John Woolley

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


Jeremy Zucker’s love is not dying is desolate yet compelling

I’m not sure if the universe could have cooked up a more fitting album for our current situation than Jeremy Zucker’s solo debut, love is not dying (2020). Throughout the... Read more


Graduate student files class action lawsuit against Georgetown, is denied

An anonymous McDonough School of Business graduate student filed a class-action lawsuit against Georgetown on May 21 seeking expense repayment in light of the COVID-19 campus shut down and move... Read more


News Video: Student Artists Gather Online Amid Pandemic

How do you find a crowd in the age of social distancing? While Georgetown University may have suspended in-person performances to prevent the spread of COVID-19, student artists, have found... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Explain Your Social Distancing Routine and I’ll Recommend Music for You

Daylight falls. The sun approaches the horizon once again. I have lost track of the days, for I have not exited my house in weeks. Hours pass in the blink... Read more


News Podcast: Distancing, But Still Social

Georgetown University announced its transition to online courses for all undergraduate students on March 11 in an effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, on its campus.... Read more


Pinegrove Delivers on Rustic Indie Rock with Marigold

Driving around my hometown. Going to visit a group of old friends who I won’t see for a while. Leafless, late-autumn trees. Cold air. The porch out back. The best... Read more


Best of the Decade: Albums

As the decade comes to a close, Halftime is celebrating by taking a look back at the best that the 2010s had to offer. Below you’ll find some of our... Read more


“It’s heartbreaking”: Newseum to close amid financial trouble

Approaching the Newseum from afar is like walking toward a temple. A stone tablet inscribed with the First Amendment looms several stories tall above onlookers, granting hope and security to... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: The Milk Carton Kids

Let’s talk about music phases—those times in your life when your library is just dominated by some specific style or artist, and you just can’t get enough. I can think... Read more


MSB receives $12 million from the Clark Foundation

The A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation invested over $12 million in the McDonough School of Business in order to support undergraduate business education scholarships, strengthen global real estate... Read more