Maria Comella

GW Pride hosts debate on sex, Catholicism

A group of 15 students met Thursday night to discuss issues ranging from pre-marital sex to homosexuality with two Catholic chaplains. The inability to discuss (homosexuality) is a big problem of the church, said Jason Franklin, publicity chair of GW Pride. Franklin spoke to the group at the event, which was part of GW Pride’s […]

Professor raises money for leukemia research

GW Professor Charles Toftoy said since discovering he was one of 19 business leaders in the D.C. area nominated for Bloomingdale’s Man of the Year Award, he has been devoting much of his time and energy to raising money for the Leukemia Society of America. I’ve never done anything like this before, Toftoy said as […]

Family Weekend offers an array of events

GW’s annual Family Weekend kicks off Friday, giving students and their parents a chance to enjoy D.C.’s attractions, music, culture – and some “Midnight Madness.” The weekend has been the result of long-term planning, said Rodney Johnson, director of Parent Services. The upcoming weekend is filled with numerous activities that extend into the city. GW […]

Exhibit profiles Mary Baker Eddy

An exhibit that presents the life of Mary Baker Eddy, a leader in the women’s rights movement of the 19th century, is on display at Gelman Library through October. Baker Eddy was an author and the founder and president of a teaching college. She was a publisher and editor of magazines and a Pulitzer Prize-winning […]