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The Georgetown Independent, bringing you the best 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.

April 26, 2017

Author Jodi Picoult in 2013.

   In more than twenty novels, bestselling author Jodi Picoult has addressed school shootings, organ donation, suicide pacts, Asperger’s syndrome, the Holocaust, rape, and more. Her latest novel, Small Great Things, attempts to tackle r...

April 19, 2017

Jerome Smalls and Nicholas Spates. 

    As the academic year starts to speed up during its final stretch, the culture of Georgetown has never been more obvious: Hordes of students swarm Lau, lines form outside the Cawley Career Center in the search for the perfect summe...

March 11, 2017

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...

February 15, 2017

Although the 59th Grammy awards show chose controversial and unexpected winners, but the night was not a total loss with a whirlwind of unforgettable performances . The evening opened with a classic rendition of “Hello” by Adele and featured performances from Beyoncé,...

January 31, 2017

 The employees of Cloud9

       According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 4.6 million Americans currently work in retail. A solidarity of sorts exists among those of us who work or have worked in retail, as it provides memories and experiences unlike any ot...

December 1, 2016

 Serial captured international attention

       “Either I am a psychopath in sheep’s clothing, or I am you.” These are the words of Amanda Knox, the young woman who was twice convicted and twice acquitted for the murder of her roommate while studying abroad in Italy in...

October 30, 2016

*Warning: Spoilers follow for the first 3 episodes of This Is Us:

       With an all-star cast, including Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, and Chrissy Metz, NBC debuted its new show This Is Us on September 20. This Is Us follows the lives...

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