Bryn Lansdowne

A gray area: Students encounter gray rape

Editor’s note: This story was written and reported by Bryn Lansdowne and the following students from last semester’s special topics in journalism class: Mariam Alkazemi, Sarah Belanger, Brian Calvary, Sacha Evans, Sarah Halzack, Anthony Moniello, Christiana Samuels, Jessica Smith, Andrew White and Emily Zeigenfus. Senior James Daley woke up one morning naked and drunk in […]

Aramark changes venue hours

Aramark amended the hours of operation Monday for several of its dining venues, which will now stay open until midnight. When the newly renovated J Street opened in August, Aramark officials boasted new late-night dining hours for many of its venues. Until last week, some venues, such as Baja Sol and Subway, remained open until […]

SJT delivers “State of D.C.” address

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg called for the improvement of the city’s school system and decrease of its deficit in a speech Monday. Trachtenberg, who also serves as chairman of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, delivered the “State of D.C. Business” address at the first ever “State of Business Summit: Setting the Agenda for Economic […]

Law may deter volunteers

Roughly 2,500 GW students who volunteered at D.C. public schools last year could have to go through a background check before doing so again in the future. The D.C. City Council might consider a bill next month that would require all unsupervised volunteers to be fingerprinted at their own cost before working with children in […]

PAF deadline nears

Seniors have less than a week to apply for a highly selective program that allows them to attend graduate school for free while working for GW. Now in its 15th year, the Presidential Administrative Fellow program allows a small group of seniors to get their master’s degree in exchange for working part-time in a University […]

GW pushes back spring registration

University officials on Thursday pushed back spring class registration a week in order to change meeting times for up to 200 courses and alleviate an overbooked schedule. Students were informed of the move in a mass e-mail sent out by Craig Linebaugh, associate vice president for academic planning and development. Registration for non-hours undergraduate students […]

Colonials Weekend draws thousands to Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom overflowed with students, parents and alumni that came together to reunite with each other and the University as part of Colonials Weekend. A variety of events were available to participants, including auctions, guest lectures, tours of the University and a live jazz brunch. The University has hosted Colonials Weekend since 2002, when officials […]

CLLC director pushes for all-arts Mitchell

With about 150 of Mitchell Hall’s 300 residents participating in arts Living and Learning Communities, leaders of the dormitory are pushing to transform and promote it as an entirely arts-oriented space. Ryan Ketac, Mitchell’s Community Living and Learning Center director, is in charge of an arts program that encompasses six separate LLCs ranging in concentration […]

SAC “gets real” on interracial dating

Sophomore Stephanie Cook cannot go out with her boyfriend’s parents when they come to town, and she has a hard time even walking through campus without getting looks from her peers. Cook, a black woman, is one of many college students dealing with the obstacles of an interracial relationship. “In terms of reaction from other […]

Former prof. resigns from top OAS post

Former GW professor Miguel Angel Rodriguez resigned as Organization of American States secretary general Friday afternoon amid charges that he accepted bribes as president of Costa Rica. “I do not want to subject the organization to a cruel and protracted persecution of its secretary general, not only in the courts but also in the media. […]