Facilities Management has received dozens of complaints from residents of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Hall regarding "unbearable heat" inside their rooms.
Monday, January 25, 2010
Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners voted 4-0 Wednesday to support the opening of FoBoGro, following months of mediations between the store and another local community group.
Tucked off of Leesburg Pike in Ashburn, Va. amid fields and corporate offices are a teal Buick Regal and an old red truck cabin. But they are anything but the average sedan and pickup found in parking lots - instead, they form the backbone of GW's Driving Simulator Lab.
The thought of a university campus conjures up images of academic buildings and students intently studying for exams. But GW's Virginia campus contains one very different image: the 9,000 individual pieces recovered from the 1996 crash of Trans World Airlines Flight 800.
The restaurant Arcona is a futuristic, space-like eatery made up of sleek and clean lines, with white and metallic finishes and punches of orange for color. The interior is in complete contrast to the exterior, the Historic Custom House and Post Office in Georgetown, with the entrance acting as a portal from the past to the future.
The Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission voted unanimously Jan. 20 to recommend EastBanc, Inc. for the development of the West End Neighborhood Library and West End Fire Station.
Robberies in the Foggy Bottom area increased in December, and Metropolitan Police are stepping up efforts to prevent and solve crimes, an MPD official told residents Wednesday at a monthly Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A meeting.
Several D.C. Law School Admissions Test preparation companies have reported a jump in enrollment numbers - a trend echoed by a record number of students taking the exam this year - and credit the economic recession as the chief factor behind the increase.
Award-winning author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman stressed Thursday the need for young people to get off Facebook and into the face of the country's leaders in a push for the environmental change he says is so vital to the future of the earth.
A D.C. councilmember introduced a bill last Tuesday that would open five medical marijuana dispensaries in the District.
The job hunt is leading some former students back to Foggy Bottom.
Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners declined to support a liquor license proposal Wednesday for a new nightclub that would be located just off campus, saying that the owner's other club has plagued the neighborhood with noise, public urination and vomiting.
The University will decide in the next two months if it will switch from a private loan program to a federally administered direct loan program, a choice that may soon be mandated by Congress.
The simplicity of sports can be cruel to preachers of process, as so immediate and binary are results of wins and losses. Karl Hobbs is not about to let his team's season be so reduced.
The University's Office of Advancement is moving forward with several major fundraising campaigns this year despite the absence of a permanent director.
Protesters filled parts of downtown D.C. Friday, brandishing signs that read 'I regret my abortion' or 'It's my body, it's my decision' as demonstrators came from across the country to protest or celebrate the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
If the Colonials felt any pressure, they didn't show it, earning a hard-fought 58-50 win over the Explorers on the backs of a pair of sophomores.
With more than a quarter of its conference games already in the book, the GW men's basketball team's record has taken a hit since the beginning of Atlantic 10 play, dropping from a 10-3 mark after nonconference play to the team's current overall record of 11-7.
President Emeritus Stephen Joel Trachtenberg was one of five new members inducted into the GW Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday night. The five inductees joined 131 other Colonials who have been inducted since 1959.
So it has come to this. Academic advising has become a problem so paralyzed by a lack of initiative that a parent is the most active proponent of reform.
There is a sad truth to the debate over alcohol policy on GW's campus: It doesn't really exist.
I can't help but notice the sheer permanence of losing my bedroom, especially considering the truly disconcerting situation that is the job market.
Students often feel that their concerns, complaints or suggestions regarding the University fall on deaf ears. Now, GW actually seems to be listening.
The GW community raised $6,324.70 Friday through the "Swipe Your GWorld for Haiti" campaign to aid Haiti earthquake relief efforts.
Data from the UPD crime log was collected to see which crimes are the most prevalent on campus and where they are taking place.
College Republicans host debate over Obama's first year By Tom Foley Hatchet Reporter About 40 students gathered in the Marvin Center Amphitheater Thursday evening to debate the success of Barack Obama's first year in the Oval Office. Rob Noel, the College Republicans communications director, moderated the debate, between junior Republican Moses Weisberg and his sophomore Democrat opponent, Ted Costigan of WRGW's "Unpaved.