Lilah Burke

Georgetown Liquor License Moratorium approaches final expiration

Georgetown Liquor License Moratorium approaches final expiration

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02/03/2016

On Feb. 24, the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) is set to hold a hearing to receive public comment on the Georgetown Liquor License Moratorium. The moratorium zone, put into effect in 1989, when Georgetown was famous for its bars, limited the number of liquor licenses available in the neighborhood. The Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC)…

City lists Wisconsin and M as high-crash intersection

City lists Wisconsin and M as high-crash intersection

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01/28/2016

The corner of Wisconsin and M Streets was recently investigated as a high-crash intersection by the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in their study “High Crash Intersection Visits.” 195 crashes were reported in the 3.5 year analysis period of the document. These incidents caused 36 injuries, two of which were “disabling”. Twelve pedestrians and nine…

Institute of Politics and Public Service welcomes new fellows

Institute of Politics and Public Service welcomes new fellows

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01/19/2016

This semester, the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service is ushering in a new class of Political Fellows. The five new Fellows, with careers politics and public service, are expected to engage with students through their individual discussion groups and work with student strategy teams to explore new solutions to political issues. The Fellows…

Working group announces grants, events at Teach-in on slavery

Working group announces grants, events at Teach-in on slavery

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12/05/2015

On Dec. 1, Fr. David Collins, S.J., Ph.D, and Chair of the Georgetown Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation, announced a new university grant program, called the Freedom and Remembrance Grants, to encourage engagement with Georgetown’s historical involvement with slavery. Collins also unveiled two university events related to this history: a ceremonial renaming of…

Working Group hosts teach-in on slavery and memory

Working Group hosts teach-in on slavery and memory

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12/03/2015

On Dec. 1, the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation held a teach-in on “What We Know: Georgetown University and Slavery” in Gaston Hall. The event is part of a series hosted by the group in the wake of last month’s protests to change the names of Mulledy and McSherry Halls, to, temporarily, Freedom…

GSP Winter Housing Receives Campus-Wide Support

GSP Winter Housing Receives Campus-Wide Support

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11/25/2015

This winter break, up to ten students with unstable housing situations will be offered winter housing at an off-campus Airbnb rental. This new program was spearheaded by the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP) and financially sponsored by several different student groups and administrative offices. Because on-campus residences close during the holiday, all on-campus students are forced…

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