Emily Hochberg

Group protests Sharon visit

About 75 people gathered in front of the White House Wednesday evening to protest the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and an Israeli plan to evacuate troops from some heavily populated Palestinian areas. Sharon met with President Bush earlier in the day to discuss the unilateral withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Gaza […]

Chappelle riles up full house

Comedian Dave Chappelle entertained a sold-out Smith Center Saturday night with jokes about marijuana, masturbation and race. Chappelle, 30, is known for his role in the cult classic “Half Baked,” and stars in hi own television program, “Chappelle’s Show,” which airs on Comedy Central Wednesday nights at 10:30. He also performed at GW two years […]

Prof. unearths history

Sitting in his skeleton-strewn Law School office, professor James Starrs is thousands of miles away from New Mexico, where he might perform an exhumation that could finally end speculation about the life and death of Billy the Kid. In March, Starrs, an expert in forensic science, will go to Silver City, N.M., to begin work. […]

GW student runs for Texas House seat

While some GW students will spend this summer interning for a politician, sophomore James Scott Gilbreath will be campaigning to become one. Gilbreath, a Democrat, is running for a seat in the Texas House of Representatives. He believes that Republican partisanship in Texas has grown out of control, leading many politicians to abandon their constituents. […]

Ivory Towers nears completion

Construction for the Ivory Towers residence hall, which will feature apartment-style rooms and dining venues, is running on schedule and will be completed in August. The building, located at the corner of 23rd and G streets, will house 729 students in doubles and quads modeled after New Hall. Each room will have a living area, […]

Sen. Graham address College Dems.

In his first public speech since dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bob Graham (D-Fla.) talked about his campaign and the divisiveness of partisan politics at GW Thursday. Graham participated in a discussion that also featured Andrew Cuomo, former secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Bill Clinton. Graham called his campaign […]