Reshma Jhaveri

Former Capitol Hill aide heads Media Relations

GW added two old names and a former Capitol Hill insider to its University Relations office this year to replace former Media Relations Director Barbara Porter and increase GW’s visibility across the nation. New Director of Media Relations Gretchen King and Assistant Director Bob Ludwig will handle Porter’s responsibilities. Porter left the office to work […]

Department error delays student aid

A misunderstanding between the Office of Student Financial Assistance and several student lending agencies has caused many students to receive letters requesting loan payments, even though they have not graduated. For example, senior Jessica McClish said she received a loan repayment schedule when she followed up with her lender about a loan to pay the […]

SBPM ranks in third tier

Business Week magazine included GW’s School of Business and Public Management in its master’s degree rankings for the first time, placing it in the magazine’s third tier of schools. Robert Moll, SBPM’s director of communications, said he and other SBPM officials are pleased with GW’s inclusion in the rankings in this week’s cover story, The […]

Residents testify against plan at hearing

The Foggy Bottom Advisory Neighborhood Commission voiced concern about GW’s campus plan at a Board of Zoning Adjustment hearing Wednesday afternoon. The hearing was a continuation of testimony begun at an April 26 hearing, at which the BZA heard GW’s presentation of its campus plan. University and ANC officials presented their views on the legality […]

GW examines early registration

GW administrators are reviewing the University’s priority registration policy because a large portion of undergraduate students who are involved in University-related activities are filling up classes, GW officials said. Administrators decided to examine the early registration policy because a large percentage of the student population is eligible to register for class at least a week […]

Students reveal tales of freedom at Seder

Freedom stories were the center of attention Monday at the fourth annual Multicultural Freedom Seder. The goal of the Seder is to bring attention to the injustices and lack of freedom experienced by many of the world’s populations. The Multicultural Freedom Seder was sponsored by various student organizations. Hillel and Kesher, a reform Jewish group, […]

MVC students make the move

Many students living on GW’s Mount Vernon campus this year have decided to live on the Foggy Bottom campus next year, according to information from the Community Living and Learning Center. Motivations for their moves vary, but many say they feel moving to Foggy Bottom will be more convenient and enhance their social lives. Megan […]

Students play volleyball for charity

Students gathered to participate in a volleyball tournament for charity at the Smith Center Thursday evening. The Martin Luther King Volleyball Tournament, sponsored by the Residence Hall Association, was created to collect clothing donations for Miriam’s Kitchen. The 13 teams that entered the competition were required to donate an article of clothing for each member […]

NATO leader focuses on U.S. role

NATO Secretary General George Robertson spoke about the changing role of the United States in NATO and how Americans can accept these changes in Funger Hall Tuesday. His speech was entitled NATO: Why Should Americans Care? Robertson said when the alliance was first formed, many people in the United States were reluctant to join. Many […]

Housing lottery discourages freshmen

Freshmen in Sunday’s residence hall lottery said limited housing options and University disorganization left them disstressed and unsure of their housing future. Other students with top lottery numbers rejoiced about their new rooms in the Dakota, which were reserved mainly for rising sophomores. Lottery numbers for rising sophomores started at 2,000 and went up to […]