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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

Students Stage ‘Dine-in’ Protest at The Tombs

A group of about 10 Georgetown students gathered for dinner in The Tombs last night to express their disapproval of alleged incidents of discrimination at the restaurant and to demand equitable treatment for all customers. Sumeet Singh Mitter (COL `05) organized a campaign for equitable treatment for all customers at[Read More…]

by April 29, 2005 0 comments City News

ANC Commissioners Vote for Area Lighting Initiative

The local Advisory Neighborhood Commission unanimously agreed to a university request Tuesday to install four additional lampposts on streets near campus. The Student Safety Advisory Board had requested the additional lampposts at 3409 and 3609 O Street NW and at 3515 and 3608 N Street at an Oct. 5 meeting.[Read More…]

by October 29, 2004 0 comments City News