Alexa Millinger

District government targets gender discrimination at clubs

It is not uncommon for bars and clubs to advertise events with a minimum entrance age of 18 for females and 21 for males, but the D.C. government is informing establishments that this practice is not only illegal, but a violation of civil rights. The District’s Alcohol Beverage Control Board, part of the Alcoholic Beverage […]

MPD arrests local man in drug raid

Police and federal authorities found guns, cocaine, marijuana and an array of drug distribution supplies in an apartment near campus last month, as the result of an undercover investigation. Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested six people – who are unaffiliated with the University – during an evening raid at Potomac Park apartments on 21st and […]

A tough race: Alumnus Bob Barr fights for Libertarians

With his presidential bid this fall, Bob Barr hopes to intrude on the two-party system that has dominated American politics since the Civil War – if he can get on the ballot. As the Libertarian Party candidate, Barr is not giving historic speeches to packed stadiums, meeting with foreign dignitaries or dominating the 24-hour news […]

UPD probes alleged drugging

The University Police Department is investigating an alleged drugging at a Tau Kappa Epsilon party Thursday. The department sent an e-mail about the incident to the GW community Friday night when one female attendee reported becoming sick and experiencing memory loss after swallowing a pill in her drink. Other female attendees also told UPD that […]

Web site helps student renters

When junior Julie Krumwiede moved into her first off-campus townhouse in May, she was not prepared for the nightmare she entered. Her new home had inches of mold and floodwater throughout the kitchen, and the bank had just foreclosed on the house days before she and her two roommates moved in. Now the D.C. government […]

Bond addresses race, social justice

Civil rights leader Julian Bond reflected on the legacy of race and slavery during his keynote Commencement address on the National Mall Sunday. Bond, the chairman of the NAACP and a prominent activist of the civil rights movement, addressed graduates and families after being awarded an honorary doctor of public service degree from the University. […]

Dignitaries break ground on Square 54 complex

An array of prominent city and University officials gathered for a rainy baptism of Square 54 Friday, and hailed the future commercial and residential center as the greatest development project in the District. The groundbreaking marked the end of a three-year controversy between the University and the community over the former site of the GW […]

Intelligence chief speaks to CCAS graduates

John Michael McConnell, U.S. director of national intelligence, called on the graduates of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences to help protect national security in their future endeavors. The intelligence czar, who received an honorary degree, regaled the more than 5,200 graduates and guests with lessons from his career in code breaking, intelligence analysis […]

GW hands over names of alleged illegal downloaders

Wednesday, June 4 The University handed over the names of several students targeted by the recording industry for illegal music downloading last month, prompting record companies to withdraw a federal lawsuit and seek settlements out of court. Liz Kennedy, a spokesperson for the Recording Industry Association of America, said it is normal procedure for the […]

Family matters with alma mater

When Jacob Kenner couldn’t secure enough Commencement tickets for all the family members that were scheduled to come for his son’s graduation this Sunday, he made a call to the Office of Alumni Relations. He told them that when he graduated from GW as an undergraduate in 1970, the Kent State shootings forced a cancellation […]