Halftime

Halftime is the Voice’s sports and leisure blog.



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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

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Maddie Zahm cultivates community on TikTok with her latest single, “Fat Funny Friend”

TikTok’s latest viral single, however, confronts another kind of broken relationship: the one we have with our own bodies. 

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“The “Joker and the Queen” feat. Taylor Swift is, no-joke, an incredible love song

Sheeran uses card-related language to make surprisingly sweet and cringe-free puns about his relationship.

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Kyle and Amanda’s tumultuous relationship kicks off season six of Summer House

Though I have loved “KyManda” together in the past, this season has me questioning how I really feel about their relationship

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NBA 2022 Trade Deadline Recap and Reaction

Last week in sports was supposed to be defined by the upcoming Super Bowl, but apparently no one told the NBA. With the NBA trade deadline coming and going February... Read more

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100 gecs is glorious, excessive—and the future of music

Jargon aside, it’s clear that 1000 gecs is a delightful smorgasbord of excessive noise, and I am absolutely obsessed. 

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Quiz: Who was your Georgetown Valentine this year?

Want me to guess which Hoya stole your heart and took you out on the big day?

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The Weekly List: Top five Mitski songs to help you cope with how lonely you are on Valentine’s Day

Without further ado, here are the top five Mitski songs that will provide the perfect background music to your holiday-fueled existential spiral. 

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The Voice Super Bowl LVI Preview

Super Bowl LVI will take place later today at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time, with two great clubs battling it out at SoFi Stadium. Joe Burrow is looking to lead the... Read more

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Quiz: What’s your role in the next big adventure story?

Take this quiz to find your role in the iconic ‘Five Man Band’ adventure archetype.

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Lucy Dacus revisits bittersweet memories in new single “Kissing Lessons”

Lucy Dacus has done it again on her new single “Kissing Lessons.” By “it” I mean that she has, in her signature style, taken a seemingly mundane moment of the... Read more

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The Weekly List: Infectious songs for a pandemic anniversary

A lot of them even evoke some nostalgia for those first few months of quarantine, now that we’ve entered a new version of pandemic-life.