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Conversation Picks Up for Diversability

For members of Diversability, discussion of disability issues on campus has gained momentum. Participants in “The Ability to Express,” which will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. in ICC 102 on Wednesday, will be asked to finger-paint as a way of visualizing conceptions of disability, “to counter the negative[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 1 comment Campus News, News

GU STAND Protests Sudanese Elections

Georgetown and The George Washington University Students Taking Action Now: Darfur members, STAND alumni and Genocide Intervention Network staffers gathered outside the State Department on Monday to protest the illegitimacy of the Sudanese National Election, according to Georgetown STAND National Advocacy Coordinator Daniel Solomon (SFS ’13). Voting began Sunday, and,[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Campus News, 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

SAC Funds Sex Positive Week

Sex Positive Week, which drew both outrage and praise last year from members of the university community, received funding from the Student Activities Commission and will commence on Feb. 21. “As a Catholic university grounded in the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, we have an absolutely fundamental obligation to ensure[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

ANC Talks Liquor License Policy

On Feb.1, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, representing the Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale neighborhoods, unanimously passed a resolution that recommends the renewal of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s moratorium for Georgetown, yet increased the maximum number of liquor licenses permitted in the area by two. According to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Metro Aims to Fill Budget Gap

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority proposed several options on Jan. 16, including increasing fares and reducing services, to fill a $40 million budget gap. According to [a WMATA press release](http://video.ap.org/?f=VAAJN&PID=GGWiHBQkiIle7S_PJo9_KoA4eg3UJhgU), low ridership and passenger revenue contributed to the deficit. Metro received $24 million from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Metro Aims to Fill Budget Gap

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority proposed several options on Jan. 16, including increasing fares and reducing services, to fill a $40 million budget gap. According to [a WMATA press release](http://video.ap.org/?f=VAAJN&PID=GGWiHBQkiIle7S_PJo9_KoA4eg3UJhgU), low ridership and passenger revenue contributed to the deficit. Metro received $24 million from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Bill Addresses Metro Safety Oversight

In response to the June 22 crash on the D.C. Metro’s Red line that left nine dead, two bills that would federalize safety regulations on American light-rail and subway systems are before Congress, according to a press release from the office of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.). Current authority over[Read More…]

by November 20, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized