Michelle Bradbury

Vern weekend promotes pride in satellite campus

GW students and community members will celebrate life on the Mount Vernon Campus this weekend during the second-annual Rock the Vern Weekend. The weekend features the Mount Vernon Semi-Formal, a Rock Band competition and a concert on Sunday with student bands. Jenna Curtis, a member of Mount Vernon Programming Council’s Special Events Committee, said Rock […]

New student group seeks to highlight Cuban issues

A new student group is doing their part to bring attention to the issues of Cuba, a country that has been largely shrouded in mystery for almost a half-century. Students for a Free Cuba was founded last month by junior Brittney Arroyo Morrett and sophomores Rudolfo Mayor and James Tanner. Tanner, the organization’s treasurer who […]

Vern Express shuttle to utilize Twitter for service advisories

The Vern Express is now on Twitter, an information service that can send updates directly to cell phones, to keep students updated on everything from service schedules to traffic delays. Twitter will allow staff to post messages, which are then sent via text to students. Elan Schnitzer, marketing coordinator for event and special services, said […]

Students bike to Mount Vernon in third annual event

Web Extra Despite cloudy skies and impending rain, GW students, faculty and staff gathered on the Mount Vernon Campus Quad Saturday morning to make the third annual 24-mile Mount Vernon to Mount Vernon Bike Tour. More than 50 students made the trip this year from the Mount Vernon Campus to Mount Vernon, Va., said Ashley […]

Chi Omega recruits 119 new members in its return to GW

Chi Omega, the newest Panhellenic Association sorority on campus, finished its colonization recruitment Saturday with a total of 119 new members following a week of meetings and interviews. Ann Boarman, director of communications for Chi Omega’s national organization, said the Chi Omega recruits were impressive. She said she was very satisfied with the new members […]

GW veterans group hosts question and answer forum

GW veterans were questioned on topics ranging from their experience in the military to their adjustment back to civilian life during the first “Ask a Vet” forum Wednesday night. Sponsored by the GWU Vets and Delta Phi Epsilon, the event drew more than 70 people to the Elliott School of International Affairs. The open question […]