Emily Jaster

Emily Jaster is the former features editor and former Halftime Leisure editor for The Georgetown Voice. When she's not writing for the Voice, you can usually find her writing poetry or wandering around art galleries and concert halls.

Halftime Leisure

Time To Let Go: A Panic! Retrospective

On a humid June night, my friends and I danced on the discount-ticket lawn to Panic! At The Disco’s throbbing melodies and Brendon Urie’s sonorous voice. Our long shadows stretched... Read more


Scottish First Minister calls for new referendums on Brexit, Scottish independence

The United Kingdom is not ready to exit the European Union by the Mar. 29 deadline, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said in a speech at Georgetown University Feb. 4.... Read more


She Runs the World: Professor Jamil Scott

In this episode, Claire Goldberg and Emily Jaster sit down with professor Jamil Scott to discuss her academic journey and minorities in politics.


Kleptocracy Engages the Unknown

The District is about to devour Kleptocracy. Arena Stage’s latest production, which runs through Feb. 24, is the world premiere of a play set in 1990s Russia that depicts the... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Jazzing It Up!

Jazz is genius. I’m currently reading a 254 page book called The Jazz of Physics (by Stephon Alexander), and the only reason I can begin to understand the complexities of... Read more


Breakups, bedroom pop, and emo rock: pronoun is coming to the District

Singer-songwriter Alyse Vellturo, also known by her stage name, pronoun, doesn’t know what “indie-guitar-bedroom-pop” means, even though she coined the term to describe the style of her 2016 EP, There’s... Read more


She Runs the World: Christine Fair on Public Discourse

Prof. C. Christine Fair discusses civility in public discourse as she responds to the backlash against her controversial tweet.


She Runs the World: Marcia Chatelain and Katherine Benton-Cohen on Academia

Welcome to the second season of She Runs The World! On this episode, Georgetown professors Marcia Chatelain and Katherine Benton-Cohen talk about their experiences in academia, current events in the... Read more


The Renwick’s No Spectators is Built to Burn, but Lacking Spark

In the era of “participatory” art galleries, the title No Spectators is bold, yet unsurprising. The Renwick Gallery’s current display, running until Sept. 16, takes this name from a slogan... Read more


She Runs The World: Jenn Wiggins on Engaging Minority Voices on Sexual Assault

On this episode of She Runs The World, Kaei Li, Emily Jaster, and Sienna Brancato sit down with Jenn Wiggins of Health Education Services to talk about how to open up campus... Read more