Sarah Biggart

Building in the Big Easy: exploring the untraditional

At 5 a.m. on Oct. 19, excited GW students waited in Kogan Plaza to be some of the first selected to go to New Orleans in March 2008. This spring 84 students, two faculty advisers and seven trip leaders will leave Foggy Bottom to help volunteer in Musician’s Village in New Orleans – one of […]

Parking entrepreneur dies

The co-founder of Colonial Parking, a District garage company named after GW’s mascot, died last month at the GW Hospital. Serge Gambal, 84, died Oct. 16 of congestive heart failure. Friends and loved ones remember him as a loving father and husband, capable businessman and generous philanthropic supporter. Since its inception in 1953, Colonial Parking […]

University considers switch to Gmail

GW is considering alternative e-mail solutions for students and alumni in response to a growing demand for enhanced organization and cyber storage space. Administrators said they are considering Microsoft Windows Live as well as Google Mail. Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said the security of these services is the biggest factor being analyzed […]

AMC to close Dupont Circle Theater in January

One of the only movie theaters near campus will close its doors next year. The AMC Loews Entertainment Corporation announced last week it will not renew its contract with the leaseholder for the Dupont Circle Theater – located on 19th and L streets. The location will officially close in January 2008, when the contract expires. […]