DC Students Speak creates petition for students’ parking rights

Yesterday night, the student-run advocacy group DC Students Speak reintroduced an online petition against the D.C. Council’s proposed law to discourage students from parking around the District. The D.C. Council will vote today on this “Residential Parking Protection Act… Read More

Councilmember Wells talks ethics reform, campus plan and more

At an event hosted by DC Students Speak last night, D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) addressed approximately twenty students about a variety of issues facing the District and the Council, including Georgetown University’s 2010 campus plan, the use of… Read More

Fiona Greig drops out of Ward 2 race

Fiona Greig, D.C. Council candidate for Ward 2, has announced that she is dropping out of the race. Greig cited the alleged intimidation campaign run by opposition Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) and his supporters as her reason for dropping out. “At… Read More

On the Record: Alum encourages students to get involved in D.C. politics

Vox recently sat down with Dave Stroup (COL’ 06), a recent Voice alum that led the campaign to draft candidate Bryan Weaver into the latest at-large D.C. Council race. Stroup, who works in field support and operations at… Read More

Vincent Orange wins election for D.C. Council

  Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Photos by Sam Brothers Vincent Orange, a former D.C. councilmember and Pepco lobbyist, won  the vacant at-large seat on the D.C. Council. Orange is also a strong opponent of the 2010… Read More

Yes, actually, you can vote

Several students were turned away at the polls today in D.C.’s at-large council election because their names didn’t appear on the voter rolls and they lacked sufficient papers (i.e. a photo ID + a government, school, bank, etc…. Read More

DC Council at-large election tomorrow

Update: For anyone trying to fill out a same-day registration, your best bet is a driver’s license, bank statement, or tuition, phone, utility, or other bill in your name with a DC address on it. However, an official… Read More

Mayor-elect Gray nominates GULC adjunct professor for Attorney General

A member of the Georgetown University Law Center faculty is likely joining incoming Mayor Vincent Gray’s administration. Irvin Nathan, pending confirmation from the D.C. council, will replace current Attorney General Peter Nickles. In 2007, Speaker of the House… Read More

David Catania on how minorities, people of faith moved same-sex marriage forward

When D.C. Councilmember and alum David Catania (I-At Large, SFS ’90, LAW ’94) gave a speech at Georgetown in March of last year, he talked about same-sex marriage as an “undying civil rights” issue that he hoped to… Read More

Ward 2 Councilman Jack Evans will run for City Council Chair

With current City Council Chairman Vincent Gray having confirmed that he will challenge Adrian Fenty for mayor in 2010, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans (D), who represents over a dozen nearby neighborhoods along with Georgetown, where he resides,… Read More