John Woolley

is a junior in the college studying government and journalism, and is Features Editor. He is a writer, musician, and wants you to know that Luigi is the superior Mario brother.


D.C. statehood is closer than ever. The Senate will decide its fate.

Passing along party lines, legislation to admit D.C. as the nation’s 51st state was approved by the House of Representatives on April 22.

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The Weekly List: Six Haunting Hours With Chunky The Panda

You’re driving along with your group of buddies down a country road. The sun will be setting soon, and everyone is tuckered out from an exhaustive bout of road trip... Read more


2020 Cultural Climate Survey shows racial disparities in feelings of belonging at Georgetown 

Newly released results of Georgetown’s 2020 Cultural Climate Survey showed large racial disparities in reported student experience.


Georgetown Law professor terminated after “reprehensible” racist remarks 

Adjunct professor Sandra Sellers was terminated on March 11 after a video of her making disparaging remarks about Black students.


D.C. preps budget after ending 2020 with an unexpected surplus

Bowser surveyed D.C. residents about their priorities for the city’s budget, marking the first step in D.C.’s budget process.


GUSA Senate passes resolution demanding COVID-19 guideline reforms

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling for the university to make its COVID-19 community guidelines more consolidated and transparent.


A violent pro-Trump mob attacks U.S. Capitol; Mayor places D.C. into curfew 

An extremist mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters violently breached the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.


Immortals Fenyx Rising satisfies, but occasionally misses its mark

Romping through Ubisoft’s gorgeous fantasy world and contending with ancient Greece’s most formidable mythical beasts is an enjoyable experience to try out in the post-holiday lull. I just wish I... Read more


Georgetown faculty feature prominently in Biden transition team

Ten Georgetown University faculty members have been named to President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team thus far.

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The Weekly List: Keep calm and Mario Kart

The vast wilds of TikTok are a treasure trove of distraction. If you are at least vaguely familiar with the application, you know how it goes: you’re contemplating working on... Read more