Georgetown professor defends D.C. Archdiocese’s anti-same-sex marriage moves

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington provoked quite a stir this week when it announced that it would abandon its contracts with the city unless the D.C. Council changed its proposed same-sex marriage bill.  The church says that the… Read More

Want to know what it’s like when people stop being polite and start getting real?

Were you inspired by the seven eight strangers who set up shop in Dupont Circle this summer?  Want your own shot at reality show infamy? You’re in luck: MTV is doing casting for the next season of Real… 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

Georgetown makes “Best Neighbor” honor roll for community involvement

It’s a wonderful day in Georgetown’s neighborhood! While Georgetown’s town-gown relations can get pretty testy, according to researchers at Westfield State College, GU is actually one of the best neighbors in the country [PDF].  Georgetown made their “Best… Read More

Your chance to see MGMT, Wale, Dan Deacon and more—for free!

Starting Thursday night and rolling on through Sunday, Washington D.C. will be treated to a series of free (FREE!) concerts, courtesy of the Kia Soul Collective Tour. Yes, that KIA, better known for mediocre motorcars than music, mirth,… Read More

D.C. ranked fourth best city for college students

Monument-filled AND college-kid friendly! A new report by the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Washington D.C. as the fourth best metropolitan area to attend college, according to the Washington Post. The report highlighted the 75 best college… Read More

The Post surveys the D.C. area’s town- gown tiffs

The eternal conflict: curmudgeonly neighbors v. rowdy co-eds With new neighbors’ groups popping up left and right, it looks like we’re in for another year of fights between residents and the University.  But Georgetown’s not the only school… Read More

Faux mayoral candidate takes strong stance on Sellinger Sparrow

Ever get the feeling that 2010 is just way too long to wait for the next D.C. mayoral campaign?  Well the New Organizing Institute, a progressive advocacy and campaign training program, has got you covered.  As part of… Read More

D.C. voting rights on hold for now

Although the prognosis was positive a few months ago when Obama took office and the Democrats swept Congress, it looks like the quest for D.C. voting rights has been derailed once again. Caught between a rock (the Ensign… Read More

This year’s iteration of the internet’s annual intern antidote

Brace yourselves, it’s that time of year again… With intern season officially upon us, it’s about time the local blogosphere came out with its annual anti-intern novelty blog (because what’s a D.C. summer if not a chance to… Read More