Elizabeth Crawford

GW to start advisory panel

University officials said top business, political and academic leaders will try to focus GW’s global efforts with a new advisory board, which met for the first time April 11. Members of the board said the University is “over-enthusiastic and scattering our resources too broadly.” It suggested the University do more in certain parts of the […]

SBPM loses professor to cancer

Geza Peter Lauter, a dedicated GW professor for 34 years and chairman of the department of international business, died March 29 of intestinal cancer after fighting for four days what was thought to be only a severe case of the flu. Lauter fell ill at the start of the week March 25. Although he canceled […]

Web Exclusive: Sorority puts on Flavors of the World

Zeta Phi Beta attracted a diverse crowd of more than 100 students to Hillel Thursday night to celebrate different cultures and racial diversity with food, poetry and dance at the third annual Flavors of the World. “We like people to get together and meet each other,” Zeta Phi Beta President Emmanuella Duplessy said. “Flavors of […]

Cell phones continue to dominate campus

As students in professor Ivy Kennelly’s Sociology of Sex and Gender discussed the latest episode of “Friends,” the familiar musical notes of a cell phone rang out from the bottom of a student’s book bag. The room suddenly filled with quick glances and disclaimers of “It’s not mine.” As the owner rummaged through her bag […]

Elliott School building faces protest

As Foggy Bottom residents continue a fight that could prevent GW from using the new Elliott School of International Affairs building in the fall, worries about when and how much of the facility will be finished by the start of the school year are surfacing. Housing officials, including Associate Dean of Students Jan-Mitchell Sherrill, are […]

Hair salon hosts murder mystery

The hilarious whodunit that unfolds in the Kennedy Center’s production of “Shear Madness” is so much fun that even the actors can’t keep straight faces. On-stage investigators turn to the audience for help in solving this high-energy murder mystery, and the result is fun for all involved. The comedic mystery begins in a cheery hair […]

Students turn to faith

Students flooded local churches and religious organizations turning for comfort following the Sept. 11 tragedies. But, as emotions mollify, church attendance is shrinking back to normal, religious officials said. “In the days after Sept. 11, attendance at Mass and different activities increased considerably,” said Vincent DeRosa, student minister for spiritual life at the Newman Catholic […]

GW dances to win at Raas Chaos

A packed Lisner Auditorium audience roared with enthusiasm Friday night, joining the South Asian Society in welcoming six dance teams to GW’s first Raas Chaos intercollegiate dance competition. As SAS announced GW the first-place winner, the audience’s excitement quickly turned to pride as a storm of 15 dancers in green and gold flooded the stage […]

Students volunteer time

The $360 raised during last year’s “A Night to Give Back” community service program gave organizers a reason to try it again. And they are glad they did, because the Friday night event drew twice as many participants, and charitable donations more than quadrupled. Perhaps it was speakers from three popular reality television shows or […]

Acting transcends poor plot

Infusing the audience with an overwhelming feeling of anxiety and depression, Charter Theatre’s presentation of Christopher Wall play “Couldn’t Say” thrusts the audience into the middle of an oppressive portrait that examines the role of time and loss in a failing marriage. The play opens with a frosty blue light reflecting off a tangle of […]