Stacey Felsen

Residents slowly get Web access in rooms

Students living in residence halls awoke to the hum of drills and power tools last spring, but with the implementation of network access in residence hall rooms this fall, they are beginning to reap the benefits of last semester’s inconveniences. The system has some glitches, but Deborah Snelgrove, executive director of Student and Academic Support […]

RHA may amend voting process

Residence Hall Association members will vote Wednesday on a newly-restructured amendment that would establish resident-wide voting for the organization’s president. The original amendment, proposed by JBKO Hall Representative Adam Green, called for students in all residence halls to elect the president and vice president for programming. RHA rejected the amendment Jan. 28 by a vote […]

SA approves new election date

The Student Association approved a new Joint Elections Committee charter this week that calls for campus elections before undergraduate students’ spring break, making it the first organization to approve the new charter. The Program Board and the Marvin Center Governing Board must approve the charter in the same format before the rules become final. Approved […]

Student leaders set for tuition talks

<IMG Student leaders and administrators will meet Friday to discuss tuitionand budget priorities in a closed session at the Marvin Center’s University Club. The meeting was promised to student leaders by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg last spring, when students protested this year’s 6.9 percent increase in tuition and fees and demanded more student input […]

Team aims to improve Smith Center

As the District nears a final decision on GW’s proposed health and wellness center, an advisory committee is exploring the equipment and procedures at the Smith Center, hoping to find ways to improve the current facilities. The Smith Center Advisory Team, which is comprised of 14 appointed students, is charged with recommending changes to the […]

GW reviews TA training

A reaccreditation team visiting campus last month stressed the importance of careful selection and training of GW’s almost 400 graduate teaching assistants, employed by GW to run discussion sessions, conduct labs and prepare students for exams. In its review of undergraduate education at GW, the team of administrators from other universities suggested that “if there […]

MVC’s fate still unclear

Plans for the status of Mount Vernon College have yet to be determined, but will be finalized in the near future, GW Director of Public Affairs Mike Freedman said. Despite receiving financial help from GW since last year, MVC has not attained financial stability. Now the University is trying to decide the fate of the […]