Philip Longo

GW trend may point to grade inflation

An increased number of high achievers at GW may lead to grade inflation, University officials said. According to a study conducted by the University of California Los Angeles, college and high school students nationwide are earning more As than ever before. GW officials said that higher caliber students coming to the University may place pressure […]

GW repairs e-mail and GWIS2 services

Maintenance difficulties Jan. 15 slowed e-mail service throughout last week, but all problems were repaired and students can expect more reliable service in the next two weeks, Information Systems and Services officials said. The difficulties started last Saturday, when Information Systems and Services, which maintains the GWIS2 server, attempted to replace recalled parts of the […]

Rahzel provides GW students with hip-hop education

Hip-hop artist Rahzel broke it down for a crowd of about 100 in the Marvin Center Ballroom Saturday night. We’re going to break it down so you can comprehend, Rahzel said to the audience. Before his set, Rahzel, the self-proclaimed Godfather of Noyze from the hip-hop group The Roots, asked how many people in the […]

GW raises millions from philanthropists for special campaign

Philanthropists donated $300 million to GW’s Centuries Campaign during the fiscal year ending June 30, according to figures from the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. The Centuries Campaign includes money from grants for the annual budget, new and improved facilities and the University’s endowment. The campaign was founded in 1996 with an original goal […]

Students ponder interracial dating and double standards

Zeta Phi Beta, a historically African-American sorority, held the second annual “Interracial Dating Discussion” Wednesday night on the third floor of the Marvin Center. Carmen Strong, the program chairwoman for the sorority, said she believes interracial dating is an important subject for college students to address. “I know in the African-American community, it seems to […]

Live performance greets the WRGW audience

The ground floor of the Marvin Center was all but deserted at 11 p.m. Monday night. But in the WRGW studios, a small revolution was taking place. WRGW, which recently moved into its new studios, hosted a live rock performance on the air. The station featured local group EBO on the “Locals Only” broadcast, a […]

Students protest controversial CR speaker

College Republicans were not the only ones upset about Congressman Bob Barr’s (R-Ga.) canceled speech Tuesday night. An ad hoc group called GW Students Against Bob Barr was ready to challenge the conservative Barr on what they called “real” issues. A vote on campaign finance reform forced Barr to postpone his speech on the third […]