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Fake IDs Seized at Thirds

Fake IDs Seized at Thirds

Metropolitan Police Department officers identified 14 underaged drinkers, mostly Georgetown students, in the popular bar Third Edition shortly after midnight on Friday. According to Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner and Representative to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Bill Starrels, those identified had used false identification, but he was unsure whether or not any[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments City News, News

GU Film Festival Revamped, Revived

Still rolling after 10 years, GUTV’s annual film festival is seeking to boost its presence on campus this year with free admission and more submissions. When the film festival premiered in 2001, there was not much of a film presence on the Hilltop. The founders hoped it would provide a[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Campus Community Mourns Death of Jesuit

Campus Community Mourns Death of Jesuit

Fr. John F. Martin, S.J., a beloved member of the Georgetown Jesuit community, died Sunday at a hospice care center at the age of 68. A Jesuit for the last 50 years, Martin originally taught theology at Georgetown from 1974 to 1976. After serving on the Archdiocesan Tribune in Washington,[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

New American History Museum in the Works

A new museum focusing on national diversity may be added to the Smithsonian Institution in the District. A coalition of 131 organizations, representing over 50 ethnic, racial and minority groups, is gathering support to build the National Museum of the American People. The exhibits would tell the story of the[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Secretary of Homeland Security to Come to Campus

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will visit Georgetown on March 1 for a roundtable discussion to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Sponsored by the School of Foreign Service and the Aspen Institute, a nonprofit organization that organizes seminars and discussions revolving[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Encounter Intruder in Nighttime Break-In

Two student residents of a West Georgetown home were victims of a nighttime break-in on Sunday. According to one of the students, who asked to remain anonymous for her own safety, the sound of glass shattering at about 4 a.m. awoke her and her roommate, who then encountered an intruder[Read More…]

by February 14, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Burleith Resident Reports Burned Anti-Campus Plan Signs

Signs opposing Georgetown’s campus plan were found burned on the front steps of a Burleith residence Monday morning. Glen Harrison, a resident of 3726 T St., found the signs at about 11 a.m., but said that his neighbor had already seen them around 8:30 a.m. He estimated that the incident occurred between 11 p.m. Sunday[Read More…]

by February 13, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Plan Vocal Response to Noise Law

Even as the Metropolitan Police Department denies it is unfairly cracking down on off-campus nightlife, students affected by a harsher D.C. noise law have ramped up opposition to the measure, which went into effect last week. MPD has made calls to Burleith resident Jenny Devine’s (COL ’11) home three times[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Election Campaigns Take Off

The GUSA presidential campaign kicked off at midnight Thursday, beginning a five-way race lasting two weeks. On Feb. 24, the student body will have 24 hours to vote for the next Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president, following a campaign period that will include a debate among presidential[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Alternative to DC Vote Proposed

The message on D.C.’s license plates may soon come to pass. Instead of giving the District a voting seat in the House of Representatives, which it has sought for decades, residents would be exempt from federal taxes. Rep. Allen West’s (R-Fla.) proposal would end the “taxation without representation” complaint and[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News