Nick Profeta

Carvings restaurant in Potomac House set to open this week

Carvings, the newest dining venue on campus, will open by the end of this week in the first floor of Potomac House, according to the restaurant’s owner Paul Park. Officials had previously said the dining venue in GW’s newest residence hall would open early last semester. “As with most construction projects in D.C., it is […]

WEB EXTRA: Giuliani, McCain slight frontrunners in 2008, poll finds

Potential presidential candidates John McCain and Rudy Giuliani are leading over democratic presidential potentials like Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to the first 2008 GW Battleground Poll released Wednesday. McCain holds a 53 to 43 percent lead over the current democratic frontrunner, Clinton, and a 51 to 39 percent lead over Obama. Former […]

Graduate students create voting system with paper trail

GW has been recognized for having one of the most politically charged campuses in the nation, so it is fitting that GW graduate students are working to improve America’s voting system. Stefan Popoveniuc and Ben Hosp worked with students from across the Unites States and Canada to develop Punchscan – a system that allows voters […]

SPJ hosts international journalists to discuss news

International news reporters examined the changes in journalism and the importance of international news in an increasingly globalized world at a panel discussion Tuesday. The event, hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists, was held in the Alumni House and had a small audience of about a dozen. The panelists, Jamie McIntyre, Chuck Holmes and […]

Ashcroft speaks on Iraq, war on terror to College Republicans

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke about security, liberty and the war on terror to more than 300 people on Monday in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom. Ashcroft, who served as the head of the Justice Department from 2001 to 2005, has been criticized by many Democrats for his conservative views and spoke for […]

CRs, CDs volunteer for midterm election campaigns nationwide

The College Republicans rallied last weekend in Pittsburgh, Pa., for Mark Harris, a 2006 graduate and candidate for state representative of Pennsylvania’s 42nd district. With Election Day approaching quickly, the College Republicans, as well as the College Democrats and GW Democrats, have each stepped up their campaigning efforts and traveled to several states. “Pennsylvania wants […]