Michael Hankey

GW offers one-day clinicfor meningitis vaccine

GW Student Health Services held a clinic where more than 1,000 students received a meningitis vaccination Wednesday. Operating in both the Marvin Center Ballroom and the Thurston Hall television lounge, Student Health staff joined nurses and aides from VACCESSHealth, a private company that specializes in conducting mass-immunization clinics, to administer the vaccination. Isabel Goldenberg, medical […]

Gelman construction disrupts classes

Disruptive construction noise from ongoing renovation of Gelman Library’s sixth floor has forced the relocation of some classes that are held there to Lisner Hall. But University and library administrators say they have not heard complaints about classes that have been disrupted by the noise. Peter Rollberg, associate professor of Slavic studies, is moving his […]

Students sign up for waiting list for spring residence hall spaces

The University’s housing services office began collecting names for a waiting list of undergraduate students currently living off campus who want to return to GW residence halls next spring. Staffers in the housing services office, located on the first floor of New Hall, said it had 14 students on the waiting list at the close […]

GW Hospital could stock marijuana

GW Hospital will provide marijuana for patients in its medical center if D.C. voters pass an initiative to legalize the drug for medical use, officials at GW’s Ambulatory Care Center said. Washington residents will vote Nov. 3 on Initiative 59, the “Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1998.” If passed, the law will […]

Bookstore orders rivals to leave campus

The GW Bookstore faces increased competition as booksellers inside and outside the University challenge its hold on GW students. But vendors vying for the University’s textbook market have encountered fierce resistance from the campus bookstore. Eric Kuhn, co-founder of VarsityBooks, an online textbook vendor targeting the GW market, said GW Bookstore employees asked VarsityBooks representatives […]

GW opens its arms to new students next week

Freshmen moving into their new GW homes next weekend have more to look forward to in their first weeks of school than unpacking boxes and facing massive traffic jams in Thurston Hall elevators. “We’re trying to welcome (incoming freshmen) and make them feel at home here at GW,” said Rebecca Sawyer, community director for Madison […]