Lindsay Corcoran

Two on campus laundry services merge

Students who out-source their laundry loads have fewer options than they used to. Soapy Joe’s merged with competitor student laundry service University Mom last semester and is beefing up its operations this semester. Matt Sternberg, co-owner of Soapy Joe’s, now the only major student laundry delivery service, said, “students will benefit from the lack of […]

Student spreads soccer across Africa

Anna Phillips is helping the girls of Uganda – one soccer game at a time. Phillips, a junior majoring in international affairs and global public health from San Diego, is the founder of the Girls Kick The program, which establishes soccer and other sport teams for displaced girls and young women in war-torn northern Uganda. […]

Students discuss legacy of civil rights, student activism

Students discussed the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement and student activism at the latest R.E.A.L. Conversations event Monday. The discussion, “Is the Civil Rights Movement Forgotten? Keeping Student Activism Alive,” encouraged open dialogue with the crowd of about 45 students at Eckles Library on the Mount Vernon campus. Guest speakers included Garland Vincent, a […]

International student enrollment up for first time in five years

GW experienced an increase in international student enrollment this year for the first time in five years. The fall 2006 census, which was released in late October from the Office of Institutional Research, shows a 1.5 percent increase in international student enrollment this year, which University officials said is promising. “I think the fact that […]

Panel discusses how best to respond to nuclear North Korea

A former assistant secretary of state for South Asian Affairs hosted a panel discussion on responses to North Korea’s nuclear weapons tests in an event sponsored by the Elliott School of International Affairs Thursday. Three professors discussed potential reactions from China, South Korea and Japan in response to the reported tests North Korea performed Oct. […]