Shalina Chatlani


Critical Voices: All Yours, Widowspeak

All Yours, the newest album released by Brooklyn folk trio Widowspeak takes an unfortunate departure from the band’s previous aesthetic. With songs that could lull a toddler to sleep, the... Read more


Hidden in Plain Sight: Accessing the university’s artifacts

“Ignatius of Loyola started out as a soldier, you know.” Father Leon Hooper, S.J., caretaker of the Woodstock Theological Library, located in the rarely-visited lower level of Lauinger Library, recounts... Read more


Standing Up and Standing Together: Students demand racial justice

“Your silence is suffocating. We, students of color, cannot breathe.” So begins the letter issued by a coalition of Georgetown University Law Center students of color to the GULC administration... Read more


Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari discuss themes of ‘Rosewater’ in Gaston Hall

Students and special guests filled Gaston Hall this past Sunday for a screening of Comedy Central show host Jon Stewart’s directorial debut film Rosewater. The screening was followed by a... Read more


City on a Hill: Election 2014, Social issues lose

The result of Tuesday’s mayoral election, with Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) emerging victorious against David Catania (I-At Large) with 53.9 percent of the votes, were predictable. After the release of a... Read more


D.C. voters to decide on marijuana legalization within the District

On Nov. 4, District voters will determine whether the D.C. Council can move forward with Initiative 71, an act to legalize recreational use of marijuana within D.C. Initiative 71, the... Read more


No Exit Strategy: The effects of the 2010 Campus Plan on student life

In December 2010, Georgetown neighborhood organizations, including the Citizens Association of Georgetown, Burleith Citizens Association, Foxhall Community Citizens Association, and others, in anticipation of Georgetown’s 2011-2020 Campus Plan, began rallying... Read more


City on a Hill: D.C. taxis fare poorly against Uber

Most Georgetown students, especially when they have to be somewhere in a pinch, have experienced the satisfaction that comes with the ease of calling an Uber taxi and being dropped... Read more


Sexual harassment in the workplace leaves lasting scars

  ”Play with me!”—these three innocent words, distorted by the seductively twisted smile and a slight nod of the head to the back door of the restaurant were enough to... Read more


Critical Voices: JEFF the Brotherhood, Dig the Classics

JEFF the Brotherhood’s garage rock siblings, Jake and Jamin Orrall, with all their tattered-denim, hillbilly sex appeal and carefree demeanor, hold a special place at the top of my fangirl... Read more