Niki Dasarathy

Student visa restrictions tightening

Posted 2:39 p.m. April 29 by Niki Dasarathy U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush is set to sign a bill into law that mandates intense background checks on all student-visa applicants from countries listed by the State Department as potentially harboring terrorists, in response to the Sept. 11th terrorists’ attacks. The […]

Poor communication delays new

GW hopes to unveil its new Web site within a month after communication problems led to some unforeseen critique, the University’s chief information officer for technology said. “We haven’t killed it. We’re simply going to refine it and get it out there,” said Dave Swartz, CIO of Information Systems and Services. Swartz said the originally […]

GW to unveil improved web site

When students log on to the GW Web page Feb. 22, they will see an updated site with more organized content, said officials in GW’s Interactive Multimedia Application Group. The new page will have a sharper, blue background and will now fit all screen sizes, IMAG officials said. Steven Chang, senior designer of IMAG, said […]

Student groups raise money for attack victims

The GW community has come together to help those in need after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. The Student Association’s Points to Help program, which allows students to donate meal points to charity, has raised almost $1,000, said Alice Lingo, SA vice president for […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Filipino dances highlight culture

The Philippine Cultural Society highlighted the history of Filipino culture and music in a show titled “Tandaan” in the Media and Public Affairs building Saturday. The show was the organization’s first cultural show. “Tandaan translates into `remember,’” PCS President and senior Maia Ermita said. The Rose Dance relates the story of a Filipino girl named […]

Web opens job search

GW’s academic schools are using the internet and e-mail databases to help students find paid positions, internships for credit or jobs that simply offer valuable learning experiences. The School of Media and Public Affairs e-mails journalism students each week to let them know about new job openings and internships in journalism around D.C. The school […]