Junior focuses executive vice presidential campaign on dining, counseling

Sen. Casey Syron, CCAS-U, said the focus of his campaign could come at an opportune time as the University’s contract with its food provider, Sodexo, will expire in 2016.

Through community college partnerships, SMHS looks to boost local presence

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences is planning a partnership with Virginia community colleges that would bring students with associate's degrees to the school’s health sciences programs.


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GW could lose as much as $450,000 from local firm's bankruptcy

Experts say GW might not see even a penny of the $450,000 that a local cancer research nonprofit owes it since the firm filed for bankruptcy this month.

SA approves string of bills to expand resources for transgender students

The Student Association approved a package of four bills Monday that called on the University to expand resources for transgender students on campus, ranging from building up faculty training to publishing a list of gender-neutral bathrooms.

Shelters feel pressure as D.C. faces cold winter

Local organizations for homeless people like Georgetown Ministry Center are feeling the pressure as the number of homeless families living in shelters could surpass last year’s total, with 900 families expected to stay in shelters by March.

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Students launch mentorship program for local girls

The program matches female college students with middle school girls to discuss topics like sex education, sexism, female empowerment and bullying.

Indie film fest brings the unconventional, controversial to D.C.

DCIFF, which began Sunday, has brought unconventional flicks to the District for a week of workshops and special events since 1999.

GW National Eating Disorder Week to focus on men, mental health

To raise awareness of eating disorders, especially among men, a coalition of GW student groups is hosting events from Feb. 22 to 28 for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Staff Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

The editorial board looks at some of the biggest news stories from the past week, including cuts to employees' tuition benefits, sustainability efforts at J Street, discontent in the Student Association and speeches from well-known public figures on campus.

Sarah Blugis: Freshmen, save yourselves from the sophomore slump

My sophomore year was a bust for one reason: I made bad choices at the end of my first year. But you still have time. Set yourselves up for next year right now, and you can avoid the sophomore slump.

Justin Peligri: Tim Cook is what we've been waiting for

The fact that GW can boast what is likely its first openly gay Commencement speaker at a time of intense campus activism and prominence for our gay community is just one reason it’s fitting he’s our pick.

Photo Courtesy of GW Hockey

On the road with GW's only hockey team

Over the course of the day, serious commitment and competition balanced the haphazard planning and goofy squad.

Savage alone not enough to improve GW's bench production

In a 56-48 loss at Richmond on Saturday, the Colonials' reserves outscored Richmond’s 20-17, behind 18 points from Kethan Savage, the first time in 11 games that GW’s bench outscored an opponent.

After quiet freshman year, Cranshaw proves herself in starting lineup

Playing basketball at GW isn’t the first time Shannon Cranshaw has found her place with a tight-knit group.

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    Turkish Student Association hosts 7th annual Turkish night

    The Turkish Student Association hosted its 7th annual Turkish night on Friday evening in the Marvin Center. Video ...

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    Trash the Scale: more than a number

    SPEAK, an eating disorder awareness student organization, hosted "Trash the Scale," an event where students were encour...

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    Brian Cuban speaks for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

    SPEAK GW hosted its fifth event for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week on Wednesday: A discussion with Brian Cub...