Katie Warchut

Cosby gets two years in jail

A D.C. Superior Court judge sentenced former GW basketball player Attila Cosby to more than two years in jail Tuesday, saying the violent nature of his crime overshadows any testimony to Cosby’s good character or potential. “The viscous, nasty, violent and really unexplained nature of the crime requires significant punishment,” Kravitz said to the former […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Judge denies pleas from Cosby attorney

Posted 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 A D.C. superior court judge sentenced former GW basketball player Attila Cosby to more than two years in jail Tuesday, saying the violent nature of his crime overshadows any testimony to Cosby’s good character or potential. “The viscous, nasty, violent and really unexplained nature of the crime requires significant punishment,” […]

Students’ loved ones caught in tragedy

Shocking news of terrorist attacks disrupted class, awoke students and worried parents as the work day began Tuesday. Once personal safety was accounted for, thoughts turned to relatives and friends even closer to tragedy than GW’s proximity to the Pentagon. Many students frantically called New York City hoping to talk to loved ones working in […]

GW responds with hightened security

GW cancelled classes and took safety precautions against bomb threats Tuesday after reported terrorist attacks at the Pentagon and the World Trade Center in New York City. Two questionable packages suspected to be bombs arrived at the Marvin Center and caused an emergency evacuation at about 10:30 a.m., said Dolores Stafford, director of University Police. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW cancels classes after terrorist attacks

Posted 11:50 a.m. Sept. 11– All classes and evening events are suspended as of 11 a.m. Tuesday, GW announced at about 11:20 a.m. GW is in a heightened state of emergency as a result of possible terrorist attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. and the World Trade Center in New York City, said Sandy […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW reacts to attacks

Posted 6:35 p.m. Sept. 11-GW cancelled classes and took safety precautions against bomb threats Tuesday after reported terrorist attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and the World Trade Center in New York City. Two questionable packages suspected to be bombs arrived at the Marvin Center and caused an emergency evacuation at about 10:30 a.m., […]

GW adds more professors

At a time when residence halls, J Street and classrooms are teeming with students, GW administrators are trying to prevent overcrowding problems in academics. “Every seat is filled in most of my classes, but (they are) not necessarily overcrowded,” freshman Emily Appleman said. After learning that 300 more freshmen chose to attend GW than expected, […]

GW, neighbors make a deal

In an effort to quell neighborhood resistance to a new Elliott School site, GW reached a compromise last week with West End neighbors that will cost $500,000 and exclude freshmen and sophomores from living in the building. The University agreed to donate money to homeless projects at a local cafeteria and add retail space to […]

Laborers stage protest

About 100 D.C. workers and supporters carried a giant rat through GW’s campus and rallied outside the president’s office June 27 to draw attention to labor practices of a GW building contractor. Miller & Long Co., a Bethesda-based concrete firm GW hired to work on the new Elliott School of International Affairs building, works for […]

D.C. seeks dismissal

D.C. hopes to end a legal battle with GW over campus plan restrictions before it starts. District lawyers filed a motion June 22 requesting a summary judgement to dismiss charges that restrictions imposed when the city passed its campus plan are unconstitutional. GW filed suit against D.C. in U.S. District Court April 25, about a […]