Matt Berger

SJS has a say in cases of off-campus incidents

Part of the role of Student Judicial Services is handling off-campus incidents that are brought to the University’s attention by Metropolitan Police, said David Pine, SJS manager. We don’t go out looking for this, Pine said. If MPD breaks up a party, and we receive a report, than we deal with it. That policy has […]

Hearing Board puts GW peers in the jury box

Faced with major charges and confident that he was innocent, a senior walked into the University Hearing Board process earlier this semester and became concerned about who was deciding his fate. I was being prosecuted with serious stuff by students who didn’t seem serious, said the senior, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. I […]

Special editor says goodbye

There is a moment somewhere in your senior year that you realize your time is dwindling at GW. Plans are beginning to be made for the next year, and you are not included in them. People begin to ask you what you are doing when you graduate. And you realize things are changing. What has […]

High court considers gays in Boy Scouts

The Supreme Court debated the issue of allowing the Boy Scouts of America to exclude homosexuals from being scout leaders Tuesday, weighing whether the organization is a private or public entity. James Dale was an assistant scoutmaster in New Jersey when he was dismissed from the Boy Scouts after leaders read comments he made in […]

Protests in District end with arrests

For the third-straight day, the streets of Washington belonged to protesters Monday, expressing their anger at the actions of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. About 1,000 protesters blocked the intersection of 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue for several hours after marching through the streets of the nation’s capital amid morning rush-hour traffic. […]

College students ready to protest IMF, World Bank

WASHINGTON – Students from around the country began arriving in the nation’s capital Friday, ready to protest the actions of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund during their weekend meetings. Outside the World Bank headquarters Friday, Peter Graif, 19, sat and watched with two friends as police barricaded the building. He traveled all night […]

World Bank and IMF protests remain calm

Student protests shut down D.C. streets, but with little violencep. 12 MPD Chief Ramsey: `we feel the same way’ by Matt BergerU-WIRE Washington Bureau Thousands of protesters took to the streets in D.C. Sunday in a mass rally against the actions of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Streets were forcefully closed by a […]

Protests continue in Washington as thousands parade against the World Bank

WASHINGTON – For the second straight day, the streets of Washington belonged to protesters Monday, expressing their anger at the actions of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. About one thousand protesters blocked the intersection of 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue for several hours after marching through the streets of the nation’s capital […]

Washington, protesters prepare for international meetings

WASHINGTON — Students from around the country will gather in Washington this weekend to protest the actions of two major international organizations and urge leaders to better conduct trade overseas. The biannual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund have drawn protesters all week, with the majority planning to speak out Sunday and […]

Columbia Plaza liable for GW student code

GW students living in the Columbia Plaza apartment complex were informed before spring break that their actions are now subject to the University’s Student Code of Conduct. I was very upset, said senior Kaitlin Donahue, who lives in Columbia Plaza’s C building. I didn’t sign my lease with GW. I felt that I shouldn’t be […]