Seth Goldman

Student safety addressed

Residents of GW’s two new residence halls said they are concerned about their safety living off campus in buildings that offer less protection than other GW living. University Police Department officers will not staff the Pennsylvania House and have not decided whether GWorld card scanners will be installed there, said Dolores Stafford, director of the […]

GW comes alive during first week

A popular half-baked comedian and sex doctor will help GW kick off a new year during Welcome Week through Sept. 3. Comedian Dave Chappelle, known for his stand-up routines and roles in movies such as “Half Baked,” will perform Sept. 1 in the Smith Center. Dr. Drew, host of MTV’s “Loveline,” will speak to students […]

Engineering team heads to nationals

Five GW students held up under pressure at Saturday’s regional steel bridge competition, constructing a bridge that supported more than one ton. The GW student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers swept six of seven categories at the competition, securing a spot at the national competition next month. About 60 spectators watched the […]

SJS reprimands Delta Tau Delta

Student Judicial Services charged Delta Tau Delta last week for violating University alcohol policies at a February “Rock the Vote” party that ended in eight arrests for underage drinking. The fraternity is on social probation until members complete alcohol-education programs after SJS handed down sanctions Tuesday, Delta Tau Delta President Bob Simon said. Interfraternity Council […]

Fraternities, sororities expand

GW’s Greek-letter community will add two new members next fall, as members of the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association that head fraternities and sororities on campus voted in favor of expansion. The Panhellenic Association voted March 7 to reverse a decision last year that rejected expansion, and the IFC approved Pi Kappa Phi fraternity for […]

IFC ousts Alpha Epsilon Pi

The Interfraternity Council informed the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity’s national organization that it lost IFC recognition in a letter last week, ending a three-month process to finalize the fraternity’s fate at GW. A board of GW fraternity presidents voted to remove Alpha Epsilon Pi from the Interfraternity Council last month, following a decision by GW […]

Rush provides fraternity boost

Fraternity members said last week’s Spring Rush was successful despite a recent decline in interest for Greek-letter organizations on campus. “I think it’s hard to spark interest,” said Seth Rosenzeig, vice president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, whose G Street house was condemned in August. Jason Grunes, sergeant at arms for Phi Kappa Si, said fraternities […]

IFC seeks more self-governance

The Interfraternity Council laid out plans to expand GW’s fraternity system and maintain self-governance despite past failures at its first meeting of the semester Jan. 22. GW granted the IFC partial self-governance in September, allowing fraternities to oversee cases that involve minor infractions. The University has also accepted the application of one of two fraternities […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Sigma Alpha Epsilon plans to reopen house by May

More than three months after D.C. officials condemned the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, members say the house is on track to reopen by May, after the national fraternity and alumni members donated $500,000 for renovations. Jared Reiss, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and former chapter president, said the fraternity expects construction to start […]

Marootian sets agenda

GW senior Jeff Marootian will replace GW graduate Stephen Mandelbaum as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for district 2A06 in January after he gained 92 of 93 votes in an uncontested race Tuesday. District 2A06 includes Munson Hall, JBKO, Fulbright Hall, Strong Hall, The Schenley, The President and other locations outsides campus limits. Marootian said he will […]