Josey Bartlett

Ward 3 council race now features two GW professors

While seven District residents are vying for the Ward 3 seat on the D.C. City Council in this fall’s election, for candidate and GW law professor Mary Cheh, the competition is hitting close to home. Erik Gaull, an adjunct professor at GW, announced earlier this semester that he will also be running for Ward 3 […]

Law professor running for City Council

GW law professor Mary Cheh has worked at the University since 1979, but this year she’s looking into a second job. Cheh, who has lived in the District for the last 30 years, is running for Ward 3 representative of the D.C. City Council. Current Ward 3 Councilmember Kathy Patterson’s seat will be vacant because […]

Georgetown Waterfront to get facelift

During the next few years Georgetown’s waterfront will be under construction – but the completed product is sure to be “the final jewel” of the area, project planners said. The National Park Service has been planning a $15 million park on the Georgetown waterfront next to Washington Harbour between 31st and 34th streets for almost […]

WEB EXTRA: Judy Miller: removing Saddam Hussein was ‘a good thing’

Judy Miller, the former New York Times reporter who has been criticized for articles she wrote in the buildup to the invasion of Iraq, said Monday night that removing Saddam Hussein from power “was a good thing,” and America would have gone to war regardless of her articles. Miller has been criticized for writing articles […]

Students unsure of University Writing Program

In surveys, students said the effectiveness of the 3-year-old University Writing Program, designed to promote undergraduates’ writing and critical thinking skills, is inconclusive. But University officials are pleased with the program’s results. According to student evaluations from spring 2005 published on the University Writing Program’s Web site (, about 75 percent of students in UW20 […]

Racial diversity stays stable but GW has fewer blacks

Despite the University’s emphasis on a racially diverse student body, statistics released this week show that for the past three years, undergraduate diversity at GW has been relatively stagnant, and there are 100 fewer black students enrolled now than there were a year ago. Each year in October GW compiles admissions statistics noting each student’s […]