Joe Pollak

Judges discuss racial, religious hate crimes

Three judges discussed intolerance of blacks and Jews among Americans with students Monday night as part of a panel about hate crimes. “The stature of African Americans in this country is an issue that has caused more oppression than any other situation with the possible exception of the saga of the Jewish people,” New York […]

New meters proposed for D.C. taxis

If a proposal being considered by the D.C. Taxicab Commission passes, GW students will pay for cab rides by the mile and minute rather than zones. Under the current system, a customer is charged a fare based on the number of zones that the trip travels through. The proposed meter system would charge a fare […]

SA vote fails to draw turnout

Fewer than 300 students voted on the Dec. 11 Student Association referendum that saw the passage of all three issues on the ballot, including the addition of a third, non-voting freshman senator. SA members said short notice prevented many students from hearing about the election. Students passed all three proposals by significant majorities: to add […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: SA referendum draws low voter turnout

Posted 1:40 a.m. Dec. 13-Fewer than 300 students turned out to vote Tuesday on possible changes to the SA and student behavior policies. SA members said short notice prevented many students from hearing about the election. Students voted on three proposals: to add one more non-voting freshman senator, to review the Code of Student Conduct […]

Students rally against terrorism

Students rallied in support of Israel and against terrorism in Kogan Plaza Monday night, in response to weekend terrorist attacks in Israel. The generally peaceful rally, which drew more than 300 students waving Israeli, Turkish and American flags, included a remembrance of the victims of the attacks and speakers on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The rally, […]