Linda Fecteau

GW students heed call to teach for America

Teach for America started as a grassroots recruitment campaign of 500 people committed to teaching for two years in public schools. Seventeen years later, the program has a network of 17,000 alumni and corps members, and GW is among the universities sustaining its future. GW produced the fifth-highest number of applicants for the program this […]

Colleges rally for Jena 6

GW students walked out of class Monday, wrote testimonials documenting racism on campus and marched to the National Mall to inform people about the Jena Six trials and other instances of racial injustice. “What happened in Jena is a representation,” junior Johanna Leonidas said. “I think it’s time we get all the skeletons out of […]

Political student groups debate war in Iraq

The College Democrats and College Republicans clashed over hot-button issues surrounding the Iraq War Tuesday night in a crowded Marvin Center Amphitheatre. The debate, moderated by political science quarterly The GW Discourse, covered topics including the progress being made in Iraq and the best policy options for the future of that war-torn nation. Early in […]