Julie Alderman

Dropping beats from the darkness of his dorm room

Senior Garrett Lockhart was hanging out with friends listening to techno when the music slowed down. That was Lockhart’s first introduction to dubstep. Three years and countless tracks later, he performs under the name GLock. “From then on, that was all I heard, ever,” Lockhart said. “The more I started to hear it, the more […]

GW presents plans to develop Square 75A

University officials put forward $200,000 worth of community amenities at a zoning board hearing Thursday, looking to appease neighbors concerned with plans to build an 11-story office complex along Pennsylvania Avenue. The outlined proposal for the sleek 250,000-square-foot building includes $100,000 apiece for a real-time Metro information board and office space for a neighborhood elderly […]

Building construction pit is an engineering feat

While Superstorm Sandy roared across the District two weeks ago, Cory Surber’s eyes remained glued to his computer screen. One detectable movement, he knew, could be catastrophic. Surber, a senior project manager with Clark Construction Group, received frequent updates regarding the Science and Engineering Hall work zone – an 85-foot pit covering almost an entire […]

Alumna to build change on U Street

Election Day catapulted three students into Foggy Bottom’s local government, but across town, one alumna was also elected to make her mark. Zahra Jilani, a 28-year-old who graduated with a biology degree in 2006, won a seat on U Street’s top governing body, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1B. There are abut 40 ANCs across the […]

Campus eateries violate health code

Correction appended Filth, rodents and mold are just a few unwelcome fixtures in many popular Foggy Bottom restaurants. Lindy’s Bon Appetit and Red Lion, T.G.I. Friday’s and Panda Café have each been handed 30 or more health code violations since April 2010, with some as recently as last week, according to InspectionMapper.com – a new […]

Bakery to bring taste of France to campus

A new cafe will bring a Parisian twist to The Shops at 2000 Penn next month. The old-fashioned French eatery PAUL Bakery will move into Foggy Bottom Nov. 15, the company’s president and CEO Philippe Sanchez said last week. The cafe, known for its pastries, crepes and sandwiches, will seat nearly 80 customers, becoming the […]