Students: Better campus life would improve town-gown relations

[Editor’s Note: Kara Brandeisky is features editor for the Voice] In a post on Greater Greater Washington, ANC Commissioner Jake Sticka (COL ’13) and rising junior Kara Brandeisky (COL ’13) take aim at the controversial Office of Planning recommendation that… Read More

2010 Campus Plan – Fourth Hearing

2010 Campus Plan – Fourth Hearing

Cheh proposes seizing University in joke memo

Like last year, Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) released a series of “humorous” budget proposals to lighten the mood as the D.C. Council begins tough budget negotiations this week. This time, however, Cheh seems to be digging her own trenches… Read More

Like Georgetown, AU makes last minute campus plan concessions

On Friday, American University submitted last minute revisions [PDF] to its 2010-2020 campus plan before the Zoning Commission, including removing 180 beds from new residence hall [PDF] on its East Campus and eliminating street-facing windows in the new building. East… Read More

Orange asks Zoning Commission to veto 2010 Campus Plan

On Monday, newly-elected Councilman Vincent Orange (D-At-Large) wrote the Zoning Commission to ask them to reject Georgetown University’s 2010 Campus Plan. The councilman also added his support to the ANC 2E and Office of Planning demand that the… Read More

Jack Evans celebrates twenty years on D.C. Council

Mayor Vincent Gray and other colleagues joined D.C. Councilman Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) at an event last Friday celebrating his twenty years representing Ward Two, which includes Georgetown University and its environs, on the D.C. Council. Evans was… Read More

2010 Campus Plan – 3rd Hearing

Third Campus Plan Hearing

ABC 7 reports on “Battleground Burleith,” has fun filming beer cans

In a new broadcast earlier this week, ABC 7 News covered the Burleith neighbors’s push for all students to move onto campus. The segment, which is below, features numerous neighbors making some fairly absurd complaints, with one woman… Read More

2010 Campus Plan – Second Hearing

Comments of the Week: Please won’t you be… my neighbor

DC Citizen is a conspiracy theorist in the neighborhood: That’s what happens when you don’t pay for your drugs. This was clearly not random. You simply cannot take care of yourselves and GU is in denial. We are… Read More