At least three robberies have taken place on or near campus in the past two weeks, prompting the University to issue crime alerts.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
GW's 92-88 overtime win went a long way to keeping their postseason dreams afloat, but a lot has to happen before anyone can start making reservations for Atlantic City.
Against teams currently below it in the standings, the GW women's basketball team is 6-2. It's the pesky task of beating the teams above them that the Colonials will have to master if they hope to reach a third-straight NCAA Tournament.
As part of a last-ditch effort to clean up the Anacostia River, a new law in the District may charge a fee for using paper or plastic bags.
In a move it says has been considered for a long period of time, the Department of Athletics has terminated the University's diving program, Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said on Tuesday.
Former GW basketball great Pops Mensah-Bonsu signed a 10-day contract with the National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs, the team announced Wednesday.
Graham Wright plays keyboard in Tokyo Police Club, a Canadian rock outfit known for their sense of structural brevity. That is, their first EP, "A Lesson in Crime," includes eight songs and runs at 16 minutes.
How does one go about directing a play with no constructed characters or set? For junior Vanessa FitzGerald, meeting this challenge meant the opportunity to present "4.48 Psychosis" to the University theater community.
Funny man turned author Eugene Mirman, who plays Eugene on "Flight of the Conchords," will be at Barnes and Noble in Georgetown Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. promoting his newly released advice book, "The Will to Whatevs: A Guide to Modern Life."
Sophomore Jason Lifton is the best pick for EVP due to his demonstrated achievements and his plans to get things done.
An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student
This year's candidate pool is mostly quite impressive, but no candidate has the experience, ideas and pragmatism of junior Kyle Boyer.
Does a prospective candidate really need to be committed to the task, or could any random freshman from Thurston get the 258 signatures formerly necessary to be placed on the ballot for SA President?
In case you ever questioned whether the man behind the counter was a rocker.
SA a waste of time
The old age and decline of our beloved pets coincides with a time when most of us are away at college.
Is our generation of smart, young, ambitious students really going to settle with what the Obama administration is doing to the economy?
Student Association candidates detailed their designs on how to improve the University and defended their records at the third annual Hatchet-SA Debate Monday night.
One of history's most controversial debates - whether the 1915 massacre of Armenians was a genocide - came to the Marvin Center Monday night.
Though many candidates hung around Kogan Plaza all day spreading the word about their campaign, the tone of the day was quieter than the pomp and circumstance of previous election days.
An article published in the Washington Post Monday asserted that the School of Medicine and Health Sciences has downplayed the severity of the problems leading to its recent academic probation.
District voters will soon have a vote in Congress, a top D.C. official told members of the local Foggy Bottom Association on Tuesday evening.
About 50 GW students joined students from four universities around the region for a day-long session promoting Israel on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Travis Wright discussed a life of difficult and rewarding experiences at the Marvin Center Tuesday night as part of GW's ongoing Last Lecture series.
Student Association presidential candidates discussed the disconnect between the SA and multicultural student organizations Tuesday night at the GW Decision '09 debate.
Instead of promising to increase the relatively small pot that the finance committee has to work with, the SA should focus on internally overhauling its allocation process.
University Provost John Williams resigned from the Board of Directors of the corporation managing the GW Hospital this month after GW leadership cited his position at the company as a possible conflict of interest.
The win preserves the Colonials' small chance of finishing 12th in the conference and making the Atlantic 10 tournament.
GW multicultural leaders say it is a perennial struggle to make black students feel more comfortable on campus.
One of Congress' most outspoken representatives did not mince words when it came to the state of affairs in Washington at an event in the Marvin Center Monday night.
Planning to live on campus next year? Keep these important dates in mind.
There are a variety of residence halls on campus, from newer buildings with rooms that house five or six people together to smaller ones more appropriate for students who prefer privacy.
Other neighborhoods are often the choice for students looking to move off campus. Here are some options.
Deciding to move off-campus is the easy part. How to do it can be a bit trickier. Finding a place is a good start, but students looking for off-campus residences face potential pitfalls.
Foggy Bottom has many options for students looking to live close to or on-campus.
For a team supposedly dead in the water midway through the season, the GW men's basketball has been showing signs of life recently.
Alarm clocks may become a thing of the past if GW's Residence Hall Association permanently introduces Snoozester, a free service that sends wake-up calls to students' cell phones.
A memorial mass for local friends and family to honor the life of alumnus Brian Adkins was held on Saturday at St. Stephen Martyr Church on Pennsylvania Avenue.
New legislation is paving the way for gun retailers to open up throughout the city after the District's gun ban was overturned last summer.