Jonathan Fenech

Community remembers 9/11 attacks

Hundreds of students, staff and alumni gathered Friday evening in University Yard for a candlelit vigil and memorial in honor of those who died in the 9/11 attacks. The vigil began with an opening prayer from Father Greg Shaffer of the Newman Catholic Student Center, which was followed by the lighting of nine candles on […]

More than 1,000 freshmen help out in service event

About half the freshman class volunteered for GW’s first annual Freshman Day of Service, working in the community at 13 different sites across the District on Friday. The event’s theme focused on “serving those who serve us,” organizers said, and was highlighted by first lady Michelle Obama’s promise to be this year’s commencement speaker if […]