Becky Guyon

Faculty Senate votes on sexual harrassment policy

The Faculty Senate will send its final verdict Friday on a sexual harassment policy drafted by the University when it votes to pass or reject a resolution claiming the policy limits classroom speech and strips professors of basic legal rights. The resolution up for vote urges the Senate to reject the proposed policy, which the […]

NOW president presents agenda

Patricia Ireland, president of the National Organization for Women, spoke to about 130 GW students Wednesday night to rally support for an April feminist rally and address the role of student activism in combating President George W. Bush’s administration. Ireland encouraged students to organize to protect women’s rights to safe abortions. “We need to cause […]

MVC hosts GW Pitches

The GW Pitches, GW’s all-female a cappella group, highlighted an evening dedicated to women in the arts at the Mount Vernon Hand Chapel Friday night. The seventh showcase of the MVC Coffeehouse Series, a monthly concert series at Mount Vernon, commemorated Women’s History Month, which is celebrated in March. The event also featured artwork by […]

Students face housing crunch

Students will experience a change in roles in this year’s housing lottery as GW offers rising sophomores more than enough beds to house all freshmen returning to live on campus and could leave rising juniors and seniors short as many as 150 beds, according to Community Living and Learning estimates. Upperclassmen could get more options […]

Urban schools find housing solutions

Urban universities faced with the problems of tight real estate markets and space constrictions deal with providing on-campus housing for students in different ways. Students at New York University, which occupies part of New York City’s Greenwich Village, fill out a lottery card with the names of students they want to live with and their […]

Lines delay voting

Less students voted this year than in past elections. About 2,300 students voted Tuesday and Wednesday, compared to the 2,591 voters last year’s election drew, Joint Elections Committee Chairman Josh Hiscock said. Hiscock said polls were very busy at times. “From what we’ve seen students are very interested in student elections and look forward to […]

Bob Simon

Name: Bob Simon Major: Criminal Justice Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa. Year: Junior Credentials: Two-term president of Delta Tau Delta fraternity Web site: Bob Simon was not planning to run for Student Association president until current SA President David Burt approached him and encouraged him to run. That is when Simon realized he would have a […]

Residents anticipate MVC changes

Students living at the Mount Vernon Campus said they look forward to some big changes to their campus next year, but with coed housing, new athletic fields and ties to the Honors Program, they hope the campus can keep its intimate setting. “I think making the campus coed will help it,” freshman Kimberly Gray said. […]

Professor brings court into the classroom

GW law professor John Banzhaf and his students have helped battle sexism, discrimination, the tobacco industry and D.C.’s rat problem through Banzhaf’s Legal Activism class, known as “Sue the Bastards” to the students. The course aims to help students apply skills they learned in class to act on causes they feel strongly about. One group […]

GW proposes tuition increase

GW announced Wednesday a 4.4 percent tuition increase for next year – the lowest hike in 13 years. Announcing the 2001-02 budget to student leaders at a meeting Wednesday night, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said alumni fundraising and increased gifts helped cut .1 percent from last year’s tuition increase of 4.5 percent. “We have […]