Post Tagged with: "D.C."

Unknown, Undercover

Unknown, Undercover

There is a lot hidden behind the gleaming marble of Washington, D.C. As the home of the CIA, the FBI and the Pentagon, the D.C-V.A. area is a hub of the secret world of spies. This world of intrigue unfolds all over Washington, from a mysterious suicide of an ex-KGB[Read More…]

by June 8, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

DC’s Right to Light

Federalism — the revered principle of our government, as old as any other — is at constant risk of being undermined. Thursday witnessed the newest challenge to this system as the legalization of marijuana in Washington, D.C. was formally implemented at 12:01 a.m. Following in the footsteps of voters in[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Spend D.C. Surplus Wisely

Nearly a month into her first term, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser faces an important challenge regarding her administration’s priorities. The District reported a $204 million surplus this past fiscal year, giving Bowser a chance to alter the city’s budget moving forward. Due to an expected spending shortfall of more[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Closing the Wage Gap

For recent college graduates, Washington, D.C., stands tall as a beacon of opportunity. With thriving post-recession job sectors and entry-level positions in politics, business and the like, D.C.’s government is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live for young professionals. What these rankings mask is a far[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Bowser’s Open Frontier

While most Georgetown students were likely enjoying the comfort and home-cooked meals that accompany winter break, Washington, D.C., welcomed a new mayor with cautious optimism. D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), who unseated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in April’s Democratic primary before defeating at-large Councilmember David Catania in November’s general[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Uncategorized

BOD Breaks the Bubble

A university’s board of directors should reflect not just a school’s identity nor its most powerful alumni, but also its priorities and goals as an organization. Georgetown’s recent decision to appoint D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) as a member of its board of directors shows[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Safety First, Guns Second

For decades, Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation — banning both the ownership of handguns and the ability to carry guns in public spaces. But recent court decisions have chipped away at the foundation of D.C.’s gun control framework. Not only do these[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The NSO Letters: Chris Rom

The NSO Letters: Chris Rom

Dear Georgetown Class of 2018, In a few weeks, flyers will plaster campus. They’ll be promoting interest meetings for the 300-plus campus organizations. One in particular demands your attention: the Georgetown Running Club flyer. I highly recommend heeding the message on this flyer and joining the non-varsity running group on[Read More…]

by August 25, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Eggs Benedict at Tabard Inn Restaurant

A Taste of a Decadent Sunday

During my adventurous — but admittedly rather crazy ‚ summer last year I spent over four months in Shanghai where I visited over 230 restaurants. But despite tasting a wide variety of culinary delights, both in Shanghai and D.C. there is only one dish that acts as the momentum to[Read More…]

Grad Housing Considered

Grad Housing Considered

The university is looking at several options for graduate student housing, potentially for fall 2013. Georgetown does not currently provide housing for graduate students. In November 2012, however, the university issued a request for information on metro-area options. The Washington Business Journal reported that the JBGCompanies’ Slate apartment building in Rosslyn is being[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News