Author Archives: Stephen Hylas
On Wednesday night, D.C. City Councilmember Mary Cheh (D – Ward 3) announced plans to introduce legislation that could effectively revoke the tax-exempt status of D.C. universities.
This week, Georgetown University Student Association President Calen Angert (MSB ’11) and Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) announced that they are searching for ways to fulfill one of their campaign promises to bring ZipCars to Georgetown’s Main Campus for students 18 and over. Georgetown University has offered two ZipCars at the Law Center since 2004 to students, faculty, and staff who are 21 and over. Currently, there are no ZipCars located on the Main Campus.
Although the annual number of alcohol violations reported by the Department of Public Safety dropped by 31 percent from 2007 to 2009, the number of alcohol-related calls, or EtOH calls, to the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service has stayed roughly the same for the past two academic years. The number of alcohol violations reported to DPS has been decreasing since 2005. In the Oct. 5 edition of the Hoya, Joseph Smith, associate director of DPS, attributed the drop to the heightened University.