Off the Hilltop and into the Distict: delightful day trips for the daring
Botanical Gardens You might overlook the Mall’s U.S. Botanic Gardens (take the Blue/Orange Metro line to Federal Center), figuring that plants are lame and you’d rather see the Spirit of... Read more
Lez’hur Ledger: Polo, meet punk
No one ever cracked his head open on the I-shaped metal beam, I had been assured. I was at the Corpse Fortress, a house turned punk rock venue in Silver... Read more
Preparing for H1N1
In an attempt to stop the spread of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, Georgetown will ask students with flu-like symptoms to stay in their rooms until their... Read more
City on a Hill: Fenty: Modern day Marion?
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty is in trouble. An Examiner poll in early August found that only 30 percent of Washingtonians would definitely vote for him, and his attorney general and... Read more
GU mishandles federal funds
A new government audit of Georgetown’s finances criticized the University for losing or improperly disposing of federally funded equipment. Two pieces of equipment worth $24,439 could not be found, while... Read more
GU profs receive secret CIA funds
A project on American world power and a professor’s work on Russian affairs—described on Georgetown’s website as financed by anonymous sources—were funded by the Central Intelligence Agency, audits of Georgetown’s... Read more
The Hold Steady – A Positive Rage
At every successful Hold Steady show, it’s obvious for a fleeting instant that being lead singer Craig Finn and sweating beer into your shirt every night for an enraptured crowd... Read more
JT Jr. 8th highest paid GU employee
John Thompson Jr. is Georgetown’s eighth-highest paid employee, almost 10 years after he stopped coaching the basketball team, University tax documents reveal.
Georgetown sues D.C. over Street Law bills
Georgetown is suing the District of Columbia government for breach of contract, according to a complaint filed by the University with the D.C. Superior Court.
Critical Voices: Morrissey
The best time to listen to Morrissey is the morning after you were much drunker than everyone else you went out with the night before. You don’t know the details... Read more