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DVD machine debuts

On-campus vending machines do not just offer soda and candy bars anymore. A new vending machine in Gelman Library allows students to rent DVDs. More than 1,200 people have used the new DVD vending machine, Hippo Video, since it began operating in the lobby of Gelman Library Nov. 8, said Mehdi Assadi, one of the […]

Some students will spend Thanksgiving in Foggy Bottom

While most students will head home this week for Thanksgiving, sophomore Katie Hendricks will head back to her room in The Schenley to relax and catch up on work. “It’s just going to be a nice, boring, relaxing weekend,” Hendricks said. An Oregon native, Hendricks said she spent almost two full days of her four-day […]

GW doctors travel to hurricane-stricken Caymans

A team of medical personnel from the GW Hospital traveled to the Grand Cayman in early October to provide medical relief following Hurricane Ivan. The Grand Cayman, one of the three British-dependent Cayman Islands in the Caribbean, was left in ruins after the hurricane struck in early September. Winds of more than 155 miles per […]

GW preps for Colonials Weekend

Colonials Weekend organizers anticipate this year’s festivities will draw about 7,000 parents, siblings, friends and alumni to campus. If projections are correct, the 2004 Colonials Weekend will surpass previous year’s attendance figures by several thousand. Headlining Colonials Weekend this year are performances by soul singer Patti LaBelle and comedian Dana Carvey. The three-day event will […]

Lambda moves into house

The former Delta Tau Delta house, once a site of raucous parties, is now home to a new fraternity: Lambda Chi Alpha. Lambda Chi Alpha moved into the former fraternity’s townhouse after Delta Tau Delta members were forced to leave following the closing of their chapter. In February, University officials found Delta Tau Delta guilty […]

ZBT delays efforts

The Zeta Beta Tau fraternity will continue efforts to expand to GW but agreed to comply with the Student Activities Center’s request to wait until fall rush has been completed. Zeta Beta Tau national officials also said they may form an unrecognized group if they are not asked to join the Interfraternity Council. Courtney Barry, […]

ZBT looks to return to GW

The Zeta Beta Tau fraternity is attempting to return to GW after a nearly three-year absence. University officials would not comment on whether the fraternity is following the recommended recognition process for Greek-letter groups. Tim Miller, director of the Student Activities Center, wrote in an e-mail that GW and the Interfraternity Council continue to “discuss […]

Woodard pushes for Colonial Cash use at events

Students may soon be able to use Colonial Cash to cover the cost of attending student group events. The new system would benefit students because they would not have to go to Ticketmaster prior to attending some events, said Omar Woodard, president of the Student Association and former Black Student Union president. Currently, students must […]

Student writes Greek life book

A GW law student is compiling a book of short stories about Greek-letter life, set for print in late 2004 or early 2005. “Legend of the Chapter House,” the working title of the publication, is a collection of 50 to 60 short stories about various aspects of fraternities and sororities from across the country. The […]

Students raise rape awareness

Students displayed anti-violence T-shirts and rallied against sexual assault Monday at the second annual spring Take Back the Night demonstration. The day-long event was part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, during which organizations across the country try to educate people about violence. At GW, students distributed literature before holding a night-time rally and march through […]