Katie Holeman

Metro hikes fares

Students returning to campus this fall may get an unwelcome surprise when they board a train. Passengers began paying at least 15 cents extra for each Metro trip on June 27 after the city’s new price hikes took effect. The city raised the base fare from $1.20 to $1.35. The maximum peak rail fare, which […]

President Bush, veterans dedicate WWII Memorial

As the U.S. Navy band belted out the final notes of the national anthem May 29, eyes turned skyward to watch jets thunder overhead during the World War II Memorial dedication. On Memorial Day Weekend, organizers officially opened the latest addition to the National Mall – a bronze and granite tribute to the men and […]

Pro-life speaker discusses abortion experience

Pro-life activist Missy Smith shared her personal experiences with abortion Tuesday evening in the Marvin Cener. Smith spoke at a panel discussion hosted by Colonials for Life, a pro-life student organization on campus. She said society exerts pressure on women to have abortions, and few women fully understand the effect abortion will have on them. […]

Student laundry service readies for expansion

Students who still ship their dirty clothes home for their mothers to wash can get a cure for their laundry room phobia. Soapy Joe’s Laundry Service, which two GW graduates started last semester, increased customer numbers this spring and is looking to expand even further next year. This semester, 170 students use the service, which […]

Students watch Democrats debate

Almost 200 students watched democratic primary candidates engage in a televised debate geared toward young Americans in the Hippodrome Tuesday night. Broadcast live from Boston, the debate was sponsored by CNN and Rock the Vote – a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing young voter turnout. Questions answered during the hour and a half-long debate came […]

SHS offers flu shots

With flu season set to begin in November, GW Student Health Services is offering vaccination clinics for students until next week. More than 400 students and faculty members received flu shots for $15 on Wednesday in the Marvin Center. Another clinic will be held Wednesday in the Mount Vernon Pub from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 […]