Sarah Ferris

After tragedies, campus begins healing process

As students look to cope with the losses of Asma and senior Lynley Redwood, they have found support across campus. Reminders for students to seek help, give hugs and call home have cascaded after the third tragedy to strike GW in about three months.

West Hall freshman remains in critical care unit

Updated: Thursday, April 3 at 12:48 p.m. The freshman who was found unconscious in his West Hall room on Tuesday remains in intensive care at GW Hospital, a University official confirmed Thursday late morning. The 19-year-old was rushed to the hospital at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday after campus police officers found him in his […]

Senior who died in West Hall identified

The senior found dead in her West Hall room Tuesday was 21-year-old Lynley Redwood, according to police records. Redwood, whose family lives in Lutherville, Md., was a chemistry major in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. She was a 2010 graduate of Bryn Mawr School for Girls in Baltimore. As an undergraduate, Redwood was […]

GW ranks No. 10 among colleges receiving Koch brothers cash

Not all spending by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch is funneled into mobilizing conservative voters or pushing out attack ads against Democrats. The Koch brothers, the heirs to the nation’s second-largest private company, have injected hundreds of millions of dollars into organizations that tout free-market, libertarian values. But they’ve also poured cash into nonpolitical […]

GW names newest residence hall ‘District House’

We can officially stop calling it the “superdorm.” University President Steven Knapp announced Tuesday that GW’s $130 million residence hall – what is now a massive construction pit between H and I streets – will be named “District House.” A total of 400 names were submitted for the residence hall, including Tricentennial Hall, University Commons […]

Marvin Center to house student health, counseling center offices

GW will move both its student health and counseling centers to the Marvin Center by early 2015, officials announced Wednesday. Student Health Service and the University Counseling Center, both located in leased offices on K Street, will be housed on the ground floor of the student hub. The offices will replace the top floor of […]