Matt Lurrie

Former Republican presidential candidate says illegal immigration must be addressed

A Colorado Republican and former presidential candidate lambasted immigration amnesty during a College Republican event Wednesday night. Rep. Tom Tancredo, who abandoned his bid for the Republican presidential nomination last December after failing to gain traction among the party’s base, declined comment on an endorsement of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Instead he asked an aide […]

Minn. senator sheds light on spousal abuse

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) spoke about domestic violence and its impact on children at a symposium hosted by GW’s Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Policy group Friday at Lerner Hall. The two-day seminar, “Custody & Abuse Litigation and the Supreme Court,” highlighted the problems in the United States’s penal code that negatively impact the […]

Students tell of prejudice

Organizers said a town hall meeting featuring a panel discussion to counter Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week was successful despite the event’s small turnout. The town hall meeting, held in Columbian Square Monday night, was the first in a series of Peace Not Prejudice events scheduled to run until the end of this week. The panel discussion […]

Students use trading floor for Wall Street Prep

G Street is more than 220 miles away from Wall Street, but the Finance and Investment Club is bringing America’s financial capital to the School of Business at Duques Hall and is gaining prominence along the way. This year the club saw its membership double, due in part to programs such as an upcoming November […]

Author discusses causes of terrorism at Elliot School

Web Extra The author of a leading book on al-Qaida and the organization’s connection to Sept. 11 spoke about the factors he believes breed terrorism on the sixth anniversary of the nation’s worst terrorist attack. Lawrence Wright cited the Iraq War and the marginalization of Arabs in Europe as likely causes of terrorism today in […]