Monday, April 18, 2011
As the details of junior Ismail Ginwala's death begin to emerge, GW is tasked with another challenge - to better aid students who are grappling with mental illness.
At this moment, we should be memorializing Ismail Ginwala while readying ourselves to have a frank and honest discussion about suicide in due time.
Each year, 1,100 college students commit suicide, the second leading cause of death in that age group.
The University consolidated its April Visit Days program this year, holding two fewer days to increase the number of prospective freshmen on campus each visit day.
More shopping opportunities will be available near Thurston Hall, after a government agency approved plans to add retail shops in its office building.
Maddie Hendricks is canvassing campus, asking students to write plays in any form and on any subject.
Louis Nelson is still baffled that somebody at The Hatchet thought it was a good idea to pay him to watch sports.
Sophomore and Miss Teen USA 2011 contestant Imani Bentham challenges the oversimplified pageant stereotypes.
Madeleine Morgenstern remembers her first time walking into the Hatchet townhouse, and how hard work and determination helped her to achieve her goal of getting on the Hatchet staff.
John Richardson and Ted Costigan are putting student outreach as a top priority for their tenure as the student body's top leaders.
Bands from across the country took the stage in the Marvin Center Saturday to compete and raise money to fight cancer.
Chris Gregory's three years at The Hatchet has taught him more than he ever learned in a classroom - no offense to his professors.
A new restaurant set to open next month received support from the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission to open an outdoor seating area and garden this summer.
Sunday afternoon at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, the men's tennis team doused head coach Greg Munoz with a cooler of water.
Despite the Colonials' (6-17) best efforts, they were overpowered by an offensively dominant Indiana team, falling 13-8 on Senior Day at the Smith Center.
Thursday's 15th annual Jackie Robinson Night paid tribute to the groundbreaking second baseman and honored Arthur Silber and Wilma Bonner.
College students from across the District rallied on Capitol Hill Friday to urge Congress to protect education funding and student aid.
Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested a female subject Wednesday for allegedly soliciting prostitution at the nearby Melrose Hotel.
Dulles Airport's Authority Board of Directors approved an underground stop for the Silver Line Metro last week, adding a one-year delay to the expected completion of the line.
The student found dead in his City Hall residence room Wednesday is 20-year-old Ismail Ginwala, according to police documents.
The Smith Center quickly hit its 800-person limit as students waited outside in the rain to catch singer Mike Posner and hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang's Spring Fling performance.
Prerna Lal founded a national organization to fight the deportation of undocumented students in 2007. Now, Lal finds herself in the middle of another deportation battle - this time for herself.
Incoming freshmen will pay a higher fee to attend Colonial Inauguration to help offset graduation costs now that the University is expected to do away with the graduation fee.
Freshmen will have to travel to the Mount Vernon Campus for their required University Writing courses after the program relocates next spring.
The commissioner of the Division-I America East Conference will be publicly named the new director of athletics Wednesday morning, a source close to the department said. America East Commissioner Patrick Nero will take the helm of the evolving Department of Athletics amid a review launched by the Board of Trustees and chaired by New York Yankees Team President Randy Levine.