Nick Profeta

Election detracts from study abroad

A historic election season made last fall an exciting time to live in D.C., and the number of GW students who chose to leave the country and study abroad during that time was notably lower than in past years. Director of Study Abroad Rob Hallworth said that 351 undergraduates went abroad last semester, lower than […]

The Thurston trash toss

The effects of gravity are often studied in GW physics labs, but they are also tested most nights at Thurston Hall by some less-than-sober experimenters. The disposal of objects such as alcohol bottles and even vacuum cleaners from Thurston’s windows into a courtyard has been a persistent problem for years, but the frequency of disposal […]

EMeRG calls hit record high

The number of students brought to the hospital by EMeRG has hit an all-time high this academic year, and there are still two months left in the semester. Last week, several University administrators met with residents of Thurston Hall, the most highly populated dorm on campus, to address the University’s growing concern for student well-being […]

Senior tapped for Clinton conference

Ryan Evans, a senior in the Elliott School of Internation Affairs, will represent GW at the first annual Clinton Global Initiative at Tulane University in New Orleans next month. Former President Bill Clinton created the international conference in collaboration with mtvU to connect undergraduate students across the country with leaders of government, business, education and […]

Mac users unable to use iHousing

The University’s online housing application system will pose problems for Apple computer users, a group that accounts for about one-third of GW’s student population. When GW Housing Programs switched from the lottery system to the new iHousing system last year, it did so as a reflection of student desire for an easier, more accessible housing […]

GW Brief: Financial Times and U.S. News give School of Business high ranks

GW’s School of Business graduate and undergraduate programs received high rankings from various national publications including the Financial Times and U.S. News and World Report. Financial Times ranked the School of Business’ M.B.A. program No. 40 in the nation and No. 71 in the world. It also ranked GW’s international business programs fifth in the […]

GW Brief: Peace Corps ranks GW as second-largest volunteer producer

The Peace Corps ranked GW second among medium-sized universities for the number of alumni who opt to volunteer with the organization upon graduation. GW was first last year. GW ranks behind the University of Virginia, and ahead of Western Washington University, Cornell University and the College of William and Mary – universities that round out […]

Students campaign for state elections, see results

It is not yet 2008, but both the College Republicans and College Democrats traveled to key states in recent weeks to work for candidates in state legislative and gubernatorial contests. One of the battleground states this election cycle is Virginia, where students from both the CRs and CDs traveled last weekend, helping candidates in local […]

Real World star speaks out for Allied in Pride

MTV’s “The Real World: Denver” star Davis Mallory was afraid to discuss his homosexuality in public until his senior year in college, but on Monday he came to Marvin Center as part of Allied in Pride’s “Coming Out Week.” The 24-year old recently began touring college campuses sharing his struggles with growing up gay in […]

Greenspan dishes about new book at Lisner

Web Extra The American economy’s explosive growth and low inflation since the early 1990s is due, in part, to the end of the Cold War, said former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan in front of a sold-out audience in Lisner Auditorium Monday evening. Greenspan retired from his 19-year position as chair of the U.S. Federal […]