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EVP candidate faces violations, fines

The Joint Elections Committee fined Student Association executive vice presidential candidate Derek Grosso 35 points this weekend after he distributed campaign material before Saturday’s men’s basketball game against Xavier. Candidates are fined for violations of JEC rules. If a candidate amasses 50 points, the JEC, which oversees SA, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board […]

SA member takes senators to court

The Student Association Student Court has agreed to hear a case this week that may affect the way students are represented in the SA Senate. S.M. “Skip” Oliva, an officer with the SA Senate, filed a complaint Monday against three SA officials, the Senate and the Joint Elections Committee. He said the current election system […]

GW breaks ground for fitness center

University trustees, students and community members ceremonially broke ground for GW’s health and wellness center Friday, kicking off a construction project scheduled for completion by November 2000. The groundbreaking marked the end of the University’s uphill battle with area residents to build the new facility at the corner of 23rd and G streets. “This new […]

Pulitzer winner discusses media coverage of the Supreme Court

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Linda Greenhouse shared her perspective and experiences reporting on the U.S. Supreme Court with a packed house in Funger Hall Thursday night. Greenhouse, who received a 1998 Pulitzer for her U.S. Supreme Court coverage for The New York Times, discussed the court’s reclusive nature and the coverage it receives. The court differs […]

SA to protest GW’s tuition increase

Student Association leaders said they plan to hold a rally Monday to protest this year’s tuition increase, which is expected to be the smallest in a decade. SA Executive Vice President Jesse Strauss is coordinating the rally to fight the annual tuition increase, which will be announced by the University’s Board of Trustees next week. […]

Mount Vernon senior recaps four years of memories

Renee Harris did not plan to attend an all-women’s institution when she began to apply to colleges and universities in 1995. The former president of Mount Vernon’s Student Government Association began her freshman year at Howard University four years ago. But after touring what was then Mount Vernon College, she said she “fell in love” […]

Showcase highlights faculty research

Tuesday’s third annual Scholars’ Showcase will display the work of 275 faculty members from all eight GW schools, the first time all schools will be represented at the one-day faculty research fair. Maryanna Kieffer, project coordinator for the Office of Sponsored Research, said the School of Medicine and Health Sciences does not usually participate in […]

More GW students are graduating early

In an move to cut the cost of their education and begin their careers earlier, an increasing number of GW students are opting to earn their undergraduate degrees in less than the traditional four years. Most early graduates cite the high cost of attending GW as the main reason they decided to leave the University […]

GW readies for more construction

Several University construction projects moved closer to fruition during the semester break, said Al Ingle, GW’s associate vice president for business affairs. Construction crews broke ground on the health and wellness center, which will house most services offered in the Smith Center, including free weight and workout rooms, and new space for recreational sports activities […]

Housekeeping recycles students’ final exams

Sixty students enrolled in Introduction to International Politics last semester will have to retake the final exam or resubmit research papers and course work after a GW housekeeping employee accidentally recycled the exams before they were graded. Professor Maurice East, who taught the introductory level course, said the ungraded final exams and grade book were […]