This allegation should serve as a rousing reminder that when it comes to mental health services, the University still much to do to earn back students’ trust. And it was just the latest in a long line of issues that have put UCC in a harsh spotlight.
Only Gumas has demonstrated the forethought to put together goals that tackle high-level but achievable issues like student health and college affordability. Based on the candidates’ platforms and a discussion with the editorial board, we endorse Nick Gumas for SA president.
We shouldn’t give up on achieving our goals of becoming an internationally focused school. But if we take leaps that are too large, we’ll end up falling flat on our faces.
Students here don’t just attend GW for a few years and then move away. There’s no need to cling to your swing state voter status because more than 84,000 alumni make the District their home for years after they graduate.
On the surface, GW’s workplace culture report sounds like progress. But a closer look at the language shows that the recommendations were wrought with padded language and loopholes.
It’s discouraging that Knapp did not share any specifics about the potential move with students, but his support is still good news. Students will benefit from easier access to these essential resources, like regular check ups, HIV testing and counseling services.
We want a University president who will own up to institutional flaws, issue a genuine apology to help move the community forward.