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Safety Beyond Our Gates

College is a time for students to pursue their academic, professional and personal aspirations. Questions of personal safety and security should not be at the forefront of their minds, and over the past year, numerous advancements have been made to address students’ concerns of safety and security. However, recent incidents[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

University SNAPs At Noise

When Drew Dushkes (GRD ’16) threw a mid-September housewarming party at his off-campus Georgetown residence, he never expected the night to culminate in Office of Student Conduct summons, the threat of sanctions and a disorderly conduct violation. Although Dushkes’ lease allows him to have guests on his back patio until[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Verizon to Install Cell Tower on Leavey Center Roof

The familiar complaint of dropped cell phone calls in Burleith and Darnall Hall will be eased next summer when a Verizon cell phone tower will be installed on the roof of Leavey Center. The university is currently in the process of obtaining a construction permit from the D.C. municipal government[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 1 comment Campus News, News

Verizon to Install Cell Tower on Leavey Center Roof

The familiar complaint of dropped cell phone calls in Burleith and Darnall Hall will be eased next summer when a Verizon cell phone tower will be installed on the roof of Leavey Center. The university is currently in the process of obtaining a construction permit from the D.C. municipal government[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Lease and Learn

Moving off campus comes with a minefield of complications that may seem more frustrating than rewarding. But the experience of living on one’s own before fully leaving the Georgetown community is valuable preparation for the real world. Off-campus life provides a lesson in personal and financial responsibility. Many new off-campus[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Professors Caught Amid Town-Gown Tension

Professors Caught Amid Town-Gown Tension

Georgetown professors who live near campus in West Georgetown and Burleith seem to be caught between two opposing worlds. What Mayor Vincent Gray at an Oct. 3, 2011, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E public meeting dubbed Georgetown’s “creeping presence” into the surrounding area has drawn scores of complaints from aggrieved neighbors. According to Anna von der Goltz,[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments News

Off-Campus Discipline Crackdown Looms

The university is planning a crackdown on rowdy off-campus parties after spring break, outgoing GUSA President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) confirmed. “It’s not that the university is going to be stricter, per se, but they’re going to enforce the rules that already exist,” Gustafson said. “It’s not a policy change.” The crackdown[Read More…]

by March 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Preserving Historic Value

Georgetown has garnered a reputation few others neighborhoods possess. It’s in the nation’s capital, was the setting for the 1973 horror classic The Exorcist and has been home to notable residents like president John F. Kennedy and former Secretary of State and current Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright. It also boasts[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments Opinion

New Burleith Citizens Association President Shares Goals

Chris Clements, who was elected president of the Burleith Citizens Association in November, assumed his position this month. The BCA has been a vocal opponent of Georgetown’s 2010 Campus Plan and has provided testimony at numerous Zoning Commission hearings on the plan. The Hoya sat down with Clements to get his take on the[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Fire Breaks Out in Burleith

Fire Breaks Out in Burleith

A fire broke out Sunday around 3 a.m. at 1930 37th Street. Six fire trucks and at least two ambulances responded to the scene, along with the standard Metropolitan Police Department deployment. MPD taped off the 1900 block at the time, and fire trucks began to leave the residence at 3:40 a.m. Firemen[Read More…]

by October 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News