Post Tagged with: "2010 Campus Plan"

COURTESY GEORGETOWN EXXON
The Georgetown Community Partnership released a draft of the 2017-2036 Campus Plan on June 6.

GCP Postpones Campus Plan Draft Deadline to July 1

The Georgetown Community Partnership Steering Committee postponed its deadline to submit a draft of the 2018 Campus Plan to the Washington, D.C. Office of Zoning to July 1 — two months later than its original goal of April 22 — due to unresolved negotiations regarding MedStar and campus housing. The[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY JESUS RODRIGUEZ /THE HOYA
The new McDonough Bus Turnaround is the off- and on-loading point for four GUTS lines; the campus plan-dictated change has increased commute and wait times for students and workers, including an approximate doubling  in time of the Dupont Circle loop.

GUTS Lines Rerouting Draws Ire

The permanent rerouting of four Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle lines has resulted in longer waiting times and mixed responses from riders, as the McDonough Bus Turnaround opened yesterday. As per the 2010 Campus Plan, in which the university agreed to lessen noise and traffic congestion in the surrounding neighborhood, the[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
JOHN CURRAN FOR THE HOYA
The three-year housing requirement pushed members of the Class of 2016 off-campus, left, with 100 denied eligibility. All applicants from the Class of 2017 will receive eligibility, and may choose from university townhouses, right, and apartments.

Brown House, Burleith & Back Again

Georgetown Scholarship Program student Amber Athey (COL ’16) never thought finding a place to live senior year would be so hard. Although the university considers GSP students as low-income, Athey was placed on a wait list for senior housing and told that her chances of finding an affordable on-campus residence[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Hotel Rooms Converted Into Student Housing

Hotel Rooms Converted Into Student Housing

One hundred and forty students moved into the second and third floors of the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, which has been converted into temporary student housing for the 2015-2016 academic year, last week. Seventy-nine percent of the hotel’s residents are sophomores, while 15 percent are juniors and six[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA 
The Spirit of Georgetown Residential Academy occupies the site of the former Jesuit Residence, and features unparalleled amenities and space.

With Lofty Ideals, New Dorm Opens

Earlier this week, the newly renovated Spirit of Georgetown Residential Academy, commonly known as the Former Jesuit Residence, opened its doors to house 148 sophomores, juniors and seniors as a five-floor Living Learning Community based on Jesuit values. The FJR consists of 18 apartments ranging from a nine-person suite to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News
FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
The blocked Reiss Pathway was one of many consequences of campus construction.

Before 2018 Plan, Construction Crowds Campus

Drilling and hammering sounds became background noise to students this past academic year. Multiple construction projects — many still in progress — yielded the opening of new buildings and the closing of familiar spots on campus, much to the dismay of students who claimed that the planning of these projects[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 1 comment Year in Review 2014-2015

The Closing Word

After an eventful year for campus life, student activism proved to be a deciding force in how diversity, freedom of expression and student-administration communication shaped the Georgetown community. Here is the editorial board’s final word on major events of the 2014-2015 academic year. Developing Diversity Students have taken valuable steps[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA
The former Jesuit Residence, which is undergoing conversion to dormitories for the 2015-16 academic year, was unveiled in tours given to students and staff last Friday.

Jesuit Residence Layout Revealed in Tours

Approximately 140 students and staff attended Residential Living’s informational tours of the former Jesuit Residence last Friday. The residence is under construction to become a dormitory beginning next fall. Tours will continue to be offered every Wednesday and Friday until spring break, as the application to join the Spirit of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ARIANA TAFTI FOR THE HOYA
GUSA Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) and President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) have advanced some campaign goals so far.

Midway Through Term, GUSA Executive Takes Stock

Georgetown University Student Association President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) have made efforts at reform and advocacy across a wide span of issues throughout the first half of their term, but have often found their efforts impeded by Georgetown’s administration. The duo, who gave[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Give Us a Voice, Not a Lollipop

Last Saturday night, I experienced something that seemed, to me, rather thought-provoking — on the corner of 36th and N streets, members of the off-campus community board were handing out lollipops to passers-by. At first, I was excited to get free candy before returning to my apartment, but when I[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top