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“Old Town Road” Signals a Shift in the Music Industry

“Old Town Road” Signals a Shift in the Music Industry

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08/15/2019

The music industry has a new reason to worry, and it’s all because of a certain country-rap meme song. Lil Nas X, a 19-year-old singer-songwriter who was virtually unknown a year ago, a $30 beat purchased online from a Dutch producer, and a racially tinged Billboard chart controversy combined to make “Old Town Road” the…

Rob Gronkowski: Hall of Fame Worthy?

Rob Gronkowski: Hall of Fame Worthy?

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05/22/2019

​NFL team roster moves are commonplace this time of year with the NFL draft upon us and big trades such as Antonio Brown moving to the Oakland Raiders and Odell Beckham Jr. being traded to the Cleveland Browns. However, the biggest news for the New England Patriots fans came on March 24, 2019 when Rob…

Carrying On: The Price of Silence

Carrying On: The Price of Silence

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04/26/2019

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Given the highly personal nature of the events discussed in this piece, the author has chosen to remain anonymous. In September 2018, along with the rest of the country, I watched as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, telling the story of…

To All the Times I’ve Wanted to Leave the Hilltop

To All the Times I’ve Wanted to Leave the Hilltop

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04/26/2019

“I’m definitely coming to Georgetown!” A high school senior said this to me a few weeks ago, after I shared my study abroad experience with prospective students and families while on a panel for a Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program (GAAP) weekend. Her palpable excitement reminded me of how I felt as a prospective student, four…

Champions League Reactions: Quarterfinals Second Leg

Champions League Reactions: Quarterfinals Second Leg

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04/21/2019

This year’s Champions League quarterfinals didn’t disappoint as far as drama is concerned, and I’m definitely looking forward to the semifinals in a couple weeks. Short intro today, simply because I’m too excited and want to talk about the matches. Juventus 1-2 AFC Ajax (2-3 agg.) TNT didn’t listen to me (I wonder why), so…

Mother Knows Best? Balancing Stability with Courage

Mother Knows Best? Balancing Stability with Courage

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04/12/2019

“Are you coming home this weekend?” “I can’t. I’m busy.” I quickly tapped the letters to reject my mother, but I knew my attempt would fail. My suspicion was confirmed by the message I received a few seconds later: “But after your dad left the country, nobody else is with me except for a cat…

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