Andrew Ganz

New bill threatens campus monopoly

The GW Bookstore’s exclusive rights to campus book sales have come under fire recently within the GW community, but the U.S. Senate soon may pose a much larger threat to its monopoly. Sen. Lauch Faircloth (R-N.C.) has introduced The College Costs Savings Act of 1998 in response to national concerns about monopolies on college campuses. […]

CNN’s `Burden of Proof’ hosts GW students

CNN’s “Burden of Proof” panel recently included GW students in its line-up of famous legal experts. The daily program, taped live at CNN’s Washington headquarters near Union Station, examines current events from a legal perspective, said Jennifer Taheri, a CNN production assistant in charge of scheduling GW students for the show. Hosts Greta Van Susteren […]

NAACP leader starts GW labor teach-in

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Chairman Julian Bond followed in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr. Friday and joined forces with the labor unions to kick off an all-weekend labor teach-in at GW. The event, Democracy and the Right to Organize, has reached 30 campuses since 1996. The weekend served as […]

Cronkite urges truth over profit

Walter Cronkite has witnessed some of the greatest moments of the 20th century during his 82 years as a newsman, and has stamped these events with the imprint of his voice. Cronkite addressed a packed house at the National Press Club Monday in the final installment of the four-part Kalb Report on ethics in journalism. […]

Trial team captures accolades

A year after it racked up an 0-8 record, the GW mock trial team returned with a vengeance, earning the designation “best new team” in a national competition last weekend. The GW team posted a 5-3 record this season, which qualified it to debate among more than 60 teams at Drake University in Des Moines, […]

GW revamps image with redesigned logo

Throw out your GW T-shirts and hats, and rip the sticker off the back of your car window – they soon will be out of style. A new University logo will replace the current one on everything from Colonials’ basketball uniforms to GW mugs and water bottles, said Director of Auxiliary and Institutional Services Nancy […]

Few voters turn out for forum

More office seekers than voters showed up Monday and Tuesday nights to see candidates for next week’s campus elections face off in Joint Elections Committee-sponsored forums. JEC member Darrell Villaruz said poor publicity accounted for the low turnout. “The lack of a charter until January – as opposed to December last year – made everything […]

GW looks into crowded classrooms

Freshman class size has swelled during the past decade – creating both a 28 percent increase in first-year students and difficulties keeping the number of students per class low. In April 1997, GW’s Department of Academic Affairs created a new position to solve such logistical dilemmas. Craig Linebaugh, associate vice president for academic planning and […]

Week’s events boost hunger awareness

GW’s Hunger Awareness Week was capped this week by the 10th annual 5K Help the Homeless Walkathon, which raised money for the District’s homeless residents. The week’s other events included food and clothing drives and a hunger banquet. A crowd of walkers, including 45 GW students, started Saturday’s walk at Freedom Plaza downtown, after General […]