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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 20, 2018

 Edson Martinez, 2018

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November 20, 2018

Yakov and Rivka sit on the stoop of their not-so-new home in Brookline, Mas- sachusetts. 1912.
In Yiddish.

YAKOV: Do you think you will be happy here?
RIVKA: Why wouldn’t I be?
YAKOV: It’s not home.
RIVKA: It’s home enough. Besides, there’s no going back now.YAKOV: Ther...

November 20, 2018

On some rocks outside the Holy City, 33 A.D. Mary Magdalene is eating an apple with a knife.

PETER: Do you think he knows how to count?
MARY MAGDALENE: Excuse me?
PETER: Jesus. Do you think he knows how to count?
MARY MAGDALENE: Peter, he’s the fucking son of god.PETER:...

November 20, 2018

A cathedral in the wilderness. Faint smells of holy oils and incense. Old, wooden pews. A lonely choir loft at night. Alto - young but tired - sits casually in her vocal section.

ALTO: Whenever I hear a song from childhood, I feel myself hurtled through time and space t...

November 20, 2018

Pictured: Inconspicuous Georgetown Student. 

The following is a public service announcement brought to you by the Georgetown University Coalition Against Intercollegiate Relationships (GUCATCR). GUCATCR’s mission is to end the trend of Georgetown students fostering rela...

November 20, 2018

The "hormone monster" from Big Mouth.  

Puberty: arguably one of the most horrifying and emotionally traumatizing experiences of an adolescent’s life. One day, you are young and innocent, frolicking across the playground braless and carefree, and the next day you h...

November 20, 2018

Two ways of making change. 

The Georgetown Independent’s statistics department estimates that, by the time he or she graduates, the average Georgetown student will have avoided eye contact with over 150 street musicians. Residents and tourists alike say that D.C. street...

November 20, 2018

The newly opened Sandbox.

All Georgetown students know the feeling of searching desperately for a late-night study spot. While coffee shops provide a favorable ambiance for getting work done, most in the Georgetown area close far too early for students who find themselv...

November 20, 2018

The Mystery Inc. Gang! 

For decades, Washington, D.C. has been the site of a thriving DIY culture. Underground house concerts connect D.C. to a nationwide network of musical communities, where collaboration, self-determination, and a shared love of music unite thousands...

November 20, 2018

The T.A.R.D.I.S. 

A 55-year-old show going into the eleventh season of its second attempted reboot had better have something new to offer. Thankfully, Doctor Who’s Series 11 premiere episode, “The Woman Who Fell to Earth,” which premiered Oct. 7, delivers thanks to a gr...

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