Gabrielle Bluestone

University bans medical marijuana on campus

Students who are prescribed marijuana under the new D.C. law permitting the drug for medicinal use will not be able to possess or use the drug on campus under the current GW student conduct policies, a University official said in August. Although medicinal marijuana was approved by the D.C. Council in July, GW’s Code of […]

Residents look to start neighborhood watch program

A proposed Foggy Bottom neighborhood watch program has rapidly developed this summer, gaining a listing on the United States Neighborhood Watch website and developing plans to create a community watch group. The program, organized by senior Lev Trubkovich, the vice president of the Foggy Bottom Association and chair of its Public Safety Committee, and 2D […]

Times Square suspect ‘inspired’ by former GW graduate student

The Pakistani-American man suspected of attempting to bomb Times Square earlier this month recently told investigators he was inspired by a former GW graduate student who has been linked with several militant attacks. The former student, Anwar Al-Awlaki, attended GW as a part-time doctoral of education candidate and worked as an assistant to a Muslim […]

Foggy Bottom Grocery to kick off soft opening this week

The new Foggy Bottom Grocery will open its doors Thursday for a soft opening intended to give recently hired employees experience running the store. Though the opening is only for invited “family and friends,” owner Kris Hart said his operation’s grocery area will be welcoming walk-in customers over spring break. The deli will open when […]

Police to add local focus after jump in robberies

City and University police are increasing scrutiny on the Foggy Bottom area in response to a spate of street robberies of expensive electronic items around campus, city and University police officials said. Seven University Crime Alerts for street robberies have been sent out since Jan. 19 – four of which have come in the last […]

D.C. board rules for FoBoGro

Ending months of contentious debate, the District’s Board of Zoning Adjustment upheld the certificate of occupancy for the new Foggy Bottom Grocery Tuesday. The store’s certificate had been appealed by the West End Citizens Association, led by Secretary Barbara Kahlow, who testified at the hearing that the store’s document was improper because it allowed the […]

FoBoGro set to open in March

Delayed by the snowfall that ground the District to a halt this month, Foggy Bottom Grocery still has no set opening date, but the owners say the market and deli should be up and running by the first week of March. Though the store, which is partly owned by GW alumnus Kris Hart, was last […]

Snow traps professors at home

As she heard reports of record-breaking snowfall in D.C. last weekend, professor Patricia Phalen realized she wasn’t going to make it from Los Angeles to Foggy Bottom any time soon. The School of Media and Public Affairs professor, who had been in L.A. working at a studio archive, had expected to fly back Sunday in […]

Adams Mill cited for more violations

An investigative report on the Adams Mill Bar and Grill charging the establishment with serving customers with more than one drink at a time and violating an order to change the ownership was referred to the Office of the Attorney General, a spokesperson for the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration said. Undercover investigators in the […]

Neighborhood input changes Mount Vernon Campus Plan

The University has changed parts of its Mount Vernon Campus Plan to appease local residents’ demands, but some neighbors say the changes are not enough. Administrators have agreed to reduce the size of five proposed buildings, move the campus’ main entrance to the Whitehaven Parkway, and minimize lighting on the tennis courts and soccer field, […]