Daniel Varghese

Daniel was an editor at the Voice from December 2013 to November 2016. He loved it. Follow him on Twitter @drvarg01 for his thoughts on Global Health and Kanye West.


News Hit: New MD/MPH program

Georgetown’s School of Medicine announced on Jan. 3 the formation of a new dual degree program with Johns Hopkins that will allow students to complete a doctor of medicine at... Read more


Critical Voices: Boston, Life, Love & Hope

In the 11 years since Boston last released an album, the band has undergone many changes, with the death of their lead singer, Brad Delp, and the addition of new... Read more


Critical Voices: The Ripples, The First Few

On Saturday Nov. 23, The Ripples, a Georgetown student band, will drop a pebble in the vast lake of the music world, hoping to create waves that disrupt our collective conscience.


Critical Voices: Lady Gaga, Artpop

From her e.coli-flavored meat dress to her embryonic palanquin, Lady Gaga has always prided herself on big production and electrifying shock value. Her newest album, Artpop, is no exception.


Critical Voices: The Head and the Heart, Let’s Be Still

Beautiful. The only word that surfaced in my mind as tears welled up in my eyes at the close of The Head and the Heart’s self-titled debut album, which I left spinning in my car’s stereo for many months of my senior year of high school.


Critical Voices: Miley Cyrus, Bangerz

Four months ago, when the music video for “We Can’t Stop” was uploaded to YouTube, the newest iteration of Miley Cyrus was presented to the world—and it was weird. On Tuesday, this changed version of the pop star we all knew and loved released Bangerz, and like the new version of Cyrus, it’s weird.


Critical Voices: Bastille, Bad Blood

Bastille’s major label debut begins in epic fashion: with raucous, layered choral harmonies. The first track, “Pompeii,” which has gained prominence in the British music scene, introduces us to themes that recur throughout the twelve track record and the musical mind of Dan Smith. Together, the songs weave a story of the grand and ancient Roman city while simultaneously injecting a palpable feeling of inferiority: “But if you close your eyes/does it almost feel like/nothing changed at all?”