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Second Sexual Assault Reported in Seven Days

A student was sexually assaulted at gunpoint on Friday morning in West Georgetown, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The student was walking on the south side of the 3300 block of Prospect Street around 2 a.m. when an unknown male approached the student from behind and pushed her up[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News

2nd Amendment Advocates Rally on Historic Day

On the 235th anniversary of the battles of Lexington and Concord, gun rights advocates took up arms against the government, gathering outside Washington, D.C., in order to voice support for their right to bear arms. About 50 individuals arrived at Ford Hunt National Park and Gravelly Point National Park in[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Fire at Student Home on Prospect

A fire broke out in a privately owned student residence at 3410 Prospect Street on Saturday morning. D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and the fire was contained before serious damage was sustained to the building. The fire started due to lighted candles in an upstairs[Read More…]

by April 17, 2010 0 comments City News, News

The Post Awarded 4 Pulitzers

Despite an ever-changing climate for the news business, an old mainstay – print journalism – was in the spotlight Sunday, when four Washington Post writers received Pulitzer Prizes, the most awards of any American newspaper. Gene Weingarten won his second Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. He writes a humor column[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments City News, News

House Delegate Talks District Voting Rights

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) addressed the College Democrats and other members of the Georgetown community on the prospect of D.C. residents obtaining a voting representative in the near future Tuesday evening. Currently in her 10th term as the District’s congressional representative, Norton has put the fight for voting rights[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

**Wednesday, April 7** *Theft, Leavey Center, 5:27 p.m.* The victim’s laptop was stolen from the bag drop area in the bookstore. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. The case is under investigation. *Drug Violation, Village C West, 11:19 p.m.* A report was filed regarding possible drug activity. Upon arrival[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Burglar Assaults Village A Resident

A student was physically assaulted by a burglar upon entering her Village A residence Monday evening. The victim entered her living room at 8 p.m. and found an unknown black male standing inside, according to the Department of Public Safety’s Public Safety Alert. The suspect then pushed the victim against[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Burglary, Theft Reported a Block Off Campus

A burglary and theft of items valued at over $5,000 were reported in a university-owned townhouse on the 1400 Block of 36th Street Friday morning, the third in a string of burglaries and attempted burglaries this week. The gate and rear door of the residence were unlocked, which is how[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 0 comments City News, News

New Web Site Eases Student Housing Search

As students set off to find affordable off-campus housing in the area, a new initiative by the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs aims to help potential tenants of basement apartments find their match. By heading to rentmydcbasement.com, owners can access helpful resources regarding leasing, such as instructions on[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

D.C. Elections Heat Up

With the primary elections less than six months away, the races for D.C. Council and mayoral seats are intensifying. On the mayoral side, current D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, a Democrat, has announced his plans to seek re-election to a second term, despite recent opposition to his policies on contracts, the[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News