Daily Archives: October 18, 2007
Jesu & Fog Thursday, Oct. 18; Black Cat UK rock lords Jesu (that’s YAY-zoo to the uninitiated) treat their thick metal pomp with enough feedback and distortion to justify their “shoegaze-metal” tag, proving to even the staunchest haters of rawk that, yes, metal can sound beautiful. Openers Fog make Minneapolis proud with their tighter-than-spandex chops […]
Washington’s contentious zone system for taxi fares will soon be replaced with meters, Mayor Adrian Fenty announced yesterday.
A Georgetown University law professor’s letter confronting University President John DeGioia sparked a debate on academic freedom, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when the professor spoke in front of an audience of more than fifty Law Center students and faculty Tuesday.
Marty Langelan has been harassed since she was six. At age nine, she wouldn’t go down to the store for bread and milk because a group of men who hung around the corner would say “creepy things” to her.
“I still don’t know what poetry is,” Dr. Edward Hirsch said at the annual fall faculty convocation on Wednesday.
Activists will descend on Georgetown Friday as part of a series of protests to disrupt the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty proposed legislation Friday to give his newly-appointed schools’ Chancellor Michelle Rhee increased authority to fire previously protected employees.
Georgetown students were among the thousands that gathered on the West Lawn of the Capitol as the Dalai Lama received the Congressional Gold Medal on Wednesday.