Hadley Malcolm

Daughter of history professor will deliver inaugural poem

The inaugural poet speaking at next week’s event will be the first to deliver such an address in more than a decade, but she is also notable for her ties to Foggy Bottom – her mother is a GW history professor. Elizabeth Alexander will recite an original poem at Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 20, […]

District prepares artifacts for 2009 Lincoln bicentennial

Beginning this month, the District will mark the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a yearlong schedule of remembrance titled “Living the Legacy: Lincoln in Washington D.C.” To honor the 16th president of the United States, who was born Feb. 12, 1809, a trove of historic Lincoln artifacts and personal presidential treasures are being […]

New alert system to hit students’ screens

The University is unveiling a new service to communicate with students in the event of an emergency – through their desktops. In the next several days, GW’s Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will release downloadable software that will provide students with critical information on their computer toolbar during an emergency. Administrators said it […]

Coke dominates GW’s soda scene

Senior Rebecca Klor works for Mountain Dew, a tough gig on a Coke campus. Klor, who is a marketing manager for the soda company, said she is unable to advertise her product because of an exclusivity agreement between the University and Coca-Cola. The agreement began seven years ago and applies to all buildings on the […]

University changes health insurance provider

The University switched its student health insurance provider this summer amid concern the old plan was too costly and did not include enough benefits, administrators said. Since 1997, Aetna was the University’s main student health care provider. Representatives from Student Health Services said the rising cost of health insurance made it necessary to find a […]