Trevor Martin

Thieves steal instruments

Music students reported thousands of dollars worth of stolen equipment to University and Metropolitan police this week. Several students said they returned from winter break to find their Phillips Hall lockers broken into and their instruments gone. The lockers were stripped of their combination locks and left with dents that showed forced entry, students said. […]

GW unveils Mount Vernon and law school additions

Students, faculty and staff are moving into a new law school and a revamped Mount Vernon Campus residence hall this semester after months of construction delays. Officials cited weather and permit delays that postponed the completion of these projects, both of which were scheduled to open in the fall. The townhouse-style addition to the GW […]

All GW wants for Christmas: $70 million

GW is “playing catch-up” with universities across the nation by trying to lure more gifts from alumni, corporations and foundations. The current fundraising total for GW is significantly below those of rival schools and may be contributing to high tuition costs for students. GW has raised 86 percent of its $500 million fundraising goal, or […]

Features: One, two, three – bottoms up

It’s Friday night. Rather than pack Georgetown with hundreds of other GW students, crafters of the art of drinking have carefully placed dozens of soda cups along a table. Dirty ping pong balls and a keg of beer await the competition. Or maybe four people are lined up in a face-off of flip cup, separated […]

Manouch appeals to GW to save business

Popular hot dog vendor Manouchehr Nava said he is feeling extra pressure from Metropolitan Police lately to shut down by 1:30 a.m. Nava, known to most students as “Manouch,” said MPD gave him two weeks to stop selling food outside Tower Records late at night. Although D.C. regulations prohibit food vendors to operate after 1:30 […]

Man carjacks 4-RIDE van

Metropolitan Police arrested a man last week for carjacking a University 4-RIDE van after he assaulted the driver and crashed the vehicleinto several parked cars in an alleyway off of I Street. The van driver had stopped to check a flat tire in the alleyway between the Academic Center and West End residence hall at […]

Religion Week brings faiths together

Students crowded religious events last weekend to mark the end of what organizers called the best Religion Week in recent years. The week of events was dedicated to “make religion seem cool.” Events included Christian, Hindu, Islamic and Jewish experts speaking about holy wars, a “Discover Sikhism” dinner, an interfaith celebration in the Marvin Center […]

City Hall lacks basic facilities

City Hall residents say they are dissatisfied by poor service in a building they say is still not properly prepped for student use. While their three-month wait for ethernet connections ended this week, they still await adequate laundry facilities. The building’s 540 residents share four washers and four dryers, which is equivalent to 136 people […]

UPD investigates fraternity prank

A Sigma Alpha Epsilon prank that prompted a police investigation into kidnapping has upset Metropolitan Police officers and put more than 10 fraternity members at risk of judicial punishment by GW. Two GW students were reportedly kidnapped outside of Funger Hall on Tuesday night. Eyewitness Brett Kaplan said the students the kidnapped students were surprised […]

Classes Change Focus after Sept. 11

GW professors are changing the focus of their classes to address the historical, economic and social impacts of the Sept. 11 attacks and war on terrorism. While the world watches the District, University policy makers are also considering how to integrate real-world events into coursework. Many professors are incorporating the causes and effects of the […]