Matt Perrone

Art department awaits studio openings

Art students and faculty are primed to use a new computer lab and painting studio on the fourth floor of the Smith Hall of Art. University officials are awaiting a certificate of occupancy as construction workers put final touches on the 1,760 square-foot space. “The computer lab was built because it was the one thing […]

GW presents appeals zoning case

Judges for the District Court of Appeals listened to arguments on GW zoning restrictions from University and D.C. attorneys Thursday morning, but set no time frame for a final decision. Representatives for the District Board of Zoning Adjustment appealed an April decision that shot down their provision requiring the University to house 70 percent of […]

GW suit to be heard in US appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals will hear a GW appeal against D.C. zoning restrictions Thursday, including a provision forcing the University to house all freshmen and sophomores on campus. The court will hear appeals from both the D.C. and GW representatives after a district court ruled in a split decision in April. After failing to […]

Credit cards create student debt

Senior Billie Jo Backert applied for her first credit card during her sophomore year. “I’d been thinking about getting a credit card, and one day there was this guy roaming around J Street, soliciting students,” Backert said. “I filled out an application, he gave me a T-shirt and in a few weeks I got my […]