Twuesday Tweetacular: Vox is scared of the apocalypse

Whitney McAniff may not know it, but she experienced the first sign of the imminent 2012 apocalypse. Either the tour guide Sam Kurtz describes had a slip of the tongue, or he is referencing the undocumented 1973 on-campus speech delivered by funk pioneer George Clinton. Or maybe he actually believes George Clinton is the name […]

M Street Shuttle: SafeRides or Sudetenlands?

This weekend, Georgetown debuted a new late-night shuttle from the front gates to the M Street corridor. Although ostensibly part of SafeRides, the shuttle was also promised by the University as part of the 2010 Campus Plan discussions.  Is it SafeRides? Last February, then-GUSA executive candidate Mike Meaney (SFS ’12), called for the creation of […]

MPD created party patrols in response to neighborhood complaints

At the beginning of the 2008-2009 school year, the Metropolitan Police Department began party patrols to monitor Burleith and West Georgetown from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. five nights a week, including weekend nights,¬†¬†according to e-mails exchanged between Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners and MPD Second District officers. Michelle Milam, who at the time was lieutenant of […]

GUSA meeting roundup: Noisome policies, SafeRides, and Pat’s projects

Editor’s note: below is the first edition of Vox Populi’s weekly GUSA roundups, a sass-meets-C-SPAN summary of Georgetown student government’s goings-on. In sum, we’ll go to GUSA meetings so you won’t have to. We think Tipp O’Neill would be proud. The big issue at this week’s GUSA meeting was the Metropolitan Police Department’s new noise […]