Corey Cooper

GW student runs for ANC position

GW senior Jeff Marootian announced Friday that he will run for a position on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission. Marootian, a 21-year old Munson Hall community facilitator who is running unopposed, would replace GW graduate Steven Mandlebaum as District 2A commissioner in January. Elections are Nov. 7. The ANC makes policy recommendations to the D.C. government, […]

IFC trains members for hearing board

GW began training fraternity members who might preside on an Interfraternity Council hearing board September 1. The board will preside over alcohol-related cases involving fraternities. This is the first stage of a two-part training session for fraternity members who may preside on an Interfraternity Council hearing board, which could be given jurisdiction over other types […]

CDs, CRs argue about effectiveness of gun control

Shouting and intense audience participation characterized a heated debate between the College Democrats and College Republicans on gun control Tuesday. Both sides were really passionate about the issues, CD President Anjan Choudhury said. Choudhury and Andy Stone represented the Democrats, and Raj Parekh and Alissa Price led the discussion for the Republicans. Stone argued that […]

University to launch `Career Week 2000′

The GW Career Center will host Career Week 2000 – a series of panels, workshops, speaker presentations and special events designed to help students get a grip on career planning, Feb. 7 through 11. For the 18th consecutive year, professionals representing nearly 100 different companies will participate in more than 30 different events throughout the […]

GW anticipates new year at Convocation

The GW community celebrated the Millennium Convocation Tuesday in Lisner Auditorium, commemorating the year 2000 and the 200th anniversary of the District and George Washington’s death. We are bound together on this fragile planet – let us take a moment to pause. said Rev. Laureen E. Smith to the audience, containing more than 100 faculty […]

Panel discusses Sudanese slaves

The GW student groups drew people to an event focusing on the plight of those held in bondage in Sudan with the question Own A Slave? plastered on posters across campus. Hundreds of thousands of non-Islamic people in the African nation have been captured, tortured and sold into slavery by Islamic nationalists, said panelists in […]

Career center partners with Jobtrak.com

GW’s Interviewtrak system is now fully operational, according to Career Center officials. Seniors and recent graduates can now post their resum?s on the Internet, find out which recruiters are coming to campus and schedule job interviews from their home computers. “Interviewtrak makes campus recruiting easier for employers,” said Jennifer Seile, the Career Center’s communication director. […]

CDs give lessons in campaigning

The GW College Democrats promoted student campaigning, and democratic advisers offered tips at a seminar Thursday in Thurston Dining Hall. Former Democratic National Committee advisor Danny O’Brien offered a “crash course” in campaigning and was joined by Gore 2000 Chairman Tony Cohelo. O’Brien described how campaign teams break down eligible voters into groups and then […]

SEAS truck team set to design vehicle

The School of Engineering and Applied Science FutureTruck Team plans to convert an ordinary truck into a super-efficient electric vehicle beginning in November. GW is one of 15 universities selected to participate in the FutureTruck 2000 Competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and major U.S. auto corporations. Each university is given $10,000 in […]