Kathryn Maese

Student creates D.C. workout empire

At age 18, Cameron Schiller has created a mini-empire. He has found a niche in the D.C. metropolitan area and at GW for a craze that is sweeping the nation – Tae Bo, a form of martial arts and boxing made famous by martial artist Billy Blanks. Schiller, a freshman international business major with a […]

Groups fear scheduling delays

Several student group leaders have expressed concern about the delays in scheduling event space as a result of summer construction on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center, said Marvin Center Governing Board Chair Mike Petron. Petron said he has fielded calls from a number of student groups whose event schedules are uncertain because of […]

Finding herself in a new city

As children, we are given rulers and told we must measure our dreams. We are given pens and forced to write our eulogies. There is something about the creative spirit in me that rebelled against those ideas, that sought to find answers to questions I didn’t know how to ask. I think my decision to […]

Students sport milk mustaches

Got milk? That was the question on the minds of several GW students as they posed for a photo shoot on the Quad Friday afternoon as part of the national “Milk Mustache” advertising campaign. The campus tour will stop at more than 50 colleges and universities in search of the perfect milk mustache. A finalist […]

Fest on Quad shares tips on consumerism

The Sports Illustrated Campus Fest transformed the Quad into a consumers’ wonderland Thursday and Friday, offering about 3,500 students promotional products, prizes and games. In its second year at GW, the fest’s goal was to educate students about consumerism and help them make better purchasing decisions, said Barry Dorsey, co-manager of the event. “Many of […]

GW fires employee accused of stealing student mail

The U.S. Postal Inspector’s Office is investigating a GW mail room employee who is suspected of stealing about $5,000 in cash and checks from student mail last month, said Jim Miller, GW Mail Services site manager. The male employee, who had worked at the University for 60 days, was targeted as a suspect by postal […]

GW blows away competition

About 3,700 people cheered Saturday night as GW’s dance team won first place in the sixth annual Bhangra Blowout intercollegiate dance competition in DAR Constitution Hall. Bhangra is a traditional South Asian dance tracing its roots to Punjab – a region in India and Pakistan. It incorporates active movements with pronounced drumbeats. “The purpose of […]

Elliott School gets $5 million in grants

The Elliott School of International Affairs received nearly $5 million in grants this month to build up different components of its East Asian studies program. The grants give the program a significant boost amid the economic crisis plaguing Asia and fierce competition by several area universities for limited funds. President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg will match […]

Ed Meinert

Ed Meinert considers himself an outsider. Despite being a Student Association senator, an Advisory Neighborhood Commission candidate and a campus activist, the outspoken presidential candidate said he does not consider himself a part of the “establishment.” Meinert said his experience on campus and in the community will help him change the SA’s unrealistic protests and […]

Miller reflects on peace talks, death of King Hussein

Aaron Miller, deputy special Middle East coordinator for the Department of State, discussed the impact of Jordan’s King Hussein on the Middle East peace process Wednesday night at GW Hillel. The event, entitled “Rebuilding the Middle East peace process and the impact of the death of King Hussein,” was attended by about 80 people, said […]