Post Tagged with: "fire alarms"

EDITORIAL: Subpar Housing Merits Compensation

Faulty fire alarms. Disruptive, clamorous construction. Severe miscommunication from university officials to endangered student residents. Georgetown has proven unwilling or unable to address a wide array of housing and maintenance problems, many of which detract from residents’ health and safety. While these problems are not new to the Georgetown community,[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Editorial
ASHLEY CHEN/FOR THE HOYA A series of false fire alarms sounded in Nevils on Oct. 9, Oct. 10 and Oct. 16. The alarms were triggered by an electronic circuit switch failure.

Circuit Failure Prompts False Nevils Fire Alarm

The Nevils dormitory experienced multiple false fire alarms on the nights of Oct. 9 and 10, as well as the afternoon of Oct. 16. An electronic circuit switch fail caused the false alarms, according to a joint statement made by Georgetown University Facilities Management and the Office of Residential Living[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Southwest Quad Fire Alarm Malfunction Resolved

The fire watch in Southwest Quad was lifted Monday at 6 p.m., and fire alarms were restored to full working order after weeks of troubleshooting and repairs. Prior to the fire watch, the Southwest Quad experienced an epidemic of false alarms, often at early hours of the morning. “We feel[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Facilities Shuts Down Flawed SWQ Alarms

Facilities Shuts Down Flawed SWQ Alarms

The Southwest Quad has been experiencing major technical difficulties with its fire alarm system, with nine alarms going off between Sep. 25 and Oct. 11. Although the specific cause for the malfunction is still unclear, the Office of Facilities has narrowed the problem down to low water pressure in the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Olson Speaks in Aftermath of Drug Lab Find

In an interview with student press today, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and university spokeswoman Julie Bataille addressed a number of lingering questions surrounding Saturday’s drug lab incident in Harbin Hall. When asked about the disciplinary status of John Romano (COL ’14) and Charles Smith (SFS ’14) –[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News