Marielle Mondon

Panhel revamps formal recruitment

The Panhellenic Association will implement stricter guidelines for recruitment counselors this fall in an effort to make the recruitment process more fair. Recruitment counselors – sorority members who help guide potential new members – will be designated the letters Pi Rho Chi, in the fall, and may be offered off-campus housing during the annual month-long […]

Work study budget cuts threaten student jobs

Students with jobs through the Federal Work Study Program at GW may find themselves out of work this semester once their allotments run out. In past years, the University gave additional funds to students who earned their entire Federal Work Study awards so they could continue working, but the University is not doing that this […]

University shares initial plans for Gelman renovations

Clarification appended Creating a second entrance to Starbucks, building additional group study space and even installing a fish tank were floated around as ideas to fix an aging Gelman Library Wednesday, at an open forum for students looking to inject their opinions into the renovation plans. A University-hired architect presented a potential plan for remodeling […]

Univ. remembers deceased law student

The GW community gathered to celebrate the life of Eric Fatla – a first-year law student who passed away late December – Friday evening in the Jack Morton Auditorium. Fatla, 26, died after falling down a two-story flight of stairs Christmas Eve while in Chicago visiting his family during winter break. His father, Ed Fatla, […]

Report: GW needs more sexual assault education

A majority of GW students are uninformed about how to report or seek help following cases of sexual assault, according to a survey released last month. The survey, conducted by GW medical student Megan Evans and Shannon Lynberg, national director of the Younger Women’s Task Force, found that 89 percent of 1,031 survey respondents thought […]

Foreign GW students boost economy

International students studying at GW contributed more to the local economy last year than those studying at other D.C.-based colleges, a recent report focused on foreign students found. The 8,500 international students in the District last year contributed more than $300 million to D.C.’s economy. About 2,600 of the students studied at GW and generated […]

Security lighter in Vern freshman halls

Freshman residence halls on the Mount Vernon Campus have lighter campus security than Foggy Bottom Campus halls do, which administrators credit to an overall lack of crime on the more suburban campus. Unlike freshman residence halls on the Foggy Bottom Campus, Mount Vernon freshman residence halls do not require nonresidents to sign in at the […]

Delta Tau Delta to receive two townhouses on F Street

The Delta Tau Delta fraternity will be relocating to two townhouses on the corner of F and 22nd streets, after operating without an on-campus house since 2008. GW offered Delta Tau Delta the townhouses located at 524 and 536 22nd St. to compensate for the scheduled demolition of DTD’s property on G Street. The fraternity […]

Classroom 102 unites GW, D.C. art community

While some students may have fallen short of fulfilling their summer projects, artists from GW and D.C. drew inspiration from their vacations to produce Classroom 102’s current summer-inspired exhibit in the Smith Hall of Art. The exhibit, titled “Between Time: Fine Arts Summer Initiative,” runs until Sept. 9 and focuses on what D.C. artists produce […]

Students trade city life for Mount Vernon

Although the majority of West Hall’s residents are freshmen, a significant number of upperclassmen also call GW’s newest Mount Vernon Campus residence hall home. Of the 287 residents in West Hall – formerly Pelham Hall – 94 are upperclassmen, said University spokeswoman Jill Sankey. Several of the students had previously lived in Foggy Bottom, but […]