Adrienne Hastad

Local residents defeat students in ANC

Three GW undergradautes were shut out of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in Tuesday’s election as local residents rallied to keep ANC 2A student-free as it has been for almost three decades. The trio hoped to become the first students on the board, but lost in tight local races in which their candidacies sparked much of […]

Area residents ask ANC to check GW growth

Foggy Bottom residents said the expansion of the GW campus, homelessness and problems with area traffic signs concern them, and should be addressed by Advisory Neighborhood commissioners who are elected Nov. 3. Most residents said student commissioners could meet the needs of the community, but they shared mixed feelings about students’ abilities to respond to […]

String of campus fires raises safety concerns

Two kitchen fires forced the evacuation of students in Francis Scott Key and Munson halls late last week, the third and fourth fires on campus in the last two weeks. Residence hall smoke detectors failed in both of last week’s fires, raising questions among students about GW’s fire safety standards. Thursday’s fire in FSK Hall, […]

Campus fires spark concern about safety

Students whose smoke detectors failed to warn them of fires in their residence hall rooms last week said they have new detectors this week but no answers to their questions about the problem. Officials in the University’s facilities department said their office is responsible for the maintenance of the detectors. But facilities officials said Wednesday […]