Gabrielle Friedman

Gabrielle Friedman:Follow the doctor’s orders

With the passing of Initiative 59 this spring, medical marijuana became legal in the District. Finally, the D.C. Council realized the lunacy of keeping the substance illegal for medical purposes. But GW administrators clearly still fear the reefer, because they have banned the use or possession of medical marijuana on campus. While I can sympathize […]

Gabrielle Friedman: Revisit the internship for-credit policies

As summer approaches, half-naked guys play football in University Yard, paper assignments pile up and talk of summer internships abounds. As this is GW, where internships are prevalent among students, many of us will be spending the next few months getting coffee and typing letters for bosses. And while interns are participating in something rewarding […]

Gabrielle Friedman: So, the cops showed up

It’s a Friday night and you need to let off some steam. You invite a couple of friends over, engage in a little beer pong, and then all of a sudden you hear it – the UPD knock. As you attempt to dispose of all 24 Natty Light cans, you already know: Your fate is […]

Gabrielle Friedman: Speaking out against the war on youth

Throughout history the youth of this nation have rarely shied away from the opportunity to lead progressive cultural movements. Ten years after D.C. voters approved the use of medical marijuana by a substantial 69 percent, the District has finally seen movement on the legislation. This makes it the perfect time for the youth to go […]

Gabrielle Friedman: Give me some credit

With registration for fall 2010 right around the corner, the two things on my mind are coursework and credits. Rummaging through the fall catalog trying to find classes that start after 9:35 and are Ratemyprofessors.com-approved can be tedious. But I’m still stressed about credits I earned in high school – credits the University does not […]