Diana Gore

Kogan event honors veterans

At the largest Veterans Day celebration on campus in many years, student veterans called on the GW community in Kogan Plaza on Tuesday to get involved in the political process and support veterans’ causes. GW Veterans, a student organization formed this year, hosted the day-long event, which included a free barbecue and a wreath-laying ceremony. […]

Student diversity stands out in a stagnant admissions cycle

School officials are reporting that the incoming freshman class is one of the most ethnically diverse ever, in a year when the University failed to become more selective. Multicultural students make up about 34 percent of the class of 2012, a six percent increase from last year. Along with growing geographic diversity, it was the […]

Law students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

A former Justice Department employee called American Indian mascots racist and ugly caricatures at the GW Law School conference center Thursday. The Native American Law Students Association sponsored Lawrence Baca’s speech, which focused mostly on the Indian sports mascot issue but also touched on other American Indian legal issues. His speech was part of the […]

CDC official discusses transmission of syphilis in lecture

Web Extra Bruce Furness of the STD Control Program and National Syphilis Elimination Rapid Response Team said the Center for Disease Control is working to reduce, and eventually end, the sustained transmission of syphilis, at a lecture in Ross Hall early this month. “Syphilis has much public health importance because if left untreated the disease […]

Al Khalifa talks women’s rights

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Her Excellency Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa of Bahrain, said Friday night that women in the Arab world must correct their self-image through education in order to gain greater equality with men. “The education of women in the Arab world is the most powerful weapon for improving their […]