Alex Fitzsimmons

Annual treatment will affect D.C. tap water

D.C area residents can expect a slightly different taste, smell and color in their drinking water for the next few weeks, due to recent water treatment changes. The Washington Aqueduct, a division of the United States Army Corp of Engineers, has begun to add chlorine to the disinfectant used at water treatment facilities through May […]

Balance: The GW Ballet Group performs for elementary school

“When I grow up, I’m going to be a ballerina,” proclaimed a student from Anthony Hyde Elementary School Friday morning at an event featuring members of Balance: The GW Ballet Group. The group performed abridged versions of “Peter and the Wolf” and “Hansel and Gretel” Friday for a group of roughly 50 elementary school students, […]

University participation in Earth Hour low

Web Extra Students walking around campus between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. last Saturday night may not have noticed that GW was participating in Earth Hour, an annual event that asks participants across the globe to shut off all non-essential lighting for one hour. Though GW’s Office of Sustainability urged the GW community to participate in […]

Burned woman found on campus, taken to hospital

University Police Department officers escorted a badly burned homeless woman to the GW Hospital Monday morning after she wandered onto campus, UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said Tuesday. Officers found the woman – who was disoriented and not wearing a shirt – in the 2100 block of H Street early Monday morning, Stafford said. They took […]