Joshua Riezman

GWeb adds instant messenger

GWeb is well on its way to becoming the main online portal of the GW community with the addition of its newest feature, an instant messaging service. Many new links have been added to the portal, including news, weather, a comprehensive online directory, movie listings, live campus cams and personalized schedules. As of Friday, GWeb […]

Resident killed in blaze

A bedroom fire in an F Street townhouse left one local woman dead and one firefighter injured early Sunday morning. Vera Kunsak, 92, known as the “pigeon lady” to some students, was presumed dead on arrival at about 1:15 a.m., said Kevin Stuart, a D.C. firefighter who responded to the scene. The causes of the […]

FAA gives $3 million grant

Before the Sept. 11 attacks made air safety an international priority, GW was already working with the Federal Aviation Administration to improve airline security. The FAA will allot $3 million a year to create a GW-led consortium designed to improve safety and security of foreign air carriers operating in the United States. The FAA announced […]

GW hosts SSDP conference

Hemp-clad students mingled with activists in business suits at the Student Leaders in Drug Policy and Justice conference at GW this weekend, which crossed party and ideological boundaries to oppose the drug war and support Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. The conference, hosted by SSDP, drew about 250 students from across the nation to […]

Former NATO Commander urges reform

A former NATO supreme allied commander critiqued military communication methods at an Elliott School lecture Wednesday, highlighting problems that arise when branches of the United States armed forces do not cooperate. About 40 people, mostly professors and members of a naval sciences class, attended Admiral Harold W. Gehman Jr.’s lecture, which explained the difficulties of […]

Nader calls for reforms

Former Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader received multiple standing ovations when he declared the war on drugs a complete failure at the Student Leaders in Drug Policy and Justice conference last weekend. He encouraged an audience of about 200 mostly Students for a Sensible Drug Policy members to advocate fair drug policies and not […]