NCPC releases study on D.C. height limits, opponents insist on preserving skyline

The National Capital Planning Commission recently released a draft study on Thursday, September 12 regarding proposals to raise building height limits in the District. The study, worked in collaboration with the District of Columbia Office of Planning, includes preliminary… Read More

Census shows 20-somethings propel D.C.’s population growth

An influx of young people account for almost all of D.C.’s population growth in the last decade, according to 2010 census figures. Now, as the Washington Post reports, people in their 20’s and 30’s account for a full… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Off-campus news you can use

Just like last year, Vox is helping you get on top of “news you can use” with an excessively comprehensive review of last year’s important news stories. Today, we cover the off-campus issues that made headlines; noise, cronyism,… Read More

Orange asks Zoning Commission to veto 2010 Campus Plan

On Monday, newly-elected Councilman Vincent Orange (D-At-Large) wrote the Zoning Commission to ask them to reject Georgetown University’s 2010 Campus Plan. The councilman also added his support to the ANC 2E and Office of Planning demand that the… Read More

On the Record: Alum encourages students to get involved in D.C. politics

Vox recently sat down with Dave Stroup (COL’ 06), a recent Voice alum that led the campaign to draft candidate Bryan Weaver into the latest at-large D.C. Council race. Stroup, who works in field support and operations at… Read More

Vincent Orange wins election for D.C. Council

  Get the flash player here: Photos by Sam Brothers Vincent Orange, a former D.C. councilmember and Pepco lobbyist, won  the vacant at-large seat on the D.C. Council. Orange is also a strong opponent of the 2010… Read More

Yes, actually, you can vote

Several students were turned away at the polls today in D.C.’s at-large council election because their names didn’t appear on the voter rolls and they lacked sufficient papers (i.e. a photo ID + a government, school, bank, etc…. Read More

DC Council at-large election tomorrow

Update: For anyone trying to fill out a same-day registration, your best bet is a driver’s license, bank statement, or tuition, phone, utility, or other bill in your name with a DC address on it. However, an official… Read More

Former Mayor of D.C. Adrian Fenty speaks in Lohrfink

Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty addressed students Tuesday night in Lohrfink Auditorium about his controversial education reform. Elected in 2006, Fenty is best known for his takeover of the D.C. public school system—bringing it directly under the mayor—and… Read More

DC Council Candidates Forum on Youth Issues

Today, DC Students Speak, YouthPAC, and the DC Federation of College Democrats will host a forum for the candidates running for At-Large DC Council Seat. The date of the election is April 26th. At-Large DC Council Candidates Forum… Read More