Georgetown’s snazzy new bowling alley officially open for business

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On 10:00 a.m. this past Saturday, the Georgetown neighborhood witnessed the opening of a classy new venue: Pinstripes. Located inside the Shops at Georgetown at 3222 M Street overlooking the Canal, this 32,000 square-foot complex provides a unique combination of bowling, bocce, and Italian bistro. Vox spoke with one of Pinstripe’s managers Paul Mazurski about […]

Spread the love and take Vox’s sex survey

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Vox decided to celebrate this Valentine’s Day by ignoring all the romance and going straight for what everyone’s got on their minds. Last year, the Voice did its own sex survey, but Vox thought that was far too tame. So any time before that annoyingly chocolate- and heart-filled day, respond to these questions (which are probably not so appropriate […]

Help Georgetown win a free week of Uber

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Uber, the smartphone-enabled on-demand car service, is reaching out to students from four DC universities, including Georgetown, to hold a signup competition. If Georgetown reaches 1,500 new signups by Feb. 11, all Georgetown Uber users will enjoy a full week of free rides. Currently, Georgetown’s new signups number rests around 37, as of publishing time, […]

Vox gets into treble: Garage Rock to play in your garage-less dorm

Dear professional music lovers everywhere, Vox understands how difficult it can be to keep up with all the fresh and hip artists. And because you all hold a very special place in her heart, Vox is introducing a new series, called “Vox gets into treble,” to satisfy your wonderfully quirky tastes and need for puns. Welcome to the first of […]

Freshman serenades girl in Leo’s, wears fantastic hat

To lighten your spirits in case you’re still homeless, here’s a photo of Alex Baker (MSB ’14), pictured here in a cowboy hat, serenading a mystery girl in Leo’s to the tune of Lonestar’s “Amazed,” everyone’s favorite slow-dance song from junior prom. [Editor's Note: Actually, second-favorite.] Was it an initiation prank? Did he win over […]

West End Cinema set to debut on October 29

Prepare yourselves, indie film geeks. The West End Cinema, a once-vacant theater located at 2301 M Street NW, will open on October 29. The theater’s website, which launched this week, promises “art house, off-the-beaten-path kinds of films.” During it’s opening weekend, the theater will screen Howl, an Allen Ginsberg biography starring James Franco; Budrus, the […]

Half-priced food and drinks take over Georgetown, students rejoice

It seems that Georgetown restaurants can’t get enough of college students. More and more establishments now offer half price specials, almost guaranteeing that their lines go out the door on those special days. So, we’ve compiled a list, including happy hour specials for those of-age. (After all, even upperclassmen can be cheap.) Let us know […]

GU Law professor wants to ride his bicycle

For many Georgetown Law professors, orientation activities are an easy way to introduce law students to D.C. These activities probably seem familiar to anyone who remembers New Student Orientation: trips to the monuments, visiting Capitol Hill, and those painfully-awkward icebreakers. But, Associate Professor Pete Wales bucked the trend, leading his class on a scenic bicycle […]

Corp to absorb new soda tax, continue charging $1

The Corp plans to absorb a new tax on sugared drinks as a business cost, maintaining the price of 20 ounce bottles at one dollar. The law, which goes into effect on October 1, levies a six percent sales tax on sodas, sports drinks, and other sweet drinks sold in D.C. The revenue from the […]

Sophomores bring “Nightly Noms” to Georgetown

Who doesn’t love late-night snacks? We certainly do, but we rarely have enough time to bake our own brownies, cookies, or muffins. Thankfully, somebody at Georgetown is looking out for us. Last semester, Elizabeth Sabol-Jones (COL ’13) launched Nightly Noms with her friend, Rachel Hochstetler (COL ’13). Sabol-Jones, a Compass Fellow, started the baked goods […]

If you play sports for Georgetown, you won the weekend

If you watched a Georgetown team play this weekend, odds are you saw some Hoyas lay a beatdown on their opponents. And trust us, it was something special; Sports Info Director Mex Carey dug through the records, learning that this is the first time five fall teams won games over a two-day span since 2006. […]