Iris Somberg

Students buzz heads for charity

A lot of GW students got a haircut this weekend. Buzzing for Change, an event that raises money to send children with cancer to summer camps, held its third annual head-shaving event Sunday in Kogan Plaza where $13,500 was raised and 247 students either got hair cuts or buzzes to raise money – and hair […]

EMeRG event discusses Homeland security

For 10 years the GW Emergency Medical Response Group has been giving students medical care free of direct charge. Last week the student organization sponsored two events in celebration of its 10-year anniversary and to raise its campus profile. On Friday in 1957 E St., an EMeRG-sponsored event discussed the effectiveness of the Department of […]

Georgetown hosts conference

Georgetown Students for Justice in Palestine hosted the fifth annual Palestine Solidarity Movement Conference this past weekend, drawing about 600 people from across the country to the school’s campus. Contributing members and organizations support the end of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories, obtaining equality under the law for Palestinians living in Israel and gaining […]

Congressman addresses NAACP

Democratic Congressman John Conyers of Detroit criticized the Bush administration’s efforts in Iraq during a speech to GW’s chapters of the NAACP and College Democrats Wednesday night. Conyers, the second-most senior member of the House of Representatives and one of the founders of the Congressional Black Caucus, spoke to a crowd of about 30 at […]