Emily O'Neill

Soccer ends season with loss

Extending their losing streak to three games, the women’s soccer team lost to La Salle 2-1 in double overtime Saturday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex, ending the Colonials’ season. The loss deflated the Colonials’ hope of qualifying for the Atlantic 10 Championship. It was the last game for seniors Shari Taylor and Molly […]

Panel speaks out on aid to Darfur

Paul Rusesabagina, a hero during the 1994 Rwandan genocide and the inspiration for the film “Hotel Rwanda,” insisted that Washington needs to do more to save victims in Darfur, Sudan, during a program at the National Press Club Monday. The event, “Taking Action on Darfur: A Capital Alert,” coordinated by the American Jewish Committee, featured […]

Almost 200 await campus beds

Nearly 200 students were waiting to receive on-campus room assignments as of last week, almost two months after housing selection took place. Seth Weinshel, director of University Campus Housing, said he anticipates that all students on the housing wait list – 30 rising sophomores and 152 rising juniors and seniors – will receive assignments by […]

Show raises money for tsunami relief

Students raised more than $4,000 for tsunami relief with a variety show of student performances Friday night at Lisner Auditorium. Nine student groups performed at the show, Live Aid 2005, to raise money for victims of the Dec. 26 underwater earthquake that took more than 200,000 lives in Southeast Asia. All proceeds from the two-hour […]

Alum competes on ‘Survivor’

GW alumna Caryn Groedel took a break from her job as a lawyer to spend some time on an island in the South Pacific, but she wasn’t on vacation. Groedel was a contestant on the latest round of the CBS reality series “Survivor.” Groedel, who holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from GW, is […]

Squatting numbers triple

The number of students choosing to keep their housing assignments for another year more than tripled compared to last year. Seth Weinshel, director of University Campus Housing, said there are 331 students in 97 rooms who took advantage of the policy, dubbed squatters’ rights, which allows rising seniors and students living on the Mount Vernon […]

Campus Snacks moves headquarters

Students have more late-night munchies to choose from now that Campus Snacks has moved from its Foggy Bottom headquarters to an off-campus space that is nearly three times as large. The food delivery service, now headquartered at 1776 G St., is known for its selection of ice cream, baked goods, drinks, kosher and health food […]

University alters squatters’ housing policy

Rising seniors and Mount Vernon residents can choose to keep their housing assignments for another year, a change from last year when nearly all rising juniors and seniors could opt to stay in their dorms. Squatters’ rights, a policy established last year to encourage upperclassmen to continue utilizing campus housing, was available to rising juniors […]

Seniors graduate early

Senior Rachel Aaronson will not attend an elaborate Commencement ceremony when she graduates from GW. Aaronson and 150 of her classmates plan to graduate this month, a semester early. There are 151 students out of a class of 2,566 who have applied to graduate a semester early, according to the University’s Office of Institutional Research. […]

Grads get Supreme Court clerkships

The Supreme Court is the nation’s highest and most secretive judicial body. But a select few GW Law School graduates have gotten an exclusive look at the court by serving as clerks for its justices. Since 1990, six Law School graduates have been named Supreme Court law clerks, which are among the most coveted positions […]