Kulsoom Jafri

GW launches mental health CARE system

The University launched an online referral system this semester designed to catch and support students experiencing crises. The CARE Network allows faculty, staff and students to electronically report a student for medical, financial, academic or mental health concerns that could then prompt a coordinated and campus-wide team to offer relevant support services. Helen Cannaday Saulny, […]

Bookstore sees bump in rentals in the face of rivaling options online

The University’s bookstore’s rental sales surged 17 percent this semester compared to a year ago, but saw an overall decline in revenue as it faces increasing competition from digital textbook retailers. The number of textbook rentals reached 8,200 this week, Robert Blake, the store’s director, said. But as rental sales soar and digital options expand, […]

RHA: Construction noise persists

The University is failing to stop or regulate excessive construction noise during early morning hours, a majority of respondents reported in an informal Residence Hall Association survey. Seventy-nine percent of students living close to the future location of the Science and Engineering Hall and 60 percent living near the future Law Learning Center reported loud […]

@GWPeterK takes student engagement online

In almost seven months, Dean of Students Peter Konwerski has tweeted 3,937 times. For the last week, he averaged 34 tweets a day. The 42 year old has tweeted about everything from City Hall’s unkempt pool and broken elevators in South Hall, to University President Steven Knapp playing the bongo drums at Alumni Weekend and […]