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Sikh students fear religious attacks

Students who practice the Sikh religion said while the GW campus has provided a diverse and tolerant environment, they are faced with ignorance and prejudice off campus. “We are lucky that we go to an internationally-diverse university,” junior Amrith Mago said. “It has a huge difference on how open-minded the students are.” Sophomore Ravjot Singh, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students, faculty clash at forum

A forum with GW experts on public policy and globalization turned into a clash of opinions Wednesday afternoon, as students fired questions at faculty members about issues surrounding the IMF and World Bank. The forum, hosted by the Institute of Public Policy and the Center for the Study of Globalization, drew about 100 students to […]

GW services feel population pinch

Several University services have adapted to serve more students than ever this year, but students say they are still experiencing long lines. In anticipation of 450 more freshmen than last year, the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences received extra funding – more than $1 million – to hire an additional full-time professional adviser, CCAS […]

Sorities refute myth about housing

There is a common misconception on campus that sororities can’t have houses because of a D.C. law that would consider it a brothel. “I have definitely heard of the brothel issue,” junior Sigma Delta Tau member Michele Spielman said. “(But) I never asked anyone, I just accepted it.” Spielman and other students attribute what amounts […]

Groups follow campaigns

GW politicos hit the road last weekend to advocate their parties’ platforms and boost support for candidates in Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York. Thirty-seven members of GW Students for Nader joined 15,000 Green Party supporters in Madison Square Garden in New York Oct. 13 for a rally headlined by several celebrities and Ralph Nader. The […]