University President Steven Knapp said this week that the school will use debt to fund a significant portion of initial construction on the $300 million Science and Engineering Complex.
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The University's inaugural parade float cost about $134,000 to create and operate, including the expense of flying a non-GW student to the District to paint a mural representing the Columbian College.
Thieves that have carried out a pair of robberies at the Pita Pit sandwich shop in Ivory Tower appear to be familiar with the store's operations, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said this week.
The cart in front of Kogan Plaza is now run entirely by students, after sophomore Simone Freeman bought the cart a month ago.
Pops Mensah-Bonsu's basketball career has taken him across the globe since graduating GW in 2006, and eventually to the NBA. And for a brief moment this week, he returned to the city where it all began.
Renovation of Gelman Library's first floor, which was slated to begin this spring, will be pushed back to the fall due to technological complications, the University librarian said.
A New York resident who pleaded guilty to assaulting an employee at McFadden's Bar and Grill in December was sentenced Tuesday to nine months probation.
The Student Association senate voted in support of continuing the Socially Responsible Initiatives Commission Tuesday night at the senate's last meeting of the year.
D.C area residents can expect a slightly different taste, smell and color in their drinking water for the next few weeks, due to recent water treatment changes.
Members of the group Students for Justice in Palestine adorned University Yard with more than 1,000 flags Monday afternoon to draw attention to the lives lost in the Gaza conflict this past winter.
Despite uncertainty in the world economy, the number of international applicants at GW continues to grow, increasing 4 percent since last fall, and 20 percent over the past two years.
The University's Web site redesign has been delayed again and the first changes will focus on users outside GW, administrators said this week.
Our world is more connected now than at any point in history, but that does not mean that we all need to be educated the same exact way.
As corporate as GW is, we need to desperately hang on to every shred of originality we can get. Sol Café is a step in the right direction.
Does no one see the hypocrisy in the fact that the left is all about freedom of speech until speech turns against it?
If the District wants the liberty to have votes in the Congress that it hosts, then it should accept the fact that owning a usable firearm is also a liberty that should not continue to be abridged.
Julie Bindelglass will be working without a mandate, with a plurality of the students having voted for someone else and a popular movement to completely abolish the organization she's set to run.
Club sports wish list
Speaking in the Marvin Center Tuesday, former Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr said he would have been a serious contender for the presidency, if only the media and government would have let him.
University Police Department officers arrested a man for attempting to steal nearly $500 worth of books from the University bookstore last week, UPD Inspector Mark Balazik said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama defended his economic policies and said the United States must create a strong foundation on which to rebuild the economy in a speech Tuesday afternoon at Georgetown University.
We all look for something to call comfortable and familiar. For me, it's been my friends, The Hatchet and a little hobby that's turned into an obsession.
I like to think that's why I am a reporter. I am an overachiever and get this jolt of satisfaction whenever I bite into a good story or write something with legs.
My photo lens has captured moments where people reveal their true selves. This is how I saw GW for the last few years.
The School of Business has become the first school in the country to offer a graduate-level Certificate in Responsible Management, modeled after a United Nations initiative.
As far as I know, Pops Mensah-Bonsu only knows one way to greet people: with an outstretched hand and oversized smile.
Junior Taylor Donohue became the seventh Colonial in the lacrosse program's short history to score 100 career points, but she may have been the first player not to realize it.
Be it bringing the Peanuts comic strip to life, or bringing life to the experience of waiting, first-time directors Patrick Burgwinkle and Ellen Barr agree: Directing is hard.
Hatchet Arts presents a playlist it endorses.
Laura Gibson; 'Observe and Report'
World music will take hold of Lisner Auditorium this weekend, as performers Habib Koité and Dobet Gnahoré take the stage, showcasing African music, percussion and dance.
While some seniors plan a post-Commencement summer vacation, Kevin Bing is training to spend his summer biking across the country to promote multiple sclerosis research.
Go Out GW is a new nighttime calendar for events on and near campus. Check out the listings for this weekend.
Planet Forward, a unique Web-television hybrid program created by GW professor Frank Sesno, premiered on Wednesday night both in Funger Hall and nationally on PBS.