Halftime

Halftime is the Voice’s sports and leisure blog.



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The Weekly List: Songs That Make Me Feel A Little More Okay

For the past five years or so, I have dealt with anxiety that has manifested in pervasive tension and occasionally acute stress. On any given day I could be extremely... Read more

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The Unforgettable Troy Tulowitzki

You shouldn’t feel bad for Troy Tulowitzki, the impossibly gifted shortstop from California. His tale is not unique – there are countless once-promising athletes who succumbed to relentless injuries. He... Read more

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Bring Back the Sack

It’s a weird time. With COVID-19 ripping Georgetown students unceremoniously from the Hilltop, I’ve spent much of the past few days reminiscing on my favorite parts of my freshman year—from... Read more

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Should You Draft A Big Wide Receiver In The First Round?

Now is a fascinating time to take stock of the future of the wide receiver position at the NFL level. On a broad level, Andy Reid’s quote that the college... Read more

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QUIZ: Can’t Pick Where To Go on Vacation this Spring Break, Pick a Celebrity!

Contrary to the cornavirus’s attempt to quell travel, this spring break will bring some of the craziest travel adventures of the year. If you’re unsure of where you should jet... Read more

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Trailer Takes: The French Dispatch, The Green Knight, Stranger Things 4

Trailer 1 — The French Dispatch (2020) Roman: One of my favorite directors of all time (Wes Anderson) making a movie about one of my greatest passions (journalism)? I can... Read more

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The Weekly List: Rosalía

I tend to listen to music in phases. But over the past year I realized that the one artist I’ve never gotten tired of listening to is Spanish pop star... Read more

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The Great Pottery Throw Down: An Unexpectedly Delightful Competition

I have never felt such mingled fear and excitement from a TV show in my life. But after watching the season 3 premiere of The Great Pottery Throw Down, I... Read more

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QUIZ: Help Us Help You

It’s a trying time here on 37th and O. With midterms, the dreariness of late February, and the crushing sense of loneliness following Valentine’s Day, we won’t lie, we’ve been... Read more

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Reasons to Love Leap Day

If humans are one thing, we are stubborn. We get things wrong all the time—but boy we do our darndest to prove that maybe, just maybe, we can warp and... Read more

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Tonari Brings Japanese-Style Italian Cuisine to D.C.

Tonari’s ambiance is that of a typical Japanese restaurant. The decor is simple and monochromatic, with large black paneling and glass windows offering only a peek at the inside. The... Read more

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Elon Musk, Grimes, and Living in a 21st Century Society

Few celebrities have managed to create a reputation and societal imprint as unique as Elon Musk. His image has become all the more interesting since the announcement of his relationship... Read more

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“No Time to Die” proves Billie Eilish isn’t going anywhere

Billie Eilish has scored another hit with her new single, “No Time to Die,” the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film of the same name. I put off... Read more

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The Weekly List: TikTok Edition

TikTok: you either love it or hate it, but you’ve definitely seen it. The spiritual successor to Vine and Musical.ly and currently the #1 free app on the App Store’s... Read more

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Bad Bunny’s Third-Annual Valentine’s Day Video Proves His Artistic Growth

“Ignorantes” marks the third single by Bad Bunny—the stage name of the highly eclectic and popular Puerto Rican trap and reggaeton star, Benito Martinez—for his upcoming album, and his first... Read more

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Halftime’s Dream Journal: A Trip to Vittles

There isn’t a known explanation for why we dream, but there are many theories. Maybe it’s our subconscious desires and wishes being voiced through hazy, strangely vivid scenarios. Maybe we’re... Read more

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The Crown‘s Future

Netflix recently announced that their critically acclaimed historical drama The Crown will end after season five, one season earlier than expected. First premiering in 2016, this ambitious project had English... Read more

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QUIZ: Dress Pop Culture Icon Carly Rae Jepsen and I’ll Tell You What Carly Rae Jepsen Song to Listen To

Since 2011’s “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen has proved time and time again she isn’t like the other girls. We have seen the evidence in all her artistic endeavors,... Read more

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Halftime’s History of the Super Bowl Halftime Show

It’s hard to believe, but the Super Bowl Halftime show has not always featured pop star performers—in fact, this has only been the case since the ’90s. Occasionally, major stars... Read more

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The MLB Has a Competitive Balance Issue, and It’s Related to Money and Payroll Inequalities

At the end of the 2019 regular season, the top four records in Major League Baseball should not have been a surprise: the Astros, Dodgers, Yankees, and Twins all put... Read more