Paloma Ellis

How Green is GW?

Strategic management and public policy professor Mark Starik runs 100 percent of his home’s electricity on wind energy, drives a hybrid vehicle and regularly purchases solar energy products. He does so because, in the age of a war on terror, he is just as concerned about the battle the earth is waging. “Climate change rivals […]

Students protest violence in Uganda

Carrying blankets, pastries and high hopes, about 35 GW students left Kogan Plaza Saturday afternoon to join a nationwide, overnight rally against the abuse of children in war-torn northern Uganda. “It’s been going on for 20 years. No one’s been paying attention to it whatsoever,” said senior Jacqueline Burgess, founder of the GW chapter of […]

Controversial feminist Paglia addresses honors students

The perceived weakness and disintegration of the American humanities education was the topic of discussion at the biannual honors symposium held Friday night. Camille Paglia – a noted author, university professor of 30 years and controversial orator – spoke to an audience of approximately 90 students, teachers and guests Friday about her concerns with what […]

Liberal arts majors face challenges in job market

Audrey Fastuca has been working at an Italian archaeological site for about a year, earning roughly the same salary as a grocery store cashier: $23,000 annually, with no benefits. Fastuca, who graduated from GW last May with a major in philosophy, makes $10,000 to $20,000 less than the majority of GW graduates who have recently […]

Teachers hope GW deal with high school will yield repairs

It rains in the School Without Walls library. During inclement weather, a trash can carefully placed beside the table where students come to socialize and study gathers water that falls from the inches-wide hole in the third-floor ceiling. Black trash bags are put over books to keep them dry. “This school is excellence among the […]

WEB EXTRA: Travel writer offers advice to aspiring authors

To be successful, aspiring travel writers need to be determined and must develop their experiential writing skills, a GW alumnus who has been successful in the field told about 70 people in the Marvin Center Monday. Douglas E. Morris offered some secrets to success in the world of travel writing to mostly students in the […]