The University's cable service will be upgrading to digital cable starting in May, a spokesperson for Information Systems Services said.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Student Association Executive Vice Presidential candidate Logan Dobson received one penalty after two nights of Joint Elections Committee hearings this week, while rival Rob Maxim has so far received none, JEC officials said this week - but student candidates aren't out of the woods yet.
Students and organizations across campus are banding together to form a petition to support the installation of solar panels on the roofs of the Marvin Center, Funger and Duques halls, the president of Green GW said this week.
Faculty members and the dean of the School of Public Health and Health Services are arguing over a resolution presented at last month's Faculty Senate meeting that would bar SPHHS research faculty from being a part of certain decision-making groups.
Finding stories in war-torn areas and staying safe are difficult tasks to accomplish at the same time, three of the news industry's top war correspondents said at an event Monday afternoon at the Elliott School of International Affairs.
GW students can now secretly post their romantic feelings for one another through GoodCrush, a public online forum where users can write messages to their crushes in the hopes of discovering mutual attraction.
Although efforts to create a student seat on the Board of Trustees have repeatedly failed, three student representatives are making sure the University's highest governing body hears from its main constituents.
Students at George Mason University are satisfied with the Sodexo-run dining services offered at their school, Mason dining officials say - a stark contrast to the oft-maligned dining options at GW, which is also run by Sodexo.
Despite snowstorms and postponements, an electric, energetic crowd filled Lisner Auditorium Sunday night for "Step Your Game Up," Alpha Phi Alpha's 13th annual step show that featured step teams from schools along the East Coast and the D.C. area.
The Hatchet's monthly wrap-up of GW's ups and downs.
Hatchet Arts looks at British indie-folk and Foggy Bottom blues "Sigh No More" Mumford & Sons Indie-folk band Mumford and Sons' debut album, "Sigh No More," is sure to entice its listeners with its passionate lyrics and fast-paced instrumentals.
It is becoming quite clear that the only - and I mean only - problem with GW's newest residence hall, Pelham, is that it is on the Vern.
Twenty-one times since November, in a regular season comprised of 27 games, the GW women's basketball team took the court and lost.
the winning candidates might want to believe. I urge our new crop of student leaders to keep some of the losing candidates' strongest proposals in mind.
At 6-foot-11, junior Joseph Katuka is the tallest member of the GW men's basketball team, but for much of his GW career, the center's production has not kept pace with his height.
If you are beginning to look at your study abroad options for next year, and your interests are similar to mine, I imagine you might be disappointed.
JEC Chairman Jake Chervinsky: How the JEC balances power
This was not the way Saint Joseph's looked on paper. The Hawks put an abrupt stop to the Colonials' recent stretch of hot play with an 80-71 win.
Steven Lerman, a top-ranking official at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be the University's next provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, Lerman and University officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon.
Participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program at GW has grown 12 percent since its inception last fall, but an administrator said Tuesday that tuition payment delays by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continue to plague the program.
Angelisa Young and Sinjoyla Townsend got up before dawn to come to the courthouse. So did Rocky Galloway and Reggie Stanley. Then came Cuc Vu and Gwen Migita. They all came to do something they've been waiting for years to do: apply for a marriage license.
City and University police are increasing scrutiny on the Foggy Bottom area in response to a spate of street robberies of expensive electronic items around campus, city and University police officials said.
GW's own Jukebox The Ghost will be performing at the Black Cat in the next few weeks, but they are not the only promising act with roots in D.C.
Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Samir Sumaida'ie said Iraqi nationalism is stronger than ever as elections approach in an event hosted by the Elliott School of International Affairs and GW's International Development Studies Program Wednesday night.
By playing some soccer this Saturday, GW's Greek-letter community hopes to raise money to benefit D.C. women in need.
The Elliott School of International Affairs received nearly $2 million in grants this week, funds which will make the school a leader in helping to influence and craft policy regarding the Middle East and Asia, a professor said Tuesday.
Professor Nils Olsen spoke to about 70 students about the psychology behind decision-making in a lecture Tuesday evening in the Marvin Center Amphitheatre.