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@WAPOEXPRESS/INSTAGRAM | The final issue of the Express was published Sept. 12, resulting in layoffs but also an outpouring of support from readers.

Washington Post Ceases Production of Express Paper

Twenty staffers were abruptly laid off from The Washington Post’s free commuter paper Express when the tabloid permanently ceased production Sept. 12.  The paper laid off the Express staffers with little prior notice when Executive Editor Dan Caccavaro called an unplanned meeting of the whole Express staff Wednesday, Sept. 11,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
@BID2RIDE/INSTAGRAM | Bid2Ride lets riders set a price that they want to pay, which drivers can see and then accept, a system that the company hopes will lowers prices.

New Ride-Hail App Promises Lower Prices

Bid2Ride, a new ride-share comparison app that allows users to place bids on prices for ride-share options, launched its flagship service in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17 despite lacking an application to operate through the D.C. Department of For-Hire Vehicles. Bid2Ride lets riders set a destination and shows them the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
TWITTER | @GERMANYINUSA / Jelleff Field, located next to Hardy Middle School, is at the center of a debate about Maret School's privileged access to the field during after school hours.

Parents Fight Private School’s Privileged Access to Jelleff Field

Glover Park residents are pushing for the Washington, D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation to renege a contract with a prestigious D.C. private school after pushback from parents of public school students who also utilize the space. The newly renewed contract, which was first negotiated in 2009, grants the Maret[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
@SURFSIDE/INSTAGRAM |

Surfside Taco Closing in Glover Park, Reopening in Tenleytown

Wisconsin Avenue taco restaurant Surfside will close its original Glover Park storefront at the end of 2019 to open a new location up the street in Tenleytown this fall.  Surfside has been at its first location since it opened in 2008. The exact opening date of the new storefront, located[Read More…]

by September 12, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Fall GU Politics Fellows Discuss Polarized Political Climate

Q&A: Fall GU Politics Fellows Discuss Polarized Political Climate

The five fall Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service fellows, including four Georgetown alumni, bring a variety of backgrounds to their positions including experience in public policy, political communications and journalism. The fellows include Republican policy and political advisor Jonathan Burks (SFS ’99), former Republican Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer[Read More…]

by September 12, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE/FACEBOOK | Olivia Alair Dalton, Jonathan Burks, Karen Travers, Jeff Colyer and Stephanie Valencia are GUPolitics' fall 2019 fellows.

GUPolitics Fall Fellows Include 4 Alumni

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced its fall-semester class of five fellows, including four Georgetown alumni, with backgrounds in fields ranging from journalism to increasing minority representation in politics. The Georgetown University Politics fellows, who serve for one academic semester and were announced by the institute Aug.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Park View bagel deli Call Your Mother is opening its second location in the former GreenWorks Florist building. | INSTAGRAM @CALLYOURMOTHERDELI

Bagel Shop Call Your Mother Set To Open in Georgetown

Popular bagel deli Call Your Mother will open its second location late this fall in the bright pink and green building at the corner of 35th and O streets, formerly GreenWorks Florist. Call Your Mother’s first location opened in October 2018 in Park View to long lines and critical acclaim.[Read More…]

by September 2, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN COLLEGE - GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY FACEBOOK PAGE | Members of the Georgetown College Class of 2019 gathered at commencement May 18.

Adichie Encourages Care for Others at College Commencement

To ease the stress created by the modern “age of hurry,” it is necessary to care for others and avoid extreme individualism, award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told Georgetown University College graduates May 18. Adichie addressed the audience gathered on Healy Lawn after receiving her own honorary degree. Adichie is[Read More…]

by May 26, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
JESUITS MARYLAND PROVIDENCE | Fr. Richard J. Ryscavage, S.J., who had taught "Global Child Migration" at Georgetown since 2017, died April 26 at 74.

Former Georgetown Professor Fr. Richard J. Ryscavage, S.J., Dies

Fr. Richard J. Ryscavage, S.J., a scholar of migration issues and Georgetown University professor since 2017, died April 26 at the age of 74. A Jesuit priest for over 40 years, Ryscavage focused his work in higher education, politics and  nonprofits on the rights of migrants and refugees. His funeral[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY QATAR COMMUNICATIONS |

GU-Q School of Foreign Service Graduates 11th Cohort

Sixty-four seniors graduated from the School of Foreign Service in Qatar in front of family, friends, faculty, Qatari officials and international diplomats in the campus’s 11th commencement ceremony May 9. GU-Q held the ceremony at its campus in Education City, Doha, Qatar, where graduates received a Bachelor of Science in[Read More…]

by May 14, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top