Emily Green

Performance group feels absence of founder

As musicians, poets and rappers demonstrated their crafts at Think Tank Revolution’s performance this weekend, members of the group had just one person on their minds: founding member Trent Taylor, who was diagnosed with leukemia last spring. Taylor, who would be a senior this year if he had not withdrawn for the semester, could not […]

Everybody’s family at the Gallery

Paul Park always takes care of his family. For him, it only seemed natural to hire his “mom’s cousin’s brother-in-law” as the manager of Gallery Salad Bar and Grill in the Ivory Tower basement. Most of Park’s employees are fellow South Koreans, and many are considered family, including his younger brother, a distant relative and […]

Rather defends Bush National Guard report to Kalb

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather staunchly defended last year’s discredited story on President Bush’s National Guard service at the “Kalb Report” Monday night, saying he wouldn’t have acted differently if he could do it all over again. Almost seven months after Rather retired from his post as the lead anchor of “CBS Evening News,” […]

GW promotes grad life

When the Office of Grad Life offered 120 spots on a crab boat cruise along the Potomac River, the tickets sold out within a number of days. And when Grad Life held its fall barbecue last month, more than 1,000 GW graduate students showed up for free food. A campus social life, it seems, isn’t […]

The fickle freshmen

When GW’s student organizations held a recruitment fair in the Marvin Center Tuesday night, they reached out to hundreds of freshmen to join their groups. Organization leaders realized, however, that a large number of the prospective members they were trying to attract would attend a couple of meetings and move on to their next big […]

Women leaders speak at MVC conference

The 2005 Women’s Leadership Conference celebrated female entrepreneurship and ingenuity Friday at the Mount Vernon Campus. The event, titled “Thinking Globally, Leading Locally,” hosted seven women from around the country who have assumed prominent leadership roles in their communities. Author and Professor Carolivia Herron, best known for her children’s book “Nappy Hair,” and Natalie O. […]

Bhangra Blowout celebrates Indian culture

The South Asian Society sponsored a weekend of festivities for the 12th annual Bhangra Blowout competition. The competition, which features a dance style that originated in a region of northwest India called Punjab, is one of the largest of its kind in the country. The event attracted nine teams and nearly 4,000 spectators to the […]

Colonial Cash expands near campus

Students can now use their GWorld cards at off-campus food venues such as Quiznos, Wingo’s, The Perfect Pita and Washington Deli. The boutique Expressions and the Eurospa salon are also new to the program, which added 12 new Colonial Cash partners this semester. The only businesses GW added to the program last year were the […]