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… Read More

BREAKING: University, neighbors reach agreement on campus plan

Today, a little past noon, President John J. DeGioia sent an email, subject line “Good News on Campus Plan,” announcing the official agreement on the campus plan. After months, well, years, of back and forth between the University… Read More

Neighborhood buzzkill: ANC votes against later bar hours

In a unanimous vote at last night’s ANC2E meeting, Georgetown neighborhood leaders quashed an proposal for later bar hours during three-day holiday weekends. There are 19 three-day weekends, and the hours would be extended till 4 a.m. The… Read More

Mayor Gray indicates only 5% of Campus Plan negotiations remain

On Wednesday, at the Citizens Association of Georgetown’s meeting, Mayor Vincent Gray hinted that an agreement has been reached between neighbors and the University over the campus plan. At the meeting, the mayor said, “We’re 95% to getting… Read More

Medical marijuana dispensaries approved by three of four ANCs

In the past few weeks, many Advisory Neighborhood Commissions in D.C. voted in favor of placing medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. So far, ANC 2B voted 7-0 in favor of a medical marijuana start-up Herbal Alternatives in… Read More

Comments of the Week: Campus Plan negotiations resurrected

Last week, neighborhood groups and the University announced the restart of negotiations over 2010 Campus Plan, asking the Zoning Commission to postpone their hearings on the matter to allow the new round of talks to proceed. An exasperated Steven… Read More

Breaking: University and neighborhood groups to restart campus plan negotiations

Tonight, Georgetown University, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, Citizens Association of Georgetown, and the Burleith Citizens Association announced they would restart negotiations about the 2010-2020 Georgetown University campus plan. They also requested that the Zoning Commission postpone its filing… Read More

ANC2E and BCA/CAG file more compaints against the Campus Plan

This week, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission[PDF] and the Burleith Citizens Association/Citizen’s Association of Georgetown[PDF] filed their final responses to the University’s latest appeasement efforts with the Zoning Commission. And nothing’s changed. All three organizations want all students on campus,… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Mayor Gray and Cold (Curb) Cuts

Last night’s ANC2E meeting had a higher attendance than was usual, due to a visit by D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. “We’ve had a standing invitation for months,” said Commissioner Ron Lewis, and it happened that last night’s meeting fit Gray’s schedule…. Read More

Birch recommends his own redistricting plan, reminiscent of co-chairs’s proposal

Yesterday, Tom Birch, the ANC2E commissioner in charge of the Ward 2 redistricting task force, submitted his own plan for the redistricting of ANC2E to the Council Subcommittee. This proposal, which still establishes two student SMDs, carves out… Read More