UIS announces Saxanet, a new campus wireless service, and Eduroam

Yesterday, University Information Services announced by email that Saxanet, a new, more secure campus wireless network, would be installed in various buildings throughout campus beginning in July and August. According to the message, Saxanet will require students to log in with their NetID and password upon their first connection, and will provide encryption to help […]

UIS: “Wireless is coming to Copley March 11″

Wow, you guys. Remember when University Information Services promised to have wireless Internet access in every residence hall by year’s end? Looks like they weren’t lying. According to UIS Associate Director Donna DeLay, Copley Hall will have wireless access come Mar. 11. “University Information Services will be upgrading the data network and activating wireless internet […]

ANC Wrap-up: A night of bonds, crime, booze, and table tennis

Last night’s marathon Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting covered everything from crime to tree boxes. As always, we’ve picked out the meeting’s highlights just for you. Let’s get to the recap. The name is Bond. Revenue Bond. Linda Greenan, associate vice president for external relations, presented the University’s application for tax-exempt revenue bonds incited an onslaught […]

This week in the Voice: The best of Georgetown

After a marathon production night, the first Fall issue of the Voice hit stands this earlier today. In Features, a whole bunch of staff members ran down the best of Georgetown. Curious to know where you should barricade yourself in the event of a zombie apocalypse? Or how about the best food station at Leo’s? […]

EXCELLENT NEWS: Georgetown to offer wireless access in all dorms

Remember when we declared that “Georgetown is still not even close to being a totally-wireless campus?” Boy, were we wrong. Over the next academic year, University Information Services (UIS) will overhaul the network infrastructure of Alumni Square, Copley Hall, Darnall Hall, Harbin Hall, Henle Village, LXR, Nevils, Village A, and Village C. That’s right—when UIS […]

Networking consortium names Georgetown CIO as President and CEO

Say goodbye to the man responsible for Georgetown’s wireless internet problems. Earlier this week, the Sacramento Bee reported that David Lambert, Georgetown’s Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Services, will leave the University to become the President and CEO of Internet2, a not-for-profit technology consortium. Since we have no idea what a “technology […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: @GeorgetownSAC strikes out

SAC solicited help for SAC Fair, but the College Dems were having none of it. After failing to find volunteers, SAC announced that we’d underestimated their popularity. Shruti Dusaj and Robert Biemesderfer weren’t so sure, though.

South of the border with Internet access

Last Thursday, we published an editorial about Georgetown needing to move into the 21st century and finally make the whole campus wireless. We looked into the situation at GW and AU and found out that both of our so-called competitors in the District are completely wireless. Today, though, while leafing through my roommate’s study abroad […]

Follow the leader

Is The Hoya‘s editorial board even trying anymore? In yesterday’s top editorial spot, they called for the University to improve technological services, with one of their two main arguments being that we need wireless all over campus. Sound familiar? That’s because you read it in last Thursday’s Voice, Duke example and all (albeit a little […]