DC Students Speak wraps up voter registration drive in dorms

[Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that DC Student Speak’s voter registration drive ends today. In fact, only the dorm registration efforts end today. We apologize for the error.] Today marks the final day… Read More

GU’s 2010 Campus Plan gets nod in mayoral candidate debate

Well, what do you know—Foxhall residents have a few reasons hate the 2010 Campus Plan, too! At last night’s mayoral candidate debate, an audience member from Foxhall, an affluent neighborhood north of both the University and Burleith, asked… 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

D.C. Councilmember and alum David Catania probably running for fourth term

D.C. Councilmember and Georgetown alum David Catania (I-At Large)(SFS ’90, LAW ’94) made headlines in 2009.

Georgetown’s councilman gets his own bobblehead

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2), whose ward includes Georgetown, had Jack Evans bobbleheads made for some reason using campaign money. WTOP’s Mark Segraves reports that Evans spent $2,000 of his campaign money on 100 bobbleheads. Segraves notes… Read More

Lawsuit reveals Fire Department bungled the investigation of the Georgetown Public Library blaze

In 2007, a blaze broke out at the Georgetown Public Library, destroying large portions of the building and leaving the neighborhood without a permanent library for years.  Soon after the fire, the city sued the contractor that had… Read More

David Catania (Councilmember, alumn, baller) speaks to Georgetown students

Bald is beautiful D.C. Councilmember David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) spoke to students today (as part of the Michael Jurist (SFS ’07) Distinguished Alumni Roundtable series), and man, is he awesome. Catania (Ind. – At Large) waxed… Read More

Barry’s shrunken influence

The Washington City Paper’s Loose Lips column this week published a sweet photo of Washington’s former mayor Marion Barry sporting a trademark brimmed hat in what appears to be his own little patch of Ward 8. Despite Barry’s… Read More