Allison Sylvetsky

Greek leaders say theft investigation is slow, not fruitful

Although there have been some leads in the investigation into the 21 thefts in Townhouse Row over winter break, fraternity and sorority members with stolen property say they are frustrated at the pace of the investigation. Upon returning to GW in January, members of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Gamma and Alpha Phi […]

Students, celebrity walk on National Mall for homeless

Singer and songwriter Jewel hosted the Fannie Mae Foundation Help the Homeless Walkathon Saturday on the National Mall, which thousands of walkers and more than 40 GW students attended. Jewel spoke before the walk about her experiences with homelessness. She said her perspective on life changed instantaneously in her late teens when she lost her […]

New food venues to open late after months of delays

The openings of three campus-dining venues are still expected to be late, with WOW Caf? and Wingery likely opening next semester. The construction of WOW is almost completed, but it might not open until after winter break; Potomac House’s Carvings has also suffered construction and permit delays, but is scheduled to open in late November, […]

GW freshman in Cosmopolitan Magazine’s bachelor-of-the-year contest

Cosmopolitan Magazine will decide Tuesday between a GW freshman and 49 other finalists for their first-ever “Bachelor of the Year” award. Featured in Cosmopolitan’s “Man Hunt 2006” section in November’s issue, freshman Cory McCrummen represents South Carolina as one of the “hottest, sexiest, single dudes” in the country. The magazine will select the winner from […]

Facebook, Chase Bank offer free bike taxi rides

Facebook and Chase Bank are offering free bike-taxi rides for students to promote their joint credit card. Blue three-wheeled bicycle carts parked outside the Marvin Center are offering rides from C Street to Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street to 25th Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday this week. Reading “log on […]

State Plaza Hotel impedes unionization

A Foggy Bottom hotel GW recommends to parents visiting campus was charged with violating federal labor laws Aug. 25. The State Plaza Hotel located on F Street between 21st and 22nd streets was found guilty of coercing employees to oppose its workers’ recent unionization attempt. According to court documents, the State Plaza management fired the […]

WEB EXTRA: Farmers’ Market returns to Foggy Bottom

In a city full of politicians, lobbyists and lawyers, farmers are not commonplace in Foggy Bottom. But for the second season, area farmers are bringing their ripe selections to the neighborhood’s Freshfarm Market. On I Street directly behind the Foggy Bottom Metro, the market runs Wednesdays from mid-April through mid-November and sells a variety of […]

Students try to take the club out of Gelman

Gelman Library – a place jokingly referred to as “Club Gelman” – is one of the hottest social spots on campus, but a student committee is trying to stop the noise from becoming a distraction to those who are not there to socialize. The Gelman Library Student Advisory Board met last week to brainstorm ways […]

WEB EXTRA: Mount Vernon to host 10-day competition

The Mount Vernon Campus will begin hosting its own annual version of Harry Potter’s House Cup this spring – without the flying on broomsticks – in order to foster a better sense of community and create competition among residents. The Vern Cup, which is being hosted by the Sports and Recreation Committee of the Mount […]