Samantha Tritt

Samantha Tritt is a junior in the college studying linguistics and psychology and is the Leisure Executive Editor. She loves reading, writing, traveling, and all types of dogs.


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The Weekly List: 10 Books to Read this Spring

I’m back with another list of book recommendations! Is anyone surprised? You shouldn’t be. I know I am personally looking forward to reading outside as the days get longer and... Read more

Features

Touchstone Gallery’s virtual exhibits prove physical art cannot be replaced

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the doors to Touchstone Gallery remain closed to the public. Despite attempts to recreate the beloved experience online, Touchstone’s virtual exhibits fail to inspire... Read more

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QUIZ: Which of my favorite books from 2020 should you read based on your coffee order?

I read a lot of books last year. I also drank a lot of coffee last year. Now that the semester has started I no longer have time to read... Read more

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One line reviews of every book I read during 2020

One Day In December by Josie Silver— A disaster of miscommunication The Toll by Neal Shusterman— Long and anticlimactic  Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston— serotonin in book... Read more

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Miley Cyrus proves she has a voice for rock with viral TikTok covers

Anna and Samantha explore the recent TikTok covers of Miley Cyrus. The success of her covers suggests Miley Cyrus has a voice for rock.

News

Professors tackle COVID-19 vaccine distribution in new ethical framework

Georgetown professors work to develop a framework for distributing any COVID-19 vaccines ethically and effectively.

News

D.C. government implements COVID-19 contact tracing app

D.C. residents with iPhone and Android smartphones began receiving push notifications encouraging them to opt into a new mobile exposure notification system on Oct. 20. 

Movies

Kajillionaire is weird in the best way

Kajllionaire (2020) is first and foremost a weird movie. Most elements of the film—from the quirky characters paranoid of every rumble or quake to the puzzling visuals of pink foam... Read more

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Best books from a quarantined summer

During a summer that was not quite as we expected it to be, many Voice staffers rediscovered their love of literature, while others—well-established book nerds—appreciated the extra time to read.... Read more

Movies

Chemical Hearts trivializes mental illness with its doomed love story

Chemical Hearts (2020) may be a romance, but it was never supposed to be a love story. Based on Kyrstal Sutherland’s novel Our Chemical Hearts, the film follows the doomed... Read more