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Prefrosh Preview: Life Beyond Leo’s, the freshman’s guide to off-campus dining

  Attention serious city-foodies and hungry freshmen alike: Vox is well aware of the fact that your budget, like most college students, is rather tight. However, that does not mean that you must condemn yourself to a life… Read More

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Sprinkles cupcake ATM coming to Georgetown fall 2014

Sprinkles Cupcakes will soon have an ATM that dispenses something far sweeter—and more gastronomically satisfying—than money: cupcakes. (Vox wants to assure you that no, this is not some cruel April Fool’s joke; this is, in fact, a dream… Read More

D.C. Metro proposes an overall three percent increase in fares for 2014

Earlier this month, it was revealed that the District metro transit officials have drafted legislation that will increase overall rail fares by three percent. In terms of price per ride, this means that the cost of an average… Read More

New legislation for free online college textbooks to lessen financial burden

On November 14th, a new legislative proposal was introduced in Congress that, if implemented, will have the cheap, the broke, and the financially burdened college students singing it praises. This bill, sponsored by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and… Read More

Forbes to Georgetown: You’re fired

Update: As commenter Toby so astutely pointed out, the Forbes ranking lumps all colleges together, while U.S. News lists us under the “national university” category. If you look at our Forbes ranking as a “research universities,” we’re #19…. Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to buying textbooks

Textbooks will do serious violence to your budget if you don’t plan ahead. Follow these easy tips and you’ll save yourself from the most easily-preventable first-year expense. Don’t buy from the bookstore… ever The only thing the University… Read More

D.C. has highest student debt in the country

The Project on Student Debt recently published its figures for the Class of 2009—and it ain’t pretty. American student debt is frighteningly high; according to the study, which was published by the Institute for College Access and Success,… Read More

Georgetown is still an expensive college, says Campus Grotto

The good news: Georgetown dropped in Campus Grotto‘s annual ranking of the nation’s most expensive colleges. The bad news: Georgetown is still in the top 15. According to the rankings, Georgetown is the 15th-most expensive college in America…. Read More

Georgetown is ninth most expensive college in the country

With an annual cost of $53,340, Georgetown is the ninth most expensive school in the country, according to Forbes. The rankings, which were compiled using data provided by the Chronicle of Higher Education and Campus Grotto, almost exclusively… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to buying your textbooks

Textbooks are perhaps the biggest first-year expense that students can control. Yet at the beginning of every year, a Disneyland-sized queue of freshmen—and upperclassmen—inevitably winds around the upper floor of the bookstore. After handing over shrink-wrapped copies of… Read More