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Post Pitch: The Importance of Voting

Welcome back to Post Pitch!  This week, podcasts producer Romy Abu-Fadel interviews our writer, Brandon Wu, about the Editorial Board’s piece in this week’s issue of The Voice. Tune in... Read more

Halftime Leisure

A broken record: Will the Grammys ever “get it right”?

Ascribing the Grammys’s failures to institutional issues fails to recognize the collective Academy's role in excluding of artists of color.


Georgetown track makes their mark, sets themselves up for success in 2024

If you’re ever wandering through Burleith, you might stumble upon the community track—only 320 meters around as compared to the traditional 400 meters, and the practice spot of Georgetown’s varsity... Read more


Questions without answers: Grieving my friend lost to suicide

Grief is a solitary experience on some level—it’s personal, intimate. But people can still grieve collectively. Placing grief in a community context elicits solidarity and a stronger ethics of interpersonal care. It helps unmask the shame, guilt, and blame that surround suicide. It names these questions, so at the very least, one knows other people are asking the same things, too. Discussing grief openly won’t diminish the loss, but maybe it can make the pain less hollow—less lonely.


Georgetown falls to Villanova at home – three questions for the Hoyas going forward

The Georgetown Hoyas (8-17, 1-13 BIG EAST) welcomed the Villanova Wildcats (14-11, 7-7 BIG EAST) to the District for some Friday night hoops at Capital One Arena. Unfortunately for first-year... Read more

Halftime Leisure

For years, Georgetown’s resident busker has been trying to cut through the noise

Will Spruill has played the same street corner every day for between eight and 13 hours since the start of the pandemic in 2020.


Freezing temperatures pose challenges for Georgetown’s homelessness outreach groups

As temperatures dropped below freezing in January and early February this year, homelessness outreach organizations scrambled to provide resources and shelter to the nearly 5,000 people currently experiencing homelessness in D.C.


To build progressive power everywhere, cast your ballot

There is a collective exhaustion around politics. The disillusionment with its ability for true, progressive change is not unfounded—once again, many of us feel forced to choose between two presidential... Read more

Halftime Sports

In a new age of player empowerment in college basketball, is unionization on the horizon?

Every year thousands of young athletes don uniforms bearing the name of their university in pursuit of higher education or, for the select few, a professional sports career. The hours... Read more


This Lunar New Year, make tradition trendy

Western brands didn’t begin creating Lunar New Year (LNY) collections until recent years, but like all trends, once the bandwagon gets moving, it barrels forward at full force. Yet, with all things that demand precision and care, speed and quantity alone don’t—and can’t—guarantee success.


“A Boys’ Club”: Female leaders navigate Georgetown’s predominately male-led student organizations

When Megan Skinner (SFS ’24) first learned about GUSA in 2020, women filled a majority of the Senate seats.  This year, Skinner is one of only eight women in the... Read more


Dr. Anthony Fauci reflects on COVID-19, U.S. pandemic response, and more in McCourt’s 2024 Whittington Lecture

On Feb. 1, Dr. Anthony Fauci delivered Georgetown’s 2024 Whittington Lecture, hosted by the McCourt School of Public Policy.


“Full of doubts with a general smile,” Briston Maroney glows on Ultrapure tour

With overwhelming charm and a bit of nervous energy, Briston Maroney had the crowd in the palm of his hand.

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: The 10 Best Places in Georgetown to Pop the Question

We—the Georgetown community’s foremost experts on all things love and romance—compiled a list of the most special proposal spots.


Panel centers Black women on the political landscape

In a panel on Feb. 5, Black female scholars from across the country came together to explore the power of Black women in American politics and their nuanced role as... Read more


Horror Saxa Episode 6: Samuel Little

Kait and Bahar unpack the twisted tale of Samuel Little: the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history according to the FBI.


For Native actors on the rise, Killers of the Flower Moon is a “career-maker”

Collins and Means are proud of their work and hope it can inspire both more films about Native Americans and more projects that feature Native actors.


Late game surge: Women’s basketball finds its way past Providence

Georgetown women’s basketball (16-8, 6-7 BIG EAST) defeated the Providence Friars (11-14, 5-9 BIG EAST) 54-44 at home on Feb. 10. Georgetown started the game well, but the Friars fought... Read more


Hoyas suffer another home blowout to UConn

Georgetown men’s basketball (8-15, 1-11 BIG EAST) fell in embarrassing fashion to AP No. 1 UConn (22-2, 12-1 BIG EAST) 89-64 on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Capital One Arena. Junior... Read more


Voice Sports Predicts Super Bowl LVIII

Super Bowl LVIII will take place this Sunday, February 11, with kickoff scheduled for 6:30pm at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Kansas City Chiefs, led by the dominant... Read more


Kali Uchis’s lipsticked love letter to Latin music

ORQUÍDEAS is an exercise in experimentation, allowing Uchis to flex her vocal and sonic dynamism; even so, she never loses sight of the divinely feminine quality that’s always defined her music.


“Divest from death”: Community members walkout to demand divestment from corporations with Israeli ties

Students, faculty, and staff held a walkout to call on Georgetown to divest its endowment from companies that invest in technologies used by the Israeli military. 


Gritty defense, veteran poise lead Hoyas past DePaul

On Sunday, February 4, the Georgetown Hoyas (15-7, 5-6 BIG EAST) took down the DePaul Blue Demons (11-13, 3-8 BIG EAST) in a close, low-scoring contest, 44-42. The Hoyas were... Read more


Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad visits Georgetown to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Yazidi genocide

On Jan. 31 the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security mourned and commemorated the 10-year anniversary of the Yazidi genocide.


“Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant”: author Curtis Chin visits Georgetown for book talk

Curtis Chin visited Georgetown on Jan. 25 for a book talk on his new book: "Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant."