Michael Augello

GW tuition increases top other universities

GW tuition increases in recent years is similar to hikes at other institutions around the country. Boston, Emory, Northwestern and Yale universities each have been increasing at similar rates for the past several years for technology upgrades, facilities and faculty raises, although GW’s is the highest. While GW officials cited the school’s popularity as a […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Virginia senator calls for relief after tragedy

Posted Nov. 19, 10:30 p.m. – The country will use core American principles to defeat terrorism but it will take patience, Virginia Sen. George Allen told about 40 mostly College Republicans Monday night at the University Club. “Americans are unified from California across the heartland to New York City, and we are resolved to persevere […]

CRs rally for democracy

GW College Republicans rallied to support American troops abroad Sunday, holding signs and listening to speakers about national and local anti-terrorism efforts. About 50 students, including members of the Student Association, Interfraternity Council, College Democrats and the Jewish Student Association, joined the CRs on Kogan Plaza. CR Chair Shannon Flaherty said the rally was organized […]

‘Crossfire’ offers in-depth look at terrorism

CNN’s “Crossfire” transformed the Media and Public Affairs auditorium into a fully functional television set this week, featuring well-known politicians and experts discussing the recent attacks on the United States. Five manned cameras and one crane camera scanned the auditorium that was full beyond capacity by Wednesday’s show with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Students waited […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Gephardt pledges unity in GW ‘Crossfire’

Posted 11:15 a.m. Sept. 19 CNN’s “Crossfire” aired live from the Media and Public Affairs auditorium Tuesday night featuring House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt from Missouri, Rep. Jane Harmon (D-Calif.) and terrorist experts Eric Holder and Larry Johnson. Show host Bill Press started the hour-long program by asking Gephardt if the Democrats in Congress will […]

Services offer solace

Religious organizations around campus observed a national day of prayer and remembrance Friday, which President George W. Bush proclaimed last week. Student gathered at the Newman Center, Hillel and the Quad to mourn and remember victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks. At 12 p.m. all University businesses, including classes, stopped to observe a moment of silence […]

Students remember victims

The Jewish Student Association read about 5,000 names of children killed in the Holocaust during a commemoration of Yom Hashoa, the Holocaust Memorial Day, in Kogan Plaza all day Thursday. After reciting the names for six hours, students held a memorial service for the victims of the Holocaust under the tempietto in Kogan Plaza. Students […]

Princeton Review surveys GW

Princeton Review editors picked GW students’ brains at the Marvin Center Wednesday, conducting research about the University for its latest guidebook, The 331 Best Colleges. Three production editors from the company handed out surveys to students who volunteered to offer their opinions about GW. Students completed about 200 surveys, said Juliana Lambert, a Princeton Review […]