Sarah Margolis

GW funds transitioning veterans

GW’s veteran services office earned a grant this week to help teach professors how to transition soldiers-turned-students from the war zone to the classroom. Veteran services coordinator Michael Ruybal, an 11-year U.S. Army veteran, will help create training sessions and webinars teaching professors how to connect with veterans and understand military culture. Ruybals’ project was […]

Incoming career services head to jumpstart job programs

The first University-wide career leader will bring more than 20 years of experience and a vision of preparing students for jobs starting their freshman year. Rachel Brown, who currently leads Temple University’s career center, will arrive Feb. 6 to oversee the $20 million that will be pumped into the school’s career offices over the next […]

Student Association lays out tasks for the fall

Mirroring the work of last year’s campus lobbyists, the Student Association will again prioritize student space and cost of attendance on its fall to-do list. SA President Ashwin Narla and Executive Vice President Abby Bergren laid out a handful of goals this summer, including adding late-night hours to academic halls and eliminating the school’s $10 […]

Career Center to pull parents for job-hunting help

The University will begin recruiting parents to take more proactive roles in career fairs and networking events this year as part of an effort to expand job opportunities for students. As part of a three-year overhaul to improve the job-search experience for students, the Parents’ Association and Career Center will team up this Colonial Inauguration […]

Adams Morgan next stop for popsicle stand founders

When New York natives Roger Horowitz and Brian Sykora moved to D.C. about four years ago, they couldn’t find any of the Mexican fruit pops, known as paletas, they enjoyed growing up. The former college roommates instead learned how to make the popsicles themselves using local, fresh ingredients with hopes of one day opening their […]

Student groups coordinate spring political match-up

A conservative commentator and a liberal pundit will cross swords March 4 at a debate co-sponsored by the College Republicans and College Democrats. The debate challengers – Ann Coulter and Lawrence O’Donnell – were selected because of their sharply partisan positions in a matching that Student Association Executive Vice President Ted Costigan said he hopes […]

Elections 2012: Benjamin Pincus

Presidential candidate Year: Junior Major: Economics, mathematics Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla. Platform: Detailing student organization allocations, identifying student organization-based goals and greater communication between GW and student organizations Clubs/Activities: 14th Grade Players Previous SA Experience: None Favorite @FakeStevenKnapp tweet: “I am endorsing Benjamin Pincus for SA President because no one else has. Also, his extremely […]