D.C. Council to Be Majority Women, Majority Black

November 5, 2020

Tuesday’s election had some expected wins in Washington, D.C. — Joe Biden, Brooke Pinto, Vincent Gray — and a few surprises, such as a win for Christina Henderson.

VOTE: Now Is the Time

November 3, 2020

Election Day 2020 is finally here, Georgetown. Vote today, if you haven’t yet. It is up to you — until 8 p.m. Two in-person Vote Centers for Georgetown are open […]

Extra Precautions Against Crime, Possible Violence in Georgetown

November 2, 2020

Memories of the violence in May and June, when stores were pillaged in the aftermath of Black Lives Matter protests against abusive policing, have made businesses wary.

RBG Is the Point of Your Vote

October 16, 2020

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Sept. 18, a flood of tributes and future promises rose among her many admirers. To visit the front of the Supreme Court those […]

The Georgetowner Endorses …

October 14, 2020

Here they are: The Georgetowner Editorial Board’s endorsements for President of the United States, District Council members and advisory neighborhood commissioners.

Hyde-Addison to Partially Reopen, Nov. 9

October 13, 2020

Georgetown’s only public elementary school will open only one classroom per grade, with no more than 11 students in each class. A second in-person option is called CARE.

Silent Crowds, Bouquets, Signs, Stones Honor RBG (photos)

September 21, 2020

The late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Sept. 23, and Thursday, Sept. 24, and at the Capitol on Friday, Sept. 25.

Georgetown’s John Thompson, First Black Coach to Win NCAA Championship, Dies at 78

August 31, 2020

In 2016, Georgetown University dedicated the John Thompson Jr. Athletic Center, next to McDonough Gymnasium on the west side of the main campus.

D.C. Public School Starts Today — With All Buildings Closed


Ideally, all students should be able to get DCPS programs online with their student ID and have a device with a keyboard and, if possible, headphones.  

Virtual Learning Is Here to Stay

August 13, 2020

“There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with […]