Andrew Stone

A moment at the monuments

Although apathy toward government is growing daily, and disgust for Congress and the White House swells with each passing administration, for some reason, people still flock to D.C.’s famous monuments. GW heavily markets its Washington, D.C., location, reminding students that they will be graduating in The City of Presidents. According to the Office of Admissions, […]

DC Diary: Matzah Meals

Originally Published 04/27/00 April 203:02 p.m.Loeb’s Deli, 15th and I streets, N.W. In a desperate search for Kosher Passover food given the dearth of options at J Street, Provisions Market and the nearby Watergate Safeway, I racked my brain for dining options. Loeb’s Deli appeared on my tongue from somewhere deep in my subconscious. I […]

Bringing activism home

Even before activist groups from across the country descended on D.C last weekend to protest the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund spring meetings, one logistical issue constantly loomed: Where would these protestors sleep? During the week before the April 16 and 17 meetings, GW announced it would suspend its overnight guest policy, effectively […]

Easy Money

Getting paid for doing nothing: some would call that an American dream. People have always tried to develop fool-proof schemes to make money without exerting effort. But now one company may have made the dream a reality. CEO and co-founder James Jorgensen developed an Internet-based service that pays subscribers for viewing advertisements on their […]

D.C. Diary: Remembering in pieces

March 29, 2000 American University Bender Arena 4:40 p.m. It was hard to tell if the 30 or so people in American University’s Bender Arena were feeling the same thing I was. Overwhelmed was how I felt, taking in the sight of panel upon panel (672 at AU alone) of a quilt dedicated to loved […]

D.C. Diary: By the book

Marvin Center 422 – Cherry Tree OfficeMarch 11, 2000 3:30 p.m. Considering it is the weekend before a major deadline, the date when all messages from parents to graduating seniors – among other things – are due, the office of the GW yearbook, The Cherry Tree, is quite subdued. The music on the office stereo […]

D.C. Diary: A monumental excursion

Originally Published 03/06/00 Feb. 27, 2000 D.C.’s great wide open 3 p.m. Sick of the conventional monuments in this city, and also with a mind to the approaching tourist season, I decided to seek out a couple of rather unusual memorials in this shrine-happy city. Fortunately I had help from Alex Padro, a New York […]