Post Tagged with: "georgetown neighborhood"

EDITORIAL: Intervene for Safer GU Community

This editorial discusses sexual assault. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off- campus resources. “I don’t think about it.” When Jackson Katz, co-founder of harassment prevention organization Mentors in Violence Prevention, asked men what they did every day to guard against being sexually assaulted for[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Editorial

VIEWPOINT: ‘A Survivor Will Never Forget’: Sexual Assault in the Georgetown Neighborhood

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault in the Georgetown neighborhood. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. After my best friend was raped last year, I thought a lot about what I would do in a similar situation. Would I scream? Try to fight back?[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Help Hyde Park

While many Georgetown students strive to make a difference on a global scale, we must recognize the important ways that we can contribute to our immediate community as undergraduate students. We spend countless hours in extracurriculars that make visible impacts on our campus, yet the community around us deserves attention[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Day on a Budget

Day on a Budget

Eating Around Town Any fun day spent in a big city includes indulging in the area’s available food, and Washington has great choices for the conscious spender. District Taco $$$$ Various locations One of the most famous cheaper food options is District Taco, with three different food truck locations in[Read More…]

Recent Spike in Robberies Alarms Neighborhood

An uptick in robberies targeting the Georgetown neighborhood, including four involving an armed weapon since the beginning of 2014, has local residents concerned. Since January 2014, there have been eight robberies in the Georgetown neighborhood, four more than occurred during the same time period last year. While two of these[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Tutors Turn to Neighborhood

While many students already travel to Wards 7 and 8 to tutor each week for D.C. Reads and D.C. Schools Project, some will be staying closer to campus as members of Georgetown University Student Tutors, a new group that will tutor at Georgetown public schools next fall. Lindsay Fountain (SFS ’15)[Read More…]

by April 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News
M Street Mall’s New Tenants Draw Opposition

M Street Mall’s New Tenants Draw Opposition

After being closed for renovations last fall, the Shops at Georgetown Park are set to reopen this spring and will feature a lineup that has drawn criticism from area residents. According to the president of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, Jennifer Altemus (COL ’88), the new stores coming to the mall include DSW,[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

Local Favorite Puts A Savory Spin on Brunch

3/5 stars $$ When I lived in New York, whenever I was in the mood for something delicious, I would make the trek from Queens to Manhattan so that I could have the chance to sample the cuisines of a myriad number of distinct countries. However, some of my favorite[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Wisconsin Ave. May Hold Festival

Pending the approval of several neighborhood and city organizations, Wisconsin Avenue might become home to a monthly Georgetown street festival within the coming year. Wisconsin Avenue business owner John Hays, who first pitched the idea, envisions roping off the road from Q through M Streets once a month from 10[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments City News, News