Heather C. Shaw

Trustees pass 4.6% tuition increase

University trustees passed the lowest tuition increase returning undergraduates have seen in 11 years when they voted on the administration’s proposed budget Friday. The 4.6 percent increase for continuing undergraduates is 0.1 percent lower than last year’s increase and almost 2.5 percent lower than the 6.9 percent increase that raised student ire two years ago. […]

SA members rally against proposed tuition hike

Some members of the Student Association rallied against this year’s proposed tuition increase, but the Monday event failed to attract much student interest. SA Executive Vice President Jesse Strauss and senior Adam Segal did most of the talking during the 45-minute rally on the Marvin Center’s H Street Terrace, protesting that GW’s $22,625 tuition is […]

GW may raise tuition 4.6%

GW’s Board of Trustees will vote Friday on a University proposal to increase tuition and fees 4.6 percent for returning undergraduates. If the Board approves the University’s recommended increase for fiscal year 2000, it will be the lowest tuition increase in 11 years. Administrators shared their proposed budget with student leaders at a meeting Wednesday, […]

University spruces up game room

The renovated fifth floor of the Marvin Center has come alive since its grand reopening Sept. 25, Marvin Center officials say. Marvin Center Governing Board Chair Mike Petron said Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student Academic and Support Services, made a commitment to redo the fifth floor when he took over responsibility for the […]

MCGB demands voice in renovations

Members of the Marvin Center Governing Board said their input has not been included in the plans for renovations to the student center, a project they said might reduce the amount of student space on the building’s fourth floor. “It wasn’t even a consideration to include the Marvin Center Governing Board in the renovation plan’s […]

Marvin Center staff moves GW Independent’s property

The editors of the now-defunct GW Independent said Marvin Center officials removed property that belongs to the newspaper from its office in the student center after the publication folded last month. The GW Independent, formerly known as Independence Magazine, ceased publication after the first week of school. Last Friday, former editors Jeff Baxter and Skip […]

GW to reconsider contract with Pepsi

GW’s exclusive contract with Pepsico Inc., the makers of Pepsi Cola, will be up for renewal in the year 2000 and University administrators said they are considering other options. Al Ingle, associate vice president of business affairs, said it is possible the University will renew a contract with Pepsi but he said administrators will consider […]

Campus renovation enters final phase

After eight years of research and almost three years of construction, the mid-campus quad renovation project is expected to enter its last stages by late May, said Al Ingle, GW’s associate vice president for business affairs. Ingle spoke to students and faculty gathered in Gelman Yard Wednesday evening for a Residence Hall Association cookout and […]

GW HOPE sheds light on STDs

GW hopes to take a stand against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases with outreach programs to educate students about the dangers of STDs. GW HOPE – which stands for HIV and Other sexual health issues Peer Education – is a group of GW peer educators trained to conduct on-campus programs about HIV and STDs. […]

Construction hinders Marvin Center services

Renovations to the Marvin Center’s ground floor have caused problems for students who try to access services such as ATMs and lockers that have been relocated to the second floor. Some students headed to the second floor through the first-floor lobby after midnight have been turned away because they are not on a Marvin Center […]