Gabrielle Marush

What to do in D.C.

Nighttime Monument Tour Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE As the weather gets hotter and more people view the monuments by day, take a stroll down to the monuments after having dinner in D.C., and view them in a different light. It is a cooler, quieter and completely different feel compared to going during the […]

Student group urges new Walmart to cooperate with community

GW’s Progressive Student Union will partner with a grassroots organization to demand that Walmart provide amenities to the local community, as the megastore nears development and operation at four locations in the District. Walmart is still in the process of being cleared by the City Council to start construction at its four locations, one on […]

Visit days consolidated

The University consolidated its April Visit Days program this year, holding two fewer days to increase the number of prospective freshmen on campus each visit day. The Office of Admissions opted to host three visit days this April, with 900 visitors April 11; 900 visitors April 15; and an estimated 1,000 visitors for the final […]

GW admit rate less selective

The University admitted a higher percentage of incoming freshmen students this year, bucking a trend of increasing selectivity at comparable universities nationwide. Thirty-two percent of applicants were admitted into GW’s Class of 2015, about a half of a percentage point more than the Class of 2014.?The increase in the acceptance rate comes after a dramatic […]

Applicant increase smaller than competitors

The University saw one of the smallest jumps in application numbers within its market basket, a discrepancy a University administrator attributes to rising selectivity at the school. GW received 21,400 regular-decision applications this year, an applicant pool about 200 students larger than last year. The 1-percent increase stands in stark contrast to double-digit increases seen […]

Early decision admit rate sees slight increase

The University saw a slight 1 percent increase in admitted early decision applicants this year. About 36 percent of prospective students that applied early decision were accepted during the fall 2010 admissions process, compared to the 37 percent who were admitted this year. The increase is stagnant compared to the drastic decrease in early decision […]

SEC auditorium named for Lehman

An auditorium in the Science and Engineering Complex will be named after a former top University administrator, after a member of the Board of Trustees made a million-dollar donation in his honor. The auditorium will officially be known as the “Dr. Donald R. Lehman Auditorium, Given by Mark and Susan Hughes,” after Hughes and his […]

Virginia Tech survivor recounts shooting for film

Colin Goddard felt a call to action as he watched another shooting unfold on his television screen. A survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007 that left 32 students and faculty members dead, Goddard now works as a legislative director for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and is traveling across the country […]

GW selects provost for diversity, declines to release name

The University has selected its first vice provost for diversity and inclusion, but is sitting on the administrator’s name for two weeks, saying it is not ready to announce the selection yet. The position was created last year to spearhead the University’s attempt to attract students and employees from more diverse backgrounds. “The person we’re […]

University increases tuition by 2.9 percent

The University’s highest governing body voted to increase tuition to $44,148 for incoming students during its quarterly meeting Friday. The 2.9 percent increase, approved by the Board of Trustees, is slightly lower than GW’s 3 percent tuition increases over the past 3 years, and almost a full percentage point lower than increases passed by other […]