Madeline O'Connor

Students launch online global dictionary

Web Extra When Ian Balina, an experienced Web designer, and Asad Mahmood, a middle school spelling bee champion who speaks four languages, met on the first day of their freshmen engineering class, they had no idea their combined interests would lead them to technological innovation. This semester the two juniors created Leximo, an online dictionary […]

GW hosts green symposium

Passion and talent from the GW community are what will help propel the District’s green movement, University President Steven Knapp said Monday at the D.C. Symposium on Urban Sustainability. The three-session symposium, hosted by GW at the Jack Morton Auditorium, opened with speeches from Knapp and city officials stressing the importance of the green initiative […]

With more Wi-Fi, problems persist

The University is halfway toward accomplishing its goal of an entirely wireless campus, but there remains frustration among some students about the inconsistency of the network. About half of all campus buildings – including the Academic Center, Ivory Tower, 1957 E Street, Thurston Hall and Duques Hall – have at least some wireless coverage. The […]

Journalists offer take on McCain-Palin

Web Extra Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin took the Republican National Convention by storm last week, and a panel of renowned journalists offered insight on the little-known Alaskan governor at a packed Lisner Auditorium on Friday. During the taping of Washington Week with Gwen Ifill, panelists agreed that Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain […]