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Packing officials fix flaws

Despite student complaints about the inconvenience of the new package pickup system and a lack of e-mail notification, mail services officials said the facility at 2025 F St. is running “smoothly.” A “handful” of students told package services officials they did not receive e-mail notification of package arrival last week, but the problem has been […]

Awards spotlight seniors

Three GW seniors are among fifty graduating students across the country selected for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke scholarship and will be honored at Commencement with other award winners. Two seniors, Jason Cohen and Roger Kapoor, will be awarded the GW Award for exemplary service at Sunday’s ceremony on the Ellipse. Arnab Mukherjee of Alpharetta, […]

Faculty react to complaint line

GW professors at Friday’s Faculty Senate meeting called for the University to immediately disconnect a phone number anyone can call to file an anonymous complaint about a faculty member. Professors unanimously passed a resolution condemning the line, reiterating a previous demand that it disconnected because they said it infringes on academic freedom within the University. […]

Around Campus

Forced Robbery 4/5 2300 Block G Street Three individuals were robbed at gunpoint at about 3:45 a.m. as they walked north on 23rd Street. They were approached by a black male, approximately 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches, weighing 165 pounds and wearing a black leather jacket, black hat, gray sweat pants and black […]

Students call for worker rights

A day of protests by the Progressive Student Union Thursday culminated in a picket line outside the MPA building an hour before the taping of CNN’s “Crossfire.” About 20 students and community members who gathered for the evening demonstration said they were protesting Oncore Construction’s alleged abuse of foreign workers working at the Virginia Campus […]

Police arrest ecstasy dealer

A student was arrested and charged with felony possession of more than 500 pills of ecstasy with intent to distribute Tuesday after a University Police raid in Fulbright Hall, according to Metropolitan Police. Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Tony O’Leary identified the suspect as 19-year-old Christopher Schrader, who was arraigned at D.C. Superior Court Wednesday. O’Leary […]

Sophomore lottery runs smoother

Online housing selection for rising sophomores finished with few problems Sunday, although students said some buildings filled up quicker than they expected. Freshmen chose two weeks after the rising junior-senior lottery, which saw the double-booking of some rooms and a breakdown in the GWeb tracking system allowing students to see when buildings closed. Noel Frame, […]

MPD arrests six AU students

Metropolitan Police arrested six American University students in a late-night raid of four dormitories Thursday. All six students were released, and four are barred from campus. MPD Sgt. Joe Gentile said the police recovered more than $15,000 in cash, a car, opium and marijuana. MPD could not confirm the amount of drugs recovered. Gentile also […]

4-RIDE demand grows despite waits

University Police report student 4-RIDE use continues to increase this semester despite complaints of slow response times and a hijacked van incident last semester. Freshman Joel Nori, who lives in the Hall on Virginia Avenue, said he calls 4-RIDE about six times a week but ends up leaving before the van arrives about half of […]

Man alleges student sent internet threats

A 39-year-old substitute teacher from Brooklyn, N.Y., claims a GW student has been threatening him through postings to an internet newsgroup and violating University internet usage policy. The man, who requested to remain anonymous because of ongoing legal proceedings, said he sent a complaint to Information Systems and Services last month but GW officials failed […]