Jennifer Easton

Ann Coulter to speak on campus

Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter is scheduled to speak at the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. Her visit is being funded and coordinated by GW’s chapter of the Young America’s Foundation, with the help of outside donors and sponsors. “We feel that GW is deprived from the conservative movement,” said […]

Students work for Republican candidates – coast to coast

Many GW students have earned their political efficacy stripes volunteering for presidential campaigns, though few can say they were a personal driver of a Republican presidential candidate. Junior David Boyajian landed a volunteer position working on the campaign of presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) that allowed him to get up close and personal with […]

Door-to-door for Obama

GW sophomore Tobin Van Ostern came to the rescue of an Iowa voter who was snowed in 15 minutes before its state caucus. Van Ostern, who received the man’s call while manning the phones with the Barack Obama presidential campaign in Iowa, found a driver to swing by and pick the voter up. “That’s how […]

GW law professors endorse Thompson

Three GW law professors have endorsed Republican candidate Fred Thompson’s campaign for the presidency, joining the Lawyers for Fred coalition. Professors John Fitzgerald Duffy, Orin Kerr and Michael Abramowicz are members of the Law Professors Committee within the coalition. “Sen. Thompson is proud of his experience working as a federal prosecutor,” said Darrel Ng, a […]

President’s house to get green upgrade

Renovations of Alumni House, the future home of University President Steven Knapp, will make the historical structure a bit greener. Energy-efficient features will be built into the house and the building’s structural materials will be recycled in the renovating process, University spokesperson Adela de la Torre said. “Historic preservation, by its nature, is a sustainable […]

Zipcar to merge with its competitor

GW students can expect to see more cars with green Zipcar logos on campus next semester as the company is merging with Flexcar. The hourly car rental companies merged under the name Zipcar Oct. 31 and the company is looking to bring more cars to GW, said Ellice Perez, D.C. regional vice president for Zipcar. […]

Professor resigns abruptly

A visiting political science professor told her Arab-Israeli Conflict class Tuesday she plans to resign from teaching the course for the remainder of the semester, according to students in the class. Chris Deering, chair of the political science department, would not confirm if Hanna Diskin, a visiting professor from Hebrew University in Tel Aviv, Israel, […]

GW prepares for first inauguration in 18 years

Past presidential inaugurations at GW have seen their share of pomp and circumstance, but only University President Steven Knapp’s half-million dollar celebration this week will involve two sheep. The University’s 16th president and successor to Stephen Joel Trachtenberg will be honored throughout this week in a series of events culminating in his inauguration ceremony on […]

Marine Corps Marathon a solitary journey

Senior Meagan Iosca ran hard at Sunday morning’s 32nd annual Marine Corps Marathon, her first experience running such a long, exhausting and rewarding race. This year’s Marine Corps Marathon, otherwise known as “The People’s Marathon,” started at Arlington Cemetery at 8 a.m. About 30,000 runners from around the world crossed Key Bridge into Georgetown, ran […]

Class teaches students to observe ER

For a class earlier this year, sophomore Norma Chamma observed emergency department doctors packing boils and suturing wounds. She is not a medical school student and did not paticipate in treating the patient. Chamma is a student in GW’s emergency medical scribe course, which prepares undergraduate students to be assistants in a hospital emergency department […]