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

VIEWPOINT: Construction Keeps Darnall Students Awake. We Deserve Support

By Elisa McCartin October 25, 2018

Like clockwork, every Monday through Saturday at 7 a.m., I am woken up by the deafening sounds of drills, trucks and bulldozers from the MedStar construction project happening right outside my second-floor...

Representatives of Georgetown University and Washington, D.C. neighbors presented oral arguments to the D.C. Circuit Court in a lawsuit over noisy flight patters out of Reagan National Airport.

University, Neighbors Deliver Oral Arguments in Aircraft Noise Lawsuit

By Grey Rosenzweig January 16, 2018

Members of the D.C. Fair Skies Coalition, including Georgetown community members, argued at the D.C. Circuit Court on Thursday against flight routes out of Reagan National Airport that have led to increased...

Dear Dr. Olson

By The Editorial Board April 16, 2015

With Georgetown Day quickly approaching, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson sent an email to the student body pairing gentle rhetoric with a familiar message: “We acknowledge that Georgetown...

MPD: Noise May Lead to Arrests

By Caitlin Mac Neal February 4, 2013

An amendment to D.C. law went into effect Tuesday, placing harsher restrictions on disruptive noise and marking a major shift in the Metropolitan Police Department's ability to crack down on gatherings...

A Safer Night on the Town

By The Editorial Board September 13, 2011

Late night out? No problem. The university's M Street night shuttle and SafeRides transportation program now does much more to protect student safety while reducing noise levels — a win-win situation...

Noise Law Perpetuates Neighborhood Animosity

By Michael Berardo February 15, 2011

With the recent implementation of the Disorderly Conduct Amendment Act of 2010 in Washington, D.C., the ongoing squabble between Georgetown residents and students has seemingly reached a boiling point....

Vague Noise Law Spells Doom For Students’ Rights

By James Pickens February 11, 2011

On Feb. 2, Georgetown students received an email from Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson about a change to D.C. law. The Disorderly Conduct Amendment Act of 2010, quoted in the email, reads:...

Third Edition Limits Exit Options After Noise Complaints

By Mariah Byrne February 8, 2011

Visitors to late-night haunt Third Edition will only pass through the establishment's front door from now on, after noise complaints forced owners to adjust their contract with the Advisory Neighborhood...

Silence and the Soul

By Fr. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. September 21, 2010

I'm noticing the airplanes again. For new students on campus, one of the ways that you know you have finally made the Hilltop your home is when you stop noticing the jets flying overhead. There came...

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