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GAZING EAST | ‘Ms. Marvel’ Broadcasts South Asian, Muslim American Life

GAZING EAST | ‘Ms. Marvel’ Broadcasts South Asian, Muslim American Life

By Nile_Adhami July 18, 2022

The first few moments of Disney’s “Ms. Marvel” had me overcome with emotion. For perhaps the first time I can remember in American film or television, I saw my living room and heard the very same...

BETWEEN THE COVERS | When Romance Novels Get Real

BETWEEN THE COVERS | When Romance Novels Get Real

By Melinda Reed April 20, 2022

Every once and a while, the romance genre abandons rom-com fantasy in favor of real, difficult issues. Considering the heightened and increasingly publicized movements like the #MeToo campaign, it...

SOUNDS OF THE DISTRICT | Spring Sing Rings in Warmer Weather

SOUNDS OF THE DISTRICT | Spring Sing Rings in Warmer Weather

By Emily Smith April 20, 2022

Just days before Easter break, Georgetown’s a cappella community celebrated the warming weather with their annual Spring Sing Showcase, co-hosted by Superfood and The Saxatones.  The April 10...

FILM WITHOUT FLUFF | Judd Apatow Bursts ‘The Bubble’ With Unlikable Characters, Unrelatable Plot

FILM WITHOUT FLUFF | Judd Apatow Bursts ‘The Bubble’ With Unlikable Characters, Unrelatable Plot

By Elena Martinez April 6, 2022

Against every attempt to escape the debilitating reality of COVID-19, audiences seeking refuge in the comfort of media will be disappointed upon watching Judd Apatow’s 2022 film “The Bubble.” The...

DC’S HIDDEN HISTORY | From Old Stones to the Old Stone House

DC’S HIDDEN HISTORY | From Old Stones to the Old Stone House

By Nikhil Nelson April 6, 2022

When people picture Washington, D.C., some conjure images of white stone monuments, Smithsonian museums, and reflecting pools. But there are parts of the city’s history that remain untouched and unvisited...

SOUNDS OF THE DISTRICT | How Conan Gray United his Concert Crowd

SOUNDS OF THE DISTRICT | How Conan Gray United his Concert Crowd

By Emily Smith March 30, 2022

Conan Gray brought teenage heartbreak to The Anthem for his 2022 world tour.  Coming off the release of singles like “Jigsaw” (2022) and the smash success “People Watching” (2021), Gray...

BETWEEN THE COVERS | Literature’s Unrealistic Male Lead

BETWEEN THE COVERS | Literature’s Unrealistic Male Lead

By Melinda Reed March 30, 2022

Literary male leads are frauds.  Given my dedication to arguing for romance’s legitimacy as a genre, it pains me to criticize it, but I am afraid I have to because literary men are unicorns.  They...

BETWEEN THE COVERS | ‘Bridgerton’ and Fascinations of Regency England

BETWEEN THE COVERS | ‘Bridgerton’ and Fascinations of Regency England

By Melinda Reed March 16, 2022

A show that is fun, colorful and something you will definitely regret watching with your mom. You guessed it: The second season of the hit show “Bridgerton” premieres March 25.  Based on a...

SOUNDS OF THE DISTRICT | Georgetown A Cappella Groups Serenade Campus at Cherry Tree Massacre

SOUNDS OF THE DISTRICT | Georgetown A Cappella Groups Serenade Campus at Cherry Tree Massacre

By Emily Smith March 3, 2022

The Georgetown Chimes hosted the 49th annual Cherry Tree Massacre in Gaston Hall, the first in-person version of the event since the pandemic began in 2020, effectively putting the audience’s shower-singers...

Hoya Horror | Leatherface Versus Gentrification: ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ (2022)

Hoya Horror | Leatherface Versus Gentrification: ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ (2022)

By Lucia Pieto March 2, 2022

Following the trend of classic horror movie reboots, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2022) attempts to introduce new social commentary into a world that was previously slashed with surface-level gore.  One...

FILM WITHOUT FLUFF |  ‘Kimi’ Explores Fabricated Reality

FILM WITHOUT FLUFF | ‘Kimi’ Explores Fabricated Reality

By Elena Martinez February 23, 2022

Many sci-fi thriller movies like “I, Robot” or “The Matrix” explore distant futures that are dominated by artificial intelligence, but none reflect a reality as close to ours as director Steven...

Between the Covers | ‘Attachments’ is the Nora Ephron Romantic Comedy

Between the Covers | ‘Attachments’ is the Nora Ephron Romantic Comedy

By Melinda Reed February 23, 2022

When you read this next sentence, please imagine that I am screaming it from a rooftop or while running down M Street: “Attachments” by Rainbow Rowell is one of the best romantic comedy books —...

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