Emily Cahn

Fire hose injures two students

A fire hose caught in a Metrobus wheel caused minor injuries to two students Tuesday night outside of the International House residence hall. International House was evacuated due to a small kitchen fire in the building, according to witnesses on scene. While D.C. Fire was responding, a fire hose caught in the axle of a […]

Study: University avoids hairy situation

Students who dig the scruff are out of luck at GW. GW ranks 7th out of 60 colleges and universities for the number of clean-shaven men on campus, according to a study by Schick razors and Sperling’s BestPlaces. Eighty-two percent of male students on campus are beard-free, the study found. “We sent researchers onto campuses […]

GW makes list of most desirable, diverse colleges

GW made two of Newsweek magazine’s lists of the top colleges in the country Wednesday, taking the No. 14 spot on the list of both the most desirable large colleges in the country, and the most diverse colleges in the country. “Newsweek. ranks GW the 14th most diverse school in the nation, with a student […]

Graduate student dies after half marathon

A beloved GW graduate student died suddenly Sunday morning after completing a half marathon in Virginia Beach, Va. He was 27. Sean McCarthy – who would have graduated from GW with a master’s in tourism administration this spring – was observed by runners at the Dodge Rock ‘N’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon as “having […]

GW, Politico launch joint bipartisan polling venture

The University is expected to announce Thursday that it will partner with Politico – the popular news organization that covers Washington politics – to produce the bipartisan Battleground Poll, just in time to conduct surveys before the November midterm elections. GW began to sponsor the Battleground Poll, which is conducted by two pollsters from both […]

Son of Russian spies will not return to GW this fall

Tim Foley, the GW student whose parents pleaded guilty to being part of a Russian spy ring earlier this summer, will not be returning to the University this fall, a University spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday afternoon. “At his request, Mr. Foley is no longer enrolled in classes for the fall 2010 semester and has been placed […]

New VP works to grow University fundraising

Over the past five years, the Board of Trustees has been directing resources to the Office of Development and Alumni Relations in hopes of exponentially increasing the number of philanthropic contributions both alumni and others make to the University. Though progress has been made – the University raised the largest amount in its 200-year history […]

While you were gone . . .

Over the past three and a half months, those of you not in and around Foggy Bottom missed: June The Graduate School of Political Management announced former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino will teach a course at GW in the fall. Though most GW students watched the World Cup on TV, 20 students from […]

Green Move-Out donations increase

Donations for this year’s Green Move-Out markedly increased from 2009, with some donations more than doubling during the program’s second year. The program – which collects clothing, food and other items students do not want to take home or store after they move out of their residence halls in May – saw a 60 percent […]