Halftime

Halftime is the Voice’s sports and leisure blog.



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Are TikTok and celebrity feuds saving the Oscars?

Why does an entity as powerful and eminent as the Academy of Motion Pictures need to partner with social media creators to gain a more engaged audience? 

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Quiz: Which World Cup song should you listen to?

Take this quiz (created by a certified soccer super fan) to find out what song will soundtrack your 2022 experience. 

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Is she still so marvelous?

Much of what makes this show marvelous, like the acting and costumes, remains consistent, but the story itself takes a turn for the worse.

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The Weekly List: Ranking beers by pee taste

The pee taste isn’t an inherent eventuality of beer-loving life.

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The Voice predicts the 2022 Grammys

Album of the Year by Adora Adeyemi Prediction: SOUR (2021) Should Win: SOUR, Planet Her (2021), or Evermore (2020) While one would have expected music to slow down in the... Read more

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The misunderstood masterpiece of The Emoji Movie

What makes great cinema? Must it move the masses? Need it withstand the test of time? To these questions and more, I proclaim yes. In a cultural milieu so saturated... Read more

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A Swift conversion

The artist, the witch, had snatched yet another innocent yet again, as swiftly as her name.

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Ask not what the rat ring can do for you

The audience doesn’t know what to do with themselves, gripping their plastic folding chairs in white-knuckled disgust.

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The Weekly List: The top five underground clothing brands you need to check out

Enjoy curating your totally unique and quirky, not-like-other-girls look with the indie brands below. 

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The Voice predicts the 2022 Oscars

I’m almost certain that Campion and Co. will make history on Sunday and walk home with (at least) a win for Best Picture.

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Halftime’s Dream Journal: Espionage à la mode

This elegant ballroom is, in fact, a bougie ice cream parlor, where Oscar winners receive a scoop of their preferred ice cream flavor to commemorate their remarkable achievements.

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The quest for more

After two months away from the game, Tom Brady has returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Did he make the right decision? On March 12th, 37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo scored a... Read more

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What Inventing Anna tells us about class, Georgetown, and the status quo

But she also raises questions about class identity and allegiance that exist at the intersection of the monied and the not—an intersection that exists at Georgetown, too.

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Eight teams to watch for in women’s March Madness

For the first time in basketball history, the women’s tournament is finally sharing the “March Madness” slogan.

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13 songs to get into K-pop for the unenlightened

Our 13 gateway songs aren’t everything the genre has to offer, but this introduction will get your feet wet and ready for more.

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Charli XCX pours a shot of liquid confidence with her new single “Baby”

“Baby” is the latest piece of evidence of her ability to continually innovate and expand her sound. 

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“Bitch, you better be joking”: The trials and tribulations of Euphoria season two

The dazzling cinematography, wardrobe, and makeup fail to compensate for the show’s confusing plot and lack of a cohesive statement. 

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The Weekly List: Travel through space with these cosmic songs

After a busy midterm season, everyone deserves a break. Whether you are traveling far or staying local this spring break, you’ll find that these songs are out of this world.... Read more

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Weezer’s White Album (2016) is the perfect spring break soundtrack

If you’re looking for an album to accompany you on your respite from the stress of Georgetown academics this spring break, look no further than Weezer’s White Album (2016).

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Beijing 2022 proves artistry still matters in figure skating

On the morning of February 4, the audience in Beijing’s Capital Indoor Stadium, though limited by COVID-19 capacity restrictions, was rapt. It was the first day of figure skating competition... Read more