Jason Safdie

GW scrambles for beds

GW officials said they are negotiating with building owners around Foggy Bottom to find beds for a freshman class 300 students bigger than expected. There are 450 more freshmen than last year – the biggest enrollment jump in at least a decade. Of the 2,550 enrolled freshmen, 300 have no place to live at the […]

Schools get more students than expected

GW is not alone planning ways to fit a large number of unexpected students onto its campus, as other area universities and market basket competitors report larger-than-expected freshmen classes. The University of Maryland now expects to enroll 465 more students than it planned, with a total 4,565 freshmen, said Jim Christensen, interim director of admissions. […]

GW offers summer options

A variety of on-campus buildings and services will be available for GW students staying in D.C. after Commencement including the Marvin Center, Gelman Library and the Smith Center. Burger King, Montague’s Deli, Starbucks Coffee, Jamba Juice, Einstein’s Bagels and Provisions Market will remain open during the summer. GW venues only accept Debit Dollars and cash […]

Columbia Plaza fails to attract students

GW opened the new Columbia Plaza housing option to rising sophomores after it failed to draw enough rising juniors and seniors to fill 160 spaces after the upperclassman housing selection, said Robert Chernak, vice president for Student Academic and Support Services. The Community Living and Learning Center plans to place 160 students in 80 Columbia […]