Elizabeth Chernow

Presidents reflect on role’s changes

The next Student Association president will face numerous challenges including administrative red tape and an extremely busy schedule, recent presidents warn. SA President Kris Hart, a junior, said that while he considered running for a second term for what he referred to as a 70-hour per week position, he wanted to give someone else the […]

DTD leaders to face charges

ormer members of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity can remain in their house until the end of the semester, Interfraternity Council leaders said. Delta Tau Delta’s national organization revoked the chapter’s charter last week after allegations of hazing. The chapter can no longer operate under the name Delta Tau Delta, and the University will not […]

Single? Make Feb. 14 ‘friends day’

Senior Dave Wildermuth is going to spend this Valentine’s Day just like any other Saturday night – at a bar, drinking with his friends. He said he doesn’t remember Valentine’s Day ever being special. “It’s just another day of the year,” he said. “It’s just like trying to remember what I did on February 13 […]

SA votes to fund orgs.

The Student Association Senate gave initial allocations to 20 new student organizations Tuesday and presented fines to several others that did not spend their fall allocation money. The new student groups, which include the J.W. Fulbright International Affairs Club, Young Americans for Freedom, Near East Democratic Association, and the Finance and Investment Club, received initial […]

GW to hold make-up days for missed classes

Sophomore Ryan Kelly’s roommate woke him at 6 a.m. Monday morning as soon as he found out school was canceled. Kelly said he slept for the rest of the morning before catching up on schoolwork and talking to his friends. “I basically just called all my friends who go to school up in New Jersey […]

Tony Bennett visits GW class

A class of 12 students received a surprise visit from famed singer Tony Bennett Thursday. With his tan, leathery skin and silver hair, the musical legend sat in the corner of a media class, held in GW Vice President for Communications Michael Freedman’s office. The singer, who has won 10 Grammy awards in his more […]

Hart to leave SA after one term as president

Student Association President Kris Hart announced this week that he will not seek another term in office. Hart said his goals for next year include a possible internship, business goals, spending time with friends and studying. “Part of (the decision) was for personal reasons,” he said. “I wanted more time for other things. I wanted […]

BREAKING NEWS: GW cancels Tuesday classes after 4:30 p.m.

Posted Jan. 27 3:50 p.m. The University canceled Tuesday classes beginning after 4:30 p.m. due to inclement weather, said Bob Ludwig, interim director of Media Relations. Ludwig said he does not know if classes will be canceled or delayed Wednesday. “It’s a case-by-case basis in terms of what information we’re getting from local authorities, weather […]

Site reveals student SSNs, grades

A professor removed a file containing more than 90 students’ Social Security numbers, names and grades this week after being informed it could be accessed on the Internet. Physics professor Frank Lee said he stored the file, which contained information from his class last semester, in a supposedly secure Internet location with files from this […]