Kathleen Fallon

Journalists honor Murrow’s legacy

Friends, family and colleagues of renowned journalist Edward R. Murrow remembered the broadcast pioneer and lamented the state of reporting today at the Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday. Murrow’s son Casey, along with CBS colleagues Richard Hottelet and Marvin Kalb, honored the celebrated broadcaster, who died more than 40 years ago. Friday was the 100th anniversary […]

Some students unable to participate in ’08 primaries

Super Tuesday may be just around the corner, but at least several GW students eligible to vote will be unable to do so in this year’s primaries. These students thought they had registered to vote at a fair last fall organized by GW Votes – a student organization that aims to maximize voter turnout – […]

State Department funds film class

GW’s Documentary Center received a $400,000 grant from the State Department that will allow 10 emerging international filmmakers to participate in a six-week fellowship. The program is being offered to artists in Uzbekistan and the Gaza Strip, among other “priority” areas of the world as defined by the State Department. “These filmmakers will come from […]

A night of African culture

About 200 people enjoyed a night filled with African dance, fashion and food in the Grand Ballroom of Marvin Center Friday for A Taste of Africa. Selemawit Worku, co-president of the Organization of African Students, said the event is a chance to educate others through entertainment and humor. “This event was a cultural showcase but […]

State Radio frontman Chard Urmston talks about music and awareness

At a time when lyrics brim with romantic clich?s and theatrical complaints, State Radio dares to ask questions instead. This Boston-based trio creates music fueled by activism. Whether prompting questions about humanitarian crises or America’s international policies, their lyrics send an unmistakable message: be aware and get involved. And unlike most, they lead by example. […]