Kate Stepan

Trustees approve 4.5 percent tuition increase

Posted 7:15 p.m. Feb. 28- The Board of Trustees approved a 4.5 increase in tuition and fees for next year Friday, bringing student bills to $29,072. Incoming students will pay $29,350, a 5.5 percent increase over last year. “Everyone always worries about tuition increases,” University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said after the meeting. “Nobody likes […]

University advises students on security

An e-mail to the GW community Friday outlined campus emergency plans, which officials said may include evacuating students to Mount Vernon or other area colleges in a worst-case scenario. The University’s security status remains at “normal,” meaning campus officials have not requested outside help for any situations, as the U.S. Homeland Security Council continues to […]

Court denies GW

A federal appeals court issued a decision Tuesday to reestablish zoning restrictions that may leave GW housing and plans for a new business school building in limbo. A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed a zoning order that requires GW to house 70 percent of fulltime undergraduate students, […]

E-mail service returns

After a week of server slowdowns and failures, most students were able to access almost all GW e-mail functions by Sunday. As of Sunday night, ISS officials reported that e-mail had been restored to user inboxes back to the beginning of semester, Jan. 11. Students said they found other ways to communicate with family, professors […]

Webmail remains in limbo

After almost a week of sporadic e-mail service, technology officials brought recent and new e-mails to user inboxes late Wednesday night. Students should be able to view e-mail received Tuesday and Wednesday and send and receive new e-mail Thursday, said Bret Jones, director of technology engineering. Information Systems and Services staff have taken all saved […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Officials encounter more e-mail problems

Posted 7:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31-Students have been able to access Webmail since Wednesday night, but many users are unable to login because technology officials have limited the number of simultaneous connections to 500. Director of Technology Engineering Bret Jones said technicians have “a couple of game plans” to restore a working e-mail system by […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Webmail expected by 6 a.m.

Posted 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28- Students should be able to send and receive new e-mail via Webmail by 6 a.m. tomorrow, technology officials said this afternoon. Information Systems and Services technicians expected the e-mail system, which went down on Friday afternoon, to be available as of this evening, but some users’ old e-mail folders […]

Liddy signs books at GW

Conservative radio talk show host G. Gordon Liddy traveled across town from his Maryland home to spend the afternoon signing his new book in the GW Bookstore Tuesday afternoon. Liddy, best known for his involvement in the Watergate burglary, hosts a political talk show on 200 radio stations nationwide. Liddy’s book, “When I was a […]

Column – Inside our pages: There is a line

Some readers took offense to an advertising insert in Monday’s paper, claiming it was “inappropriate and ignorant,” and an attack on women’s rights. And I’m not talking about the L’Oreal hair dye coupon. The Human Life Alliance’s advertising insert, clearly labeled as such, was nothing short of pro-life propaganda. How could our beloved liberal campus […]

Bargain hunting on an Abercrombie campus

10:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 21st and G streets “Coffee, doughnuts, bagels! Fall sale today!” A United Church member, with a green felt hat atop his gray head, lures passers-by to the brownstone church across from the GW Law School. It’s that time of year again, characterized by a brisk autumn breeze and items spilling […]