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GW breaks ground on 23rd Street

Digging their buff and blue shovels into the soil, University administrators broke ground on two residence halls Aug. 8, putting the University on track to fulfilling a city on-campus housing requirement of 70 percent by 2009. However, the means and legal maneuvers GW used to acquire the property have Foggy Bottom residents agitated over what […]

Features: Toning up in time for spring break

Walking onto the second floor of the Health and Wellness Center after classes, you see every bicycle, treadmill, stair machine and elliptical being used – and a line of people waiting their turn. It’s that time again. It’s time for the “Spring Break is three weeks away and I have to fit into my bikini” […]

GW seeks a more diverse faculty

Vice President for Academic Affairs Don Lehman said he is “not satisfied” with the faculty minority representation and wants professor diversity to more closely resemble the student population. Minorities only make up 16 percent of GW full-time professors, while they comprise about 23 percent of the undergraduate population, according to the GW Fact Book. Nationally, […]

Experts detail new media

Expert media panelists said the war on terrorism has put American journalism in danger and changed the way the public gets its news Tuesday in the School of Media and Public Affairs auditorium. The aftermath of Sept. 11 has created a 24-hour news cycle that has received much criticism from the public for errors during […]

Experts expect increased enrollment

Experts said they expect graduate school applications to increase due to an economic recession after Sept. 11, but they said it is still too early to tell. “It’s too early to tell, but the tendency is to go to school because it’s harder to get jobs,” said Carol Sigelman, associate vice president for research and […]

Students rally against abuse

About 80 students rallied against rape and sexual assault Friday in Kogan Plaza, taking part in the annual Take Back the Night, a national event to end violence against women. Participants lent support to rape survivors who shared stories, songs and artwork and marched through campus to speak out against sexual assault. “I was raped […]

GWPride members share stories on Coming Out Day

GW Pride members shared their coming out stories with students walking through Kogan Plaza Thursday afternoon during the 14th annual National Coming Out Day. “I came out when I was a senior in high school. I basically didn’t want to hide anymore,” junior Matt Robbins said about the first time he revealed he is gay. […]

Permit delays force students to live in GW Inn

Sixteen GW students living in the George Washington University Inn since the beginning of the year said they are frustrated about their living conditions and anxious to move into the former Sigma Nu house at 2028 G St. “I’ve kind of gotten used to living in a hotel, but it’s still frustrating,” junior Brad Mewes […]

Protesters descend on D.C.

Demonstrators descended on mostly deserted D.C. streets this weekend to protest U.S. military retaliation to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. In marches that caught little national media attention and brief local coverage, police escorted protesters from the Capitol building to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Peace protesters march in festival fashion

Posted 11 p.m. Sept. 30 A fleet of police cruisers led waves of protesters through Adams Morgan Sunday on the second day of the weekend’s demonstrations against U.S. military retaliation for Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Metropolitan Police Chief Charles Ramsey led the procession of hundreds of protesters mixed with D.C. residents and visitors. The march […]