Stacey Felsen

Singing her swan song with tears, smile

An eerie silence pervades the newsroom after I copy edit the last story of the night. The ever-present laughter has subsided, the phone’s incessant ringing has ceased and the bustling newsroom stands empty. Indeed, my own days of going “off to make the paper” and “staying up late to bring you the news” are over […]

SAC honors students for leadership, service

Purple, gold and silver balloons decorated the Marvin Center ballroom Thursday night to honor the contributions of individual GW students and groups at the 14th Annual Excellence in Student Life Awards. More than 300 students dined on a buffet while listening to the Charles Woods Jazz Ensemble. The names and photographs of nominees were projected […]

ACLU to review cohabitation case

The American Civil Liberties Union will review Thursday the case of two GW freshmen who are battling the University’s single-sex room policy. Crawford Hall residents Clark Harding and Kathy Rooney said they lobbied Senior Assistant Dean of Students Mike Walker for a policy change at a Feb. 2 meeting. Rooney said Walker told her if […]

GW students protest single-sex room policy

Freshmen Clark Harding and Kathy Rooney took their case to the American Civil Liberties Union Friday after the University denied their request to live together on campus. Crawford Hall residents Harding and Rooney submitted a grievance and the Community Living and Learning Center’s rejection of their request to the ACLU. Rooney said the pair is […]

University welcomes Fulbright scholars

GW is participating in an international education exchange through the Fulbright Program, bringing foreign scholars to the University and sending GW professors abroad. The University boasts two faculty members in the American Scholar Program for the 1998-’99 academic year. American Scholars lecture or conduct research in various academic and professional fields. Scheherazade S. Rehman worked […]

Pew trusts award GSPM $2 million for research

GW’s Graduate School of Political Management received a two-year $2 million grant from Pew Charitable Trusts this fall to research the effects of the Internet on political campaigns. “It’s a great project because it puts GW at the center of the discussion on the (World Wide Web) and at the center for improving democracy,” said […]

Williams wins easily, Barry’s reign ends

Democrat Anthony Williams won a landslide victory in the D.C. mayoral election Tuesday, defeating Republican Carol Schwartz and ending the long, scandal-tarnished era of Mayor Marion Barry. “Today in our city, a voice was heard,” Williams said at his victory gala at the Mayflower Hotel. “And they said, `We want our city back.’ “ The […]

Student steals ISA e-mail password

A member of the GW Indian community sent a harshly worded e-mail message from the Indian Students’ Association account to ISA members Wednesday after stealing the account’s password, ISA Co-President Rajan Bhaskar said. The e-mail criticized the “state of the GW Indian scene,” calling it an “aggregate of divided cliques united only in name and […]

GW searches for space on crowded campus

With GW recently recapturing a berth in U.S. News & World Report‘s list of the top 50 universities in the nation, more students may flock to GW for an education. But, with more students on the way to a campus where students are living in study lounges, administrators and students could face a space crunch. […]

Thurston residents petition University

Three freshmen who live in a study lounge in Thurston Hall said they were told Tuesday they must leave the room after they sent a petition to the Community Living and Learning Center asking to remain in the room. The three women, who asked not to be identified, are being housed temporarily in Thurston’s fifth-floor […]