Claire Goldberg

is the Voice's former editoral board chair and halftime leisure editor. She "says a lot of funny things," according to Emma Francois.


Check Out Harriette Hemmasi, Georgetown’s New Dean of the Library

The new dean of library, Harriette Hemmasi has been working in and around libraries for nearly her entire career, but her first love was music. “I loved being around all... Read more


Critical Voices: Mitski, Be the Cowboy

You will get chills almost immediately after you press play on Mitski’s new album, Be the Cowboy. Her haunting, harrowing voice sings, “You’re my number one / You’re the one... Read more

Halftime Leisure

An Ode to Paul Simon

My parents took me to see Paul Simon play at the Hollywood Bowl in the summer of 2016. I still remember it being one of the best, most heartwarming, most... Read more


Concert Preview: Sylvan Esso, July 26, The Anthem

Electro Indie Pop duo Sylvan Esso will be bringing their talents to the District on July 26. Hailing from Durham, North Carolina, their music is unlike anything else, even though... Read more


Concert Preview: Courtney Barnett, July 24, The Anthem

Courtney Barnett’s mellow Melbourne folk stylings are not to be missed. Her thick Aussie accent is what stands out most in her music, but the rustic guitar riffs and indie... Read more

Halftime Leisure

A Lot Happened In Pop Culture Last Month, But Our Website Was Down and I Was Lazy

In the past month, Childish Gambino released the most earth-shattering song and music video I’ve ever seen, the Met Gala convinced me to convert to Catholicism (and then the Catholic... Read more


A Student Server’s Perspective on Initiative 77

On June 19, District of Columbia residents will vote on Initiative 77, which aims to get rid of the tipping system and instead implement one minimum wage for all workers.... Read more


Critical Voices: Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy

Cardi B opens her premier album with an emotional three minutes of solo bars backed by a simple piano line and soft air horns. After the fun and free-flowing “Finesse”... Read more

Halftime Leisure

A Case for the Classics: Field of Dreams

If you’re not crying almost immediately after Field of Dreams starts, then you’re not human. People always call it the best sports movie of all time, but it’s more than... Read more


Trailer Takes: Sicario 2: Day of Soldado, Eighth Grade, and Tag

Sicario 2: Day of Soldado – Sam: Mixed feelings from me on this one. Soldado is the sequel to Sicario (2015), a violent, unfettered foray into the war against... Read more