Kari Hirsch

Students to launch online TV station

A group of GW students is preparing to launch an Internet television station around November that will broadcast up to five programs per week. Although the University has television channels available for student use, the group – GW-TV.com- has no plans to broadcast on them in the near future, and will solely rely on its […]

High schoolers view college life

About 50 eighth and ninth graders from D.C. public schools spent the day at GW Friday learning what it means to be a college student. The day’s events, sponsored by the GW group Planning for College Success, included an introductory session in the Hippodrome, discussions about the pre-teens’ concerns about attending college and a Liquid […]

CLLC cuts residence hall position

Officials said the administrative coordinator position will be eliminated from the housing staffing structure for next year because it is ineffective. Community Living and Learning Center officials said the 16 ACs living in junior and senior residence halls were under-used by upperclassmen and unnecessary parts of residence hall living. The ACs live in their own […]

University, high school work together to teach politics

Students at 21 D.C.-area high schools are currently preparing for a post-mayoral election civics fair, after studying the Washington mayoral race this semester. GW School of Media and Public Affairs assistant professor Sean Aday heads the D.C. chapter of the Student Voices program, which was started to inform teenagers of their voting rights and help […]

Law School improves quality

Awaiting an expanded home in Stuart and Lisner halls, the GW Law School improved upon its student and teaching quality this year after receiving a $1.5 million budget increase from the University. Considered among “top (University) priorities” by Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman, the school spent the bulk of the funds on four […]