Bilikisu Adeyemi

Area Walgreens to start selling alcohol

A local Walgreens in the West End neighborhood received approval to sell alcohol this month, after residents and management came to an agreement on how the beverages will be sold. Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission chair Rebecca Coder said the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board approved a cooperative agreement between the store and […]

The Avenue to begin pre-leasing in March

Pre-leasing at The Avenue will begin in March, after most students apply for fall housing. Information on the cost of apartments at The Avenue development – which range from studios to three-bedroom apartments – won’t be available until March, project manager Rich Ellis of Boston Properties said. “Pricing will be known in March, and pre-leasing […]

Students rally on World AIDS Day

GW’s Student Global AIDS Campaign joined the Health Global Access Project on World AIDS Day to hold a mock funeral in front of the White House Wednesday, in an attempt to draw attention to the 1.8 million people who died in the past year due to lack of access to treatment. Participants called on President […]

E St. residents protest construction noise

Residents of the 1959 E Street residence hall who are fed up with noise from a nearby construction site met with GW officials Friday evening, demanding a full refund for their housing costs due to what they described as unlivable conditions. University officials told the students that the contractors are in compliance with D.C. laws […]

GW Hospital raises tens of thousands for Heart Walk

Members of the GW Hospital helped raise more than $50,000 for the Greater Washington Region’s 15th annual American Heart Association Start! Heart Walk held at Nationals Park Saturday. The hospital competed with 30 other D.C. schools and companies to raise funds for research as part of the three mile walk to promote heart disease and […]

Construction near E St. disturbs residents

Students living on E and F streets may wake up to the sound of jackhammers, as HITT Contracting began tearing down a parking structure at 515 20th St. last week. University officials said in September they were working with the developer of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel – which will be built on the location […]

Vomit causes Vern Express delays

The number of students who have vomited on the Vern Express hasn’t increased since last year, but each incident is still taking a significant toll on the shuttle’s service – and potentially some students’ wallets. Three students vomited on the Vern Express since the start of the fall semester. That number mirrors last September’s total […]