Post Tagged with: "neighborhood"

Hitting the ‘Reset’ Button

New classes, new homes and new friends — with last year behind us, the Georgetown community get a clean slate. As both the student body and the university administration prepare for the year ahead, the entire Hilltop population finds itself with a narrow window of opportunity to recognize how we[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Cheh Rallies Against Campus Plan

Mounting community opposition to the 2010 Campus Plan gained a new ally on March 17, when D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) declared her intention to testify against the proposal. Cheh made the announcement at a Foxhall Community Citizens Association meeting, after the FCCA unanimously voted against the plan. The[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

Eisenberg: Neighborhood Celebration as Students Fall Silent

Georgetown neighbors, rejoice! Come back from your bay houses on the Chesapeake, your cabins in West Virginia and your bungalows in Rehoboth. Stay the weekend in the city.   Thanks to the District’s newly passed noise ordinance prohibiting “unreasonably loud noise” between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., you can rest[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Neighbors’ Opposition Stalls Campus Plan

Georgetown must submit its proposal for the 2010 Campus Plan to the D.C. Zoning Commission by Dec. 31, but as neighborhood talks stall, the future of university expansion remains uncertain. Over the past year, Georgetown officials have repeatedly stated that they wish to work with the neighborhood in creating an[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Promote Student Interests in the District

Thanks to outgoing commissioner Aaron Golds (COL ’11), Georgetown’s Jesuit and Residential Life communities, and our university’s support, I was elected Georgetown’s student representative to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E on Tuesday. Yet, due to the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics and neighbors’ successful gerrymander of our ANC districts, I[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Opinion

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

Love Thy Neighbor

While many Georgetown students were on the couch or on the beach enjoying spring break last week, the showdown between the university and the Georgetown neighborhood over the 2010 Campus Plan intensified. The Citizens Association of Georgetown – whose president is a Georgetown alumna – is challenging the university’s new[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Opinion