Defund D.C. Police? No, Says Bowser

On June 10, despite the mayor’s opposition, the District Council unanimously approved several reforms to the Metropolitan Police Department.

House Bill on D.C. Statehood Likely to Pass

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the bill, H.R.51, to be discussed and voted on tomorrow, would declare the city a new state, named “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.”

Breathe Easier With DIY Masks

Now that the CDC is advising us, symptomatic or not, to wear masks when we go outside, they are, of course, nowhere to be found.

Georgetown Rector Gassed, Forced Off Lafayette Square to Make Way for Trump

The Rev. Gini Gerbasi was at her old church to protest George Floyd's death. Her account of her experience on June 1 launched a Twitter hashtag: #aforcetobereckonedwith.

Tech Tip: Keep Sensitive Data Off Employee Equipment

By storing any private data that is unencrypted in the cloud, you can immediately revoke access when a device goes missing.

Tech Tip: Lie, Lie, Lie!

People list password challenge and identity verification information publicly (or at least freely) on their Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages and feeds without giving it a second thought.

Cummings Manned the Bridge of Justice

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died at three in the morning on Oct. 17 at age 68.

My Georgetown: Madeleine Albright

Georgetown has long been home to many public figures. But for all their fame, or notoriety, they all have one thing in common: Georgetown...

Gary Tischler, 1941-2020

The Georgetowner’s longest-serving and most prolific writer died on April 8 at the age of 78. Well known throughout the arts community, Gary Tischler joined the newspaper in 1980. 

Tech Tip: Plan for the Worst and Hope for the Best

As the workplace has gotten more digital, business continuity has had to take into account the immense amount of stress one failing system can impose on the other digital systems your business relies on.