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You dirty rat: D.C. ranks as third ‘rattiest’ city

Whoever said that mice are nice clearly never had unwelcome rodents lurking in his or her apartment complex. According to a study conducted by Orkin, Washington, D.C. ranks as the third ‘rattiest’ city in the U.S, beaten by… Read More

Student complaints about vermin drop sharply, Facilities says

Not in my backyard This semester, Georgetown students and residents alike complained loudly about rats and mice invading the neighborhood. In the Georgetown University Student Association Senate, Arman Ismail (COL ‘11—Reynolds) led efforts to mollify what he called… Read More

GUSA Roundup: The Senate is anti-hate crime, anti-snake

GUSA will not stand for these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane campus GUSA FUND: The big news from this week’s meeting was that the Senate passed the long-debated GUSA Fund, which will allow them to fund clubs… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Special elections spectacular

Tracy Flick for GUSA Senate! SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS: The election commission ran a successful special election that culminated in the election of the following senators: Townhouses: Matthew Ginsberg with 35 votes Harbin 6-9: Clara Gustafson with 46 votes… Read More

Neighbors just as angry about rats as students are

GUSA Senators aren’t the only ones concerned about rats—members of the Georgetown Forum listserv are being plagued by rodents as well. One Georgetown resident sent out a message to the listserv informing them of his significant rat problems:… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Learning to loathe your landlord

GUSA, protecting students from tyranical landlords RATE MY LANDLORD?: During the Executive Briefing, GUSA Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) announced that  the executive wants to tackle the “lack of readily available information” about off-campus student housing. He… Read More

GUSA Roundup: The Senate takes on the Student Activities Fee endowment, campus rodents

GUSA debates rats and the perennial publicity problem STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEES: The Senate waded further into the morass of club funding, passing a bill about the Student Activities Fee. Students currently pay a $100 Student Activities Fee, half… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: A MSB building by any other name

Want a shot at your own 15 seconds of internet micro-micro-fame? Start following us on Twitter (GtownVoxPop) and, if you’re connected to Georgetown, we’ll return the favor and you’ll automatically be in the running! Sam Ungar was unconvinced… Read More

Five Guys closed after visit from Inside Edition‘s Rat Patrol

The Georgetown and Dupont Circle Five Guys locations have been closed after being caught with rodent problems by Inside Edition‘s Rat Patrol. The show visited fast food locations in the D.C. area that the Obama’s have frequented (Michelle… Read More

I hate rats

Last night, I dreamt that I encountered a fat, human-sized rat in Village A, where I live. I don’t remember the details of the dream, but I do know that rats scare the shit out of me. Every… Read More