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Facilities Negligence Endangers Students

Facilities Negligence Endangers Students

When students from top-floor apartments in Alumni Square were relocated to the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center last week, administrators assured them that they were acting with an abundance of caution. However, university officials failed to act on water damage in Alumni Square they observed as early as last[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 1 comment Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
WILL SIMON/THE HOYA | Georgetown University's board of directors approved a $75 million maintenance plan, which will be allocated to facilities repairs, including the roofs of Alumni Square's apartments and renovations of Alumni Square west. 

Board of Directors Allocates $75 Million for Repairs, Maintenance

A five-year, $75 million maintenance plan to alleviate building maintenance issues — including those in student residences — was approved by the Georgetown board of directors Feb. 14. A portion of the funds will be used to renovate all Alumni Square west tower buildings after multiple instances of mold were[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WILL SIMON/THE HOYA | After inspections conducted last week revealed structural weaknesses of the Alumni Square roof, Georgetown decided to relocate approximately 85 residents to the Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center.

Alumni Square Roof Raises Safety Concerns, GU Relocates Residents

About 85 students are being relocated from their top-floor apartments in Alumni Square to the Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center this week after university administrators informed them about potential structural issues in their apartment roofs Monday morning. The university decided to relocate students after a structural engineering firm conducted roof[Read More…]

by February 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA
The university plans to install solar panels on six academic buildings by 2018 after the project was delayed.

After Delays, University to Install Solar Panels on 6 Buildings by 2018

Solar panels are set to be installed on the roofs of six buildings on Georgetown University’s main campus by summer 2018 as part of a campuswide effort to reduce energy costs, promote sustainability and benefit low-income communities in the greater Washington, D.C. area. The new solar systems on the Edward[Read More…]

by October 12, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Alumni Square RHO will be renovated to house four students.

Alumni Square RHO Shuttered In Favor of New Apartment

As the deadline to add 385 beds to campus per the 2010 Campus Plan approaches, the Office of Residential Living permanently closed the Alumni Square Residential Hall Office at the end of the spring semester to make way for a new apartment. The East Campus RHO, located in LXR Hall, previously[Read More…]

by June 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
JULIA HENNRIKUS FOR THE HOYA
Madeline Albright, fourth from right, was among among the dignitaries at the Václav Havel Place memorial dedication Wednesday.

Havel Memorial Dedicated

Dignitaries, faculty and students gathered in Gaston Hall and Alumni Square courtyard Wednesday to dedicate a memorial to former Czech President Václav Havel. Georgetown established the Václav Havel’s Place memorial in Alumni Square in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Václav Havel Library in Prague and the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Boxing Out Privacy

Boxing Out Privacy

While designs for new dorms continue to dominate campus discussion, one can’t lose sight of the ways — major and minor — in which current residential life could be bolstered. Alumni Square, a collection of apartments housing mostly sophomores and juniors, provides the four residents of a unit with just[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Velvet Revolution Leader Honored in Alumni Square

Velvet Revolution Leader Honored in Alumni Square

To foster U.S.-Czech relations, Georgetown University, in conjunction with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, will honor the late Czech President Vaclav Havel with a memorial in Alumni Square. The memorial and dedication Oct. 2 is part of the Czech embassy’s Mutual Inspirations Festival, now in its third year, which seeks to highlight[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Alumni Square to Test Composting in Spring

The GUSA senate unanimously passed a bill Sunday to create a pilot program for voluntary composting for residents of Alumni Square. The program, set to debut in spring 2013, will provide a sealed composting bin to apartments that volunteer to participate. Students will then be able to empty their bins in a[Read More…]

by December 4, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Alumni Square Evacuated After Alarms Sound

Alumni Square Evacuated After Alarms Sound

Students were evacuated from Alumni Square and parts of N and O Streets were blocked off after fire alarms sounded around 1:40 a.m. Saturday. Four D.C. firefighters began suiting up at 2:07 a.m. At that time they also prepared a main hose and ladder from a fire truck on the corner[Read More…]

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News