Gabrielle Bluestone

Technical issues delay crime alerts

A “technical issue” last week prevented two crime alerts from being e-mailed to the full student body until a day after the alerts were posted, a spokeswoman for the University said. The two crimes – reports of a man exposing his genitals to women on campus and an unauthorized access to and burglary in Amsterdam […]

D.C. begins new, stricter parking regulations

Web Exclusive The District Department of Transportation tightened parking regulations for D.C. drivers this month, with extended hours and days, designed to raise more money for the city and encourage parking spot turnovers, a spokesperson for the agency said. In most areas of the District, parking meter effective hours run from 7 a.m. to 6:30 […]

Six buildings slated to become historical landmarks

View Historical landmarks in a larger map Six on-campus buildings were designated as historical landmarks Thursday by D.C.’s Historic Preservation Review Board. Madison, Fulbright, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, and Munson Halls were all unanimously approved Thursday by the board after representatives from EHD Traceries, a research and consulting firm, gave presentations on the buildings’ historical […]

Treanor report expected to be complete by February

The D.C. Alcoholic Beverage and Regulation Administration will submit its investigative report on the Adams Mill Bar and Grill – the bar where 19-year-old student Laura Treanor drank the night she died of alcohol poisoning – to its board sometime in the first two weeks of February, the agency’s director said Wednesday. The board will […]

Man allegedly attacked with knife on G Street

A woman attacked a student and threatened another pedestrian with a knife at the corner of 21st and G streets Friday, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report. The suspect, described as a heavy, 5-foot-6 black woman in her early twenties, allegedly walked up to a freshman and hit him in the right side of […]

Census will count D.C. students

Census workers are stepping up efforts to count District residents, a population that includes GW students, in a process that could provide up to $3,500 per person per year in federal funding for D.C. College populations – which are counted in the decennial census because people are tallied where they live and sleep most of […]

Bill to combat sidewalk smoking moves forward

A D.C. Council bill that would allow D.C. business owners to ban smoking on the sidewalks outside their establishments moved forward with initial approval from the council earlier this month. The smoking ban, introduced by D.C. Councilmember Phil Mendelson, D-At Large, would allow stores and businesses to post no smoking signs up to 25 feet […]

FoBoGro wins battle over alcohol license, late hours

In a major victory for the new ownership of FoBoGro, the store’s management team has procured an alcohol license from the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration and won the ongoing dispute with the West End Citizen’s Association over the store’s hours, which will be from 7 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. The decision […]

Thefts, stalking reported over break

Incidences of theft, fraud, robberies, disorderly conduct, harassment, and destruction occurred on and around campus over winter break, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said. Stafford said several individuals reported bizarre behavior constituting harassment and stalking to UPD, including a Jan. 4 report from several staff members regarding phone calls from a male subject about coursework […]

Univ. submits six buildings for historic status

Web Exclusive Six on-campus buildings will be submitted for landmark nominations in a Jan. 28 hearing, a staff member involved in the process said. Madison, Fulbright, JBKO, Munson, the John J. Earley Office and Studio at 2131 G Street and the H.B. Burns Memorial Building at 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue will all be submitted to the […]