Sainthood Reps’ sophomore release, Headswell, blasts listeners with a head-clearing assault on the senses. With the release of their most recent collection of artful rock jams, the four-piece has stepped to center stage as a contender for the brightest musical spark from the Long Island, New York breeding ground for its now-characteristic strain of heavy, creative alternative rock.
Georgetown Management System has systematically failed to pay weeks’ worth of overdue wages for some of its student workers. The late wages for Student Housing and Activity Facilities workers was due to human error, since dozens of workers were not entered into GMS for weeks. GMS is the human personnel database that the University uses…
Touché Amoré’s Is Survived By is less an exercise in creating music than it is an emotional outpouring that happened to take place in a studio. The L.A. five-piece’s third full-length LP scours the depths of human experience and returns with a chilling tale of personal reflection in the face of total uncertainty. Is Survived By takes post-hardcore’s emotional potency to its extreme.
At a forum held Wednesday night in Sellinger Lounge, architects from Sasaki Associates presented their revised designs for the new Northeast Triangle dorm, following criticism of the initial design. Although most of those present expressed appreciation for the architects’ amendments, many students raised more questions and concerns over the new dorm. The architects spent the…
Over the course of the past summer, University Services, working with a student committee, planned and oversaw a significant reorganization of Hoya Court in the Leavey Center. Despite the project’s two-month delay to mid-October, University Services and members of the student committee believe the new Hoya Court will be a space where students enjoy eating…
A slew of residence hall burglaries over the past year has prompted the Department of Public Safety to evaluate some of its security policies. DPS reconsidered the way its student guards should conduct themselves and, starting this summer term, will prohibit student guards from using laptops and tablets while they are on duty. DPS Chief…
Bands returning from a long hiatus have a difficult choice to make. They can pay their oldest fans a service and return to their musical roots, or they can pursue a new sound. After ending a five-year break with the unexpected release of Save Rock and Roll, Fall Out Boy has proven that they’ve still got the creative spark needed to produce compelling, fresh material unlike anything they’ve done before.
Formed in the wake of the breakup of frontman Casey McPherson’s previous band Endochine, the stalwart crew of Austin rockers known as Alpha Rev has climbed the Texas indie chart with three full-length LPs built around McPherson’s vocal range. Alpha Rev’s most recent album, Bloom, utilizes his practiced voice against a soothing musical backdrop to bring compelling soft alternative rock into the world.
The recent Georgetown University Student Association executive election brought a significant amount of attention to the issue of sexual assault policy, a problem faced by many campuses across the country. One way Georgetown has addressed this issue is through its Blue Light Alarm System, an initiative developed to increase students’ ability to reach first responders…