Post Tagged with: "winter"

CARNES: Continuing to Venture Forward

CARNES: Continuing to Venture Forward

Over the stove in my kitchen, I have a small brass plaque that bears an inscription attributed to Michelangelo. It says simply, “I am still learning.” My mother gave it to me on the day I received my Ph.D., offering it as a gentle, slyly humorous admonition to not let[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Holiday Housing

Holiday Housing

Georgetown students living on campus are required to leave their dorms within 24 hours after the last final exam is offered. Some students face uncertainty regarding housing arrangements over winter break, stemming from independence or unstable home situations. The Georgetown Scholarship Program, Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

DC Council Faces Growing Winter Homelessness Crisis

Pressed by a potentially severe winter and rapidly decreasing shelter space, the D.C. Council is considering further action to combat the problem of homelessness, already having tweaked the operation of shelters this winter. According to a report from the Washington City Paper, D.C. General, the city’s largest homeless shelter, was[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Icy Paths Endanger Students

Icy Paths Endanger Students

Several students reported icy conditions around campus, causing accidents on the sidewalks late Sunday night and early Monday morning. The university announced a delayed opening and the option for liberal leave on Monday. Andrew Walker (SFS ’16) said the area outside of Lauinger Library was especially treacherous around 1 a.m.[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The sculpture garden at the National Gallery of Art will feature an ice-skating rink, set to open this weekend. The rink will stay open through the winter months.

Skating Rinks Open at National Gallery, Waterfront

As the weather takes a turn toward the chillier side, the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink on the National Mall and the Washington Harbor Ice Rink in Georgetown will be open to the public starting this weekend. An annual Washington, D.C., winter tradition, the Sculpture Garden ice[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Winter Hurts Homeless

Since Feb. 1, D.C. Alert has issued 27 hypothermia alerts urging residents to stay indoors. For the approximately 7,000 individuals that make up D.C.’s homeless population, this past winter has been unforgiving. As one of the few cities in the United States with a right-to-shelter policy in place on freezing[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

All Eyes on Russia as It Preps for Winter Olympics

With barely 100 days left until the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia is scrambling to make all the pieces fit together. It will play host to approximately 2,800 athletes from over 80 countries — a tremendous logistical challenge — while demanding a budget of $50 billion, the largest[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Sports

Cozy Drinks For a Night In

Now that the weather’s getting colder, we’re going to be seeing more “sweatpants days,” as I like to call them. A sweatpants day is a day — preferably a Saturday or Sunday — when you wake up late, notice the chilly weather and decide that today is just not a[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide