Jennifer Drury

GW students rethink decision to study abroad

GW is encouraging students to continue with plans to study abroad next semester but with an added note of caution. With anti-American sentiments flaring in many countries in the wake of a war on terrorist in the Middle East, students abroad said advice to hide their American roots is well-grounded. Director of GW’s Office for […]

Interns defend reputation

It used to be a title of prestige, but the recent four-month scandal involving Rep. Gary Condit (D-Calif.) and missing Chandra Levy has dropped “Washington intern” another rung on the ladder of credibility. Levy, 24, from Modesto, Calif., was last seen April 30 after her internship at the U.S. Bureau of Prisons ended. Her disappearance […]

Festival showcases arts

The Festival of the Arts and 21st annual Chalk-In displayed GW students’ artistic talents Friday while taking their mind off the stress of upcoming final exams. Student musicians and singers performed in Kogan Plaza while others covered H Street with colorful chalk drawings. Friday marked the first time the Chalk-In was planned in conjunction with […]

Group fights sweatshops

A coalition of students and labor activists protested outside Rice Hall Wednesday demanding that GW join a labor watchdog group to ensure that GW apparel is not made in sweatshops. Students later met with GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg to urge him to join 76 other universities in the Worker Rights Consortium. Trachtenberg told students […]

Cohen discusses military

Military threats from China and Russia and cyber-terrorism are top defense concerns for the United States, former Defense Secretary William Cohen told students Thursday night at the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre. Cohen, who headed the Pentagon for four years under former President Bill Clinton, explained his agenda to promote peace in other countries. “Peace is […]

Sororities show off fashions for charity

Sorority and fraternity members filled the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre to standing room only for Friday night’s Seventh Annual Panhellenic Fashion Show to benefit the Y-Me national breast cancer organization. Students raised $3,500 for the organization by showing off the latest fashions in workout, club, business and dress wear. The show began with an athletic […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Student joins FBA committee

In response to his fraternity’s trash problem, GW sophomore Nathan Matlin united with the Foggy Bottom Association’s new cleanup intiative, the Community Improvement Committee. The five-member committee was founded last fall to “enhance and improve the overall environment of the Foggy Bottom area, making it a visually attractive and safe community,” said Rita Champagne, chair […]