Eric Daleo

National Pan-Hellenic Council protests Greek Week

Members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, the umbrella organization for GW’s historically black fraternities and sororities, said they were left out of planning last week’s Greek Week activities. IFC President Jay Levin said the groups were left out of the planning accidentally because of a lack of communication and steps are being taken to ensure […]

On-campus residents frustrated by pests

Some students living on campus say they are fed up with pests in their residence hall rooms and rats on the streets. We’ve killed several roaches, said sophomore Kate Moll, a resident of The Schenley. They said they were going to spray but they haven’t. Residents report that their rooms are infested with roaches and […]

University Police fights high officer turnover rate

The promise of higher wages and better pension and healthcare benefits in non-University agencies is drawing University Police Department officers away from GW, University officials said. We’re losing some top-quality people, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. Within the last two years, at least four officers left UPD to accept law enforcement positions in Fairfax, Arlington, […]

Students protest Citigroup recruitment

Eight students gathered on the Quad Wednesday morning to protest what they called the number one bank-roller of environmental destruction. Armed with signs that read Hey Citibank: People Over Profit, members of the Rainforest Action Network student group stood outside the Graduate Resource Center to oppose Citigroup, the nation’s largest financial institution and parent company […]

Burt questions medical funding

Student Association President David Burt said he signed the finance bill that budgets money to all registered student groups Monday, despite his objections to disproportionate allocations to the Medical Center Student Council. Unfortunately, I have to represent every group, Burt said. Overall, the bill was decent. It would be irresponsible to hold up everyone else’s […]

SA funding gets Senate approval

The Student Association Senate approved its fall budget Tuesday, allocating more than $140,000 to student groups. About 40 student groups showed up to voice their objections to the bill, saying they have been short-changed. Smaller organizations’ needs, like the GW Academic Competition Club, have not been adequately met, said Edmund Schluessel, president of the GW […]

Foggy Bottom Guide – GW students hail D.C. cab system

It took Nicole Wittman 19 hours to get to Washington, D.C. by plane from her home in Australia. But standing outside the gates to the South Lawn of the White House, Wittman talks not of her long journey or of the grandeur of the house of the leader of the free world. Wittman would rather […]

Freshmen flock to fall rush

Fraternities and sororities hosted a myriad of activities this weekend, drawing the largest turnout in recent years, Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association officials said. About 175 underclassmen attended a kick-off event that included 11 fraternities and 18 Papa John’s pizzas, IFC President Jay Levin said. Eric Holland, IFC vice president of recruitment, said this year […]

Staff shortage causes slow mail delivery

Students in GW residence halls waiting for letters from mom may have noticed their mailboxes are void of the normal load of correspondence, bills and junk mail. It’s not because parents, friends and retailers have forgotten them, but because mail has not been sorted and placed in their boxes yet, said Lorian Elisa-Hill, a Thurston […]