Ajani Jones

Ajani is a freshman in the College majoring in Linguistics. He is a Halftime Leisure Assistant Editor and has a really soft spot for every book Rick Riordan has ever written.


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‘The Cookout’ enshrines Black joy, builds community

After months of exertion by its four coordinators, the April 9 ‘Cookout’ represented a dream coming to life.

Leisure

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 explores the tricky relationship between love and grief

Based on Volume 0 of Gege Akutami’s beloved manga and anime series, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (2021) is a dark fantasy film that expertly navigates the tricky web of pain and guilt that sits under the shadow of unreconciled grief.

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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. 

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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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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.

Halftime Leisure

Quiz: What’s your role in the next big adventure story?

Take this quiz to find your role in the iconic ‘Five Man Band’ adventure archetype.

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Project ELEECT receives $2.6 million grant to improve multilingual teaching in D.C.-area schools

Georgetown’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences announced that the U.S Department of Education awarded the school’s Program of Educational Transformation (MAET) a $2.6 million, five-year National Professional Development (NPD)... Read more

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Beyond the Lights sits at the intersection of commentary and theatre

It’s five minutes to show time on the opening night of Beyond the Lights, and nobody knows exactly what to expect. The air buzzes, electric with barely contained enthusiasm and... Read more

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Busting down the closet door: the weaponization of coming-out in queer media

For many queer youth, “coming out of the closet” is treated as the ultimate milestone, a crucial step before one is able to truly live their life with pride. The... Read more

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After year of isolation, Prison Scholars return to classrooms

Students shuffle into seats on a Tuesday afternoon, chatting as they open their bags. After a year and a half, they’re glad to see their classmates face-to-face, sit in creaky... Read more