Susie Casey

Speaker lineup disappoints

Graduating seniors said they are upset that this year’s lineup of Commencement speakers excludes notable political figures, after the University announced a roster of seven speakers for the May 20 ceremony. Grammy Award-winner Tony Bennett and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk are among the honorary degree recipients who will speak. The speakers will each give […]

Bowl-a-thon raises money for charity

Members of the pop-rock band Good Charlotte bowled a few frames before playing an hour-long acoustic set at the end of Sigma Phi Epsilon’s 24-hour bowl-a-thon Thursday and Friday. The event, held in the Hippodrome, raised money for the Frank Foundation, which provides aid to children in extreme cases of need. Organizers originally planned the […]

Career Week offers job opportunities

The GW Career Center will help students learn more about many professions and how to land dream jobs during Career Week, which starts Monday. The program will feature interview workshops, job-search strategy meetings and one-on-one consulting sessions. “Career Week is designed to be helpful for everyone,” said Jennifer Seile, job development coordinator at the Career […]

Bookstore staff works to ease rush

Students returning to the GW Bookstore to buy books for second-semester classes will notice a few changes as Marvin Center construction gets underway and employees attempt to combat long lines typical of the first two weeks of class. At 3 p.m. Monday, the average line time was five to 15 minutes with 13 registers open. […]

Death row inmate speaks to GW students

Maryland death-row inmate Kenneth Collins spoke live via speakerphone to students in an overflowing room in Corcoran Hall Thursday night. Supporters greeted him with chants of, they say death row, we say hell no. The Campaign to End the Death Penalty and GW chapters of NAACP, International Socialist Organization, ACLU and GW Action Coalition co-sponsored […]

Debit Dollars expand approach

The GWorld Debit Dollars program has grown almost five-fold since its inception in 1997. Students said they enjoy the ease and convenience of the program. When the program started we had to work really hard to sign people but now they contact us, said Steve Hersey, GWorld Debit Dollars program coordinator. We are trying to […]

Counseling Center hosts stress management workshop

The University Counseling Center hosted a time and stress management workshop in Funger Hall Monday night to help students cope with the pressure of college life. The workshop focused on ways to alleviate stress by using time efficiently. More isn’t better! Debra Davis, associate director of the GW Counseling Center, said to begin the workshop. […]

New Elliott School will open in 2002

The University broke ground on the future site of the Elliott School of International Affairs building Tuesday. The new Elliott School building at 1957 E St., to be completed July 2002, will occupy the entire block between 19th and 20th streets. The need for construction of a new Elliott School building became inevitable to both […]