Beyond fleeting joy, Black art is more than the antithesis of pain
Black art made of the mundane is rarely celebrated. Rather, when it comes to representing Black lives, it is art that draws from both personal and systemic forms of suffering that is given precedence.
The completely objective, undeniable list of the top 10 films of all time
Since the dawn of cinema, critics have time and again tried and failed (miserably) to come to a consensus on what truly makes a brilliant film. From timeless storytelling to... Read more
APILF student advocates revive AAPI home at Georgetown
First established in 2015 after AAPI students expressed their interest in an on-campus affinity space, the home had shut down for the past few years due to COVID-19 and insufficient funding. Now, advocates for the home’s renewal, including students and alumni, hope to establish the home as a permanent community and safe space for AAPI students.
Miguel Wilson is reinventing wedding fashion—because it’s his day, too
With a philosophy of activism through fashion, designer and philanthropist Miguel Wilson has challenged the boundaries of men’s formalwear.
What lies beyond Infinity: Lessons the MCU’s Phase 5 can learn from its shaky predecessor
This review contains spoilers for Phase Four of the MCU The year was 2019. After 11 years, 21 films, and several (retroactively canon) TV shows, each building upon a massive... Read more
The Voice predicts the 2023 GRAMMYs
Album of the Year by Maanasi Chintamani Prediction: RENAISSANCE, Beyoncé Should Win: RENAISSANCE, Beyoncé This year’s Album of the Year nominations leave much to be desired, from puzzling omissions—like... Read more
Two-time Georgetown alum brings home two “Jeopardy!” wins
Two-time "Jeopardy!" champion Patrick Curran, a double alum, reflects on his time on the Hilltop and how it helped him become a champion.
Legacy honored as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever tenderly chaperones its audience through grief and loss
But the movie is an ode to Boseman. Wakanda Forever is, at its core, a story of grief, resilience, and recovery.
“Lift Me Up” is a soothing, triumphant tribute from Rihanna
A minute left before the Oct. 28 midnight official release of Rihanna’s “Lift Me Up,” time slowed to an agonizing crawl as a million questions surged to the forefront of... Read more
Halftime Leisure’s favorite summer reads
Fight Night by Miriam Toews (2021) Miriam Toews’ books all cover very similar thematic ground, but each novel finds a new emotional angle to explore her cultural history. Toews was... Read more