Seth Goldman

A&M withholds yearbook

Criticism has been lodged at the Florida A&M University administration from free press activists and students for prohibiting the distribution of the 2000-01 Rattler yearbook last spring. They allege the university violated students’ constitutional right to freedom of speech. “The university completely ignored the First Amendment limitations,” said Mark Goodman, executive director of the Student […]

Students, activists react to Florida A&M U. yearbook controversy

Posted 10:40 a.m. Feb. 11 By Seth Goldman U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Criticism has been lodged at the Florida A&M University administration from free press activists and students for prohibiting the distribution of the 2000-01 Rattler yearbook last spring. They allege the university violated students’ constitutional right to freedom of speech. “The university […]

Student activists help to free Chinese prisoner

Posted 11:13 a.m. Feb. 4 By Seth Goldman U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Student activism led to the release of Ngawang Choephel this month, a former Middlebury College student imprisoned for more than 6 years in Chinese prison on charges of espionage and stealing state secrets, according to activists involved in the case. “Individual […]

GW offers loan relief to students

Students whose family incomes have been affected by the recent terrorist attacks can contact GW’s Office of Student Financial Assistance for immediate financial counseling, Director of OSFA Daniel Small said. “If any students are affected by (the terrorist attacks or the hijackings) and see that their family income is reduced, they should make themselves known […]

J Street workers file Aramark complaints

Two J Street workers have filed official complaints against a GW food contractor for mismanagement, and more than 20 others plan to file Monday, workers said this week. Problems that span at least two years stem from practices of managers who workers say restrict their right to union representatives and displace union supervisors, among other […]

J Street workers file grievances against Aramark

J Street workers are making another push to change management practices of GW contractor Aramark by filing grievances that include harsh treatment and payment problems. About 25 J Street employees said they will file complaints of unfair labor practices against Aramark, the company that manages GW food services, with the National Labor Relations Board as […]

‘Crossfire’ offers in-depth look at terrorism

CNN’s “Crossfire” transformed the Media and Public Affairs auditorium into a fully functional television set this week, featuring well-known politicians and experts discussing the recent attacks on the United States. Five manned cameras and one crane camera scanned the auditorium that was full beyond capacity by Wednesday’s show with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Students waited […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: ‘Crossfire’ begins GW broadcast

Posted 6 p.m. Sept. 18-CNN’s “Crossfire” began a week of live broadcasts from GW Monday with debate on U.S. military preparedness and hate crimes against Muslims and Arab-Americans after last Tuesday’s terrorist attacks that left New York City’s World Trade Center in rubble and the Pentagon crippled. Bill Press, co-hosting “Crossfire” with Tucker Carlson, set […]

MPD prepares for protests

D.C. officials are bracing for an estimated 100,000 protesters at the two-day International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings which run Sept. 29 and 30, spending $29 million on more than two miles of concrete and metal fences and several thousand police officers, according to The Washington Post. More than 7,000 public officials and private […]