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Health care commission will look at preventative medicine at GW

Web Extra A commission formed to research alternative means to lowering healthcare costs said it will look at strategies such as better preventative care during its first meeting at GW. “The commission will spend the next two years looking for strategies to lower health costs by promoting habits such as exercise, better nutrition and preventive […]

Iraq veterans speak out at Marvin Center

Web Extra Iraq War veteran and GW graduate student Adam Kokesh said if veterans recount their experiences fighting in the Middle East upon return, it can help end the now five-year-long occupation. Kokesh, who is co-chair of Iraq Veterans Against the War, spoke last week at Marvin Center at a screening of testimonials from an […]

School for disabled partners with GW

A group of juniors from a local school for students with learning disabilities are taking field trips to GW to learn about the college experience and the different jobs offered on campus. “It’s a great introduction for students with severe learning disabilities,” said Sharon Burns, mother of Kingsbury Day School student Eric Burns. “I’m very […]

Students discuss abuse

A group of GW staff and students met in Eckles Library on Monday night to discuss the abuse of men. “It’s not just women being beaten by men,” said Grace Henry, assistant director for SAC and the staff coordinator of REAL Conversations. “It’s also women beating men. Men beating men. Women beating women.” A 1998 […]