetown football team (1-0, Patriot League) is coming back to the Hilltop this Saturday to face off... Read more


Gamer Vote: The rise of technology-driven politics

While it has largely been Democratic campaigns pursuing Gamer Vote as a political strategy, there is huge potential for campaigns to expand their base by reaching this still largely untapped voter segment


Lady Gaga pushes the boundaries of her own music on Dawn of Chromatica

Last year, Lady Gaga released her sixth album Chromatica (2020), which is fun and pop-y, yet still continues to deliver Gaga’s signature contrast of upbeat music paired with quite sad... Read more


This Week in Soccer: September 7-September 14

This week, the Voice looks at the need for improved finishing from Dante Polvara and Marlon Tabora and the quiet greatness of Sydney Cummings.


The Suicide Squad combines the absurdity of comics with heartwarming characters

To some degree, superhero stories are inherently silly. Whether from the basic concepts behind beloved heroes and villains or the general absurdity of scenarios presented in their weekly adventures, each... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Love Island Season 7 is a mess, and not the fun kind

After 18 months off the air, Love Island UK was poised to make an impressive comeback. Yet somehow this year’s season managed to be an almost grueling viewing experience, rather... Read more


In a return to their winning ways, women’s soccer takes down No. 9 Rutgers

After three consecutive draws, the Georgetown women's soccer team took down No. 9 Rutgers in a return to their winning ways. The play of goalkeeper Allie Augur led the way for the Hoyas


The Corp adapts hiring process ahead of full reopening by end of September

The Corp—a conglomerate of seven student-run businesses on campus—has been steadily reopening its doors since early August.  “By the end of September everything will be fully reopened,” Harper Thomas (SFS... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Emily Mortimer’s The Pursuit of Love dazzles on Prime Video

To be honest, you only need to watch the scene in the first episode of Emily Mortimer’s The Pursuit of Love, in which Lord Merlin (Andrew Scott!) sensually dances to... Read more


No. 1 Hoyas down No. 7 Maryland 1-0 in exciting clash

Led by an early goal from Stefan Stojanovic and typical world class work from Giannis Nikopolidis, Georgetown defeated Maryland in their highest ranked clash of the season.


Where have all the students gone? How leave of absence policies hinder student wellness

In the face of mental illness or medical emergency, a growing number of college students are taking a leave of absence. Often, it doesn't help.



Performance is coming back to Georgetown.  After a year of green screen set displays and actors talking through the borders of Zoom boxes, theatre is returning to, well, not always... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Vil A Cookbook

There’s no need to be embarrassed.  I mean, sure, it’s only Wednesday and you’re heating up your fifth microwaveable Trader Joe’s curry of the week. And yeah, your “charcuterie board”... Read more


Undergraduates have embraced social media as a platform to comment on Israel and Palestine. Should we?

I have also come to the realization that while social media activism can be problematic by lending credence to absolutist viewpoints, social media is often the only tool for activism among disenfranchised and minority opinion groups.