Ian Jannetta

Square 54 stays on schedule

The multi-use complex being constructed at Square 54 is on schedule and finalizing negotiations with an unnamed grocery store chain. For many months, Square 54 was merely a large hole in the ground, but the underground parking garage has been completed and the building has risen three stories above street level in spots. In addition […]

Vendor makes Metro stop his office

The Foggy Bottom Metro stop is a place most people pass through to get from one place to another. But for the past three years, it has been Willy Henderson’s office. Henderson, 56, sells flowers outside the Metro during the evening rush. While his unconventional workplace has a few disadvantages in inclement weather, he says […]

Student designs White House site

Timothy Kim knew he wanted to work with computers from the moment he got his hands on one in the fourth grade. What the graduate student in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences did not expect was that he would develop software for the White House before finishing graduate school. As an intern in […]

Alumnus campaigns for Senate

More than 30 years after moving into a room in Thurston Hall, GW alumnus and former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner hopes to move into the Senate office buildings this January. Warner, a Democrat, is favored to beat Republican Jim Gilmore in the November election for one of the Virginia Senate seats and return to D.C. […]

Biden courts D.C. Jews

Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, spoke to a Democratic Jewish organization in Northwest D.C. Tuesday, highlighting his ties to the Jewish community and attacking Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain on issues ranging from the economy to rising higher education costs. The event, which was held at the Washington Hilton, was part […]

Site offers pirated books

While soaring textbook prices have sent some students to discount online retailers, other students across the country are opting out of paying for textbooks altogether. Textbook Torrents, a Web site that allows users to illegally swap digital copies of textbooks with one another, has about 95,000 members and is growing by close to 1,000 members […]

City to change Mall area

Proposed plans for Northwest D.C. Connect the Kennedy center to the White House with parks down E Street Decking over the Potomac Freeway creating new riverfront space Link the Kennedy Center to the Lincoln Memorial Opening new areas for parks, offices, shops and residential use An expansive and ambitious new city plan could lead to […]

Clinton takes swipes at Obama in SMPA

Posted Monday, Feb. 25, 2:11 p.m., Updated 2:56 p.m. Presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) laid out her foreign policy vision in Jack Morton Auditorium today, stressing her experience in international issues and declaring she would not hesitate to deploy “both the olive branch and the arrows.” Gen. Wesley Clark (Retired) and former Secretary of […]

Washington birthday bonfire moved inside

Hundreds of students and administrators gathered at Marvin Center on Friday to celebrate the 276th birthday of George Washington at the University’s annual Birthday Bonfire. It was the second year in a row that the celebration was moved indoors due to inclement weather. An extra day of planning this year allowed organizers to transform the […]