Lucy Cook

Lucy is a junior majoring in American Studies and minoring in Creative Writing. She likes frogs, poorly drawn cartoons, and beverages that can be sipped from a pouch. She is the Halftime Leisure Editor and used to write mournfully about Georgetown basketball for Sportz.

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BONUS DISH PIT CONTENT: Cocaine, Alien Scientist Cucks, and the Dalai Lama

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Nora Kelly and Ethan Soil of the Canadian post-punk band Dish Pit. For a full profile of the band and a look... Read more


Canadian post-punk band Dish Pit showcases grime, grit, and glamor on debut LP

Content Warning: This article mentions sexual assault.  It is hot and sweaty in the dish pit of a Montreal restaurant. The sounds are cacophonous and the air is grimy with... Read more

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The Weekly List: The Best of Adventure Time

I’m a big fan of Adventure Time. Such a big fan that I’ve watched all 274 episodes an unholy amount of times and manage to find “Oh my crease” funny... Read more

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The Ascendancy of His Dark Materials Season 2

Warning: Spoilers for seasons one and two of His Dark Materials ahead A year after its debut season reintroduced viewers to Philip Pullman’s world of daemons, armored polar bears, and... Read more

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QUIZ: Which Studio Ghibli movie are you?

If there has been one thing saving me from the pit of hellish despair that this past year has been, it is the blissful nostalgia of Studio Ghibli. I mean,... Read more

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See you space cowboy: An ode to Cowboy Bebop

“3, 2, 1—Let’s Jam!” So begins the romping, jazzy, magnum opus of the theme song, “Tank!” and thus every episode of Cowboy Bebop. After all, in a spaceship like the... Read more

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QUIZ: Your government-assigned vibes

Your vibes are currently under inspection by our team. Take this government-mandated quiz to help determine which specific subset of vibes you fall under. It’s the law. (You notice my... Read more


Sports moments that make us cry

We miss sports. It is difficult to be at home and expected to remain in school, that is a given. But to do it without sports? The world is cruel.... Read more

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The Weekly List: Songs That Make Me Feel A Little More Okay

For the past five years or so, I have dealt with anxiety that has manifested in pervasive tension and occasionally acute stress. On any given day I could be extremely... Read more

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Bring Back the Sack

It’s a weird time. With COVID-19 ripping Georgetown students unceremoniously from the Hilltop, I’ve spent much of the past few days reminiscing on my favorite parts of my freshman year—from... Read more