G2 Bus route returns to front gates Dec. 30

According to an email from Associate Director of the Graduate School Richard Pike, the G2 bus stop on 37th and O Street will resume service on Dec. 30 of this year. The route was shortened at Wisconsin Ave. for the last 18 months due to road construction on O and P Streets. The G2 route […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: Daddy needs new shoes

Apparently Sara Eshleman‘s phone thinks it belongs to Snooki.  Hopefully Siri doesn’t start infesting iPhones with this language. Jason Clark is having trouble deciding if he wants to up his Ebay bid on a pair of the infamous Pee-Wee Herman kicks.

37th and O Street Capitol Bikeshare location shuts down until November

The construction outside the front gates has taken yet another victim. Aside from the blocked-off areas and the sand all over the sidewalks (Editor’s note: That is from the construction, right?), back in May the construction also forced our wonderfully convenient G2 stop to move all the way to Wisconsin Avenue. And now they’re taking away […]

University announces Dahlgren renovations; stained glass repairs

Dahlgren Chapel will spend much of the next two years in construction as the University works to repair structural damage that has accumulated over the space’s 118-year history, according to an announcement from the Office of Mission and Ministry. “We have been planning restorations to stabilize the foundation and make other necessary improvements to this […]

Displaced Nevils seniors will get $200 to move out early

Remember Monday’s announcement that seniors living in Nevils Hall will be kicked out of their apartments during Senior Week? And how people complained about it? Well, those seniors are getting some cash for the trouble. [Disclosure: I'm a senior who lives in Nevils. So, I'm getting paaa-aaaid.] In an email sent yesterday evening, Vice President […]

Cobblestone reconstruction to begin in November

Georgetown’s old-time, cobblestone streets are about to get a makeover. According to DCmud, who spoke with a DDOT official familiar with the project, the D.C. government will begin to rebuild O and P Streets in “early November.” Last March, DDOT revealed the extent of the planned repairs. Because the cobblestones sunk below the streets’ trolley […]

Roofing problems shut down Georgetown’s Villa le Balze

Due to “roofing issues,” the Villa le Balze will not house students during the Fall 2010 semester. “Our Villa is special and Georgetown is lucky to have such a property,” Karen Wardzala, Assistant Director of the Villa la Balze Programs, said. “But the building on the property is almost 100 years old. And as with […]

Asbestos in Darnall: Now it’s a slightly worse dorm

First Kober Cogan and now Darnall? Gosh, everybody disappears for the summer and Georgetown suddenly starts to fall to pieces. Signs posted inside Darnall Hall reveal that the University recently began an “asbestos abatement project.” The project, which involves removing both floor tiles and mastic putty, is slated to run through the end of the […]

University officials break ground on Science Center

Last week, Preisdent John DeGioia was joined by Dean Chester Gillis, National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Director Patrick Gallagher, and Board of Advisors Chair Alice O’Connor Funk to officially break ground on Georgetown’s new Science Center. Construction of the Science Center, which is expected to be finished in 2012, was supported by a […]

Construction starts on C&O Canal bridge replacement project

If you’ve gone by the C & O Canal this past week, you’ve probably noticed an abnormal amount of construction work going on.  That’s because the D.C. Department of Transportation just began a three year project to replace three of the canal’s 109-year-old bridges. Each bridge is slated to take a year’s worth of construction.  […]

The Week in Photos: Voyage to Volta

Photography by Helen Burton