Lauren Jacobson

Public health school to receive its own building

After years of sharing space and leasing parts of buildings around Foggy Bottom, the School of Public Health and Health Services will finally have a place to call home, administrators confirmed this week. University officials are currently negotiating plans to construct the first stand-alone building for the School of Public Health and Health Services, said […]

Freemasons look to build presence at GW

A new fraternal organization is surfacing on GW’s campus, and this time there will be no Greek letters involved. A group of GW alumni that believe in the teachings of the Masonic people are looking to start a Freemason Lodge on campus, said Paul Nadeau, a 2004 graduate of the Elliott School of International Affairs. […]

Sorority rush, service event clash

Scheduling conflicts have thrown a wrench into the plans of female students who planned on both rushing a sorority and participating in the Freshmen Day of Service. The Day of Service and Panhellenic sorority recruitment, two of the largest activities freshmen participate in during the fall semester, are scheduled to take place on the same […]

Vigil honors Virginia Tech victims

A small group of students gathered in Kogan Plaza Wednesday evening to commemorate the 33 people who died in the Virginia Tech shooting two years ago. Candles glowed in the outline of the Virginia Tech logo as Student Association President-elect Julie Bindelglass spoke at the SA-sponsored ceremony, calling the event an opportunity to “stand in […]

Student groups host Congressional Black Caucus leader

Web Extra Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., stressed the importance of service and community outreach Monday, at a book signing for her autobiography. The Black Student Union, the Multicultural Student Services Center and the Williams House hosted the event in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Lee, who is also the chairwoman of the […]

Students prepare for Relay for Life

Relay for Life, a 12-hour overnight walk to raise money for cancer research, will commence its second year at GW this April, but the Program Board staff is already hard at work preparing the event and hosting kickoff parties. About 100 students gathered in the Marvin Center Tuesday to kick off the event, urging students […]

Debate watch draws 200 Democrats

It was a full house Tuesday night in the Marvin Center as the College Democrats assembled for the second presidential debate held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. The room, which seats 200, was almost at full capacity as members of the GW community sat to watch presidential nominees Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, and Sen. […]