Maryann Tadros

Federal hiring program amended

Nabbing federal jobs and internships may be easier for students starting this March, after the Obama administration announced a slew of changes to the civil service hiring process. President Barack Obama issued an executive order last month to replace the Federal Career Intern Program with an improved recruiting program, designed to give students and recent […]

Mattresses aid in bedbug prevention

Despite recent outbreaks of bedbugs in New York City this summer, there have yet to be any cases of bedbugs at the University, an official said last week. Bedbugs have been reported in GW residence halls in the past, but no cases have been reported so far this semester, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard confirmed in […]

Larger bike-sharing program to debut in D.C., Arlington

A new regional bike-sharing system is set to begin in the D.C. area later this year and could become the largest program of its kind in the U.S. A partnership between D.C.’s Department of Transportation and BikeArlington created Capital Bikeshare, which earned its name in June after an online vote by Arlington County and D.C. […]

American expands Metro SmarTrip card program

American University will expand distribution of student ID cards compatible with Metro’s SmarTrip payment method to 300 students April 12, a move which could lead to a program involving the new IDs for the school’s freshmen next fall. The program is an initiative led by AU’s Student Government President Andy MacCracken, and follows the successful […]

Good Stuff Eatery plans to open pizza restaurant

Correction appended Good Stuff Eatery – a restaurant known for its handmade burgers, fries and milkshakes – will soon open a new restaurant. The owners also plan to expand within the next year to different parts of the District that may include Foggy Bottom. The new venture, called We the Pizza, will be located next […]

Local library’s renovation plans proceed

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has chosen a $150 million proposal to renovate the West End fire station and library located just off campus, echoing recommendations from two neighborhood groups. EastBanc Inc. will redevelop the library at 24th and L streets and the fire station at 23rd and M streets, and construction on the two buildings […]

Fraternity hopes to aid local women’s shelter

Web Exclusive By playing some soccer this Saturday, GW’s Greek-letter community hopes to raise money to benefit D.C. women in need. The Beta Cup, hosted by Beta Theta Pi, will support the N Street Village, Inc. The local organization provides a variety of services for low income and homeless women. Corey Lewin, president of GW’s […]

American tests SmarTrip ID card

Students and staff at American University are currently testing student ID cards that are compatible with Metro’s SmarTrip technology, but a GW official said Saturday that the advanced technology is not currently an option for GW. American’s Student Government President Andy MacCracken began a pilot program this year that equipped about a dozen students with […]

ANC recommends developer for library, fire station

The Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission voted unanimously Jan. 20 to recommend EastBanc, Inc. for the development of the West End Neighborhood Library and West End Fire Station. Of the two proposals presented to the community last month, only Eastbanc offered plans to redevelop the fire station, which became an important factor […]

Plans submitted for neighborhood library and fire station

Web Exclusive A developer for the West End Neighborhood Library and the West End Fire Station may finally be chosen after two proposals – including mixed-use plans to build apartments above the fire station – were presented last month. One set of redevelopment plans for the library, located at 24th and L streets, come from […]