City and University police have launched a missing persons investigation for GW student Royal Gethers after friends reported that the senior has been missing since just before 2 a.m. Saturday.
Monday, October 26, 2009
Roughly 9 percent of students choose to leave GW after their freshman year, according to data from GW's Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
The Verizon Center will not be used as a backup site for the 2010 Commencement ceremonies, a University official confirmed last week.
GW ranks sixth across the country for producing Fulbright Scholars, putting it ahead of Princeton University and on par with Harvard University.
All three GW campuses - Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon and the Virginia Campus - will be completely wireless by the end of October, ending a multi-year process started by Information Systems and Services.
The number of robberies on the Metro has increased, and thieves are targeting passengers using electronic devices near the doors and riders wearing North Face jackets.
GW is rebranding its Virginia campus as the University's Mecca for research and technology, starting by giving the campus a new name - The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus.
The University will host about 100 multicultural students for an admissions open house this weekend and pay for the travel expenses of some in an effort to increase diversity among the freshman class.
With influenza-like illness spreading through campus, GWClassNotes - a student-run, note-taking business - has seen an increase in student purchases, the president of the company said this week.
The University turned on the heat for the winter months in buildings across campus this week, but with outside temperatures in the District reaching 80 degrees at times, students interviewed said the heat in buildings have made them uncomfortable and frustrated.
Student Association members were out in full force in Kogan Plaza on Thursday, trying to learn what issues students were having with both academic and everyday life at GW.
Participation in a volunteer program decreased this month after four students were robbed at gunpoint in Northeast D.C. while returning from a community service event late last month.
Rapper and actor Chris Bridges held his sixth annual benefit dinner for his charity, The Ludacris Foundation, in the District Saturday night to honor five individuals for bettering their communities.
Less than two months into the race to fulfill first lady Michelle Obama's community service challenge, the University announced the creation of a Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service.
Grace Akallo, kidnapped and forced into a life of drugs, war, violence and rape in her home country of Uganda, told her story alongside world-renowned humanitarian Leora Kahn in the Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday.
The larger problem with the FoBoGro battle is that it calls into question the role of West End Citizens Association within our community.
GW's amnesty policy is failing miserably and dangerously to remove the fear of calling emergency services during a potentially life-threatening situation.
I won't be giving a senior gift this year. Instead, I'll be giving to charity - the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
As much as I would like to see GW climb the ranking ladder, we shouldn't pay it much attention.
The men's soccer team lost to Dayton, 2-1, their first home loss in six games at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex this fall.
After suffering three straight losses, the GW women's soccer team held their Atlantic 10 opponents scoreless in two games over the weekend, defeating both St. Bonaventure and Duquesne 1-0.
For the third straight weekend, the women's volleyball team took the court twice and came away with both a win and a loss, edging Xavier 3-2 Friday night before being swept 3-0 by Dayton Sunday afternoon.
The GW men's basketball team was predicted to finish 13th in the 14-team Atlantic 10 by the conference's coaches and members of the media in a poll released Thursday.
It was still dark on Sunday morning when Sarah Muntzing, Rachel Mastandrea and Lindsay Gordon laced up their running shoes.
Senior Ryan Hudnall manages to juggle six classes, a 30-hour-a-week internship on Capitol Hill and his current position at Starbucks that he acquired over a year ago.
For the 27 GW seniors handpicked by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the Senior Interviewer Program, the interviews are an opportunity to have an impact on who makes it into GW.
I got my chance to show some love for one of our fine young servicemen this past weekend.
From shops that sell your favorite costumes to the coolest spots to celebrate this year, here are some of the best places in D.C. to make this Halloween your most memorable one yet.
GW's cost of attendance increased 2.8 percent over the past year, compared to a 4.3 percent average jump among private, nonprofit universities, according to a study released last week.
GW has one of the best relationships with the community around it of any university in the United States, according to a recent study released by Westfield State College.
The Elliott School hosted the inaugural event for the new Institute for Security and Conflict Studies on Thursday night with a panel of experts who discussed the future of nuclear arms control and disarmament.
Rain showers and clouds cut attendance at the performance-packed Race and Festival for World Peace just off-campus Saturday.
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