ANC Wrap-Up: It’s bureaucracy celebration week up in Ward 2

On Tuesday evening, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, which represents the Georgetown, Burleith, and Hillendale areas, met to have their monthly discussions about parking spaces, smelly trees, and police speedboats. Not every meeting can be as exciting as… Read More

Tell the Voice about your imaginary boyfriend (or girlfriend)

In the model of Jezebel’s Your Imaginary Boyfriend series, the Voice is starting its own short fantasy fiction series, imagining what it would be like to date any of the Hilltop’s public figures. In last week’s print edition… Read More

Comments of the Week: Age has powerful effects on the mind

Last week, Vox Populi had the great fortune of an opportunity to interview the famed ANC Commissioner Ron Lewis, a man who has gone so far as to endorse 100 percent students housed on campus to now becoming a crucial advocate and… Read More

On the Record with Lauralyn Lee and Ron Lewis

This afternoon, the Voice spoke to Associate Vice President of Community Engagement Lauralyn Lee and Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Ron Lewis about the campus plan, the new Georgetown Community Partnership, and the future of the neighbors’ relationship with the… Read More

What would you ask ANC Commissioner Ron Lewis?

In about two hours, Vox will have the opportunity to talk on the record with Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Ron Lewis and Georgetown’s Associate Vice President for Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives Lauralyn Lee. Lewis was recently named co-chair of the GCP…. Read More

ANC Wrapup: Campus Plan receives stamp of approval

Yesterday evening, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held a special meeting to consider proposed revisions to the Georgetown Campus Plan. The ANC commissioners in attendance voted unanimously, 6-0, to endorse the revised plan. Then the floor opened up to… Read More

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… Read More

Campus Plan: What rocks and what sucks

As promised yesterday in a press conference, ANC 2E finally released the full details of the provisions in the Campus Plan. University officials and neighborhood leaders have ruminated over these “proposed conditions” since negotiations restarted in early April. Both parties… Read More

Here’s to a future of more negotiations: Georgetown Community Partnership

Two years and a few months later, Georgetown and neighborhood leaders concluded the long drawn out battle over the Campus Plan 2010. After yesterday’s announcement that the negotiating parties had reached an agreement, President John J. DeGioia, Mayor Vincent… Read More

BREAKING: University, neighbors reach agreement on campus plan

Today, a little past noon, President John J. DeGioia sent an email, subject line “Good News on Campus Plan,” announcing the official agreement on the campus plan. After months, well, years, of back and forth between the University… Read More