Ilyssa Trussel

GW dining gets a face lift

The University is rolling out new dining features around campus, including food venues and Web cameras for students to monitor J Street traffic. In a few weeks students will be able to plan their J Street runs by checking out how long lines with Web cams that show live feeds at, said Lyle Vaughan, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Class markets new Pontiac Aztek in Kogan Plaza

Professor Marilyn Liebrenz-Himes’ marketing class took over Kogan Plaza Thursday, offering students a peak at Pontiac’s new Aztek sport utility vehicle, in the culmination of semester-long marketing research project for the new all-purpose Pontiac Aztek car, the first SRV from Pontiac. Barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs, Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, jousting, basketball and raffles […]

GW returns antique call box after resident complaints

Foggy Bottom residents said they are upset because GW took away one more piece of the neighborhood without telling them last week. Facilities Management employees removed a inoperable antique call box at New Hampshire and H streets and replaced it with a “blue light” emergency phone, less than 10 feet away from the old one […]

NOW president criticizes Bush’s agenda at GW

National Organization for Women President Patricia Ireland urged students to continue strengthening the women’s movement in a panel discussion about fighting President George W. Bush’s agenda Saturday in the Media and Public Affairs building auditorium. The panel discussion was the final rally of one of six Mid-Atlantic Socialist Conferences to denounce Bush’s plans. The session […]

MVC rules restrict election posters

Some students said discrepancies between campaign postering rules at GW’s Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses are unfair because they restrict Mount Vernon residents from receiving candidate information. The Joint Elections Committee designates two locations for candidates to put up campaign posters at Mount Vernon, a more limited area than at the Foggy Bottom campus. […]

GW celebrates black history

GW students will celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans this February during Black History Month. Activities planned by the Black Student Union and others will look back at the civil rights movement and educate how historical events shaped today’s multicultural society. This year’s theme “Looking Back, Moving Forward,” centers on how past events influenced today’s […]

Mister Days closes its doors

GW students lost a favorite hangout when Mister Days Sports Bar closed its doors after a final celebration on New Year’s Eve. “It was no longer economically feasible,” said owner Robert E. Lee. Lee said the landlord raised the price of the lease yearly, but this year’s increase was too high. He said that name […]

New president calls for harmony

President George W. Bush stressed American unity and urged Americans to serve their neighbors at his inauguration Saturday. Despite rainy, barely above freezing weather, hundreds of thousands of onlookers gathered in front of the Capitol to witness the inauguration. “Civility is not a tactic or a sentiment,” Bush said. “It is the determined choice of […]

University offices collect gifts for charity

The Office of Community Service and other campus organizations are sponsoring a number of charitable efforts as the holiday season approaches. Each year during the holiday season faculty members meet to mingle, eat holiday foods and bring items for clothing and toy drives in an event coordinated by OCS’s Holiday Party Committee. The party benefits […]

Neighbors Project afterschool tutors work extra hours

Volunteering 600 hours to community service in one year may not fit into everyone’s schedule, but for Samiya Mohiuddin it works out well. As the site coordinator for the New Community Afterschool Program, Mohiuddin works with a group of volunteer coordinators to tutor kindergarten through 10th graders in the Shaw community every week. As the […]