The Agony of Emmett Till and George Floyd

June 17, 2020

I thought about Emmett Till as I watched the video of George Perry Floyd dying in the street. I can never forget George calling for his mother before taking his […]

CAG Report: Farewell Georgetown


By my count, we are past Day 90 of our socially distanced existence — an unexpected, unprecedented and very strange experience that most of us will never forget. The human […]

A Big Win for Pride


During this particular Pride Month — with the excitement at a lower pitch due to the absence of a parade and other outdoor events — the Supreme Court, of all […]

In Your Power to Vote: Your Freedom, Your Independence

June 1, 2020

The Georgetowner calls on you, the Ward 2 voters, to research the candidates carefully and, yes, vote twice: in the Ward 2 primary election, to be held June 2, and in the special election on June 16.

Memorial Day Reflections — From The Georgetowner Archives

May 25, 2020

Here is a account of Memorial Day 2013 by our late colleague and writer Gary Tischler — Right Time, Right Place, Memorial Day Reflections.

We Cannot Afford to Get This Wrong

May 6, 2020

How Mayor Bowser and the District Council respond to the economic crisis in the weeks ahead will shape the long-term path towards D.C.’s prosperity for a generation. We cannot afford […]

Facing a Two-Front Crisis

May 5, 2020

The District is facing a two-front exigent crisis. At one front, a health crisis with the potential to cripple the city’s health system, with thousands sick and many potential deaths; […]

Taking Earth Day to Heart

April 22, 2020

The spring, the summer, The childing autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries, and the mazèd world, By their increase, now knows not which is which — “A Midsummer Night’s […]

COVID-19 by the Numbers: How Bad Is It?

March 26, 2020

The number of known positive cases is growing everywhere. But the determining factors in the severity of the disease are the number and percentage of deaths.

A Chat With Dr. Tousimis

March 11, 2020

FOR THE PIONEERING PHYSICIAN, THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS IS PAVED WITH PEACE, PASSION AND PURPOSE On paper, Dr. Eleni Tousimis is an intimidating figure. An award-winning physician and professional dynamo, […]