Jacqueline Drayer

Officers connect with campus

Christopher Gearhart wants to knock down the “us versus them” barriers on campus. Along with his policing duties, the University Police Department corporal helps foster a relationship between his unit and the community it serves by stopping over at Thurston Hall at least once a each week to mingle with students as part of the […]

Local court to judge small crimes

Students facing drug charges from the city court might see their cases dismissed if they complete community service, after the opening of a neighborhood-focused courtroom in January. The D.C. Superior Court will designate a community court for the Second District – which includes Foggy Bottom – offering an alternative channel to settle low-level, non-violent criminal […]

Party-goers reconnect through new website

Forgot to ask the girl you spent an hour talking up at that Ivory Tower party for her number? Two former Stanford University students created a GW-exclusive website to potentially reconnect you with that Saturday night flame by having students electronically check into the parties and clubs they visit to find other guests and their […]

Alcohol transports continue to rise

The number of students transported to GW Hospital for alcohol-related cases this semester reached a new high, a top administrator said Wednesday. Ninety-six students were transported to the hospital for intoxication from the start of the academic year to Oct. 20, Assistant Dean of Students Tara Pereira said – a jump from 68 students last […]

4-RIDE sees uptick in riders in month after automation

More students are using the 4-RIDE shuttle service after the University automated the program allowing students to request rides online and receive arrival notifications. The number of students requesting 4-RIDEs from Sept. 5 to Oct. 5 jumped to about 5,430 calls, up from about 4,430 calls during that time last year. The total number of […]

Cab fare ceiling nixed for District rides

Students might have to shell out a little more cash for cabs soon because of a new D.C. ruling. The D.C. Taxicab Commission will scrap its $19 fare cap after proposing a slew of minor changes to taxi operations, including rules for giving out receipts and a potential snow emergency flat rate. Instead of maxing […]