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Shops to Take Advantage of Sunday Alcohol Sales

Shops to Take Advantage of Sunday Alcohol Sales

Liquor stores in Washington, D.C., have begun to apply for permits to sell alcohol seven days a week after new legislation was passed striking down the city’s prohibition of alcohol sales on Sundays. The D.C. Council passed the Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Emergency Amendment Act Dec. 18, 2012, repealing the[Read More…]

by February 12, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Boathouse to Sue Government Agency

Jack’s Boathouse has taken the next step in its ongoing battle with the National Park Service, saying it will bring the agency to court by the end of this week. “We’re filing against the NPS a very serious breach of lease … lawsuits that are going to be extraordinarily expensive[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Crime Drops in January

Despite a recent string of burglaries that hit multiple dormitories, a faculty office and the Alumni Square Residence Hall Office, total crime dropped significantly last month compared to January 2012. The six burglaries in 2013 represented a 45 percent decrease from the same period last year. There were 14 thefts[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Students March for Gun Control

About 6,000 protesters rallied on the National Mall for the March on Washington for Gun Control to demand greater restrictions to the access of deadly firearms Jan. 26. The event began with remarks from politicians and celebrities from across the country, including Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.). Colin Goddard, a[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Environmentalist Discusses Policy

Robert Costanza, a leading ecological economist, spoke to students about the intersection of ecological and economic policy Wednesday. Costanza, a professor of public policy at the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University, began by speaking about the correlation between human development and the environment. “What we’re[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Boathouse Evades Eviction

Boathouse Evades Eviction

While the eviction of Jack’s Canoes & Kayaks, LLC is temporarily on hold, the fate of the neighborhood institution, popular among Georgetown students, is still up in the air. The boat rental and storage company, better known as Jack’s Boathouse, will remain in its location on 3500 Water St. NW[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Thefts Increase 44% in November

Crime in November increased 15 percent from October, primarily due to a 44 percent spike in theft. The Department of Public Safety reported 53 incidents this month, of which 36 were thefts, compared with the 25 thefts and 44 total crimes recorded in October. The rate of thefts has continuously[Read More…]

by November 30, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

New Student Center Blueprint Presented at Forum

The final New South Student Center forum in Bulldog Alley Thursday included discussions between students, administrators and architects as the university looks to finalize plans for the renovation. ikon.5 architect Joe Tattoni presented diagrams of the NSSC to a crowd of approximately 40 people. Tattoni’s designs for the NSSC included a general lobby area and a variety[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Event Highlights Veteran Experiences Across Two Centuries

Panelists compared modern veterans to their counterparts from the Civil War at a discussion and film screening sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association and the Masters of Science in Foreign Service program Tuesday. The event, titled “Lessons and Legacies: The Civil War and Veterans Today,” began with a[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Top Students Can Bypass LSAT

Top Students Can Bypass LSAT

For 25 years, the Georgetown University Law Center’s early assurance program has admitted a select number of Georgetown undergraduates without requiring them to complete the LSAT. For many prospective undergrads aspiring to careers as hotshot lawyers or august judges, the program is among the most appealing features of a Georgetown[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 1 comment Campus News, News