Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

GU Signs Amicus Brief Against Trump Order

Georgetown University joined 30 other U.S. universities on an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court calling for the invalidation of President Donald Trump’s second executive order restricting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries. The Sept. 18 amicus brief is the second signed by Georgetown that relates to the Jan.[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
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A study found Georgetown has the third highest rent for off-campus housing compared to the market-rate rent in the metropolitan area.

Georgetown Is Third Most Expensive College Town for Renters, Study Finds

Tait Ryssdal is a staff writer for The Hoya. Georgetown is the third most expensive neighborhood in the country for college students to rent off-campus housing relative to market-rate rent in the Washington, D.C. area, according to a study by HomeUnion. The average rent in the Georgetown neighborhood is $3,433[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
SWEETGREEN

Sweetgreen Turns 10, Opens New Location

In 2007, a trio of freshly minted Georgetown alumni were dissatisfied with their difficulty finding affordable and healthy food. From this problem, Sweetgreen was born. Jonathan Neman, Nicolas Jammet and Nathaniel Ru lead Sweetgreen with a set of core values that aim to enforce a “culture, spirit and dedication to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 1 comment Features, Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Community Members Launch Defense of DACA

Sen. Dick Durbin (SFS ’66, LAW ’69), a Democrat from Illinois, rose to the Senate floor Aug. 2 to tell the story of one of the more than 750,00 beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He had been talking about these immigrants for years, but this time[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
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Blue Bottle Coffee Arrives in Georgetown

Georgetown students are now able to get their caffeine fix at Blue Bottle Coffee, a coffee retailer best known for its commitment to freshly brewed drinks. The cafe celebrated its grand opening July 9. James Freeman, a freelance musician, founded Blue Bottle Coffee Company, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., in 2002.[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Wawa To Open in Georgetown in 2018

Wawa To Open in Georgetown in 2018

To the delight of its growing client base, Wawa Inc., a chain of convenience stores and gas stations headquartered in Chester Heights, Pa., recently announced a location in Georgetown slated to open in 2018. Founded in 1964, the chain has more than 750 stores along the East Coast, with locations[Read More…]

by July 10, 2017 2 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
INSOMNIA COOKIES

Insomnia Cookies Opening Location in Georgetown

In 2003, Seth Berkowitz, then a University of Pennsylvania student, had an idea: He wanted to find a way to satisfy college students’ late-night cravings for something sweet. He began to bake cookies in his own college dormitory, delivering them to fellow students in the area — and unlike most[Read More…]

by July 3, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
KUNG FU TEA

Kung Fu Tea Comes to Georgetown

The New York-based bubble tea sensation Kung Fu Tea will open its first location in Washington, D.C., this Monday on Wisconsin Avenue. With nearby locations in Rockville and Silver Spring, Md., and McLean, Va., the franchise is strengthening its presence in the D.C. area and across the country. The company[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in DC

  The District is an amazing place to learn about other cultures, whether by exploring its museums or attending a heritage festival on the National Mall. For some, a taste of the many world cuisines D.C. has to offer is the best way to discover more about other cultures —[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
Interview with Georgetown Band Almeda

Interview with Georgetown Band Almeda

The Washington, D.C. music scene is among the nation’s best, boasting stadium-sized concert halls and offbeat venues all within a few streets of each other. Georgetown students, however, need look no further than their own campus to find exciting new sources of music and performance. Bands formed by students often[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Features, Music, The Guide