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Social Media Skeptic

Social Media Skeptic

Like most millennials, I grew up in a time when the pace of technological change was unprecedented. In my lifetime, my recreational technology evolved from the Game Boy Color and Tamagotchi to the iPhone and Bluetooth capability in speakers the size of my palm. Our millennial generation, on the whole,[Read More…]

Hoyas for Hoyas

Hoyas for Hoyas

One of the reasons that I fell in love with Georgetown University as an impressionable yet hopeful high school senior was the students who occupy its halls. I toured the campus on a gorgeous fall afternoon and saw community, from the members of the Georgetown University Grilling Society grilling together[Read More…]

Sticks and Stones and Cliches

Sticks and Stones and Cliches

According to the World Health Organization, health is “a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” If one accepts this definition of “health,” as I assure you I do, then there are a lot of behaviors that have the ability[Read More…]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

I recently had an epiphany of sorts, and it came when I was wholly unprepared and midway through an episode of “Game of Thrones.” My epiphany, though unexpected, was aptly timed because it concerned precisely what I was doing: relaxing. Downtime is important in resting and recharging both mind and[Read More…]

Time for Food, Time for You

Time for Food, Time for You

To an anthropologist, I think one defining trait would stick out among Georgetown’s student body, and it wouldn’t even be a newsworthy discovery: we’re busy people. Busyness is a trait inherent to Georgetown culture, and it’s not something likely to change. We’ll give up an hour or two of sleep[Read More…]

The Productivity Problem

The Productivity Problem

The ever-popular production possibilities frontier, or PPF, puts productivity in the terms that I’m confident many Georgetown students are familiar with. Picture the top-right quarter of any circle — like an Eat & Joy pizza. What this wise pizza tells us, in terms of guns and butter, is that we[Read More…]

Junior Helps to Bring Charity Run for Veterans to Campus

Junior Helps to Bring Charity Run for Veterans to Campus

In the whirlwind of activity that reflects so many of our Georgetown experiences, it is sometimes hard to remember how many people exist outside our sphere. Luckily, there are a few of us who manage to exert ourselves beyond our immediate community and make a difference. James Allen (COL ’16),[Read More…]

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Maroon 5's new album 'V'

Album Review: ‘V’

★★★★★ Maroon 5’s newest album “V” continues the Los Angeles band’s trend of upward mobility with its fantastic vocals, variety of melodies, heartfelt lyrics, and a truly excellent collaboration with Gwen Stefani. Maroon 5’s background makes it hard to root against them. Born from the four original members’ high school[Read More…]

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Album Review: ‘Pop Psychology’

★★★★☆ This Utah-based band, first made famous as an opening act for The Killers, is known primarily for upbeat songs such as “Animal,” “Everybody Talks” and “Lessons in Love.” Neon Trees continues with its trend of upbeat, alternative rock music in its newest album “Pop Psychology.” Only ten tracks and[Read More…]

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Christon Gray experiments with different genres in his album, “School of Roses,” but struggles to compete with similar, big name artists.

Album Review: ‘School of Roses’

★★☆☆☆ Christon Gray, after some sucess the previous year, fully entered the public eye after the release of “Church Clothes,” an album released by Lecrae in 2012 on which his vocal talent was featured. The album was a huge hit in the Christian hip-hop genre, but it was also known[Read More…]