Kent Springfield

GW officially opens fifth-floor Hippodrome

The fifth floor of the Marvin Center officially opened Wednesday with the ceremonial bowling of the first frame by Mike Petron, chairman of the Marvin Center Governing Board. Petron’s spare was directly preceded by the first official break on a billiard table by Student and Academic Support Services Vice President Robert Chernak. Though most of […]

Hippodrome remains incomplete, students await opening of diner

The new eatery on the Marvin Center’s fifth floor, Dine-a-Vision, will open Friday, administrators said. The restaurant is meant to be the highlight of the newly renovated floor, but delays in construction have caused it to open later than the rest of the new fifth floor facilities. First there were some contract and permit issues, […]

WRGW celebrates live music talent

WRGW will finish Octoberfest, an in-studio performance series, despite the cancellation of a backstage interview with They Might Be Giants, which was scheduled to air Saturday and Sunday. The interview, originally intended to be the centerpiece of WRGW’s grand opening, was canceled along with the band’s appearance at the 9:30 Club last weekend. The goal […]

HOVA residents move again

Students displaced from the Hall on Virginia Avenue last week because of collapsing ceilings began returning to HOVA Friday, said Director of Facilities Management Walter Gray. Hurricane Floyd’s intense rains and a leak in the pool maintenance room caused structural damage that forced the relocation of 14 freshman residents. Repairs were made during the early […]