Amanda Mantone

Campuses offer alternatives to Foggy Bottom

While most freshmen came to GW to live on the Foggy Bottom campus because of its proximity to the city, a quick shuttle ride can whisk you away to one of GW’s smaller, less hectic campuses in Georgetown or Virginia. Mount Vernon Campus The Mount Vernon Campus in Georgetown is the more accessible of the […]

Students win fellowships

Sunday was not the last day of school for four seniors who will call the University home for at least a few more years, after receiving full-tuition scholarships to GW graduate schools this month. Emmanuella Duplessy, Madeline LePage, Alicia O’Neil and Nicolas Vikstrom were named the 2002 Presidential Administrative Fellows. The fellowship includes 42 free […]

Student looks to entertain

Benjamin Reno-Weber will highlight this year’s Commencement as the student speaker on the Ellipse. An experienced speaker, the Elliott School senior said he is not intimidated by the 20,000 people expected to attend the May 19th ceremony. University Marshal Jill Kasle said she selected Reno-Weber as the speaker after a brief audition because of his […]

MC gets face-lift

Students will find more J Street seating space next fall, after GW completes a $20 million Marvin Center renovation project. The University will expand J Street by 35 tables and enclose an outdoor patio over the summer to provide year-round eating space. “The student population has increased, so the demand is there to have more […]

NEWS BRIEF: Another instrument stolen from Music Department

Another instrument worth more than $2,000 was stolen from the Department of Music last weekend as students await security improvements for the basement of Phillips Hall. At least $20,000 worth of musical instruments has been stolen from music department lockers since winter break in December and January. None have been recovered. Freshman Ned Childs said […]

Officials consider cameras

University Police and the Music Department agree on a plan to heighten security in the Academic Center basement, where more than $20,000 in student instruments have been stolen since January. While administrators said no plan has been finalized, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning Craig Linebaugh said “cost is not an issue” in the decision. […]

Around Campus

PB sponsors first Controversy Week The Program Board will present the first ever Controversy Week April 23-26. “The idea was to create a series about things that don’t necessarily get talked about,” PB Political Affairs Chair Beth Lester said. “It’s meant to get people thinking about the choices that they make.” Tuesday in Kogan Plaza […]

Court strikes GW housing limit

A federal judge last week lifted zoning restrictions that would have required GW to create at least 1,500 new beds for students in the next six months, clearing the way for building projects on campus to continue as planned. U.S. District Court Judge Louis Oberdorfer called the D.C zoning rules requiring GW to house 70 […]

Protesters swamp Ellipse

Palestinian supporters dominated demonstrations Saturday as an estimated 75,000 protesters crowded the National Mall and Ellipse for a weekend of protests during the biennial International Monetary Fund and World Bank conference. At least three GW students were arrested in connection to the weekend’s events. Demonstrators gathered to protest the war in Afghanistan, U.S. aid to […]

GW awards nine scholarships to local students

GW announced nine full-tuition Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarships to D.C. public school seniors, including three students from the School Without Walls. The awards will total more than $155,000 each over four years. The scholarships were given to Berhanu Feyssa of Bell Multicultural High School; Durriyyah Johnson and Green Miller III of Benjamin Banneker High School; […]