Justine Karp

GW couple makes history in District

They first met when one came to the other’s class to recruit for EMeRG. Now, three and a half years later, they are one of the first gay couples to be married in the District. Family, friends and news crews gathered in front of the city courthouse Tuesday morning to watch as current senior James […]

Some elevators to get upgrades

The University is projected to spend nearly $15 million in renovations on three on-campus buildings over the academic year. The Academic Center, JBKO Hall and Lafayette Hall are all slated for renovations, and work on the Academic Center elevators has already commenced. One elevator has been upgraded and two are expected to be finished this […]

MPD chief defends officer transfer

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier defended her decision to transfer Lt. Phillip Lanciano from the Foggy Bottom area to a district in Southeast D.C. at a meeting of the Foggy Bottom Association Tuesday night. Lanciano, who often worked closely with the University and community groups, was transferred from his position after 11 years of […]

Officials defend MPD transfer

Facing opposition from the University and neighborhood leaders, city officials told community members last week that they support the Metropolitan Police Department’s recent decision to move a beloved lieutenant out of Foggy Bottom. Lt. Phillip Lanciano, a police officer who often worked closely with GW and the neighborhood, was abruptly reassigned to the 6th District […]

Protesters rally against construction company working at 2000 Penn

Web Extra A cacophony of noise regularly emerges from 21st and H streets on weekday afternoons, as protesters walk in circles banging drums and bells, sometimes next to a large inflatable rat. Their chants can be heard from blocks away: “Who pays low? Tricon!” They have been walking in circles on behalf of the Mid-Atlantic […]

Students host mock CSI workshop at crime museum

Four current and former graduate students are teaching a program that helps visitors at the Crime and Punishment Museum step inside the mind of a crime scene investigator. The forensic science students wanted to share their passion for the field and saw the museum as the perfect venue to teach people about crime scenes. The […]

Former Mozambique president encourages interest in Africa

Web Extra Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano said he wanted to inspire GW students to take an interest in Africa during an address at the Elliott School of International Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The African leader said he was overwhelmed with joy and pride to see such a large crowd gather to hear him speak. […]

Two hundred freshmen pay for residence hall safes

More than a month after the University began offering locked safes in residence hall rooms, about 200 safes have been installed. The safes, which are sold through Safeplace USA at seven universities across the country, are promoted by the University Police Department as a way to abate residence hall theft. Of the students who had […]

Happy Hour Guide

During the week there’s no better way to catch up with friends and relax after classes than by meeting up at a local watering hole. All of these bars are within walking distance of campus and offer some great deals on food and drinks. Tonic 2036 G St., N.W. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1/2 […]

D.C. Fashion Week goes international

Web Extra The District took a different spin on fashion by going international with only a hint of New York’s traditional savvy and chic at D.C.’s Fashion Week last week. All the way from Kazakhstan, designers Akkenje Devyatko and Kuralai Nurkadilova showcased striking creations Friday night at the National Press Club. “It’s more of a […]