Gabriella Schwarz

Conservatives strategize at CPAC

Students from conservative organizations on campus joined nearly 9,000 fellow conservatives and Republicans – who showed fresh energy after last year’s electoral defeats – in D.C. over the weekend for CPAC, the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. The four-day long event, which featured some of the biggest names in conservative politics and punditry, drew participants […]

College Republicans protest economic stimulus bill

Much like their party’s representatives on Capitol Hill, partisan political groups on campus are taking on different messages regarding the government’s response to the financial crisis. The College Republicans spent much of Friday voicing their criticism of the recently passed stimulus package outside the Marvin Center. President Barack Obama signed the $787 billion stimulus bill […]

New dorm likely most expensive

Close to 500 juniors were chosen last week to live in GW’s newest and most expensive dorm, 2135 F Street, next year. The five-year project, slated for completion in June, is the first GW building with singles and suite-style living, said Seth Weinshel, director for GW Housing. “We haven’t done a building like this ever […]

CD member defaces YAF crosses

A number of crosses used by the conservative Young America’s Foundation during an anti-abortion event last month were defaced in a Marvin Center office, and a member of the College Democrats has taken responsibility. Members of the College Republicans found the crosses on Monday evening scattered around the office they share with the College Democrats. […]

Two memorials honor Treanor

Hatchet VideoThe Memorial Service Students, faculty and staff gathered on two occasions this week to remember sophomore Laura Treanor, who died in her Ivory Tower room on Friday. Laura Treanor, 1989-2009 Friends remember Treanor at memorial service, Catholic Mass Cause of student’s death remains a mystery Treanor was a positive and outgoing person Laura Treanor: […]

Campus groups commemorate Roe v. Wade

Anti-abortion and abortion-rights groups on campus marked the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade Thursday. Several GW groups commemorated the occasion, holding rallies, celebrations and demonstrations around campus. The anniversary of Roe v. Wade came during President Barack Obama’s second full day of office. He called the Supreme Court decision a “sensitive and decisive issue,” […]

No problems reported for dorm security during inauguration

Web Extra Playing host to about 1,500 visitors to campus for inauguration weekend was largely unproblematic, GW administrators, police and students said. “I think UPD and Housing Programs works well together and planned properly for the weekend,” said Dolores Stafford, Chief of the University Police Department. “The success of the residence hall security was a […]

CRs, CDs celebrate presidential transition

Politically active students on both sides of the aisle gathered in the Marvin Center Thursday to celebrate. GW College Democrats reveled in their accomplishments during the 2008 election with an address by a Virginia gubernatorial candidate, while the College Republicans gathered at the same time to say farewell to President George W. Bush. CD President […]

Gelman to launch online system for booking rooms

Gelman Library has a solution to the cramped quarters and dearth of study space that plague students: online reservations. New technology, slated to launch in February, will allow students to book study rooms online. The program “will hopefully help alleviate the conflicts that are going on right now,” said senior Andrew Cooper, Gelman’s student liaison. […]