Looks like those 1,000-page Congressional bills have finally paid off as D.C. is now the most literate city in the nation, a recent study found.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Brian Arnoff has been running CapMac, one of D.C.'s newest meals-on-wheels trucks for the past three months, and has generated a stable following of hungry fans, ready for a cheesy lunch.
The District is bringing in both old and new talent for 2011's concert circuit. Check out the likes of Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant, Janet Jackson, and lesser-known bands like Young Galaxy.
Our University hospital doesn't provide rape kits on site. Instead, it needs to request that someone travel to our campus with the tools to treat the victim.
Professors who fail to use blackboard, software subsidized by our tuition dollars, are short shortchanging students.
Mistakes by individual organizations should not outweigh the tremendous benefits of the Greek-life community as a whole.
Keith Osentoski responds to the lack of school spirit at GW.
The LGBT resource center is without a coordinator for the second time in two years, and now members of the community are pushing GW for not filling the position.
Nearly 7,000 textbooks have been rented through the GW Bookstore a little more than a week and a half into the spring semester.
The University is looking into expanding the number of charging stations for electric cars on campus.
The number of sex abuse crimes in the Second District increased 78 percent between 2009 and 2010, according to Metropolitan Police data.
A former professor is suing the University for failing to notify him of an upcoming school-wide SEAS buyout program while he was in the process of taking an individual buyout.
The University filed three separate lawsuits this fall to try to recoup more than $5.5 million in property taxes from the District.
The University is moving forward with plans to renovate the first floor of Gelman Library, a first step toward making good on its promise to revamp the aging building.
University officials touted stable fundraising numbers this week, saying the fact that donations to GW have not declined this year is a hopeful sign in a weak economy.
Next year's undergraduate financial aid pool could total up to $159 million, a nearly $10 million increase from what it is this year, a senior University official estimated.
Megan Whittemore, deputy press secretary to the one of the highest-ranking members in the House, found that her experience at GW helped to prepare for a frenetic political work environment.
Wednesday night's 80-64 loss to Dayton, the team's eighth-straight, proved the Colonials (5-12, 0-3 Atlantic 10) are facing an all-around uphill battle.
Despite a commanding lead, GW fell to the Spiders shortly into the second half.