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Sofar, So Good: Uncovering D.C.’s Pop-Up Concert Scene

A crowd of people file into WeWork, a trendy office coworking space in DuPont Circle, on a Wednesday evening. Chattering amongst themselves and opening up their wine and beer bottles,... Read more

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The DMV Dilemma: Documenting Georgetown’s hometown recruiting woes

On a quiet, unassuming Tuesday evening in Northwest Washington, D.C., Gonzaga College High School defeated Dematha Catholic High School in a monumental men’s basketball Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) matchup.... Read more

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Graduate Students Continue Push to Unionize

Georgetown graduate students are seeking stronger and more formalized representation through unionization, a growing trend nationally at private universities since an Aug. 23, 2016 ruling by the National Labor Relations... Read more

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Surviving the Scrum: 50 Years of Rugby on the Hilltop

Despite being a very visible club team on campus, the Georgetown University Rugby Football Club (GURFC) plays a sport that is utterly foreign to most other students. But even if... Read more

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Latinx Identity in the Georgetown Classroom

Chris Wager (SFS’ 17) thought he could learn all he wanted to know in Georgetown’s classrooms. But when he developed an interest in Chicano studies, the academic field of Mexican-American... Read more

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The Way to San Jose: Recapping women’s soccer’s historic College Cup run

The Georgetown women’s soccer team (20-3-3, 6-1-2 Big East) made history in 2016. After a 2015 that ended in a disappointing exit from both the Big East Tournament and NCAA... Read more

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GUerrilla Warfare: The fight for laughter on the Hilltop

Aside from the occasional snide remark in Matthew Kroenig’s Introduction to International Relations lecture, the Reiss 103 auditorium is not usually a space for comedy. Half of the “stage” is... Read more

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José Fernández Was The Reason We Love Baseball

The sadness that comes when a young life is cut short is the heaviest, the most crushing, of all kinds of sadness. It’s a grief that numbs at first, like... Read more

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NCAA Week Three Losers

You win some; you lose most. Sorry if I have to be the one to break it to you, but the world is a cruel place, and there’s nothing any... Read more

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World Cup of Hockey Preview

Hockey fans will see their favorite players return to the ice a little earlier than usual this year. On September 17th, the puck is slated to drop in Toronto for... Read more

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Penn State and Joe Paterno: Blind Reverence

Penn State University very quietly announced on Thursday that it will be honoring the fiftieth anniversary of Joe Paterno’s first game as the school’s head football coach with a ceremony... Read more

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Way-Too-Early Premier League Predictions

The Premier League is back, but just barely. While in some ways it seems like so much has already happened, there are only two games down and 36 to go... Read more

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Farewell to A-Rod

If Aaron Boone had just stuck to running on a treadmill, Alex Rodriguez might not be a Yankee. On January 16th, 2004, Boone, the Yankees’ starting third baseman in 2003,... Read more

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Maurice Smith: Just Another Example

The sun rose in the East this morning. The sky is blue. The NCAA screws over its student athletes. At any given moment, you can be sure that any of... Read more

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The Weekly List: Brexit

You might have heard, but Britain is leaving the E.U. We probably won’t see the consequences of this decision for years, but it will probably go down as one of... Read more

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A Look Back at Euro 2016: Grades for All 24 Teams

Now that this summer’s international soccer competitions are over and the European club seasons haven’t started yet, there is a lull in the soccer world filled only by ridiculous transfer... Read more

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Euro 2016 Semifinal Recap

Two games with many similarities. Both ended 2-0, both changed drastically from half to half, and both sent teams full of hope tumbling out of the tournament. Here is a... Read more

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Euro 2016: Quarterfinals Recap and Semifinal Preview

Sadly, only three games remain in Euro 2016. Many of this tournament’s stories have already come to a close, some in disappointment, others with pride at making it so far.... Read more

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The 250: Annie Hall

Welcome to the 250! The 250 is weekly podcast where Halftime staffers watch a movie on IMDb’s Top 250 list and discuss their thoughts on the work. This week Halftime Leisure... Read more

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No More Chasing Shadows

Lionel Messi is, if nothing else, memorable. His Barcelona debut was marked with a well taken goal and his club career since has been nothing short of remarkable. His first... Read more