This summer Sameera Al Bitar did something that no other freshman can say they did - she swam in the Olympic Games for Bahrain.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Too often we focus solely on the athletic pursuits of the student-athletes we follow when we should be concerned with the exact opposite. Fortunately, GW men's basketball head coach Karl Hobbs seems to want to turn that around.
Preparing to play a nationally ranked team is hard enough for the GW men's water polo team. And coming off a six-day trip to the West Coast doesn't make things any easier for the Colonials.
Check out when and where GW squads will be playing in the near future.
Comedian Richard Lewis of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" takes the stage at Lisner Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 18.
GW officials plan to expand the Colonial Cabinet by six members and cut down the number of Colonial Inauguration sessions from five to four starting next summer.
This weekend marks the year's first public fundraising event for Generic Theater Company, as they perform Mad Libbery on Friday and Saturday at the Lisner downstage.
A bill designed to increase transparency in the student organization financial process was sent back to committee when the SA adviser encouraged senators to allow the University general counsel to review it.
A weekly entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student.
After nixing the sale of a section of land containing the West End Library to a private developer last year, the city is putting out an open call for developers to propose new plans for the area.
Ah, humor! "Charlie on Parole," the short film produced and directed by beast.Films, will premiere this Saturday, Oct. 11 in the Betts Theater.
Juicy Campus appeals to the worst in all of us and it has no place on a college campus.
Tuesday's Student Association meeting demonstrated, in a nutshell, why students become so frustrated with the SA.
America is a land built on freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of the press and freedom to get drunk on anything we desire.
The GW lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community celebrated the grand opening of a new resource center in the Marvin Center Monday as part of National Coming Out Week.
The controversial gossip Web site JuicyCampus.com, which launched a GW page last month, encourages students to post anonymously about people and groups on campus.
If you haven't heard by now, JuicyCampus.com is the latest explosive gossip craze to hit The George Washington University.
The pillars of indulgent corporate capitalism have collapsed, and the working class has been pinned by the rubble.
The University is lowering classroom rental rates for events involving non-GW participants, officials said this week.
A GW Bookstore employee is being charged with first-degree theft for allegedly stealing more than $14,000 from the store through fraudulent refunds, according to court documents.
Dang Hong Nhut and Tran Thi Hoan, two Vietnamese women who suffered from exposure to Agent Orange during the war in their country, said Tuesday afternoon that victims of Agent Orange need compensation.
The D.C. City Council approved a measure Tuesday to ban sales of single containers of beer and liquor in two city wards, including Foggy Bottom.
This year's Senior Class Gift Committee wants to transform the way GW seniors give back to the University.
A non profit organization plans to construct a seven-story addition on top of a historic townhouse near the corner of 20th and H streets, but the project faces resistance from the Foggy Bottom community.
Passion and talent from the GW community will help propel the District's green movement, University President Steven Knapp said Monday at the D.C. Symposium on Urban Sustainability.
Now a professor of public service, the University's longest-serving president came to discuss his latest book, "Big Man on Campus: A University President Speaks Out on Higher Education".
It was a full house Tuesday night in the Marvin Center as the College Democrats assembled for the second presidential debate held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.
Nearly every student organization that requested additional initial allocation funds received them at Tuesday night's Student Association senate meeting.
GW veterans were questioned on topics ranging from their experience in the military to their adjustment back to civilian life
Let's face it, Barack Obama has an easy name to pun. Think "Barack and Bowl" and "Obamania." And this fall, GW's own political organizations are playing along to get students to vote.