Madeleine Morgenstern

Sigma Alpha Epsilon formally returns

The University restored its recognition of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a fraternity that has been operating as an unrecognized chapter at GW since the mid 1990s. Interfraternity Council President Frank Gervasio said six members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon approached the University last fall to begin discussions about the possibility of coming back on campus After a […]

New loan brings University debt to $1.1 billion

University officials borrowed an additional $100 million late last month, bringing the University’s debt to $1.1 billion, the largest amount in University history. Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said GW took out the loan to give the University more cash on hand, bringing the total amount of cash on hand from $300 million […]

Spring Fling performers announced

Singer Mike Posner and hip-hop band Chiddy Bang will headline this year’s Spring Fling, which will be held on University Yard, Program Board announced Sunday. In a reversal of the past two years, the annual spring event will be moved from the Mount Vernon Campus to Foggy Bottom this year, and will no longer be […]

Scholarship named for civil rights activist

GW established a public service scholarship and special memorial in honor of social activist Dr. Dorothy Height Thursday. Height, who died last year, was a champion for education and a leader in the civil rights movement, as well as the former president of the National Council for Negro Women. The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded […]

SA Guide: Jason Kaplan

Age: 20 Year: Junior Major: Poli Comm Hometown: New York City Embarrassing freshman year moment: I went to see David Plouffe speak and my cell phone went off to the sound of Stewie from “Family Guy” yelling, “Mom! Mom! Mommy!” Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: I really think he should do […]

SA guide: Zahin Hasan

Age: 20 Year: Junior Major: Biomedical engineering Hometown: Elkridge, Md. Embarrassing freshman year moment: I lived in Hensley and the first weekend of school we busted out the Nintendo 64 and were playing Mario when a senior called UPD on us. Next song President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Everytime We Touch” by Cascada Platform: […]

SA Guide: Phil Gardner

Age: 19 Year: Sophomore Major: Political science and history Hometown: Tacoma, Wash. Embarrassing freshman year moment: We once locked one of my roommates in a Thurston closet by putting two dressers in front of the doors and then left for 7-Eleven. We came back to two UPD officers screaming at us about false imprisonment. Next […]

University names first provost for diversity

The University tapped a current Ivy League administrator to assume the role of vice provost for diversity and inclusion, a position created last year to spearhead GW’s attempt to attract students and employees from more diverse backgrounds. Dr. Terri Harris Reed – who currently serves as vice provost for institutional equity and diversity at Princeton […]