Jenette Axelrod

SA sets up student advocacy center

In an effort to provide assistance to students with issues ranging from housing concerns to judicial processes, Student Association President Audai Shakour opened the Student Services and Advocacy Center last week. The program has been introduced under the direction of former Residence Hall Association Vice President and SA presidential candidate Jon Ostrower, a senior. Ostrower […]

Shakour delivers ‘State of the SA’ address

Student Association President Audai Shakour gave the annual State of the SA speech on Tuesday at the first Senate meeting of the year in the Marvin Center. Shakour outlined his plans and goals for the year, among them an initiative to keep freshmen involved on campus, the creation of the Student Services and Advocacy Center […]

SA pres. to launch new site

One of Student Association President Audai Shakour’s pillar campaign promises will be launched by the end of September: a multi-faceted and interactive Web site to support the GW community. Shakour will unveil www.colonialtrader.com, which will combine various aspects of well-known Internet communities such as thefacebook.com, MySpace, Amazon.com and craigslist. Shakour’s new portal will primarily cater […]

WEB UPDATE: SA not taking off this summer

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. The school year may be well over, and the summer in full swing, but members of the Student Association have been busy working on an Internet marketplace, recruitment and various other projects. Goodman’s appointment draws flak SA President Audai Shakour appointed junior Jeff Goodman to be his general counsel […]

University considers adoption of medical amnesty policy

University officials said they are considering formulating a policy that would ease sanctions for students who call for or need medical assistance because of excessive alcohol consumption. At a Tuesday night meeting in the Marvin Center, Student Judicial Services officials met with Student Association and EMeRG. members to discuss the possible adoption of a medical […]

Shakour transitions into SA president’s office

After a prolonged election marked by legal battles, Student Association President-elect Audai Shakour is making preparations for his transition into office. Shakour, who beat Ben Traverse (CCAS-U) in a run-off election two weeks ago, said plans for his administration next year are progressing steadily. He has already begun working on his most important programs for […]

Group hopes to increase SA voter turnout

A newly created student group is attempting to increase the number of voters in this week’s Student Association election. UVote was started in late January by freshmen Gina Fernandes and Maggie Beckham, who said they felt the low voter turnout of previous years was “appalling.” Last year, 10 percent of students, or about 2,100 undergraduates […]