Hurricane Sandy peters out as campus reopens on Wednesday

The night before All Hallows’ Eve, Lauinger Library was no pretty sight. Students settled low in their cubicles, watching the the dismal rain fall slowly out of the gray, gloomy sky. Frankenstorm is over, dear Hoyas, and it’s time to get out of your pajamas and back into the ICC. Sandy reached its peak on […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: Frankenstorm gave us a real scare

Hurricane Sandy is already forcing students like Lizzy Lafranchise to settle for questionable forms of entertainment, like shopping at Pottery Barn. It won’t be long before the Georgetown community devolves into a state of nature. Bisi O‘s deal with nature succeeded, resulting in cancelled Monday classes. Overjoyed students were soon rewarded with yet another day […]

Remix Your Weekend: The Monster Mash

Halloween lands smack in the middle of the week, so we obviously have to celebrate it both weekends, right? That means twice as many costumes as past years…good thing I just got my 12-variety-pack of mustaches in the mail today! In the holiday spirit, I’ve included a few spooky classics, though there are still plenty […]

17-year-old Georgetown shooting victim dies after being taken off life support

The 17-year-old who was shot in Georgetown last Monday night has been pronounced dead after being on life support all weekend, ABC7 news reports this morning. The shooting occurred on Halloween night during the traditional M Street celebration, when two groups of teenagers got into a fight on the street’s 2800 block around 11:00 p.m., […]

Congratulations to this year’s Halloween contest winners!

Vox would like to extend its utmost congratulations (and a lovely bag of leftover Halloween candy from the Georgetown CVS) to the winners of this year’s Halloween costume contest. In a landslide victory over the other three competitors, Katie Pak (COL ’12) and her gang of 12 facepainted seniors scored a crucial win with their […]

Vote in Vox‘s costume contest!

Did you wake up today wishing your Tuesday-morning hangover would last a little bit longer just so you wouldn’t have to let Halloween weekend go just yet? Well, here at Vox we’re staying in the spirit, and bringing you the opportunity to vote in this year’s costume contest! Thanks to everybody who submitted their photos, […]

BREAKING: Shooting on 2800 block of M Street

Around 11 p.m. on October 31, a man was reported shot on the 2800 block of M street.  At 28th Street, three gunshots were reported  by the owner of George’s Falafel House according to the Washington Post. One witness reported to Vox that a group of 15-20 teenagers were walking down M Street toward Foggy Bottom. […]

Enter this year’s Vox Halloween costume contest!

It’s Halloween! Well, actually that’s not entirely true—Halloween isn’t until Monday. But since “Halloweekend” starts tonight (for some of us maybe even last night), there are some ambitious revelers who will be dressing in up to five different costumes to celebrate this wonderful holiday. And you know what that means? Up to five chances to […]

Vote in Vox’s Halloween costume contest

Get the flash player here: We didn’t forget about our Halloween costume contest, we swear. (It just slipped our mind for a few days.) The above slideshow includes our favorite entries. Jed Feiman (COL ’12) went as New York gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan of The Rent is Too Damn High party fame. Voice staff […]

WaPo’s last-minute costumes for lazy college students

Looking to go out tonight but not sure what to wear? Use up all your good costumes already? The Washington Post has a few suggestions for college-themed costumes, including “Can of Four Loko,” “Mark Zuckerberg,” and of course, the Georgetown-themed “Alleged Georgetown DMT Lab Scientists.” From the Post‘s college blog, Campus Overload: Throw on a […]

Enter Vox’s Halloween costume contest!

With Halloween only a few days away—and a weekend of themed parties, Lupe Fiasco, and the Daily Show rally ahead of us—we figure Georgetown students are going to wear some great costumes. Why not show us your favorites? Until Monday morning, we’re accepting submissions for our Halloween costume contest. Send a photo of your best […]