D.C.’s Good Samaritan Law takes effect today

Today, a law will come into place that D.C. Council members hope will lower the number of drug overdose-related deaths in the District. The “Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Amendment Act of 2012” works by allowing more leniency for… Read More

DC’s Internet speed ranks low nationwide

While Georgetown University waits for its campus-wide wireless network, the rest of the District faces its own battles of the Internet. A yearly report by the Communications Workers of America on the Internet speeds of the fifty states… Read More

Ward 2 Councilman Jack Evans will run for City Council Chair

With current City Council Chairman Vincent Gray having confirmed that he will challenge Adrian Fenty for mayor in 2010, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans (D), who represents over a dozen nearby neighborhoods along with Georgetown, where he resides,… Read More

Actually, students do have to fill out the Census 2010 forms

Vox was going to skip the Census-myth-debunking blog post party, but to our surprise, we’ve heard from a lot of students who are under the impression that they don’t have to fill out the 2010 Census because they’ll… Read More

Mayor Fenty applauds local leadership in remarks at the closed Philly Pizza

Having successfully completed a months-long campaign to shutter Philly Pizza, today, neighborhood residents and community leaders received an additional surprise: a visit from Mayor Adrian Fenty, who drove up to the restaurant’s former home in his Smart Car… Read More

Setting itself apart, Georgetown church will celebrate same-sex marriages

As dozens of other churches in the District of Columbia are banding together to protest D.C.’s new marriage equality law, which went into effect yesterday, Georgetown’s Dumbarton United Methodist Church has announced that its pastor and all 12… Read More