Laura Shuey-Kostelac

Consequences laid out for common drug violations

Students will be able to reference a guide outlining disciplinary actions for common drug violations by this fall, as GW streamlines its judicial policies. The flow chart will help students decipher consequences for drug use and possession, including potential punishments based on drug type, quantity, distribution concern and history of violations, said Assistant Dean of […]

City to examine off-campus housing

The District Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is working with Georgetown University to keep tabs on landlords who rent out off-campus housing to students. The pilot program will inspect properties that were not licensed by the District Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs to ensure students are living in spaces that maintain compliance with […]

National Book Festival opens Saturday

More than 100 authors, poets and illustrators will gather on the National Mall for the National Book Festival this weekend. The free annual event, sponsored by the Library of Congress and first-organized by former First Lady Laura Bush, will span two days for the first time this year. “The National Book Festival exists because reading […]

Demolition irks residents

Students who live in residence halls near the future Science and Engineering Hall are now hearing another noise besides their alarms every morning – demolition. The University sent a letter in August to residents in Munson, JBKO, Fulbright and Madison halls to alert them that construction for the project began this summer and will continue […]

Crime low at FB-GWU Metro

Less than 1 percent of robberies at Metro stations around D.C. occurred at the Foggy Bottom Metro last year, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority data show. A total of 1,007 robberies took place at Metro stations in 2010, but only 10 of those incidents took place at the Foggy Bottom Metro station, according to data […]

Student assaulted in Georgetown

A junior was allegedly assaulted Tuesday evening after visiting two bars in Georgetown, according to Metropolitan Police Department documents. The student was assaulted at the 900 block of 23rd Street, according to an MPD report, and sustained a laceration to the back of his head, “abrasions” to both knees and a “knot” on his forehead. […]

Bookstore nabs alleged burglars

A GW Bookstore employee and an accomplice were arrested by the University Police Department Wednesday evening, after they were caught attempting to steal 75 books worth about $5,000. Bookstore staff alerted UPD to suspicions that a temporary employee was stealing textbooks, prompting officers to stake out the area and catch the subjects, UPD Chief Kevin […]