In a new effort to make students go to Lau, power outage sweeps across campus

At 2:38 p.m. today, the Office of Planning and Facilities Management sent the student body an email about “lowering energy usage” from the hours between 2:20 and 7:00 p.m. Thankfully, we were given an entire six minutes to prepare ourselves. At around 2:45 p.m., without warning, all electrical power suddenly shut off in Village A […]

Office of Planning, ANC collaborated on 2010 Campus Plan

Update: Click here to read the e-mails Vox obtained yesterday in a Freedom of Information Act request. The D.C. Office of Planning, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, and the Georgetown community cooperated on the controversial OP report on Georgetown University’s 2010 Campus Plan, according to e-mails uncovered by student rights organization DC Students Speak and Vox Populi. […]

Breaking down the Office of Planning report

As we’ve previously reported, the Office of Planning recently filed its report to the DC Zoning Commission regarding Georgetown University’s 2010 campus plan. While the report ultimately recommends that the plan be approved, it sharply criticizes certain aspects of the campus plan in a similar manner to the recommendation filed by ANC 2E earlier this […]

Office of Planning: Georgetown should house 100 percent of undergrads by 2016

Update: The full report of the Office of Planning is now available after the jump. The District Office of Planning filed its report to the D.C. Zoning Commission today, recommending that Georgetown University house 100 percent of its traditional undergraduate students on-campus by the fall of 2016, according to the Georgetown Dish. The Office of […]

DC Office of Planning shafts students

Washington is updating its zoning laws next year. Since these laws affect everyone in DC, working groups that anyone can attend are being held now to make recommendations on the revisions. While other groups have produced policy recommendations from the clash and collaboration of different groups, the interests of students are being completely ignored on […]