Darren Gest

Ravens coach talks business

Baltimore Ravens Head Coach Brian Billick gave students tips on leadership strategies and lifelong success Thursday morning in professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti’s sports management and marketing classes. About 30 students came to the event, which was held in a Hall of Government classroom and open to all students. Billick spoke of the importance of possessing […]

Protestors clash with police outside AIPAC

About 2,500 Palestinian demonstrators gathered on Connecticut Avenue Monday, once again donning homemade posters, over-sized Palestinian flags and empty water-bottle drums keeping the beat for chants. Activists assembled at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference at the Washington Hilton, where students and top politicians were meeting to discuss the Middle East conflict. “Although we […]

Palestinian cause dominates protests

Thousands of demonstrators brandishing Palestinian flags of red, black, green and white flooded the streets Saturday morning in a march from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference at the Washington Hilton to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Pennsylvania Avenue. The Palestinian Solidarity March started at 10:30 a.m. and later joined […]

University awaits protests

As the city prepares for protests officials predict to be “the lightest in recent memory,” GW students get ready to demonstrate or observe the crowds. GW Action Coalition members plan to join rallies for peace and against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Saturday and Sunday. GW will be open and operate on a […]

HOVA sprinklers flood rooms

About 440 Hall on Virginia Avenue residents were left homeless for about seven hours Friday after a sprinkler and several fire alarms went off at 5:14 a.m. Alarms went off after a sprinkler outside room 718 was reportedly tampered with, said Michael Peller, managing director for Business Services. “We hope that investigation and surveillance tapes […]

Homeless Walk raises $6M

About 65,000 walkers joined tennis star Serena Williams on a three-mile tour of the national monuments to help the homeless Saturday. The 14th annual Help the Homeless Walk raised $6 million for local homeless and at-risk families. The event raised $5.5 million last year. Williams, honorary chair of the walk, is a past Wimbledon and […]

Student Stress Elevates

With current events heightening college life pressures, students are worrying about more than just their schoolwork. But Assistant Director for Educational Services in the University Counseling Center Bob Wilson said students should do their best to concentrate on their immediate concerns as students. “Students must accept that since their job is to be a student, […]