Claire Duggan

The people who made everything worthwhile

We first met while hanging out in front of Thurston that first week of school. Though we didn’t become best friends until years later, I value your friendship immensely and remind myself it’s better late than never. Who could ask for a better playmate? We could be found wandering around campus at 1 a.m., me […]

CSAS looks to change advising program

In an effort to give students better direction for their studies, faculty members and students are working to improve the undergraduate advising system in the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences. “There have always been problems with advising, but now there’s motivation to change it,” said Student Association undergraduate Sen. Carrie Potter (at large), chair […]

Penny-pinching makes Hawaii affordable

LAHAINA, HAWAII – A white Chevy rental car makes a hairpin turn on a one-lane mountain road, revealing a breathtaking scene: a cliff jutting from the sea, splashed by spots of sun. The cliff is only one of the incredible sights on the island of Maui, Hawaii. The island paradise is a popular vacation destination […]

GW looks to next season after disappointing ’97

Despite the fact that the GW men’s soccer team did not reach all of its goals this season, finishing 6-11-1 overall and 4-6-1 in the Atlantic 10, team members succeeded individually. “They put in the effort,” acting head coach John McNamara said. “They were never a team that didn’t play 90 minutes.” GW will lose […]

Bashful Ngongba ready for season

Friday, Oct. 31 It’s Halloween, and while many students may have a night of heavy partying planned, freshman Pat Ngongba most likely will take it easy. Ngongba said he’s tired from a hectic schedule, so he’s just going to hang out with his friends this Friday night. While most GW students also claim to be […]

Jerry Lake

Professor Jerry Lake once disassembled a log cabin in Pennsylvania to remove a five-foot-tall coal-fired furnace. He brought it back to Virginia, where it now heats his house. The one he built himself. A few years ago, Lake drove all the way to Minnesota to buy an enlarger that uses 8×10 photographic negatives. “It barely […]

Men’s soccer team sets records in two Atlantic 10 victories

Although the GW men’s soccer team will not appear in postseasonplay this year, it ended its season on a high note with two wins on the road in Philadelphia this weekend, achieving numerous personal bests. Ben Ferry now is the national assist leader. After the two goals he assisted Sunday against St. Joseph’s, Ferry has […]

SJT, Clinton applaud literacy initiative

President Bill Clinton announced Tuesday that one year after the introduction of his “America Reads Challenge” tutoring program, almost 800 universities have committed to the cause of teaching elementary students to read. GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg was one of several university presidents who joined Clinton at the White House to commemorate the program’s success. […]