Nicolas Diaz

Students cut the lights for Earth Hour

Members of the University community joined cities worldwide during Earth Hour Saturday night in an effort to cut down energy consumption and expand alertness for the need of a more energy-conscious society. Earth Hour, which took place from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., encouraged people in thousands of cities around the world to turn off their […]

300 more apply for GW housing

The iHousing lottery system received about 300 more applications than last year, with Ivory Tower and The Dakota as students’ most popular choices, a GW Housing Programs official said this week. Director of GW Housing Programs Seth Weinshel said the application numbers – particularly the popularity of The Dakota – were expected. “The number of […]

Amid snowfall, professors hold virtual classes

After many classes fell behind on their intended lesson plans during last week’s four snow days, some professors decided to hold virtual classes to thwart the bad weather. Executive Vice President Donald Lehman announced Thursday evening that the University would hold make-up classes over four days at the end of April to replace the sessions […]

JBKO residents complain of heat

Facilities Management has received dozens of complaints from residents of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Hall regarding “unbearable heat” inside their rooms. Over winter break, Facilities Management installed a new heat regulator in the building, but the renovation has made the temperature uncomfortably high in the rooms, residents have reported. John Ralls, special adviser for communications […]

RPM replaces City Hall key card system

Residential Property Management has replaced the old key card system in City Hall with a more advanced system designed to prevent frequent lock outs. In the past, residents of City Hall were frequently locked out due to the demagnetization of their key card. The demagnetization occurred easily if the card was too close to cell […]

Congressman plugs clean energy

The United States needs a clean energy revolution, Congressman Jay Inslee told audience members at an event Thursday evening in Funger Hall. Rep. Inslee, D-Wash., serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is known for his efforts in Congress regarding green technology. Also the leader of the recently proposed New Apollo Energy Act, […]

University promotes safety at event in University Yard

More than a dozen safety organizations shared information about everyday safety risks at the Safety Expo in University Yard on Wednesday. Police, fire, paramedics, risk management promoters, web fraud officials, and even pet awareness volunteers gathered at the Safety Expo to demonstrate how each aspect of one’s life carries a discrete risk and how to […]