Abby Smith

Abby is a sophomore studying Business and Global Affairs from Indianapolis, IN. She is a Halftime Leisure Assistant Editor, enjoys writing about the Kardashians, and takes pride in her grilled cheese recipe.


News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discusses “leveling the playing field” in GU Politics event

Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) hosted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to discuss her opinions on the Build Back Better agenda, universal childcare, a minimum corporate tax... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Ranking every Thanksgiving episode from Friends

The holiday season brings a plethora of festive movies and TV shows, but it typically skips over Thanksgiving, a holiday that is often overlooked in the transition between Halloween and... Read more

Performance

Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski highlights the role of theatre in social change

With just one actor (David Strathairn) and stark scenery, Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski harnesses the power of storytelling to convey a message that transcends time and the... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Quiz: Which downstairs Leo’s station are you?

Back to school means back to Leo’s, and everyone has an opinion about it. Being the sole dining hall on Georgetown’s campus, Leo’s creates bonding opportunities and generates lots of... Read more

Leisure

The Voice’s guide to D.C.: Where to eat

Affordable Eats The Well Dressed Burrito Address: 1220 19th St. NW How to get there: Take the GUTS bus to Dupont Circle, walk three blocks down 19th, and peer dubiously... Read more

Halftime Leisure

QUIZ: Which dairy alternative milk should you try?

There’s nothing worse than a glass of cow’s milk. Luckily, there’s a plethora of dairy alternatives for us non-milk lovers to try! Whether you’re looking to spice up your coffee... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Race & Roses–What The Bachelor franchise’s racial controversy has to say about the role of race and representation in the media 

ABC’s The Bachelor has long been criticized for its fast-tracked television love stories and, more importantly, its lack of racial diversity. As the first Black Bachelor, Matt James’ role as... Read more

Halftime Leisure

QUIZ: Which character in The Crown are you based off of your Thanksgiving meal?

Happy Thanksgiving and happy Season 4 of The Crown (Hello, Princess Diana)! I hope you took time off from quizzes over Thanksgiving break, but I’m here to give you one... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Kim Kardashian West’s 40th birthday bash backlash

Lordy, lordy, Kim K’s forty! As the days of honking car parades fade, COVID-19 birthdays have become the norm rather than the exception in the year 2020. Certainly, Kim Kardashian... Read more

News

ESCAPE-ing the virtual Hilltop, first-years find sense of community through online retreat

Georgetown's ESCAPE retreat program continues virtually for freshmen and transfer students this fall semester.