UMD cracking down on partying

After earning the dubious distinction of being ranked the 11th best party school by Playboy, the University of Maryland at College Park is mounting an effort to crack down on excessive partying this year, according to the Washington… Read More

The way we were: In 1966, nursing students fight to keep girls’ dorms dry

The GUNS girls would not approve… Editor’s Note: In this week’s cover story, Molly Redden reported on Georgetown’s sordid, besotted past. In her research, she found some interesting insights into Georgetown’s gender relations in the mid-1960s. This week’s… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Welcome back, boozehounds!

Hope for single beer sales springs eternal Everyone’s favorite Advisory Neighborhood Commission returned this summer after their summer recess. Like any good Georgetown reunion, the most exciting parts involved alcohol. Last year, the D.C. Council approved a ban… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Illicit activities

For the penultimate Prefrosh Preview, we’ll be tackling all the various vices you might be interested in engaging in during college: drinking, drugs, sex and smoking. As a disclaimer: Vox isn’t advocating underage drinking or the use of… Read More

The Happy Hour Habitué: Bangkok Bistro

Too pretty by half Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a series we’ll be running in which we’ll review the happy hour offerings at Georgetown restaurants and bars. If the happy hour at Bangkok Bistro sounds… Read More

Study shows dangerous drinking behavior on the rise among college students

A new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that binge drinking, drunk driving and alcohol-related deaths among college students rose over the past decade.  Among the troubling findings: Alcohol-related deaths among 18- to… Read More

Spoiling it for everyone: Open Container Arrests in Ward 2 have dropped dramatically

The top 5 causes of Adult Arrests in Ward 2, from 2005 to March 2009 The top 5 causes of Adult Arrests Citywide, from 2005 to March 2009 In December, we bitched and moaned about the possibility that… Read More

The world’s oldest profession spanks MPD’s Open Container Arrests

The top 5 causes of adult arrests in the Second District, September 13 The top 5 causes of adult arrests in the Second District, January 10 In December, we wondered whether Commander Mark Carter was harshing on students… Read More

Luke Russert disgraces family name with Georgetown debate watch

The verdict may still be out on whether McCain or Obama won the presidential debate, but I think we can all agree on one thing: no one won in Luke Russert’s coverage of the debate watch in the… Read More

Hope-ing to engage on the same level

Avid readers of The Washington Post were regaled Wednesday morning by Hope C. Bogorad’s letter to the editor ridiculing student complaints about Georgetown’s new alcohol policies. Besides being based on multiple logical fallacies–most notably, straw man (claiming that… Read More