Tammy Imhoff

Tibetan monk describes33 years of torture

Exiled Tibetan monk Palden Gyatso described his 33-year imprisonment in Tibet and the torture he endured at the hands of his Chinese captors in a speech to more than 80 students Thursday night at the GW Law School. Gyatso said prisoners were given only one ladle of soup per day and forced to plow the […]

Committee to unveil GW’s AIDS memorial quilt at Spring Fling

GW’s AIDS Awareness Committee brought a host of activities to campus every day this week to raise awareness about the deadly disease. The week began with a community service project Saturday and the activities continued Sunday at the Thurston Block Party. AIDS Awareness Committee member Jeff Marootian said more than 140 students used construction paper […]

University denies JEC compensation

Members of the Joint Elections Committee will not be paid for their work on the JEC this year, according to a memo issued by a University administrator this week. Jen McCarthy, coordinator of student organizations for the Student Activities Center and the JEC’s adviser, wrote in a memo Monday that the JEC charter does not […]

ESIA could move to new building

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said administrators have recently discussed the possibility of moving the Elliott School of International Affairs to a new location to open classroom space for the law school. GW Law School Dean Michael Young announced the law school could move into Stuart Hall in 2002 and later expand to Lisner Hall, […]

University to charge fee for wellness center

The University could charge students a mandatory fee of up to $112.50 per semester to help pay for the construction of the health and wellness center, according to the 1999-2000 University Bulletin. GW broke ground for the center earlier this semester and completion is slated for November 2000. The fee could be added to students’ […]

WIN lecture links porn and assault

Womyn’s Issues Now commemorated Sexual Assault Awareness Month last week with a series of events, including a lecture and slide show that focused on pornography and its impact on women. Guest speaker Marty Langelan, Feminists Against Pornography volunteer and former president of the D.C. Rape Crisis Center, drew a distinction between pornography and erotica. Pornography […]

Troubadours concert becomes engaging

A unique proposal came out of Saturday night’s Troubadours concert at the Betts Theatre. Most concert-goers thought the most sentimental part of the evening was going to be the Troubadours’ farewell to Kerry Barnhart and Maura Navin, who sang their last notes with the a cappella group as graduating seniors. But Tony Alanya, who runs […]

U.S. News overlooks SBPM

GW’s School of Business and Public Management was not ranked among this year’s U.S. News & World Report‘s top 50 graduate business schools, despite reported efforts to gain admittance into the magazine’s top tier. SBPM administrators have conducted a campaign to be placed in U.S. News‘ annual ranking of top graduate schools, according to The […]

Gelman looks back on fall of communism

Gelman Library is hosting an exhibit that explores the revolutions that led to the collapse of communism, 10 years after the fall of the eastern European bloc. The “Goodbye, Comrade .” exhibit showcases posters, books, magazines and other images from the revolutions in eastern Europe in 1989. The exhibit, which runs from March 10 to […]

GW spins to Latin tunes in J Street

Latin dance music filled the air in J Street Thursday night as students gathered around the makeshift dance floor. A crowd of about 150 people swayed to the upbeat tempo but eyed the dance floor with skepticism. Then Ricardo “El Salsero” stepped on to the floor and invited everyone to form lines on either side […]