Bret Nolan Collazzi

IMF protesters take back seat

Hundreds of protesters peacefully gathered outside the World Bank and International Monetary Fund headquarters Saturday afternoon to protest globalization. The scene was a far cry from protests two years ago that drew thousands and captured national headlines. This year, tens of thousands of demonstrators in the District marching against the war on terrorism and for […]

NEWS BRIEF:FTP rallies for Alaskan wildlife

More than a dozen students from GW’s Free the Planet demonstrated at Upper Senate Park Wednesday to urge senators to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling. A bill that would authorize oil drilling in a section of ANWR passed the House in August and is up for Senate vote this week. Four senators […]

Sorority olympics help collect food

The Alpha Phi sorority claimed victory Sunday at the Watermelon Fest Olympics, an annual two-day competition that collects non-perishable food and money for charity. Eight sororities participated this year. The Olympics, held on the Quad at noon, consisted of eight events including a melon toss, honeydew bowling and a watermelon seed-spitting contest. Each team earned […]

Students seek GW accountablility

About 50 students gathered in the Hippodrome Tuesday night to express grievances and suggest changes to University policies. Students for Accountability, a new student organization that seeks to empower students and work with the administration to address common student complaints, sponsored the forum. “We are the bosses of this University, and we could and we […]

Fukuyama talks politics

Political scientist and award-winning author Francis Fukuyama addressed more than 100 students in Funger Hall Thursday night on his controversial theory of post-modernism. The event was the first of several lectures and discussions in this semester’s Honors Symposium. Fukuyama, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University and author of “End of History and the […]