Katie Viggiani

Faculty try to balance busy schedules

GW students are not the only ones on campus who balance busy college schedules. Between public speaking, conducting research and teaching classes, professors also perform a balancing act with their time. Professor Steven Livingston, who serves as the director of the political communication program and teaches journalism and international affairs classes, also engages in public […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students march with NOW

Picket signs and rally cries filled the typically calm Sunday streets of D.C., as more than 150 sponsors and representatives from nearly 160 college campuses came out for the Emergency Action for Women’s Lives March. Almost members of GW’s Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance group and supporters marched to support women’s rights to privacy and reproductive […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students define sexual harassment

While the Faculty Senate and GW continue a three-year effort to draft an official sexual harassment policy, students said they have difficult time defining sexual harassment. Sophomore Naomi Hackenburg said there are many forms and degrees of sexual harassment. “It can be someone saying things or doing things that make you feel uncomfortable,” she said. […]

Students compare off-campus choices

GW students must once again make a gamble choosing to find housing in the District’s tight real estate market or the University’s limited residence hall options. “Housing is a huge issue at this school,” said Kristin McLeod, a sophomore living in The Aston. “There just isn’t enough space.” At colleges with suburban or rural settings, […]

GW plans dance marathon

In a joint effort, some GW student groups are sponsoring an event that has raised millions of dollars for charity at other universities. Organizers of the first annual GW Dance Marathon said the event will start off small in the Hippodrome next month, with hopes of growing into a larger fundraiser in future years. Organizers […]

Diverse crowd performs at Hillel

Students gathered in GW’s Hillel Center to celebrate an evening of creativity, inspiration and diversity at the second annual Flavors of the World Thursday. The coffee house, organized by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the Multicultural Intercollegiate Career Committee, featured contests, mingling, and an open-mic segment in which students offered different perspectives on diversity. […]

Winner finishes 71 wings in first GWing competition

Sophomore Guye Turner is using wings to go anywhere in the continental United States, only he’s not flying, he’s eating – chicken wings that is, and 71 of them. Turner, who called himself “Tank” for the first-ever GWing bowl, beat 19 other contestants by eating the most buffalo-style chicken wings in two five-minute rounds at […]

D.C. offers many paid positions

As spring buds in D.C. some students may find that their money trees have come and gone faster than the cherry blossoms. The good news is that while GW students may have to wait an entire year to catch another glimpse of the cherry blossoms, they can replenish their money tree right away by finding […]