Niketa Brar

Students get an early start on summer jobs

The early bird gets the worm. Or, in this case, the internship. It may only be January, but the start of the semester already has students scrambling for summer job opportunities, and Anne Scammon, GW director of student employment and experiential education at the Career Center, said students should be doing exactly that. “Start the […]

WEB EXTRA: Foreign service fraternity debuts on campus

Students are in the process of re-chartering a professional foreign service fraternity on campus that died out from inactivity at GW following World War II. Students are working to bring the Delta Phi Epsilon foreign service fraternity’s Eta chapter back to campus, as well as a sorority chapter, because they feel there are a significant […]

The life of a rivalry: is GW vs. Georgetown dead?

Some universities have rivalries. Others have war. Last month Emory University’s Student Government Association President Amrit Dhir, donning fake military apparel, declared “war” against Washington University in St. Louis during an emergency government meeting in hopes of increasing school spirit and creating an official rivalry. Even though Washington University’s Student Union has expressed no interest […]

Taking test gets some students early registration

More than 300 freshmen will be able to register for spring semester classes a few days before their peers because of their participation in a University academic assessment program. A randomly selected group of freshmen in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences was offered priority registration if the students were willing to take a […]

700 pounds of meat highlight Greek festival

Traditional Greek music, dancing and 700 pounds of lamb highlighted the 45th annual Greek festival this weekend at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia Heights. “One of the things that makes a festival work is food,” said Bernie Thornberg, who oversaw the preparation of the classic Greek lamb dish sold at the […]