Sarah Corcoran

GW Vets honored for student life by national group

A national organization of veterans commended the GW Vets with an award of excellence Friday for the campus support system that integrates student veterans into university life. National President of VietNOW Rich Sanders said the strong network of the University’s veterans will always be there “to pull each another along when you need it.” “You […]

GW makes national list for veteran support

The University is one of the most military-friendly institutions in the country, according to an armed forces magazine that cited the institution’s support of veteran counseling and finances. G.I. Jobs magazine pointed to the programming offered by GW’s Student Veteran Services, GW Veterans and the GW Career Center to assist previously deployed students’ transition to […]

Men start sexual assault awareness group

When a student advocacy group against sexual assault hosted the nonprofit Men Can Stop Rape for a training session last year, Kostantinos Skordalos realized his organization lacked male voices. Skordalos, a sophomore, is a second-year member of the campus group Students Against Sexual Assault. He explained that its makeup is predominantly female, and he feels […]

Confessions

An itchy situation It was the Fourth of July and I came to D.C. to visit friends for the weekend. We went to Georgetown and drank a little too much. I ended up dancing with this guy, which led to us hooking up. We decided to walk home together, but about halfway out the door, […]

Alumni Association seeks board diversity

The GW Alumni Association is exploring a broad restructuring of its board of directors to better represent minority groups. Positions on the voluntary board correspond with GW’s various schools and colleges, leaving about 20 subsets within the Alumni Association underrepresented, including the GW Black Alumni Association, the GW Hispanic Alumni Association and the GW Lesbian, […]

Housing Guide: Gender-neutral option creates more possibilities

Katherine Wynne doesn’t think the best roommate is necessarily one of the same gender. Fortunately for her, the University agrees. Wynne is one of many students hoping to live in a gender-neutral room next year, taking advantage of the University’s new housing policy that allows males and females to live together. “I don’t think you’re […]

Bookstore reports 7,000 rentals

Nearly 7,000 textbooks have been rented through the GW Bookstore a little more than a week and a half into the spring semester. Bob Blake, director of the GW Bookstore, said students have saved $225,000 in textbook costs by opting to rent rather than purchase their books outright this semester. About 11,000 books were rented […]

Global Media Institute honored

A GW Global Media Institute-produced radio program has been named one of the best in the world, the second year in a row the institute has won the distinction. Staffed partly by GW students, “This Just In!” won a silver medal in the New York Festivals International Radio Awards’ history category. Partnered with the Newseum […]

Study: Students drink more alcohol abroad

College students who study abroad drink more, according to a study released last month. A new study from the University of Washington has found that not only do students who study abroad consume more alcohol, but those who go to Europe, Australia and New Zealand almost double their normal alcohol intake. Rob Hallworth, the director […]