Monique L. Harding

Students win battle to hire new director of Africana Studies

The Africana Studies program has stumbled over problems from canceled classes to lack of student enrollment during its four years at GW. But with the hiring of a new director last week, interested students said they hope the program will receive a needed forward push. “Because the program did not have a director, it was […]

Divinely inspired years

First and foremost, I’d like to thank God, for giving me the courage, strength and will to go on. Second, I’d like to thank my mother for her guidance and encouragement. Thank you so much for keeping me on the right track Mommy. Grandma you are my rock, the solid foundation on which I stand. […]

Race relations forum follows Clinton agenda

About 30 students, mostly members of Greek-letter organizations, gathered for a Greek town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss President Clinton’s initiative on race. “Clinton called for communities and campuses to have a dialog on race, not a debate,” said Melvin Brock, interim director of the Multicultural Student Services Center, who read from the White House […]

Junior high students encouraged to achieve at GW

Sixteen junior high school students visited GW’s campus to learn how to set goals at the Direct Access to Personal Achievement program Saturday. The Center for the Advancement of Small Business hosts the student enrichment program for different junior high schools in the D.C. area each semester. This year, CASB and volunteers from the Black […]

International Week looks to unify campus

International student organizations held a series of events to unite the GW community last week during the Program Board’s annual multicultural celebration. International Week coordinator Ramya Vivekanandan said the programs unified the campus. “This year, I-Week was marked with more international events that combined cultural groups,” she said. “Instead of having a lot of separate […]

Mayoral adviser to join GW staff

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has appointed two assistant vice presidents to head GW’s government affairs department. Bernard Demczuk, who will work on GW’s efforts within D.C., is the director of inter-governmental relations for Washington Mayor Marion Barry. Demczuk will provide GW a direct link to the D.C. government and will monitor municipal activities of […]

PB honors dynamic women

The Program Board honored outstanding women serving the GW community at its first Women’s History Month Charity Auction Dinner in the Marvin Center Ballroom Saturday. “(This event) honors our female ancestors who have suffered and persevered for their beliefs,” PB Political Affairs Chair Mei-i Zien, the organizer of the event, wrote in the program. Three […]

Grad schools gain ground in rankings

Both the GW Law School and the Graduate School of Education and Human Development jumped several notches from last year in rankings released last week by U.S. News and World Report. The law school went from 23rd to 20th in the nation and the school of education went up seven spots to tie for 30th. […]

Mick’s removed from meal plan

Students no longer can use GWorld debit points at Mick’s restaurant and will face problems using the service at other local restaurants as well. “Extensive errors on the GWorld card system” caused the service to be stopped, said Mick’s restaurant manager Shawn McKee. McKee said he was called at his home Dec. 8 and told […]