Marissa Levy

Board delays faculty and staff pay raises

GW’s Board of Trustees approved a six-month delay in faculty and staff pay raises Friday, making it the second time in three years that employees must wait 18 months for a salary increase that used to come every year. Some professors’ concerns about the raise delay were not assuaged by an administration plan to allocate […]

A final coming together

As the class of 2005 gathered on the Ellipse to throw their caps in the air Sunday, it was the first and last time many students would come together as members of the GW community. As the procession of black-robed graduates marched side-by-side to their seats for graduation, many individuals who had never met before […]

Alumni create GW exclaves in D.C. area

When GW graduate Jen Tobia wants to see some of her fellow alumni, all she has to do is hop on the Metro. “It’s fun when you have friends who live along the Orange line, because they’re all willing to meet up,” she said. As many seniors opt to live and work in D.C. after […]

North Carolina State professor vying for top SMPA post

University officials will select between Robert Entman, a professor of communications at North Carolina State University, and media personality Marvin Kalb in their search for School of Media and Public Affairs director, according to a source with knowledge of the search. The author of several books on mass media, Entman referred all comments on his […]

Quigley’s, two academic halls to get renovations

Like Joan Rivers, GW has gotten some facelifts over the years. It’s now preparing for its next one. Renovations to the Hall of Government, Monroe Hall and Quigley’s, a vacant GW-owned building on the corner of 21st and G streets, are slated to begin in the next two years, as the University continues its efforts […]

SMPA considers Kalb

Former CBS and NBC correspondent and current host of The Kalb Report Marvin Kalb is one of two candidates being considered to take over the School of Media and Public Affairs. The SMPA’s top post still remains vacant as GW approaches the end of the academic year. The prolonged search for a new dean has […]

Students honor deceased friends

Two GW students who passed away last year will be remembered on campus thanks to efforts to organize memorials in their honor. Friends of Jennifer Dierdorff and Hasan Hussein, who both took their own lives last spring semester, are working on projects to commemorate the two students. Dierdorff’s memorial fund plans to name a bench […]

Catering prices may force Senior Prom scaleback

For the past two years, GW’s Senior Prom has brought students and low-income elderly citizens together for a night of dinner and dancing on the house. But this year, attendees may have to go without the free meal. Some Student Association senators said they are reluctant to foot a $6,000 bill imposed on the charity […]