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Landmine Treaty Panel Demands US Signature

In honor of the 12th anniversary of the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, experts visited Georgetown on Tuesday to discuss the impact of the agreement and the continuing efforts to obtain the United States’ signature. Professor and Director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery Ken Rutherford, Nobel Peace Prize[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 0 comments News

Noise Law Perpetuates Neighborhood Animosity

With the recent implementation of the Disorderly Conduct Amendment Act of 2010 in Washington, D.C., the ongoing squabble between Georgetown residents and students has seemingly reached a boiling point. From suggestions for further on-campus housing to past efforts to limit the number of non-relatives per household, the neighborhood community has[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Opinion

MPD Program’s Budget Cut

Bars and clubs around the District may see a significant decrease in police security over the coming months, as a Metropolitan Police Department program subsidizing the cost of privately hired officers faces heavy cuts. MPD’s budget was cut by nearly $8 million for 2011 as a part of a series[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments City News, News

GWU Launches New Online High School, Grad Study

The trend toward online education is picking up steam, as The George Washington University made a surprising announcement on Jan. 13 — the launch of a fully online-operated high school. The institution began classes last week and counts 16 enrolled students in nine states, according to The Hatchet, GWU’s student[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Leo’s Weekend Slump Weighs Students Down Physically and Financially

As a result of Georgetown’s laudable effort to correct the notorious American eating problem, health-conscious students can choose from an eclectic spread of romaine, arugula, tomatoes and cucumbers (otherwise known as a salad) at O’Donovan Hall on weekdays.Yet as if to counter the prodigious sums of money that must be[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Leo’s Weekend Slump Weighs Students Down Physically and Financially

As a result of Georgetown’s laudable effort to correct the notorious American eating problem, health-conscious students can choose from an eclectic spread of romaine, arugula, tomatoes and cucumbers (otherwise known as a salad) at O’Donovan Hall on weekdays.Yet as if to counter the prodigious sums of money that must be[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

Banned Four Loko Finds New Purpose

Four Loko has gone from energizing parties to powering 18 wheelers. MXI Environmental Services, a Virginia-based company, has started purchasing the beverage with the intent to convert it into automobile fuel following the Dec. 13 ban, according to the Associated Press. The trendy drink was officially removed from shelves around[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News