Farah Khan

Officals weigh proposal for Hippodrome bar

The University is reviewing a student proposal to allow alcohol to be served in the Hippodrome. Student Association President Kris Hart discussed the possibility of serving drinks with the SA Senate last month, but said review and implementation are still in the “early stages.” Officials in the General Counsel’s office are looking into logistics, feasibility […]

Students to volunteer during break

While some students do not make travel plans until a month before spring break, sophomore Trinh Tran has been preparing for her vacation since September. She is not going to Mexico or Jamaica, but instead to Mississippi. Tran plans to work with abused and neglected children at the Sunshine Shelter. Tran and 10 other GW […]

Declassifying History

Did you know that in 1990 a U.S. psychological operation in Nicaragua used rock songs to “blast out” Manuel Noriega from refuge and into U.S. custody? Did you know the CIA wanted to include “novelty items such as ‘gusano libre’ pins, toy balloons … decals, stickers, etc.” in hot-air balloons to oust Fidel Castro? Did […]

PAF deadline approaches

Seniors looking for a free master’s degree and two years of housing can apply to the University’s Presidential Administrative Fellow program until Friday. Fellows must work in a University department up to 20 hours per week. They receive a monetary stipend from the department and a monthly housing stipend, in addition to tuition and fees […]

Muslims promote faith

A semester after University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg voiced a zero-tolerance policy against race-related intimidation, Muslim students said they feel safe on campus as they prepare for this year’s Islam Awareness Week. Students urged Trachtenberg to issue a formal statement last spring reiterating GW’s policy against hate crimes because of international events, including the war […]

Guster, Mraz headline Welcome Week

“We just got our parents to take us to Ikea, we haven’t gained the freshman 15 and we haven’t established ourselves as sluts yet – female and male – these are happy days,” proclaimed rock band Guster’s lead singer Ryan Miller at Monday night’s Welcome Week concert. The show, also featuring a performance by newcomer […]

Crossfire maintains ratings

Although CNN’s “Crossfire” moved to a new time slot and shortened to a half an hour in April, officials involved with the show’s production said the changes have not negatively affected the show. The political debate show – filmed five days a week in the Media and Public Affairs building’s Jack Morton Auditorium – moved […]