Richard Murphy

From the front lines of Iraq: Media preoccupied with negative coverage

HILLAH, Iraq The portraits are haunting, unshakable and impossible to ignore. Myriad pictures of missing men dot the urban landscape of Hillah, Iraq, a predominately Shiite Muslim city 60 miles south of Baghdad. Some of the subjects look distinctly western – a suit, tie and mustache – others have a traditional Middle Eastern appearance – […]

Cosby remains on team, faces no new GW charges

GW Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said Tuesday that he might have sanctioned GW basketball player Attila Cosby, had he known Cosby was charged with nine misdemeanors at the D.C. Superior Court Jan. 26. “If I had known (about the charges), I might have done something,” Kvancz said. “But now, the season’s over.” Cosby was charged […]

Cosby returns to court in June

GW basketball player Attila Cosby will return to court June 25 to face nine counts of misdemeanor sexual abuse, theft and weapons possession, a D.C. Superior Court judge decided March 29, according to court documents. Cosby faces a maximum of nearly four-and-half years in prison if convicted. GW Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said Saturday he […]

Young kicks off lecture series

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young talked about the positives and negatives of government-sponsored faith-based initiatives Thursday night at Lisner Auditorium as the featured speaker at the inaugural Richard W. Snowdon Lecture. “Poverty is not a result just of economic deprivation; drug addiction is not a result of economic deprivation,” Young said […]

GW suspends Alpha Kappa Alpha for hazing

GW imposed a three-year suspension on the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority last semester for hazing, said Tracie Anzaldi, director of Greek Affairs. Anzaldi declined to comment on the nature of the infractions of which the sorority was found in violation. Leaders of the Mu Delta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha said the University’s decision was […]

Gomez foregoes WNBA draft

Finding a job in the real world can be rather intimidating for many college students. For Noelia Gomez, working in the fast-paced international banking industry might not compare to playing in the low post, but it’s a challenge in its own right. Gomez, the Colonial women’s only all-American this season, will not declare herself eligible […]