Anne Paglia

Anne graduated from the College, studying English. She enjoyed writing for Leisure and still enjoys long walks on the beach.


CV: The Shins, Heartworms

The Shins have never been a band to take risks. After accomplishing the impossible by striking a remarkably original, balanced, and mature sound on their first record, growth seemed both... Read more


CV: The Orwells, Terrible Human Beings

At first glance, Terrible Human Beings, The Orwells’ latest album, has all the makings of a cult classic. The title is shameless, the cover art screams 90’s alternative with its... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Spring Break Road Trip

What’s that? You were rejected from all the ABP trips you applied to and failed to make adequate backup plans? The best you could think up was an impromptu road... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Bands You Should Know: Pinegrove

For Evan Stephens Hall, the ampersand is more than semi-alphabetic—it’s prophetic. Hall, lead singer of indie rock band Pinegrove, has been deeply moved by the symbolism behind the character “&.”... Read more


GU Politics hosts sitcom creators

Georgetown alumni Scott Conroy (COL ’05) and Peter Hamby (COL ’03), co-creators of the sitcom Embeds, discussed their experiences covering the 2008 presidential campaigns as embedded reporters during the Institute... Read more


Concert Preview: G. Love and Special Sauce, Jan. 29, 9:30 Club

In a music industry saturated with overproduced and unsatisfying pop tunes, G. Love and Special Sauce keeps it old school. Although the three-man combo group has come quite a way... Read more


Jackie Shows First Lady in Grim New Light

In a 1961 interview with Jaqueline Kennedy, Sander Vancour said to the new first lady, “If I may say so, without disrespect, every time I’ve been in the White House... Read more


Avoiding Armchair Activism When Fighting For Change

This past week, over a million Facebook users checked in to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to show their solidarity with Dakota Access Pipeline protesters and thwart any potential targeting... Read more


Critical Voices: Lady Gaga, Joanne

After years of red carpet commotion and outrageous performances in which concerts were elevated to  spectacles, the public has grown to expect nothing but the abnormal from Lady Gaga. Naturally... Read more


Critical Voices: Joyce Manor, Cody

In the five years since they burst onto the emo revival scene with their 2011 self-titled album, Joyce Manor has spit out three unapologetically fast-paced albums. Cody, their fifth and... Read more