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Students Tackle Real-World Challenges at Copenhagen

*As world leaders assembled in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December for the UN Climate Summit, three Georgetown students were also in attendance. One of them was Jessica Robbins (SFS ’12), a Science, Technology and International Affairs major with a concentration in energy and environmental studies. In addition to her course load,[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GU Samaritans Lend a Hand

The Georgetown Samaritans, a new student organization first discussed as a possibility at the end of the fall semester, works in conjunction with Georgetown University Student Association to strengthen the bonds between Georgetown University and the local neighborhood. The Georgetown Samaritans is the brainchild of GUSA, according to James Wright[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

Circulator Route to Rosslyn Approved

The D.C. Council recently approved the addition of a Circulator route that will run between the Dupont Circle and Rosslyn Metro stops starting in fall 2010, according to John Lisle, District Department of Transportation spokesperson. The service will replace the Blue Bus, or Metro Connection bus, that runs on that[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News

ANC Talks Liquor License Policy

On Feb.1, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, representing the Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale neighborhoods, unanimously passed a resolution that recommends the renewal of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s moratorium for Georgetown, yet increased the maximum number of liquor licenses permitted in the area by two. According to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

**Wednesday, Jan. 27** *Theft, Hariri Building, 12:09 p.m.* The victim’s personal checks were stolen from an office. The office door was reportedly secured. **Thursday, Jan. 28** *Theft, Poulton Hall, 2:50 p.m.* Unknown suspect(s) entered into an office and stole several pieces of electronic equipment. An investigation is ongoing. *Theft, Medical[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Burglary in Village C West, Robbery on O Street Reported Early Saturday Morning

Two crimes occurred early Saturday morning, according to two Public Safety Alerts sent to the campus community Saturday afternoon. A burglary took place in Village C West at 2:10 am, and a robbery occurred off campus at 3:40 am. At about 2:10 a.m. Saturday, two unidentifiedmales entered the unlocked room[Read More…]

by January 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

King Legacy Celebrated at `Let Freedom Ring’ Concert

As part of Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities, Georgetown students and community members partook in the “Let Freedom Ring” event at the Kennedy Center on Monday. Georgetown University, in partnership with the Kennedy Center, co-sponsored the event as a commemoration of King. Tickets were distributed through a lottery system[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Millions Unaccounted For, Workers Overpaid in District Sanitation Budget

As a result of time and attendance fraud, sanitation workers in the District have earned millions of dollars for overtime work that was never actually completed, according to an investigation by a team of auditors from the D.C. Department of Finance and Resource Management. The D.C. Department of Public Works[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News

DPS blotter

**Wednesday, Jan. 13 ** *Theft, Rafik B. Hariri Building, 6:30 a.m.* The complainant reported the theft of her laptop from an unsecured area. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. **Theft, Lauinger Library, 1:32 p.m.** The complainant reported the theft of his laptop from an unsecured area. No suspects or[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Duke Ellington School May Relocate to Accommodate Public High School

D.C. Public Schools are evaluating the possibility of relocating the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and converting the building located on the corner of 3–5th and R Streets NW into a public, comprehensive high school for D.C.’s Ward 2. According to The Washington Post, D.C. School Construction Chief Allen[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News