GW's Student Judicial Services has been plagued by an unfavorable reputation for years since it is the body that GW students must face after breaking a University policy, but the disciplinary role SJS serves on campus is not the sole cause for the animosity it receives.
Monday, August 30, 2010
An LGBT student calls on GW to cut its ties to Target and call off "Target Takeover."
If money is power, then the Student Association has a lot of power at its disposal this year.
To everyone who has returned to the District after a long, hot summer: we could not have picked a more exciting time to come to Washington, where politics, culture and everything in between seem to collide.
Consumers owe more on their student loans than their credit cards, according to data released this month by the Federal Reserve.
Dean of Freshmen Helen Cannaday Saulny implored the Class of 2014 to make the most out of their four years at GW during Freshman Convocation Sunday afternoon.
The total will greatly increase the amount of programming the SA can fund, the chair of the SA Finance Committee said last week.
The new GWorld 2.0 card system will require all off-campus vendors to pay for upgraded card readers, the University confirmed this week, a move that GWorld vendors called a frustrating but an unavoidable necessity.
The University raised a record-breaking $94 million last fiscal year, but still fell short of its $131 million goal.
For GW senior Emily Adams, the value of a textbook extends far beyond its sticker price.
The Colonial Parking structure sandwiched between Old Main and the 1959 E St. building is slated to become a Marriott hotel next spring, the developer said last week. Allstate Hotel LLC and Marriott International Inc. plan to convert the six-story parking deck into a hotel with more than 150 guest suites, Mike Tyler, the spokesperson for the developers, said.
Monday Student Performance Showcase Join GW's theater, music and dance groups for a look at the performing arts at GW. Lisner Auditorium8 p.m. Tuesday University Services and Student Organization Fair Learn about ways to get involved with the hundreds of organizations GW has to offer.
Only 100 students in the Class of 2014 who made deposits to the University have pulled out of enrolling for the fall semester, a senior administrator in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions said last week.
The acronyms, emoticons and abbreviations of text talk are not replacing standard English, according to multiple academic studies and GW professors.
To make up for every inflated bookstore buy, every study room closed early because of University policy, and every brain-dead TA, I was going to chisel away at my GW grief through 4-RIDE gas prices.
The School of Media and Public Affairs announced last week that three big-name media players will act as fellows for the upcoming academic year.
If you ever thought you'd score a better grade if money were on the line, you're in luck. Ultrinsic.com, a website that allows students to bet on their grades, is expanding to GW.
The Colonials fell 3-0 to District rival Georgetown Friday and then 1-0 on the road Sunday against Robert Morris.
For the past two seasons, the GW men's soccer team has had the luxury of having one of the best offensive players in the country in forward Andy Stadler.
Professors at GW are often known more for their academic pursuits outside of the classroom than for what they teach in class. Some contribute to research, others appear on television and others have even less traditional ways of providing their expert opinions to the public.
The GW volleyball team went 2-1 in the DC Challenge over the weekend, beating Georgetown three games to one Friday and splitting its games Saturday.
Fewer students submitted essay reflections this summer as part of GW's First Chapter reading program. The program encourages incoming students to get a head start on their academic career by reading a pre-selected novel over the summer. This year's essay participation was down 100 students.
A steady stream of red, white and blue-clad tea party members flowed through the Foggy Bottom Campus Saturday for the much-anticipated "Restoring Honor" rally.
While the timing served as a reminder of what living in D.C. means for GW students, it also indicated a recent paradigm shift in the Republican Party.
After years of complaints over procedure and transparency, the head of Student Judicial Services plans to reform the board that doles out punishments to students who have violated GW's Student Code of Conduct.
The University's endowment rose 13 percent over the last fiscal year to stand at $1.14 billion as of June 30, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said.
On Saturday, President Steven Knapp was one of more than 1,000 volunteers on hand to help lift the heavy luggage of freshmen moving onto campus for the first time.