Suzi Meyers

Academic club competes to win

GW’s Academic Competition Club’s recent performance propelled the squad to an invitation to the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament in April. The Division II squad of the Academic Competition Club, GW’s trivia club, earned second place in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ mid-Atlantic sectional competition Feb. 12 in Charlottesville, Va. The Division I team finished sixth. The […]

GW changes class schedule after inclement weather

GW students will be attending extra classes in May to make up for snow days last Tuesday and Wednesday. In a memo released Tuesday, Craig Linebaugh, associate vice president for Academic Planning and Special Projects, wrote that May 4 will be the designated make-up day for classes that were canceled last Wednesday, Jan. 26. He […]

Student groups discuss possible election change

The Program Board and the Marvin Center Governing Board are considering holding internal elections, but those involved in the process are remaining relatively quiet about the details. Internal elections are a change from the last year’s system, under which both organizations elect officers in campuswide elections and the entire student body is eligible to vote. […]

NROTC women discuss equality

Members of GW’s Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps gathered Thursday to discuss the struggles women face trying to gain equality in the armed forces. The GW women, joined by NROTC students from Georgetown University and the University of Maryland, attended the presentation at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, located at the gates […]

Bortz looks back on GW, forward to Hampden-Sydney

Walter Bortz, GW vice president for Administrative and Information Services, is returning to his roots as he departs GW for a small Virginia college. “I am a product of a small, liberal arts college,” said Bortz, a graduate of Bethany College in West Virginia. He said he believes his influence could be greatest in such […]

Students recover from Gore move

Several GW students felt the impact of Vice President Al Gore’s announcement last week that he will move his presidential campaign headquarters from D.C. to Nashville, Tenn. GW students who volunteered or interned for the Gore 2000 campaign said their political involvement will not end because of the move. “I might actually get to sleep […]

Cable television returns to New Hall after brief absence

Cable television returned to New Hall Tuesday afternoon after a problem with the power supply cut off students’ connections last Thursday evening. “Our process worked, and it worked fairly quickly,” said Christina Huszcza of Student Academic and Support Services’ Technology Communications department. Huszcza said when students began calling ResNet with questions about their cable connections, […]

Author lectures about race

Author Dinesh D’Souza told the GW Federalist Society at the GW Law School Tuesday that affirmative action is not a valid solution to racism because behavioral differences among racial groups lead to different levels of achievement. D’Souza, author of “The End to Racism,” refuted the idea that genetic factors or differences artificially manufactured by society […]

Career Center launches campaign

The annual Career Campaign expanded this fall, offering GW students an opportunity to become familiar with the Career Center’s services. The campaign, which began Aug. 25 with the Work-Study Expo job fair, will last six weeks instead of one week as it has in the past, said Jennifer M. Seile, Career Center communications coordinator. The […]

GW College Democrats grab attention of C-SPAN

The Democratic National Committee Chairman encouraged students to get involved in politics and poked fun at the Republican presidential candidates at the GW College Democrats’ Welcome Week barbecue Thursday in the Marvin Center. As C-SPAN videotaped the event, DNC Chairman Joseph Andrew told the crowd of CD members and prospective members that Democrats care about […]