Samantha Honig

Student group hosts nationally famous, infamous Bhangra Blowout

Nearly 4,000 people attended the South Asian Society’s 14th annual Bhangra Blowout student dance competition at DAR Constitution Hall Saturday night. Ten different Bhangra dance teams from colleges and universities as far as California competed for the $4,000 cash prize for best dance group. The competition’s dancing style, Bhangra, is a type of folk music […]

UPD to change Mitchell Fire alarms

In response to the large number of false fire alarms in Mitchell Hall, the University Police Department will install covers for the alarms in the building this week. UPD Chief Dolores Statfford said in addition to installing the covers, which emit a loud sound when an alarm is pulled, the department is conducting a complete […]

Repeated false fire alarms plague Mitchell Alarm

University Police officers posted public safety advisories in Mitchell Hall this week after residents experienced six false fire alarms in one week, often in the middle of the night. UPD Captain Frank Demes said that at least five of the false alarms in Mitchell were malicious. Officials also held a mandatory meeting for Mitchell Hall […]

Thousands swarm Court to support racial integration programs

Nearly 5,000 protesters, including GW students, gathered at the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to support racial integration programs that are being challenged by cases heard in the court. The protest was organized in part by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s religious and social development group, the […]

MPD, DDOT keep eye on city with cameras

Closed-circuit cameras installed by Metropolitan Police this summer in response to a crime wave will remain in use despite a planned late October removal. The D.C. Council approved funds for the surveillance in emergency legislation passed this summer to fight back a sudden increase in crime. According to a press release from Mayor Anthony Williams, […]

Breast cancer awareness hits campus

“Mammovan” and Medical Faculty Associates offered free mammography and tips on early detection of breast cancer in recognition of National Mammography Day Friday. The event was hosted at the MFA building on 22nd and I streets. President Bill Clinton created National Mammography Day which is on the third Friday in October, which is National Breast […]

CDs, CRs debate who better represents Jewish values

The College Democrats and the College Republicans sparred over which political party better embodied Jewish values at a debate at Hillel Wednesday night. GW KOACH, the University’s chapter of a national Jewish student organization affiliated with the conservative movement, invited both groups to discuss human rights, social welfare and support for the state of Israel. […]