Welcome to The Georgetown Independent, bringing you the best of culture since 1997, complete with a dose of sass. The Georgetown Independent is Georgetown University's monthly arts and culture magazine. Check in with us for the latest on movies, TV shows, music, local artists, and more.



Strangers again, we start the usual script

Of pointless pleasantries and bland remarks

About the weather, the news, and our days.

I’d rather comment on your blue-green eyes

And how they captivate my weary heart

Despite the months gone by. If I were brave,

I’d mention how you...


I want to fall in love the way that children

Find a friend: naturally and free of guile

With no ulterior motives, no words unsaid,

Just walking by a playground, hand in hand,

And maybe going down our favorite slide.

And should an accident occur, like two

Lines in a poem that...


 Declaring your major is a good idea.

Declaring a major can be a very anxiety-fraught process for students, and it’s no surprise why: there are a lot of forms involved, so papercuts are a serious, ever-present threat. And that’s only the beginning of your problems! Pens...


 Though the name is misleading, this is not a bop.

To my loyal fans/readers,

It has come to my attention that members of my own staff have trouble distinguishing between musical terms after my playlist, titled “Bops of the 2000s”, sparked a heated debate. Since I am a fa...


Territorial Map of the "United States."

**Spoilers follow for Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle Season 2.

       The Japanese maintain a strict militaristic society focused on racial superiority. The Germans implement their perfect society composed only of healthy memb...


 Mugshot of Jahseh Onfroy

       Ever since Spaceghostpurrp shed light on South Florida’s niche hip-hop scene, it has grown into a rich and burgeoning culture, birthing the likes of Denzel Curry, Kodak Black, and many others. The most infamous from this scene is Jahseh...


 The Cast of St. Elmo's Fire.

    The 80s gave us many great things: amazing fashion, mind blowing music, unforgettable hairstyles, but most importantly, it was the decade of coming of age films. The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Sixteen Candles… all ar...


 Sonnder describes themselves as an "experimental indie rock" band.

       Sofar is a global community dedicated to expanding a network of local artists and music lovers by putting on intimate concerts in unusual places. They want the listener to connect with the music....

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