A GW alumnus and his wife were brutally murdered in Northwest D.C. late last month, and police have charged two people with first-degree murder in connection with the deaths.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
The University hired consulting firm James Lee Witt Associates to study the feasibility of arming University Police Department officers.
Police are looking for a man who stole an undisclosed amount of money from a Bank of America near campus last Friday.
GW students are among the most involved in study abroad programs, according to a report released by the Institute of International Education last month.
A Student Association town hall on diversity Tuesday night drew fewer than 20 students to discuss obstacles facing multicultural programs on campus.
Escalator outages at the Foggy Bottom Metro Station have caused headaches for commuters since this summer, and complications in the repair process have prolonged the ordeal.
With more than a million votes cast online, GW alumna Liz McCartney was officially named CNN's "Hero of the Year" for her work helping Hurricane Katrina survivors rebuild their homes.
The final number of Early Decision I applications increased substantially this year, after the University extended the deadline by two weeks last month.
Former White House press officials offered advice for President-elect Barack Obama on the importance of media relations during a forum at the Jack Morton Auditorium on Monday.
If you want real, tangible change, SA President Vishal Aswani's administration has fallen short.
The University Police Department operates behind a layer of secrecy, and their methods are completely consequence-free.
The cameras are there to prevent and solve crime, not to get people used to authoritarianism.
In a campus set amid the bustling city streets of Foggy Bottom, it is hard to find time as a student to escape the city and find that pristine mountaintop or the quiet walk in the woods.
While the workload should not be oppressive, it cannot be as easy as it currently is on popular study abroad programs.
It isn't March, but the GW women's basketball team looked like Cinderella Tuesday night.
With the number of quality programs in the greater D.C. area, the District is no stranger to high-caliber men's basketball.
Two Colonials made sure their fans got involved once the game started - and it wasn't the usual suspects.
Don't expect to see any suplexes or choke slams at a GW kendo club practice: Real kendo is a sport of nuance and ability.
A growing number of graduate students never need to set foot on University property to complete their GW education.
University officials are considering implementing a program that would allow GW students to live in D.C. neighborhoods outside of Foggy Bottom for a semester and earn credits through service-related work.
A GW research professor is under scrutiny for allegedly violating another employer's conflict of interest policies by receiving at least $1.3 million from drug companies while hosting a public radio program about psychiatric drugs.
The ideal holiday gift could come in the form of a painting done with a water gun. Or paint-dipped darts. So says Patrick McDonough, a second- year graduate student in studio art at GW.
Chris Barnhill introduced himself to a room of nearly two dozen GW students on Monday by telling them that he was HIV-positive.
Generic Theater Company will perform "Radio Free America" this weekend, an original work by theater professor Ally Currin.
Renovations to their 2130 G St. location have SWW students temporarily relocated in Northeast D.C. HatchetArts is hoping they miss us as much as we do them: The lines aren't long enough at Wendy's. Thanks for the playlist goes to news intern Alex Altskan, a senior at the boundary-less magnet school.
The University began to release additional Inaugural Ball tickets this week to a waiting list of more than 1,500 people.
An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student
The musical "bare" explores the conflicts of high school seniors at a Catholic boarding school.
Hatchet Arts presents tasteful holiday gift options that make a statement with a low price tag. It's the thought that counts?
In his first public speech since September, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates told a Marvin Center audience the United States needs to be optimistic and must continue to fund long-term goals, even in a bleak economy.