Housing announces registration policy for visitors during 2013 inauguration

In an email blast, the Office of Student Housing informed students of the special housing guest policy during the 2013 inauguration. For the period between Friday, Jan. 18 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, students are permitted to host a maximum of two guests, which they must register with the housing office beforehand. The email includes a […]

Vice President of Housing Karen Frank to retire in August

Georgetown’s Vice President of Housing and Facilities, Karen Frank, is set to retire at the end of August. President John J. DeGioia announced that the search for her successor will commence shortly, in an email to members of the Georgetown community this afternoon. Frank has held the position for over two decades and participated in […]

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 campus plan, ANC Chair Ron Lewis mentioned that “graduate students will be parking ‘downtown’ in the next few […]

No AC in East Campus until May, unfortunately

Last night, the Housing office sent residents of East Campus this uplifting message: Dear East Campus Residents, As you settle in after Spring Break, we would like to update you again on the progress of the courtyard construction work in East Campus. A substantial portion of the work is set to be completed as of this Wednesday, March 14, 2012. […]

Hoya Roundtable Wrap-up

Wednesday, October 12, Georgetown’s Chief Operating Officer, Christopher Augostini held the first “Hoya Roundtable” to ask students how Georgetown could best serve them. New to the job, Augostini started the meeting by saying, ”The best way for me to orient my self to the issues to the student body was simply to ask you.” There were […]

ANC Wrap-up: Unhappy residents

Concessions are not good enough In an unsurprising move, the ANC found the University’s recent concessions to the community insufficient and made no amendment to their recommendations [PDF] passed in their Feb 28th meeting. Commissioner Ron Lewis claimed the “concessions” did not address their complaints. “The feeling appears to be similar so we will not […]

GU cedes to neighborhood demands, will add more beds

Georgetown announced changes to its 2010 Campus Plan yesterday, including plans to lower its main campus enrollment cap and add 250 beds either on-campus or outside of the area by the fall of 2014. If the University goes the on-campus route, it must file an application with the D.C. Zoning Commission for “further processing of […]

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 […]

Water main breaks on campus

10 a.m. update: As of this morning the majority of the problems have been fixed, according to the following email from the University. Dear Residents, Pressure has been restored to residential facilities and Main Campus buildings.  There are still some Medical Center buildings being affected that are being addressed.  University Facilities staff will be on […]

GW to offer co-ed housing options

George Washington University will introduce gender-neutral housing options during the 2011-2012 academic year, according to an announcement made yesterday. Male and female students who hope to live together will have to request the option, which will be offered in every one of GW’s co-ed residence halls. “I credit our students with identifying the need and […]

Cardinal Newman Society is mad at Georgetown: GUSA edition

The Cardinal Newman Society, a conservative Catholic organization that complains about Georgetown University a lot, recently responded to the Georgetown University Student Association’s proposal about the possibility of gender-blind housing. The GUSA bill calls for a dialogue between members of the University community about the possibility to allow members of opposite sexes to live together. […]