Remix Your Weekend Finals Edition: Treat Yo Self

Breaking the Bubble ZooLights at the National Zoo: Every night until January 1, the National Zoo will be putting on a holiday lights display from 5 until 9 p.m. General admission is free, but for $3 extra you can take a ride down two 150′ long “snowtubing” tracks. Plus, there is no better way to […]

Vox will have reduced posting during finals

Well, finals have arrived. And that means that Vox will be posting less often and less regularly because yes, she has to do homework sometimes too. She knows you’re just in total denial at this point, but don’t worry, Vox will still bring you all of the most important nyooz this campus and city have to offer. […]

Is Lau driving you nuts? Try these other study spaces

The Kogod Courtyard, situated near the National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum. Finals have descended upon the Hilltop, and Lau becomes as crowded as a night market for all 24 hours of the day. Vox is here to recommend a number of great on and off-campus study spaces that might brighten your day. On-campus […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: Caffeine headaches and other first world problems

Like Vox, Brett thinks of every possible excuse to not take an exam. Imagine the email: “Professor, I couldn’t study because someone stole my books in the library!” It’d work about as well as “My dog ate my research paper.” Allie Prescott failed to understand how romantic that XXL Steak Nacho truly was. Vox has […]

Surviving Finals: Vox‘s favorite study spots

Don’t panic. Finals may be just around the corner, but there’s still a whole weekend and the first few study days between now and then. Whether you plan on moving your mattress into Lau tonight until the morning of your last final, or if you plan on spending your last real weekend before break with […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: Winter is not coming

Mike tweets the dreaded thought creeping into the minds of students attempting to put the realization off until study days begin. Based on this week’s weather, however, Georgetown students can still look forward to the fact that unlike finals, winter is not coming. Allie Prescott‘s logic is impeccable until you consider the $200,000 you are […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: Apparently this week is finals week

Adam Ramadan could really use a hug right now. Well, he could also use three Monsters, a 5 Hour Energy, and two large Awakenings from Midnight Mug. Julia Grace makes no secret of her progress on finals studying. Next in line: pencil sharpening, breaking pencil, more pencil sharpening…

Vox‘s favorite study spots for final exams

With finals fast approaching and Lauinger reaching capacity every night, Vox has put together a list of some of Georgetown’s other, better places to study this finals season (not including the place we want to keep secret for ourselves). Our on-campus suggestions: Hariri Building. The hidden gem for on-campus studying. As former Vox editor Molly […]

Jack will be napping in Hariri tomorrow, is willing to be touched

Last Thursday was “Puppy Day” at George Mason’s law school, when the school paired with a local rescue organization to bring cuddly puppies to campus as a study break for stressed law students. The Washington Post‘s description of the event makes it difficult not to say aww (video included at link): The stress of looming exams at […]

Site News: Hitting the books

Don’t worry guys, we’re not dead (yet). But we’ll be trying to pick up the pieces of our GPA’s over the next few days. As such, we’ll be scaling back our coverage over the next few days. If anything happens, though, you know we’ll have you covered. Thanks for a great first couple of weeks! […]

Finals 2011: Escape from Lau edition

[Editor's Note: This post was originally published last year.] We know you’ve already started studying, which puts you miles ahead of most of us here at Vox. But here’s a couple tips for places to go if you find yourself a living like a refugee in Lauinger. Our suggestions: Hariri Building. Once the hidden gem […]