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VOLLEYBALL | GU Faces Local Rivals in DC Challenge Tournament

After a disappointing 2012 season, the Georgetown volleyball team begins the season this weekend with the D.C. Volleyball Challenge. The team will first play George Mason on Friday night and then take on American and Howard in a double-header on Saturday. The opening game against George Mason will be played on the Patriots’[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Sports

Neighbors Disagree on Wisconsin Avenue Project

The Wisconsin Avenue Streetscape Project was hotly debated at the March monthly meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E last Monday. The District of Columbia Department of Transportation began construction on the project April 2012 in an effort to make the portion of Wisconsin Avenue that runs through the Glover Park neighborhood more attractive and[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments News

Two Bikeshare Stations Coming to Georgetown

Members of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E officially voiced their support for the addition of two new Capital Bikeshare stations in Georgetown at their monthly meeting last Monday. One of the stations will be installed outside CVS Pharmacy at 1403 Wisconsin Ave., and the second will be situated by the waterfront at the intersection of 34th and[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments News

Plant Auction Winner Revealed

The anonymous winner of the West Heating Plant auction was revealed in an exclusive interview with the Washington Business Journal on Tuesday. The property was purchased for $19.5 million by a team that includes local developer the Levy Group, New York-based real estate firm The Georgetown Company and Four Seasons[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Park Service Fills Boathouse Contract

The National Park Service awarded a two-year contract to B&G Outdoor Recreation, Inc. on Friday that would allow the Massachusetts boating company to open shop on the property along the Georgetown waterfront that has housed Jack’s Boathouse since 1973. B&G Outdoor Recreation, Inc., also known as Boating in Boston, owns[Read More…]

by March 2, 2013 0 comments News

Inauguration Crowd Cause Transit Delays

Travelling to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration on Monday, most commuters arrived at Capitol Hill without a hitch. The journey home, however, was a different story. Long lines, inactive escalators and stalled trains clogged the Metro after the ceremony. “On the way there, it would’ve been smarter to take the Metro,”[Read More…]

by February 25, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Hagel Confirmation Delayed

Senate Republicans halted the confirmation of Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel(R-Neb.) Thursday. Winning confirmation typically requires a simple majority of 51 votes, but Senate Republicans filibustered Senate proceedings, preventing the chamber from moving forward to vote on Hagel’sconfirmation. Only 58 senators voted to advance the confirmation process, two short of[Read More…]

by February 16, 2013 0 comments City News

Dean & Deluca Closed After Health Inspection

Rodent droppings and cockroaches were among the eight critical and 11 non-critical health violations cited in Wednesday’s Department of Health inspection that forced gourmet grocery store Dean & Deluca to close its Georgetown location temporarily. The market section of the store, located at 3276 M St., reopened for business Thursday, but the[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Georgetown Ranks Eighth in Peace Corps Service

Georgetown has inched further up in the Peace Corps’ annual rankings of colleges and universi-ties that send the most volunteers to the program, according to data released today by the Peace Corps. The 31 undergraduate alumni that currently serve in the Peace Corp are enough to bump George-town to number[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 0 comments News

MPD Searching for Credit Card Fraud Suspects

The Metropolitan Police Department remains on the lookout for two individuals accused of committing credit card fraud at the Georgetown University Bookstore. Last week, the police released a security video. According to MPD, the two suspects entered the bookstore on November 7 and attempted to purchase several electronics with a[Read More…]

by February 2, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized