Maybe the Bills aren’t that bad? And other thoughts from Week 3 of the NFL

It is Week 3, and the list of division leaders includes Miami, Tampa Bay, Cincinnati, and Chicago. The season is still young, but nobody could’ve foreseen this outcome with three weeks of football already in the books. But perhaps more shocking was the outcome of Bills vs. Vikings, which ended up being the biggest upset...

“Your Venice Bitch”: Lana Del Rey’s New Single Defiantly Continues Her Narrative

On September 12th, with little fanfare, Lana Del Rey released her new single “Mariners Apartment Complex”. The song is the first piece she’s released since her album Lust For Life (2017) and brings about a welcome change from some of her past musical eras. This new album cover stands in stark contrast to all of...

Following a Streak of Successful Rom-Coms, Netflix Gets Cocky and Falls Flat with Sierra Burgess is a Loser

WARNING: contains spoilers, sorry!! I’m going to be honest with you, I watched Sierra Burgess is a Loser (2018) purely to see my one true love, Noah Centineo. His performance in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018) truly moved me, and so I counted the days until I could see his brooding, yet...

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Safety in Sochi: Snowboard Slopestyle

Safety in Sochi: Snowboard Slopestyle

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02/06/2014

When one of the best snowboarder of all time drops out of an Olympic event because he is worried about making it through the course without injuring himself, it may be time to consider the reality that there is a problem. Shaun White recently released a statement explaining that he would not be competing in…

Under the Covers: Narcoland prosecutes drug war

Under the Covers: Narcoland prosecutes drug war

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02/05/2014

This column was written for the print edition of The Georgetown Voice. It can be found here. Early in January, 20 men dressed in uniforms of the Mexican Federal Police force and armed with AK-47s blocked off Anabel Hernández’s street in a quiet neighborhood of Mexico City. After scaring and bullying her neighbors into submission,…

The Weekly List: Bombay Bicycle Club

The Weekly List: Bombay Bicycle Club

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02/03/2014

[8tracks url=”http://8tracks.com/drvarg01/the-weekly-list-bombay-bicycle-club” ] Hi there! I’m Daniel Varghese, one of the current assistant leisure editors for the Voice. Welcome to Halftime, the new staff blog for Leisure and Sports. It’s a fun time, isn’t it? We’re super stoked about all the new content we’re going to get to post here. This week we’re going to…

2014 Winter Olympics Could be one for the ages

2014 Winter Olympics Could be one for the ages

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01/30/2014

The Winter Olympic Games give Americans an extra chance to come together and celebrate our American-ness while watching athletes representing the Stars and Stripes overseas winning medals in events that we can only sit and watch in awe. This round of the Winter Games begins on February 6 and is planned to end the 23rd…

Kevin Durant is the real deal

Kevin Durant is the real deal

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01/30/2014

The ESPN Box Score merely says, “0:01, 109-111, Kevin Durant makes 12-foot two point shot.” Your eyes see a lanky swingman taking a pull-up fade-away jumper over 3 defenders with menacing ease. Just like that, the Oklahoma City Thunder have beaten the Atlanta Hawks and won their eighth straight game. The reason watching Kevin Durant…

Documentary proves Linsanity can’t be cured

Documentary proves Linsanity can’t be cured

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01/30/2014

Although I call myself the greatest Jeremy Lin fan in the world, I regret to say that I did not take the hour and a half trip to see his documentary, Linsanity, when it debuted in October 4, 2013. My pre-ordered copy of the movie, however, arrived during the weekend so I finally had the…

Rise and Fire: Uncovering Agent Zero

Rise and Fire: Uncovering Agent Zero

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01/30/2014

This is a column from the January 30, 2014 edition of The Georgetown Voice. It can be found here Earlier this month, during a basketball game between the University of Arizona and UCLA, cameras settled on Arizona alumnus and former NBA star Gilbert Arenas. The 32 -year-old sat courtside, hand resting on his chin—his iconic lack…


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