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International Law Center Opens in London

Georgetown University Law School traveled across the pond this year to establish the Center for Transnational Legal Studies. CTLS, which is the first institution of its kind focused on international and comparative law, opened its doors to students last month in London, England. According to the Web site, CTLC is[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments City News, News

Safeway to Get a Little More ‘Social’

Who would have thought that a mundane trip to Safeway could turn into a social event? In an effort to create a more welcoming atmosphere, owners of the Wisconsin Avenue Safeway are planning extensive renovations to turn the current grocery store into a “Social Safeway” shopping center almost 50 percent[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments City News, News

Students ‘Jumpstart’ City School’s Revitalization

Not all college students took a break from the library this past Saturday. Volunteers from Georgetown, The George Washington University and Howard University, along with students and parents from River Terrace Elementary School in Northeast D.C., gathered at the school to complete various beautification projects, as well as to construct[Read More…]

by April 8, 2008 0 comments City News, News

Crime Dip Reported on Campus

Campus crime dropped 11 percent last year, although thefts and burglaries increased dramatically at the Law Center, according to the annual crime statistics report released Friday by the university. The 11 percent drop in crime on and around the Main Campus from 2005-2006 follows a 12 percent dip the year[Read More…]

by October 2, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Bicycle Theft Prevalent on Campus, in D.C.

Georgetown has experienced a spike in bicycle thefts recently, with eight stolen bikes reported to the Department of Public Safety in the past four weeks, following a trend in Northwest D.C. According to DPS Director Darryl Harrison, eight bicycle thefts is a high number, but an increase in thefts is[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Eight Catholic Schools in D.C. Face Conversion

As a Catholic school, Georgetown may soon lose quite a bit of company in the District. Eight of the District’s 28 Catholic primary schools may soon become secular. Washington, D.C., Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl has proposed to convert these eight schools to charter schools, nonsectarian public schools that operate with[Read More…]

by September 17, 2007 0 comments City News, News

New Owners Plan Dixie Liquors Reopening

The M Street store was purchased on June 8 by three business partners, Mike Marucci, Jody Kurash and Ron Leoni, who said they hope to reopen after a complete renovation. Cynthia Simms, community resource officer for the city’s Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, said that although the partners’ application to obtain[Read More…]

by July 19, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Still an Early Bird, but at What Cost

While Fitzsimmons and Deacon may be old friends and associates – the two travel around the country together along with colleagues from other universities leading information sessions for prospective students – they don’t always agree on everything. Harvard’s recent announcement only highlighted the gap that has emerged between the two[Read More…]

by March 20, 2007 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

Thursday, Feb. 1 Theft, Car Barn, 12:55 p.m. The complainant reported the theft of a bicycle. Saturday, Feb. 3 Theft, New South Hall, 4:44 a.m. The complainant reported the theft of a book. Theft, Yates Field House, 2:30 p.m. The complainant reported the theft of a wallet. The case is[Read More…]

by February 9, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Student Vandalism Charges Dropped

Two Georgetown juniors were arrested on suspicion of burglary charges after they allegedly broke into and trashed an N Street townhouse on March 11. Prosecutors dropped charges against Ryan Still (COL ’07) and Garrett Wilson (COL ’07) last week. Channing Phillips, a spokesman in the U.S. Attorney’s office, declined to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2006 0 comments City News