Sue Yoon

Printing fee reduces usage

Students used 75 percent less paper from the Gelman Library System compared to last year, library officials said this week. They are attributing the decrease to the University mandatory printing fee, instituted last fall. Officials called the addition of a 7-cents-per-printed-page fee “successful,” as it saved the University money and resources, including paper and toner. […]

CASA hosts fashion show

With a larger-than-expected crowd, the Chinese American Student Association kicked off its first annual fashion show by adding 50 extra seats to the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom before the program started. With food, music, dancing and fashion, the free event drew more than 150 students. The first half of the show was dedicated to traditional […]

Latino GW students celebrate culture

About 250 students celebrated Latino culture in the Marvin Center Friday night as the recently renamed Organization of Latino American Students presented its fifth annual Noche de Cultura: Latino Odyssey. The event featured traditional cuisine, live performances, music and guest speaker Brent Wiles, national executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The […]

GW bhangra takes second in Blowout

GW took second place at Saturday’s sold-out Bhangra Blowout, an annual intercollegiate dance competition sponsored by the South Asian Society. Though GW won first prize last year, organizers of the event said they were pleased with their $1,500 prize. Bhangra Blowout, GW’s largest student-organized event, celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday night in the Smith Center. […]

GW wins step competition

A spirited crowd packed Lisner Auditorium Saturday night to dance and cheer for the groups performing in Alpha Phi Alpha’s sixth annual Step Show. GW alumni group Delta Sigma Theta, one of the three sororities participating, took the grand prize of $1,000. Eight historically black fraternities and sororities from New York to Virginia performed traditional […]

Gay politicians speak on campus

Local and national politicians discussed the benefits and difficulties of being gay and in politics Monday night in the Marvin Center. Thirty students attended the event sponsored by The Out Crowd, a campus lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization. “You don’t campaign gay,” said Jay Fisette, a member of the Arlington County Board. “Only about […]

Movie theater to open near campus

Students will be able to walk to D.C.’s most “state-of-the-art” movie theater with the scheduled opening of a 3,000-seat Loews Theater in Georgetown this week. The theater, scheduled to open Friday, was supposed to open earlier this month but was delayed because of construction problems. “I think that having a theater so close to campus […]