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Metroid Dread is one of the Switch’s best games. It almost didn’t exist.

Nobody expected Metroid Dread (2021). The game, a follow-up to the Game Boy cult-classic Metroid Fusion (2002), began its life nearly two decades ago as a title for the Nintendo... Read more


How the Philodemic Room portraits came down, and what’s next

Along the four long walls of the Philodemic Room in Healy Hall, there are empty spaces where portraits once hung.


For incarcerated D.C. residents, poor conditions aren’t new—but it took a pandemic to prompt changes

Tyrone Walker memorized one specific sentence in the bio of Tom Faust, the director of the D.C. Department of Corrections (DOC).


TEDxGeorgetown 2022 poses the question of renewal in a world altered by the pandemic

The organizers of TEDxGeorgetown are looking ahead, to a “renaissance” of new hope after two years of strife and isolation on a global scale.


A little bark, but no bite: Hoyas lose to UConn as streak reaches 18

Georgetown men’s basketball (6-21, 0-17 Big East) lost their 18th consecutive contest against No. 21 UConn (21-7, 12-5 Big East) 86-77 on Sunday. Graduate guard R.J. Cole led all Husky... Read more

Halftime Leisure

“The “Joker and the Queen” feat. Taylor Swift is, no-joke, an incredible love song

Sheeran uses card-related language to make surprisingly sweet and cringe-free puns about his relationship.


D.C. bill requires schools to provide free period products to students

The D.C. Council passed a bill requiring District schools to provide free period products in all women’s and gender-neutral bathrooms.


Horror Saxa: Episode 3, Robert Wone

In the latest episode of Horror Saxa, Amelia and Brett discuss the murder of Robert Wone on the night of August 2, 2006. Despite there never being an arrest for... Read more


Hoyas drop disappointing 17th straight to lowly DePaul

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (6-21, 0-16 Big East) fell to the DePaul Blue Demons (13-14, 4-13 Big East) 68-65 on Thursday night at Capital One Arena, failing to convert... Read more


Students struggle to reconcile CAPS accessibility gap

Over the course of the pandemic, Georgetown launched new telehealth services, but many students still struggled to find support. 


GUSA debates upcoming Executive transition and mask mandates

The Senate passed legislation to amend outdated bylaws and debated repealing mask mandates during their meeting on Feb. 20. 

Halftime Leisure

Kyle and Amanda’s tumultuous relationship kicks off season six of Summer House

Though I have loved “KyManda” together in the past, this season has me questioning how I really feel about their relationship


Women’s basketball falls to Villanova, maintains losing streak

The Georgetown Hoyas women’s basketball team (7-18, 2-15 Big East) couldn’t quite pull off an upset over the Villanova Wildcats (19-7, 13-4 Big East), recording their eighth-straight loss Tuesday night,... Read more


Unannounced inspections part of D.C. Jail class-action settlement

DOC has agreed to five unannounced inspections of the D.C. Jail over the next six months as part of a recent class-action lawsuit settlement.

Halftime Sports

NBA 2022 Trade Deadline Recap and Reaction

Last week in sports was supposed to be defined by the upcoming Super Bowl, but apparently no one told the NBA. With the NBA trade deadline coming and going February... Read more


1619 Freedom School founders speak about community literacy work

The 1619 Freedom School, founded by Hannah-Jones, is an after-school program for young Black kids to learn Black history.


Georgetown women’s basketball drops one to Marquette in near upset

In their second matchup against the Marquette Golden Eagles (18-8, 11-6 Big East), the Georgetown Hoyas (7-16, 2-13 Big East) continued their recent trend of playing a hard-fought, competitive game... Read more


Further tuition increase adds burden on current students, alumni

Georgetown undergraduates are facing another annual tuition increase according to a Feb. 14 announcement from the Provost. 


GUPD faces criticism for delayed response to shooting near campus

Even though students subscribe to the HOYAlert notification system utilized by GUPD, many were not informed of the shooting by GUPD.

News Commentary

Welcome to Surveillance University, where privacy no longer matters

When Allemai Dagnatchew (SFS ’22) began her final semester of college, the last thing she wanted to worry about was digital privacy.

Halftime Leisure

100 gecs is glorious, excessive—and the future of music

Jargon aside, it’s clear that 1000 gecs is a delightful smorgasbord of excessive noise, and I am absolutely obsessed. 


Halsey’s If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power (Extended Version) demystifies pregnancy and fame

When Halsey first announced that their fourth studio album would be about pregnancy, she faced intense fan resistance. In an Internet age where teenagers and young adults are a cornerstone... Read more


How I navigate achievement anxiety, and how you can too

Affixing our worth to achievement is no way to live—our love for ourselves shouldn’t be conditional on societal views of what makes us valuable.


In 2022, Men’s Lacrosse has a new shot at NCAA glory

With the entirety of what was the best defense in the country last season returning, things are looking good for the Hoyas again.


In The Tragedy of Macbeth, the kingslayer isn’t the only one plotting

The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021) opens on a disorienting, bleak, and foggy landscape, tracing in the footsteps of a weary soldier. The first lines of dialogue anchor the audience in... Read more