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Students register to vote on Facebook

Now, social networking Web site can add another function to its list of features – voter registration. With members including former Vice President Al Gore and Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind.), “We Will Rock the Vote: Register Now!” is no ordinary Facebook group. Formed earlier this month, the group is part of a nationwide effort […]

Students help plan SAC events

When junior Molly Nelson participated on the Project Exploration trip as a freshman in 2004, she didn’t know that two years later she would be almost single-handedly coordinating the trip. The same goes for senior Sara Neumann who planned and coordinated Experience D.C., the new co-curricular program that debuted this year one week before fall […]

WOW waits on liquor license

Students will have to wait until at least December to drink alcoholic beverages on the fifth floor of the Marvin Center. The University and Sodexho, which manages food services in the Marvin Center, have not yet submitted an application for a liquor license from the city because operational details of the Southwest style restaurant that […]

Trachtenberg and Chernak: GW’s “Batman and Robin”

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and his right-hand man Robert Chernak have worked together as higher education administrators for 32 years across three universities. “I’m Batman and he’s Robin,” said Trachtenberg, who announced his decision last month to retire in July 2007, ending more than three decades of the pair working side-by-side. “We just make […]

Spring rush brings 95 students to Greek-letter community

Spring rush ended this week, and 95 students can now call themselves new members of GW’s 20 fraternities and sororities. The figure is nearly identical to the results of last spring, when 96 students joined the groups. Leaders of the Interfraternity Council, which oversees GW’s fraternities, called rush week a success. “This was a very […]

Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Nu to get houses as Kappa Sigma and Phi Kappa Psi are kicked out

The University announced Wednesday that the Pi Kappa Alpha and Sigma Nu fraternities will be receiving University-owned townhouses in the fall, replacing the Kappa Sigma and Phi Kappa Psi fraternities. The Student Activities Center, which works with other University offices to determine which Greek-letter organizations receive townhouses, said the process is aimed at identifying the […]

Panhellenic Association decides finalists for new sorority

The Panhellenic Association, the group that oversees the eight sororities on campus, announced Saturday the three organizations that are finalists to become GW’s newest sorority. The three finalists are Kappa Alpha Theta, Pi Beta Phi and Chi Omega. These organizations were chosen from the 15 national Greek-letter organizations that applied. The Panhellenic Association’s Student Activities […]

219 women offered bids at sorority rush

Greek-letter recruitment began last week as GW’s eight recognized sororities attempted to lure students to their organizations. Despite apprehensions by two sororities to start recruitment on the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Panhellenic Association, which oversees sororities on campus, saw a comparable turnout to previous years’, hosting 400 possible recruits. Panhellenic […]