Mosheh Oinounou

BREAKING NEWS: Board of Trustees approves tuition hike

Posted 1:09 p.m. Feb. 6: The GW Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition hike for continuing students Friday and gave the go ahead for the University’s fixed-pricing plan for incoming students. Juniors and seniors will have to write a check to GW for $30,530 while sophomores will be charged $30,820 for tuition and […]

Campus, family remember student’s life

He had a warm smile and a signature wave, religiously wore pink flip-flops and cooked gourmet meals for his friends. In his first and only semester at the GW Law School, Chris Bartok made a distinct imprint on the community, according to many of the more than 200 friends, acquaintances, professors and family members who […]

ISS attempts to repair e-mail system

Posted 8 p.m., Dec. 8: Information System Services officials are attempting to repair a software issue which brought down GW e-mail service around 1:30 p.m. Monday. Sun Microsystems officials are also on site “systematically” going through the system in order to restore e-mail service, said Bob Ludwig, interim director of media relations. “Basically it’s a […]

Trustees discuss boosting revenue

The University’s highest decision-making body is beginning to discuss the effects of implementing a mandatory summer session and altering GW’s credit structure. Although the Board of Trustees did not vote on specific proposals, members of the supervisory body are joining the year-old debate over altering GW’s academic calendar. GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg addressed the […]

Breaking News: Thurston resident contracts meningitis

Posted 7:10 p.m. September 11— A Thurston Hall resident contracted meningitis and was taken to GW Hospital Wednesday night, officials confirmed Thursday. The student, a male freshman, is being isolated and is undergoing treatment, said Isabel Goldenberg, a university physician and director of Student Health Administration. Officials said initial tests indicate the student is not […]

Future of academics requires student feedback

Welcome back from your summer vacation. Whether you spent the last three months relaxing, working or taking classes at a cheaper college closer to home, I hope all of you treasured the last three months. Because back on campus, the University released a report addressing a number of significant academic changes, foremost among them, the […]

Ruling favors Ivory Towers

GW officials breathed a sigh of relief earlier this month when a D.C. Superior Court judge threw out a motion to halt construction of the Ivory Towers residence hall. Administrators said they are now confident that the path is clear for completion of the 729-bed facility by next fall. At issue is a suit by […]

Supreme Court upholds affirmative action

The University will continue to use race as one of many admissions factors following the U.S. Supreme Court’s two landmark affirmative action rulings in late June. In the decisions, the court reaffirmed the affirmative action policies, upholding a 1978 ruling, but struck down the University of Michigan’s strict point-based system. GW admissions officials said they […]

GW ups security measures

After a two-year period that has included the attack on the Pentagon, anthrax mailings, heightened terror alerts and sniper shootings, GW security officials said they are looking to constantly improve campus security measures. But officials are still calling on students to take preventative steps to maintain their own security and remain attune to their surroundings. […]