Gabriella Schwarz

Back from war, a new fight

Junior Kevin Blanchard was on patrol in the Iraq desert in June 2005 when a roadside bomb came up through the floorboard of his vehicle and took out his left leg below the knee. His injury resulted in an immediate airlift out of Iraq. He endured 30 surgeries and 13 months at Walter Reed Army […]

Sen. Byron Dorgan touts Obama at CD event

Web Extra Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., brought campaign rhetoric to GW Wednesday night in an appearance before GW College Democrats. For more than an hour, Dorgan discussed a number of foreign and domestic issues including the current economic crisis. He also repeatedly attacked the Bush administration, and emphasized his support of Democratic presidential nominee Sen. […]

CRs begin year with congressman, conservative student leaders

Historic campaign posters lined the walls of the Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Tuesday as the College Republicans kicked off their new year with speeches from organization leaders and Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla. More than 300 students attended the event that served as an introduction to the organization and a chance to hear Stearns, a GW […]

Students travel to RNC

Devoted GW College Republicans had a presence at last week’s Republican National Convention, rallying for the GOP and its presidential nominee Sen. John McCain of Arizona. In the wake of Hurricane Gustav, students in St. Paul gathered with fellow Republicans to phone bank, fundraise for relief operations, make care packages for the Gulf Coast region […]

Witnessing History

DENVER – Last week some of GW’s own had a front-row seat to history at the Democratic National Convention. While students in Foggy Bottom sat glued to their televisions, a number of GW Democrats spent a week in the Mile High City listening to speakers, participating in workshops and supporting Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack […]

GWMail launches with more e-mail storage for students

The University officially made the switch from Colonial Mail to Google Mail on Aug. 7, after about a year of negotiations. Students and alumni have since created more than 13,000 GWMail accounts through Google, which include more storage space and features than CMail accounts, University officials said. Unlike CMail, the new GWMail service will not […]