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Critical Voices: Sinkane, <i>Mean Love</i>

Critical Voices: Sinkane, Mean Love


Sinkane’s second LP release, Mean Love, is a jungle of dense, atmospheric instrumentals and smooth vocals. Sinkane, the solo project of Ahmed Gallab of Caribou and of Montreal, draws influences from synthpop to funk to shoegaze, with jazzy rhythm and world percussion thrown in. This thick soup of influences is tempered with lyrical simplicity that…

Critical Voices: The Gaslight Anthem, <i>Get Hurt</i>

Critical Voices: The Gaslight Anthem, Get Hurt


On the New Jersey punk rock band’s fifth LP, frontman Brian Fallon lost sight of the road beyond his dashboard and steered the Gaslight-mobile straight into Heartbreak Hotel. This is a breakup album, hot on the heels of Fallon’s recent divorce; and though The Gaslight Anthem should be hailed as a rock ‘n’ roll institution,…

News Hit: UIS will lock out students who do not change their passwords


University Information Services is mandating that students change their Georgetown account login passwords every six months within a two week notification period, a policy first announced February 19. Students who do not comply within the timeframe will be denied access to University systems including SaxaNet, Google Apps, and Blackboard. The policy, according to UIS Communications…

Critical Voices: Kaiser Chiefs, <i>Education, Education, Education & War</i>

Critical Voices: Kaiser Chiefs, Education, Education, Education & War


If a haunted house with some serious political grievances put on a 46-minute rock show, you might get something resembling Kaiser Chief’s latest release, Education, Education, Education & War. The record is just as bizarre as this description suggests—it’s at once upbeat and threatening; irate, yet spooky. Basically, it’s The Killers meets “The Monster Mash”—you…

Critical Voices: Shakira, <i>Shakira</i>

Critical Voices: Shakira, Shakira


On her tenth album, Shakira, the Latina superstar has relinquished her throne. For the first time, the songwriter and producer has disappointed. The eponymous album was initially set to be released in 2012, but was delayed two years due to her pregnancy. It features collaborations with artists such as Rihanna, Magic!, and Blake Shelton, all…

FBI investigating ricin incident at McCarthy Hall


A white powdery substance found in a student’s dorm room on the sixth floor of McCarthy residence hall tested positive for ricin, according to an email from Georgetown Police Chief Jay Gruber sent Wednesday afternoon. The case is being handled by the FBI, which has identified and taken in a student “subject” for questioning. Gruber…

Critical Voices: Skrillex, <i>Recess</i>

Critical Voices: Skrillex, Recess


Love him or hate him, you know his name, and you’ve made fun of his haircut. Three years after dropping his debut EP, Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Skrillex’s first full-length album, Recess, pushes the boundaries once more. Despite his efforts to diversify, Skrillex doesn’t abandon his distinctive brostep sound, retaining his spot among the…

On the Record with President DeGioia

On the Record with President DeGioia


The Voice sat down with University President John DeGioia on Tuesday to discuss the accessibility of a Georgetown education. What follows is an abridged transcript of the interview. Paragraph breaks indicate where material was omitted for space.  In real terms, the total cost of attendance at Georgetown has risen 22 percent in the past 10…

News Hit: Official GU sexual assault resource website launches

News Hit: Official GU sexual assault resource website launches


President John DeGioia announced a new University policy on sexual misconduct and the launch of a website detailing Georgetown’s resources for survivors of sexual assault in a community-wide email on Tuesday. The new policy, which defines sexual misconduct and procedure for complaints and reporting, was approved by the Board of Directors this month and will…

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