Quentin Cantu

GW Votes aims to maximize voter turnout

The GW student body should have no problem getting to the polls this November with the help of GW Votes. GW Votes is a student organization dedicated to maximizing student voter turnout for the 2008 presidential elections by aiding in the registration process and absentee ballot requests. Initiated and sponsored by the Student Association in […]

University starts GWAffirm

Students, faculty and staff now have the opportunity to voice their criticisms of any aspect of the University through GWAffirm, a Web site dedicated to gathering input about GW from its community. Input posted on GWAffirm’s Web site will be used by the University when the Middle States Commission on Higher Education evaluates GW’s progress […]

GW Brief: SA senator hopes to bring Africana studies major to CCAS

GW does not have an Africana studies major, but Student Association Sen. O.G. Oyiborhoro (CCAS-U) is working to bring the degree to the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences by the end of the academic year. Oyiborhoro, a junior, said he is not the first student to lobby for an Africana studies major, but that […]

J Street task force formed

Students who are unsatisfied with GW’s dining options have a new way to voice their concerns. University President Steven Knapp formed a commission this month to more effectively address student concerns regarding dining options at J Street. The commission, which met for the first time Monday, includes members from the general student body, the Student […]

Life after the presidency

For the first time in many years, former University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is driving his own car and filling his own gas tank – his retirement does not come with a paid driver. Despite choosing to retire from his life as a University president, Trachtenberg still has many responsibilities that include teaching a graduate […]

Cameras help GW keep an eye on campus

Security cameras could play a roll in identifying the perpetrators of swastika drawings found across campus in the past week, highlighting the growing importance of digital surveillance on college campuses. The University Police Department is reviewing security camera footage for the swastika drawn early this week in Potomac House, UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said. The […]

Interfaith unity promoted after Horowitz speech

A few dozen students joined religious leaders Thursday night in the Marvin Center Amphitheatre to reflect on peace and racism in light of the tension caused by Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week. The interfaith prayer service, “Pray for Peace,” followed David Horowitz’s speech on Thursday night. It was the second gathering in a series of Peace Not […]

Blasting off on space policy

From news on drunk astronauts to the severity of shuttle damage, GW’s Space Policy Institute is always available for knowledgeable comments on seminal debates in the world of space policy. Founded in 1987 as a scholarly reaction to the absence of think tanks dedicated to space policy, the institute has become a cornerstone to advancing […]