Seth Weinert

Program Board’s campus role defined

Students often ask me, “What does The Program Board do?” I usually answer them with a brief description of our purpose and a list of events we have recently produced. Freshmen respond by saying, “Wow, that’s awesome, how do I get involved?” Upperclassmen normally say, “Live played the Smith Center! There was a Q&A with […]

Tobacco use ignites debate

More than 50 students had the chance to voice their opinion on tobacco issues Tuesday night at the “Debate on Big Tobacco,” co-sponsored by GW’s College Republicans and College Democrats. The two-part program, which was held in a Funger Hall lecture room, was a moderated debate between three representatives from each organization followed by a […]

Young Democrats back DNC

GW College Democrats attended a meeting of the Democratic National Committee Saturday morning with chapters from five other area schools in a strong show of support for the Democratic Party. Vice President Gore, Rev. Jesse Jackson and House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt (Mo.) were among the party leaders who spoke at the event. Almost 200 […]

Eight people awarded for serving GW

The 1998 GW Award, one of the most prestigious honors bestowed on members of the GW community, will be awarded to a diverse group of eight students, faculty members and administrators at Commencement May 17. “I have never really thought of anything I’ve done at GW to be extraordinary,” said James Duncan, a senior majoring […]

Yeide wins teaching prize

Professor Harry Yeide, “god of ethics” according to one of his students, was awarded the 1998 Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Teaching Award Friday during a ceremony celebrating Excellence in Teaching Day. “I never thought I could be the recipient of such a prize,” said Yeide, a religion professor. “It really feels good.” Yeide was one […]

Tolchin wins Trachtenberg research award

Susan Tolchin, a professor of public administration and author of a recent book on voter rage, has been awarded the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Research Scholarship. “Dr. Tolchin’s works are about the real world of government and politics and they are shaping that world,” said GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg in a press […]

SMPA to offer master’s degree

The School of Media and Public Affairs will offer a graduate program this fall, thanks to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees Friday. The master’s degree in media and public affairs will incorporate issues pertinent to politics, journalism and entertainment – three areas already addressed in SMPA undergraduate programs. “It’s taking the strength of […]

GW and D.C. have `green’ goals

GW joined other colleges and universities across the nation in becoming a “green” University three years ago, but its accomplishments so far may not match its original ambitions for environmental action. But GW and the District are on the road to being green – both are taking extra steps toward environmental consciousness, planning new programs […]

Trustees to speak at SA town hall

GW students can voice concerns about issues from quality of life to tuition expense during a town hall meeting with members of the University’s Board of Trustees Wednesday – two days before the Board votes on next year’s tuition cost. “I want this town hall meeting to serve as an opportunity for the Board to […]

Kalb Report uncovers deceptive journalism

Six panelists discussed truth in reporting during the Kalb Report’s series on the ethics of journalism at the National Press Club Friday. The panelists and host Marvin Kalb discussed journalists taking deceitful measures to get a story. “Is journalism always expected to tell the truth when getting a story?” asked Kalb, former chief diplomatic correspondent […]