Ellaine Gelman

University readies for families, alumni

Campus officials expect 2,500 to 3,000 visitors for GW’s first Colonials Weekend, featuring events with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and comedian Jay Leno, various performances and outdoor activities. The University had separate family and alumni weekends in the past, but after GW cancelled Alumni Weekend last year because of September 11, planning began for the joint […]

Students chat news with seniors

Despite its original intention as a one-time community service requirement for a living and learning community, the NewsWatch Program, which brings students and senior citizens together to discuss current events, began its second year of programming Friday. Last year, members of the Press Club living and learning community in the Hall on Virginia Avenue started […]