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A Washington, D.C. man shot three police officers while resisting arrest on animal cruelty grounds in a standoff lasting approximately 13 hours Feb. 14.

DC Police Standoff Sees Three Officers Shot, 31 Dogs Rescued

By Ranee Brady, Development Director February 23, 2024

A Washington, D.C. man shot three police officers while resisting arrest on animal cruelty grounds in a standoff lasting approximately 13 hours Feb. 14.  Officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department...

Ward 6 Residents Petition to Recall Councilmember

Ward 6 Residents Petition to Recall Councilmember

By Evan Ecklund, Copy Chief February 22, 2024

The Washington, D.C. Board of Elections issued a petition filed by residents of the largest ward in D.C. to recall City Councilmember Charles Allen (D-Ward 6) due to his legislative record on public safety...

Two climate protesters were arrested after pouring red dust on themselves and the encasement holding the original copy of the U.S. Constitution in the National Archives’ rotunda Feb. 14.

Climate Activists Protest at National Archives, Cover Constitution Display With Dust

By Ruth Abramovitz, Special to The Hoya February 22, 2024

Two climate protesters were arrested after pouring red dust on themselves and the encasement holding the original copy of the U.S. Constitution in the National Archives’ rotunda Feb. 14. The protesters...

The Tudor Place, a historical mansion and museum in Georgetown, launched a new exhibit on February 6 called Ancestral Spaces: People of African Descent at Tudor Place, curated in collaboration with descendants.

New Installation Brings Tudor Place History to Light

By Maggie Sansone, Special to The Hoya February 20, 2024

A new installation intended to uncover the lives of the generations of free and enslaved people who lived and worked at the Tudor Place, a historic Georgetown property that now serves as a museum, opened...

D.C. City Council Advances Amended Sweeping Crime Bill

D.C. City Council Advances Amended Sweeping Crime Bill

By Paulina Inglima, City Desk Editor February 15, 2024

A sweeping yet controversial crime bill that seeks to crack down on crime in Washington, D.C. advanced upon its first reading at the D.C. Council on Feb. 6.  The Secure D.C. Omnibus Amendment Act of...

Former DC City Council Member Michael Brown, a controversial figure in DC politics who pled guilty to federal bribery charges in 2013, has announced his candidacy against incumbent Eleanor Holmes Norton in the June House Delegate primary election.

Former D.C. Council Member Challenges Longtime D.C. Congresswoman in 2024 Election

By Paulina Inglima and Aamir Jamil February 9, 2024

Michael Brown, a controversial former D.C. Council member, announced his candidacy against the veteran D.C. House of Representatives Delegate in the June election for the position.  Brown, who currently...

Nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators were arrested for blocking D.C. traffic while demanding a cease-fire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.
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Police Arrest Protestors Calling for Ceasefire in Gaza for Blocking DC Roads

By Song Lim, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

Police arrested nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators for blocking traffic in Washington, D.C. while demanding a ceasefire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.   Twenty-three...

Paulina Inglima/The Hoya | Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2E unanimously passed two resolutions at their Jan. 29 meeting.

ANC Updates: Licenses En Route for Hilltop Tap Room, Dispensary

By Paulina Inglima, City Desk Editor February 2, 2024

Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2E unanimously passed two resolutions at their Jan. 29 meeting. The resolutions will extend a stipulated liquor license for Hilltop Tap Room, a...

Maren Fagan/The Hoya | On Jan. 31, parents, students and activists rallied at the Capitol Building to call for greater protection for children and minors on social media and the internet following a Senate hearing about children’s safety online with five Big Tech CEOs, including Mark Zuckerberg of Meta and Shou Zi Chew of TikTok.

Parents, Activists Rally to Protect Child Safety Online

By Catherine Alaimo and Maren Fagan February 2, 2024

CW: This article references and discusses the exploitation of children and mental health struggles. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Parents, activists and college...

Georgetown University students and faculty joined protestors from around the country for the March For Life, which advocates for ending abortion in the U.S., Jan. 19 at the National Mall. Despite D.C.’s snowy conditions, thousands of people attended the annual march, the second since the Supreme Court  overturned Roe v. Wade. // Photo from Julian Jimenez

March for Life Highlights Spirited Campus Debate on Reproductive Rights

By Paulina Inglima January 26, 2024

Georgetown University students and faculty joined protestors from around the country for the March For Life, which advocates for ending abortion in the United States, on Jan. 19 at the National Mall.  Despite...

JULIA GIGANTE FOR THE HOYA | GradGov drafted a proposal to request a subsidized metro pass system for full-time graduate students.

Metro Wrapped! WMATA Releases Personalized ‘Your 2023 Metro Report’

By Anna Lim January 25, 2024

In the spirit of the annual year-end Spotify Wrapped release, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) riders can now view their “Your 2023 Metro Report,” a colorful personalized summary...

The university is set to expand its East-end Capitol campus on 77H Street near Union Station and has been under contract to purchase the approximately $89 million apartment complex.

New Academic Spaces to Open With Capitol Campus Expansion

By Kate Hwang and Paulina Inglima January 19, 2024

Georgetown University is set to expand its Capitol Campus and enlarge its capacity for students to participate in its programs by acquiring an $89 million apartment complex on 77 H St. NW near Union Station. Georgetown’s...

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