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The Georgetown Independent is published monthly throughout the school year by students at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
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interviews and profiles of the most interesting culture shapers, on and off campus
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by gene kim
love at first sight is bs because love makes you look twice.
You look once and do a double take
Because you see these golden lights
And wedding bells are going off in your head
In your mind you’re already in white—
love letter to a girl whose name ends in i
by josie wu
because summer rippled through our wrists like a
disease, speckled and honest.
With breath broken over your
by derek engen
A tavern roars inside your eggshell body.
Your stagnant feet are boats, marooned in ice.
Beneath your nose is acrid fruit, rotting.
by max zhang
from FILM NOTES ON A GOD WHO DREAMS WITH THE SKY PAINTED NEON: A Documentary
Aging is just learning new definitions for numbers. Is changing
numerical figures to human ones.
new & noteworthy
“Hell Nope”: Jordan Peele, Zombies, and the Legacy of Voyeurism in the Black Horror Tradition
by everett bonner
The horror genre has long been used to expose deep societal anxieties, based on our greatest fears of chaos, unease, mystery, and gore. The frightful suspense of horror films, however, can often prove too intense for many viewers to handle, leaving the genre fairly inaccessible to a wide audience.
Image: Universal Pictures