Katherine Stepan

Building delays occur around D.C.

D.C. construction contractors say they are running into many of the same problems that have pushed several GW construction projects past their scheduled completion deadlines. University officials cite worker shortages and city permits as two main holdups in campus construction projects, such as the Media and Public Affairs building and an addition to Somers Hall […]

BZA postpones campus plan vote

The Board of Zoning Adjustment postponed its vote on GW’s campus plan and asked for more details about how the University will house students on campus and suggested that the plan may pass with a stricter enrollment cap at a Dec. 12 meeting. The board also asked the mayor’s Office of Planning to provide a […]

Graduate student dies of cancer

GW graduate student Christa Thornhill died of lymphoma in her Alexandria, Va. home Dec. 30. Thornhill, who was pursuing a Ph.D. in organizational psychology, was diagnosed in December 1999 with Hodgkin’s disease, a strain of lymphatic cancer. Family members said Thornhill, 22, had a bright outlook on life, despite the uncertain fate of Hodgkin’s disease. […]