Trevor Martin

Foreign students evade INS

GW International Services officials said there are very lax requirements for tracking international students once they enroll in the University and have a student visa. Last week’s arrest of man believed to be a former GW student, Sultan R. Al-Zaabi, is prompting questions about tracking procedures at Immigration and Naturalization Services. With a new system […]

GW suspends contract with cap company

GW suspended its contract with popular sportswear company New Era Monday after students brought to light accusations of unfair labor practices. The Progressive Student Union led a protest Monday against New Era Cap Co., which carried the GW logo on caps in the GW Bookstore. In addition to its ties the University, New Era is […]

V-Day Guide: Where did all the cowgirls go?

There is one word for the girls Lauren Silva describes: shallow. While those girls are out stuffing their push-up bras and trying to pretend they have better things to do than AOL Instant Messenger, thoughtful guys like me are trying to hold on to that last bastion of hope that not all girls at Dream […]

Dean serves Senate panel

Law School Dean Michael Young sat among Japanese paintings and sumo sculptures in his 23rd Street new office last week to discuss his plans to serve on a new Senate commission. The commission will organize the 50th anniversary celebration of the Brown v. Board court decision that integrated blacks and whites in public schools. The […]

Web unfit for housing

When students log on to GWeb Feb. 24 to choose housing for next year, they might not be able to pick the exact room they want, GW officials told the Residence Hall Association Friday. RHA President Noel Frame said Housing Services Director Andrew Sonn told her Friday that BannerWeb will only allow students to select […]

Former GW official dies at 73

Former GW official Ann E. Webster died of cancer Tuesday at the Washington Home Hospice. Webster worked in several administrative positions during her 30 years at the University. Webster first joined GW in 1961 and worked as director of housing and residence life until 1991 before assuming her final job as assistant vice president of […]

Judge denies professor tenure

GW owes a former professor more than $75,000 in damages for improperly denying him tenure but is not obligated to grant him the highest professorial level, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The decision upholds an earlier ruling. Former Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science professor Apostolos Kakaes was hired as an assistant […]

GW aims to admit fewer students

With applications up 15 percent from last year and 150 more students already admitted from among early decision I applicants, GW officials said they are still working toward an “eclectic” class of 2,250. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said he expects GW to lower its admission rate from 48.5 percent last year. “My expectation is […]

Men’s tennis falls to Old Dominion

The GW men’s tennis team fell short against Old Dominion Friday, losing 5-2 against the Monarchs in Norfolk, Va. GW freshmen Matt Treadgold and Brett Warner were the only singles players to win their matches. Treadgold bounced back after losing the first set in his match and defeated Old Dominion’s Patrick Binowski 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 […]

UPD estimates theft loss

The University Police Department is investigating whether the theft of more than $20,000 worth of musical instruments from the music department over winter break was an organized job. Students at other area universities have reported similar thefts recently. UPD Director Dolores Stafford said the fact that all the instruments at GW vanished at the same […]