A local governing group approved a resolution Wednesday calling on city officials to open a section of H Street that has been closed since 2013.
The University pays the 10th-highest amount of property taxes to the District, according to an annual D.C. finance report.
Homicides in the District have increased by more than 40 percent over the past year, with a total of 152 incidents between Jan. 1 and Dec. 9.
In a contentious race for one of two D.C. Council at-large positions, students in local government are backing incumbent Elissa Silverman.
D.C. Council members spearheaded an act that would establish an agency to provide and refinance D.C. college students’ loans.