Katie Considine

Research team releases education study

GW researchers found that students enrolled in a new science curriculum in the Montgomery County Public Schools are learning at the same rate, regardless of race, gender or ethnicity. Investigators released their first year’s worth of study Friday morning. Members of GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development and the Columbian College of Arts […]

Media students travel to London

GW sent its first Living and Learning Community abroad this spring break, allowing 18 freshmen to study international media in England. The Press Room community, which studies different types of media, spent the week visiting various news organizations and tourist attractions. Students toured London’s “The Daily Telegraph” newspaper, the Independent Television News – which owns […]

Hindus bring in spring

Hindu students celebrated the coming of spring Saturday night through comedy, music and dance. Selling out for the second year in a row, 800 students, parents and alumni attended the annual Holi Rangeela show in Lisner Auditorium. Holi is the festival of colors, which honors good harvests and fertility of the land. Saturday’s show was […]

Students weigh housing changes

Junior Maressa Spinak said she is disappointed with living in the West End and would not choose to live there again next year. Although located close to the Marvin Center, the West End lacks high-speed Internet and amenities some more modern residence halls have. A new policy this year will allow select rising juniors and […]

Diwali rings in new year

A festival of lights brought Hindu students together in song, dance and joy Saturday night. About 350 students gathered in the Marvin Center for a Diwali celebration, the Indian Students’ Association 10th annual event for the festival. Diwali is a celebration of renewal of life and marks the beginning of the new year. After dining […]

HWC floor reopens

The third-floor gymnasium of the Health and Wellness Center will reopen this week after water damage forced officials to replace the flooring. The fourth floor, which also sustained damages, will be replaced in December but will remain open until then. On Aug. 28, students playing soccer in the fourth-floor gymnasium inadvertently hit a sprinkler with […]

GW may mandate dorm printing fee

Technology officials are investigating whether to institute a printing fee in residence halls and increase GW’s 7-cent fee in laboratories around campus. Residence halls are currently the only place where students can print free of charge. A dormitory printing fee would probably equal the price for printing in other labs, said Alexa Kim, director of […]