Katie Warchut

GW eyes H.S. property

GW and the School Without Walls are considering a deal that would provide a new building for the G Street high school and more on-campus housing for the University. But their hopes may be dashed by a city historic preservation board that could vote to preserve the century-old property next week. Under a plan both […]

“Crossfire” officials deny U.S. News rumor

Republican press offices and CNN producers denied a rumor reported in the “Washington Whispers” column of this week’s U.S. News and World Report that Republicans are refusing to be guests on “Crossfire.” A spokesman in House of Representatives Majority Whip Tom DeLay’s office said he thought CNN started the rumor to get more Republicans on […]

Suicide affects GW community

The GW community has lost three of its members in the past two years to suicide, which is increasingly prevalent among young adults. Jamie Moore, a 24-year-old alumna was found dead in her car in July, and the 30-year-old women’s volleyball coach was found dead in her home in August 2000. Moore crawled into the […]

A New Day, A New War: GW loses eight alumni to attacks

Andrew Stergiopoulos (’00) Stergiopoulos, 23, the youngest GW alumnus to lose his life in the tragedy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Stergiopoulos worked for Cantor Fitzgerald, a company based in New York that has “strong ties” to GW, business school Dean Susan Phillips said in a letter to the community. He worked […]

GW mail delayed

GW officials await precautionary anthrax tests from Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon Campus mail facilities before giving any guarantees that packages and letters around campus are completely safe. But departments seem more affected by a mail slowdown than fears of anthrax. Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon mail facilities were tested for anthrax spores Tuesday, said […]

GW disappoints friends of Rizzo

University decisions not to break from policy for naming public areas and funding student travel have agitated close friends of Jonathan Rizzo, who passed away last summer. Members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and University officials are in a financial dispute over $2,000 in charges from a rented bus used to send students to Rizzo’s […]

Kalb Report hosts Rather

CBS Evening News anchor and Managing Editor Dan Rather said America was “asleep” during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at a nationally-televised interview with veteran broadcaster Marvin Kalb Tuesday night. The GW-sponsored episode of “The Kalb Report” held at the National Press Club was packed with students, administrators and members of the press who raised […]

GW attempts to expand boundaries

<!– Related Stories: Schools face similar setbacks GW plans two new residence halls –> GW wants to expand its campus boundaries to include off-campus residence halls, re-igniting a longstanding debate with the surrounding community. The University discussed the inclusion of off-campus residence halls at hearings with the Board of Zoning Adjustment Sept. 17 and 21. […]

GW plans two new residence halls

GW applied for permits in August for two new properties – a residence hall that will house 700 students and a row of townhouses planned to house 200 students, said Vice President of Student and Academic Support Services Robert Chernak. The residence hall across from the Health and Wellness Center on G Street between 23 […]

Student rescues victims

J.B. Nassif knelt on the floor of the crowded ambulance, pushing aside a tangle of IV bottles and trying to monitor three patients, while two medics worked on a burn victim in critical condition. “I wanted to hold his hand, but I couldn’t because each finger was covered with gauze.I was afraid the skin would […]