Rashema Melson is no stranger to adversity. The 23-year-old, who had lived for three years in a Washington, D.C. shelter, made headlines after earning a full scholarship to Georgetown University.
Georgetown University plans to expel two students linked to the nationwide college admissions scandal that has entangled dozens of wealthy parents and college coaches, including the school’s former tennis coach. The university did not identify…
Melson, a born and raised Southeast Washington D.C. native who has lived a majority of her life in either a homeless shelter, public housing, and even an abandoned house at one point, will be the first in her family to graduate from college.
Ride-share services such as Uber and Lyft put workers at increased risk of exploitation, and D.C. needs to examine the many possible effects of such services, Georgetown University researchers warn in a new study.
On My Take, Clinton Yates weighs in on Georgetown University students’ overwhelming vote to add students fees that will go to descendants of slaves the university sold to keep itself afloat.
Georgetown University students are considering a fee benefiting the descendants of enslaved people sold to pay off the school’s debts, an effort that would create one of the first reparations funds at a major U.S. institution.
A third-year Georgetown University law student was killed Sunday in Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner crash that killed 157 people.
Commuters in Charles County, Maryland, and Fauquier County, Virginia, have the most expensive commutes in the country, according to Bloomberg analysis of census data.
A Georgetown University solar project is drawing concerns since it includes a plan to cut down a large number of trees in Charles County, Maryland, to make way for the panels. A public hearing is scheduled next week on the plan.
Georgetown University has revoked the honorary degree conferred on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick following his defrocking by the Vatican.
Mayor Catherine Pugh’s appointment of Darnell Ingram comes as the city battles with a police oversight panel that receives administrative support from the office.
Three Georgetown students re-examined Valentino Dixon’s 1991 second-degree murder conviction and helped him get exonerated after he served 27 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.
Georgetown University has once again landed the highest ranking among Greater Washington institutions of higher learning in the annual U.S. News ranking of best colleges, while Howard University jumped 21 spots to come in at…
Georgetown, Virginia and the Naval Academy are among the familiar local names that scored well. See how other area institutions fared.
Festivities are getting underway this weekend for several schools around the area. Here’s a roundup of dates, times and locations for graduation events that may impact traffic.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.