Matt Windman

Student to take center stage

Senior Rachel Talbot of Crampton, Mass., will be the student speaker at Sunday’s Commencement ceremony on the Ellipse. Talbot, who described herself as “not a very exciting person,” will graduate with a concentration in business economics and public policy from the School of Business and Public Management. Another business student – Tony Dokoupil – is […]

Vibes release debut album

The GW Vibes, a 17-member co-ed a cappella group, will release its first CD May 3. Members said they hope the CD will help increase their fan base. “This is a project we’ve been wanting to do for a while, and this is the last year for the founding fathers of the group,” said co-leader […]

Hospitalizations double this year

The number of students hospitalized for alcohol-related incidents has almost doubled from last year to this spring, according to a report released this month. Despite the increase in hospitalizations, there has been a slight decrease in the total number of liquor law violations. Seventy-four students were hospitalized as of April 18, compared with 38 students […]

Students perform Danceworks

Nine dancers dressed in pinstripe outfits debated the truth of various subjects, from the shape of the earth to the existence of AIDS, at a preview of the theater and dance department’s semi-annual Danceworks Concert Wednesday night. The show will open to the public Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Betts Theater, playing through […]

Students, faculty discuss war with Iraq

Students returning from spring break became fully engaged in debate over the justification, coverage and future of the war in Iraq this week. Most students said they have constantly been tuning into the news, while others said war coverage has taken over the airwaves and they have decreased their television watching. Professors said they have […]

Senate-elect looks to change image for upcoming year

Returning and new Student Association senators are confident this year’s Senate will be cleaner and more productive after a year of resignations and scandal that marred this year’s legislature. Though five undergraduate and three graduate senators were re-elected along with Executive Vice President Eric Daleo, most senators interviewed said they believe the Senate can get […]

Elections hit climax

The first day of GW’s second-ever online student election went smoothly, election officials said, despite snow and multiple campaign violations. Though some students reported computer problems, Joint Election Committee members said they are pleased with the turnout thus far and said they hope to announce winners Thursday night. Poll watchers said it generally took students […]

Candidates vie for publicity

More than 100 student leadership candidates and campaign volunteers hung posters outside four campus buildings in pouring rain Friday afternoon, kicking off the publicity blitz before this week’s election. Unlike past years, when campaigners staked out locations for hours prior to hanging time, students were not allowed to go near the locations until one hour […]

SA Candidates begin campaigns

With postering set to begin Friday, Student Association candidates will be unable to campaign in residence halls before next week’s election. Joint Election Committee bylaws do not specify whether candidates can campaign in residence halls. The SA annually allows the Residence Hall Association to pass campaign rules for residence halls, which are reviewed by the […]

SA gets large presidential pool

In what will be the largest candidate pool since 1992, eight students filed to run for Student Association president by the deadline Friday. After a year of financial scandals, investigations and multiple resignations, candidates said they are looking forward to a clean race. The candidates, mostly juniors, come from diverse backgrounds with varied amounts of […]