Susie Coggin

Adjunct professor resigns position

Professor Daniel Friedheim resigned from his position as an adjunct political science professor April 26 after sending his students e-mails describing his displeasure with working conditions for adjunct professors at GW. In his resignation letter to Professor Lee Sigelman, chair of the Political Science Department, which was also sent to 31 students and The Hatchet, […]

SEAS team prepares for FutureTruck competition

A delegation of students from GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among students from 15 schools chosen from across the United States and Canada to compete in the FutureTruck competition, sponsored by the General Motors Corporation and the Department of Energy. The sponsors chose the competitors from 99 proposals. The competition challenges teams […]

Web only: GW welcomes students with festivities

The Marvin Center was abuzz with music, food and fun Friday during Playtime! Night, part of GW’s Winter Welcome Week activities. Three floors were decked out with themes, activities and giveaways. J Street hosted a country ho-down with arm wrestling in front, line dancing led by a cowboy clad in Western attire and a mechanical […]

GW welcomes students back

GW students will enjoy a “School Daze” this week, as the Student Activities Center and the Marvin Center sponsor the 2001 Winter Welcome Week. Activities began on Tuesday night with a tailgate party before the GW men’s basketball game against Xavier. The GW dance team and cheerleaders gathered in J Street with music and free […]

Panel discusses diversity

Students and members of President Bill Clinton’s administration discussed the importance of diversity in education during a Dialogue on Diversity in the Hippodrome Tuesday. Our population is becoming increasingly diverse, and that makes it especially important to encourage young people to reach out to those from backgrounds that are different from their own, U.S. Secretary […]

Ruling may help GW unionization

Members of GW’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Adjunct Alliance say they are continuing to work with the United Auto Workers to form a union for GW’s graduate assistants and adjunct faculty, following the National Labor Relations Board Nov. 1 ruling that allowed graduate teaching assistants at New York University to unionize. If there was a union, […]

New group sponsors Battle of the Classes

Seniors will battle freshmen as GW classes face off at the first-annual Battle of the Classes Saturday afternoon on the Quad. The event is sponsored by the Class Council, a student group formed to promote class unity. Each class has its own council, although the Class of 2004 has not elected its officers. Battle of […]

Hillel offers students free trip to Israel

GW Hillel, a center for Jewish student activities, is offering 60 students an all-expenses-paid trip to Israel in January. Birthright Israel 2000, a partnership among the Israeli government, private philanthropists and Jewish federations, will fund the trip. Sponsors have given these three Birthright partners about $210 million to send young Jews to Israel over the […]