Post Tagged with: "neighborhood relations"

Engaging the Wrong Community

Engaging the Wrong Community

The number of complaints we’ve heard about Counseling and Psychiatric Services is unacceptable. With mental health at the forefront of national dialogue, it is no wonder that students have penned op-ed after op-ed after op-ed decrying what they perceive as CAPS’ failure to provide adequate treatment. While we urgently need to improve CAPS (and student government is trying),[Read More…]

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Forging a Social Life

Georgetown has spent the past several years trying to bring students’ social lives back to campus. While policy changes like the abolishment of the limit on the number of kegs an apartment can have and the elimination of the party registration system have proven effective, one thing is for certain:[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Five New Businesses Open Their Doors in Neighborhood

Five New Businesses Open Their Doors in Neighborhood

Georgetown saw a flurry of store openings this summer, ranging from a local lobster joint to high-end chains. According to Nancy Miyahira, Georgetown Business Improvement District’s interim director, several of these new businesses, in particular the new dining options, are geared toward Georgetown students. “Anything that’s food related is going to[Read More…]

by August 28, 2012 0 comments City News, News
ANC 2E: A Town-Gown Battleground

ANC 2E: A Town-Gown Battleground

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E has long been an arena for perennial neighborhood relations debates. With the D.C Zoning Commission preparing to make its ruling on the 2010 Campus Plan next week, the commission’s monthly meetings are frequently the sites of heated battles about issues ranging from student noise to safety regulations in rental apartments.[Read More…]

by February 3, 2012 0 comments News

Neighbors Assemble to Halt Campus Plan’s Passage

The Citizens Association of Georgetown has established a fund called “Save Our Neighborhood” in its latest attempt to derail D.C. Zoning Commission approval of the university’s 2010 Campus Plan. “The situation has reached an intolerable level,” CAG’s GU Relations Committee wrote in an announcement this month appealing for donations. CAG[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

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