University presents future housing options that could meet Campus Plan requirements

In a student engagement session last night, University administrators revealed a change in the discussion about the satellite residence that has been the scandal of the season: it is now a temporary option to house students while  on-campus housing is renovated and built to meet the goals of the 2010 Campus Plan. The administration also outlined […]

University considering satellite campus to meet Campus Plan requirements

University administrators are considering establishing a satellite campus to help fulfill the requirements of the 2010 Campus Plan, according to GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ‘14). “We know they’re considering it. We know it’s on the table,” Tisa said. “Other options should be considered.” Administrators are examining adding a new location for undergraduate life in […]

D.C. Zoning Commission unanimously approves GU campus plan

Last night, Georgetown administrators and neighbors gathered before the D.C. Zoning Commission to discuss the 2010 campus plan for the final time as the University, ANC 2E, and neighborhood groups submitted a revised version of the original campus plan that they hammered out last month. The commission voted 3-0 with one abstaining to accept the […]

Zoning Commission to decide on Campus Plan for last huzzah

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., the D.C. Zoning Commission will host a final agreement meeting on Georgetown’s campus plan for both a new beginning and a long-anticipated end. The commissioners delayed the final decision in order to decide whether or not additional hearings were necessary. Vox will cover the meeting’s events tonight. The special public event, […]

Campus Plan woes: GUTS buses route to Dupont extended, again

A few years ago, ANC Chair Ron Lewis said at a meeting: “They’re still in our communities and on Reservoir Road in our neighborhood and that is unacceptable.” If you can’t already guess who the “they” is in that sentence, well, it’s us, the students. And we just won’t stop living and transporting ourselves around the […]

GUSA has got our back on the Campus Plan, committed to fight

Yesterday night, GUSA President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) released a statement on the campus plan agreement. The executive indicated that certain aspects of the plan will need to change and committed to lobbying for student interests. ”We will fight for student spots on the Georgetown Community Partnership, which will […]

ANC Wrapup: Campus Plan receives stamp of approval

Yesterday evening, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held a special meeting to consider proposed revisions to the Georgetown Campus Plan. The ANC commissioners in attendance voted unanimously, 6-0, to endorse the revised plan. Then the floor opened up to residents (to complain more about student behavior) and students (to attempt to maintain our dignity). “The university […]

Graduate student interests compromised by Campus Plan

While us undergraduates are battling it out on the sidelines for our compromised interests in the Campus Plan, we tend to forget that graduate students are affected by these provisions too. At tonight’s advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting on the campus plan, ANC Chair Ron Lewis mentioned that “graduate students will be parking ‘downtown’ in the next few […]

Olson addresses student concerns on Campus Plan in tele-town hall

At 6 p.m. on Monday evening, GUSA held the first-ever conference-call town hall, providing students with the opportunity to voice their concerns and ask questions on the recent campus plan agreement. In an effort to make up for the lack of student representation in campus plan negotiations, GUSA President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice […]

Comments of the Week: This is the way the campus plan ends; not with a bang but a whimper

After a 24-plus-month gestation period, which included innumerable meetings, hearings, and bitchings, this week the University and the neighbors finally welcomed into the world the long-overdue bundle of joy that is the 2010 Campus Plan. And after reading its provisions, the Vox commentariat quickly realized that this plan looks a lot more like its Burleith-dwelling […]

Poll: What sucked the most in the Campus Plan agreement?

Earlier this week we ran a pretty lame but kind of funny contest asking you all what you would rename the Career Center. After receiving some minimal responses (come on guys, let’s see some creativity), we’ve decided to scrap the vote and, by default, give the award to Carly for “The ‘Here’s my CV, So […]