A train killed two Metro employees last November and fires crippled the subway system last month. A new report from a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority task force suggests the agency’s dangerous incompetence extends above ground as well.
The DC Police Department plans to merge the 2nd district, including Georgetown, with more crime-heavy Dupont Circle and parts of U Street and downtown. The plan won’t strain Georgetown’s police or reduce safety, but just because it’s reasonable doesn’t mean everyone agrees with it.
While students across campus are chagrined over Roy Hibbert and Jeff Green’s decision to enter the NBA draft and put the prospect of another year at Georgetown in question, one Hoya basketball player is already long gone. Marc Egerson, who left Georgetown in January, failed 12 classes in high school, according to a New York Times article. His academic record, and the University’s eagerness to admit despite it, embarrassed Georgetown near the end of March Madness.
A controversial Muslim scholar, barred from entering the United States for three years, spoke by satellite connection to Georgetown audiences this week.
“I’m going to tell you how women can suck just like men do in politics,” Melanie Sloan, the head of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said last night at a panel discussion on the role of women in American politics that was held to commemorate Women’s History Month.
When a Department of Public Safety officer was knocked unconscious in a fight last September, Georgetown students were reminded that DPS does more than just check IDs in Lauinger and bust parties. Now that the University’s contract with DPS is being renegotiated, though, it seems like the administration takes DPS for granted.