Cameron Dux

Water, energy use declines in dorms

A University environmental challenge has saved more than 300,000 kilowatt hours of electricity and more than 2.6 million gallons of water since the beginning of the year, according to data released earlier this month. Between Sept. 1 and Oct. 16, students living in University-owned housing used 6.6 percent less electricity and 9.6 percent less water […]

SMPA prof. to lead release of journalism encyclopedia

A new “encyclopedia of journalism” is being released under the direction of School of Media and Public Affairs professor Christopher Sterling, and will include contributions from several other professors and SMPA graduate students. The encyclopedia will be a six-volume set of books covering print, broadcast, Internet journalism, U.S. and international perspectives, history, technology, legal issues […]

Greek-letter groups host senior prom at St. Mary’s Court

It might have been 60 years since they were in high school, but the residents of St. Mary’s Court didn’t show their age Friday night as they danced at the 10th annual Senior Prom. Lined with pink and silver balloons, the community center at St. Mary’s Court was filled with members of Greek-letter life, who […]

Affordability, study abroad concerns voiced at town hall

Students complained about curriculum requirements and GW’s study abroad policies, among other issues, to top University administrators Monday night at a town hall meeting hosted by the Student Association. University President Steven Knapp and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Donald Lehman fielded questions from students along with four deans – Peg Barratt of the […]

Officials identify education problems

More needs to be done to close the achievement gap in the United States, a former Bush administration U.S. secretary of education said during a presentation at the Marvin Center Tuesday night. About 40 students gathered to listen to Rod Paige, Allen Sessoms, president of the University of the District of Columbia, and James Bryant, […]

SA utilizes online bookstore

To make the hunt for cheap textbooks easier, the Student Association announced last week they will partner with BrunoBooks.com, a Web site that compiles and compares textbook prices from the GW bookstore with various Internet booksellers. While legal issues raised by the University stalled the project’s progress in December, it was launched in time for […]