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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.

November 30, 2017

She thought she knew how to swim

Until she started drowning in thoughts of him

She somehow manages to gasp for air,

But he fills her lungs to the brim

She used to be afraid of diving deeper,

Of seeing too much of herself

But she stole glances of her heart

Through the reflecti...

November 30, 2017

they wrapped their lives in newsprint and buried them in the garden.

there was no time for funerals;

they left their mother’s silver, wedding rings, baby photos in unconsecrated ground.

she cried as she knotted her earrings into handkerchiefs and slid them into the shoebo...

November 30, 2017


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Intro to Philosophy

Prof. Thomas Sass

Analysis Paper


November 30, 2017

The stars are falling!

      Sometimes the world turns its ugly head. Sometimes a few brave souls point to the faces of men we see on our TVs, on our phones, and on our computers and show us their warts. Sometimes these men are pulled down from their pedestals and are n...

November 30, 2017

“Luncheon of the Boating Party” taken at the Phillips Collection

      In the sea of middle-aged art enthusiasts at the Phillips Collection, my ripped jeans and Nikes stood out glaringly. And yet, I felt at home. A visit to the Collection’s newest exhibition, “Renoir an...

November 30, 2017

Movement to windex the Bean in Chicago

     Georgetown students have invited singer Lorde to come pet Jack the Bulldog on April 8, 2018. They have also asked the Killers to come perform their hit song “Mr. Brightside” in a sweaty Henle, Georgetown’s party central, on Ja...

November 30, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok came out on Nov. 3

     Thor: Ragnarok is the third movie in the Thor trilogy and the mind-blowing 17th in the expansive Marvel Cinematic Universe—and it was better than anyone could have ever expected. While Thor (Chris Hemsworth) was always fu...

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