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2.29.2020

Invisibilia – "Emotions"
How much power do we have over our emotions? As conventional wisdom would have us believe, very little. Emotions are those uncontrollable feelings, our hardwired reactions to things that happen to us—right? In this episode of Invisibilia, neuro...

2.29.2020

I always grimace at the phrase “coming-of-age.” In my mind, the words are subtly tainted by their overuse. Yet I cannot think of any other words that are more befitting of The Wolves, a play that so painfully and accurately articulates the story of a girls’ indoor socc...

2.29.2020

I unironically enjoyed the Cats movie. Now before my professional, academic, and social futures are irreversibly compromised by this possibly disastrous public admission, I shall add a flashing neon caveat. By no means was 2019’s Cats (year specified because...

2.29.2020

The Oscar-nominated feature 1917 is an undoubtedly impressive film on a technical level. Much of the con- versation surrounding the film—deservedly so—pertains to it being apparently shot in one continuous take. The movie follows two British soldiers during World War I...

2.29.2020

In recent years, every posthumous album from a recently passed artist seems to be a cash grab by their label. The releases of posthumous albums from the labels of artists such as XXXTentacion and Lil Peep were unceremoniously cobbled together from leftover demos to mak...

2.29.2020

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen (2013) was perhaps the most popular animated film of the last decade. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck’s award-winning film quickly rose to the level of a cultural phenomenon, as the story of Elsa and Anna—two orphaned princesses, inspi...

2.29.2020

Lulu Wang from The Farewell

Forget the Oscars. The Academy has not represented the true spectrum of each year’s best films for a while now. In terms of the winners and most of the nominees for the most significant awards (director, actor/actress, picture), the Oscars...

2.29.2020

How did you get involved in art?

Before coming to Georgetown, I didn’t have a lot of experience with painting. I had been involved with photography in high school, but I had no experience with oil painting, which has ended up being my concentration.

When I came to George...

2.29.2020

G*d, I love February 15 when the chocolates are over 50% off and my Tinder match rate skyrockets, finally making me feel like I’m kinda cute or something. When I sit in the hottest date spot, Leo J. O'Donovan’s on the Waterfront, I hear the constant chatter of those wh...

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