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Housing Guide: Virginia provides cheaper prices

A 15-minute commute could save GW students hundreds of dollars a month in living costs, depending on the size and style of apartment. According to, a three-bedroom apartment in D.C. costs an average of $1,500 a month, while a comparable apartment in Maryland or Virginia costs between $1,100 and $1,300 a month. Students living […]

BBC panelists broadcast from MPA building

The 150 people who filled the Jack Morton Auditorium Friday to hear Newt Gingrich as a guest on a BBC broadcast were surprised to find former presidential Chief of Staff Bill Kristol discussing terrorism instead. Producers of BBC show “Any Questions” added Kristol to the panel after Gingrich canceled Tuesday, producer Lisa Jenkinson said. She […]

Students give back during Volunteer week

Volunteer Week inspired students to participate in community service events run by the Neighbor’s Project and other organizations this week, which will end with national Make a Difference Day. The events kicked off with speaker Robert Egger, founder and executive director of D.C. Central Kitchen, a food program and culinary arts school. Egger addressed a […]

New fraternity and sorority join University

Students who want to “go Greek” will have two more options to choose from this year with new fraternity chapter Pi Kappa Phi and new sorority chapter Alpha Phi. Both Pi Kappa Phi and Alpha Phi will begin their recruitment process after recruitment for current Greek-letter organizations Sept. 16 -23. Pi Kappa Phi will begin […]

PB books The Roots for Spring Fling

The Program Board booked the rap group The Roots to perform at this year’s Spring Fling, an annual daylong event that will take place April 21 on the Quad. The event will feature music, food, vendors and giveaways from GW and corporate sponsors. Student musicians will perform from noon to 4 p.m., including students’ top […]

Former Real World star highlights night of service

Joe Patane, star of MTV’s “Real World, Miami” spoke to more than 60 students at the third floor of the Marvin Center Friday night as a part of “A Night to Give Back,” a program to celebrate philanthropy and community service. “You may not be aware of how much potential you have as an individual […]

Dialogue teaches literature to homeless

Fifteen students, two professors and six homeless men and women sat in a circle discussing author Martin Amis’s short story “The Immortals,” Tuesday morning at Western Presbyterian Church on 24th Street and Virginia Avenue. One homeless man said he relates to the immortal character’s need for companionship and how hard it must be for him […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students assess housing lottery

Every year students get nervous around March, and this year is no different. But students in this year’s housing lottery experience a change of roles – sophomores, not seniors, get first pick. Rising juniors and seniors are placed at the end of the selection process, while rising sophomores pick from more residence hall options than […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Seniors relate graduation woes

Graduation is still months away, but many seniors said they are already experiencing complications and anxiety that come along with the ceremonial walk across the Ellipse. “My biggest problem is that classes I need have gotten canceled,” said Mary Margaret Mcoeroy, an international affairs major. “I had to change my concentration in order to fulfill […]