Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

DC Braces for Possible Shutdown

By Rebecca Driessen September 27, 2013

With the possibility of a federal government shutdown looming Oct. 1, Congress is scrambling to negotiate a deal that would raise the debt ceiling. But with compromise in short supply on Capitol Hill and...

University Partner Vies For Walter Reed Land

By Penny Hung August 27, 2013

Georgetown University’s partner firm in master planning, Forest City Washington, is on the short list for redevelopment of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Mayor Vincent Gray will...

Support LRAA for a Livable DC

By Erin Riordan July 24, 2013

If Washington, D.C. is to be livable for all its residents, we and the District government need to take a stand to support living wages. The Large Retailer Accountability Act, which passed through the...

D.C. Mayor Plans to Make District Greener

By Emma Iannini March 15, 2013

Mayor Vincent Gray announced late February that he will pursue an ambitious sustainability plan that aims to make Washington, D.C., the most environmentally friendly city in the country by 2032. “In...

DC Offers College Scholarship To Local Low-Income Students

By Abbey McNaughton October 19, 2012

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray recently announced a new scholarship fund for graduates of D.C. high schools who come from low-income families and will be attending universities in the District. Gray set aside...

Tax Breaks Aim to Keep LivingSocial in District

By Laura Zhang April 24, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed tax benefits as a means of ensuring that LivingSocial, an online daily discount provider co-founded by a Georgetown graduate, keeps its headquarters in D.C. after the...

Gray Lauds Improvements in DC Public Education

By Braden McDonald March 29, 2011

In his first State of the District Address, Mayor Vincent Gray spoke of progress in the District, while calling upon its citizens to work together to inhabit a more livable and prosperous "global capital." The...

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