Caitlin Carroll

Stabbing may lead to Bhangra Blowout changes

University officials are evaluating a stabbing that occurred outside a student organization-sponsored party March 27 to determine if any changes will be made to the event next year. Twenty-year-old Ranjit Singh died and two others were injured near the Old Post Office Pavilion at 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue about one hour after the Bhangra […]

Stabbing mars Bhangra after-party

A 20-year-old man died and two were injured in a stabbing outside a GW student group-sponsored party early Sunday morning. Metropolitan Police and University officials said they have no indication that GW students were among those involved in the fight outside the Bhangra Blowout after-party in the downtown Old Post Office Pavilion. The cause of […]

Housing wait list nears 400

The number of students without housing nearly doubled compared to last year, with 375 students awaiting room assignments after selection ended Thursday night. About 150 rising sophomores and 225 upperclassmen did not receive housing assignments, Director of University Campus Housing Seth Weinshel said. Rising sophomores who did not receive rooms are on a guaranteed housing […]

Variety show to benefit tsunami relief

Nine student groups will perform at Lisner Auditorium Friday night to raise money for the tsunami relief effort. The variety show, Live Aid 2005, will feature groups such as South Asian dance group Bhangra, improvisational comedy troupe Recess and piano rock band The Sunday Mail. Tickets, which went on sale Monday at Ticketmaster, are $10 […]

Juniors shut out of New Hall, Ivory Tower

Campus housing officials are unsure how many upperclassmen did not receive a room assignment Sunday. Housing selection for rising seniors and juniors began at 8:15 a.m. Sunday and ended at 10 p.m. The most popular option for upperclassmen was single-occupancy rooms, which ran out earliest. The next most popular options were rooms in 1957 E […]

Next semester’s finals won’t take place Dec. 22

Next fall’s final exams will conclude on Dec. 21, a day earlier than in past years. The University made the change in response to concerns from students, families and faculty, according to an e-mail distributed to students last week. Dec. 22 has typically been the last day of final exams before winter break. Due to […]

Journalism interest increases

More reporter notebooks and tape recorders could be spotted on campus if applications for next year follow University and national trends. The number of students who applied to be journalism majors in the School of Media and Public Affairs reached an all-time high last year, with 371 applicants, 87 more than the year before. “There […]

Publication puts the parody in George Washington

In its first issue, The GW Carver investigated racial tension in D.C. – racial tension between gray and white squirrels, to be precise. The Carver, the University’s satirical newspaper, pokes fun at the GW community with fake news stories. “We like to be devil’s advocate on a lot of issues just for the hell of […]

Greek Week features comedian, auction

Greek Week, the annual charity event and competition for Greek-letter groups, will end Thursday after seven days of events such as a skit night, date auction and Greek God and Goddess competition. Greek Week, sponsored by the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association and Multicultural Greek Council, gives fraternities and sororities a chance to partake in “friendly […]