Whitney Hensler

Flinging frisbees for peace

A basketball team can unite a school. A football championship can bring a town together. And, occasionally, Ultimate Frisbee can bring peace. That’s the philosophy behind Ultimate Peace, an organization that brings Israeli and Palestinian children together to play Ultimate Frisbee and break down racial and cultural tensions between them. Freshman Aaron Weiss traveled to […]

Women’s studies professor takes revenge

Clarification appended Some have called them “feminazis” or suggested they are not real scholars. But these false impressions only inspired Bonnie Morris to tell what women’s studies professors have to offer academia. Morris, a GW women’s studies professor, recently published “Revenge of the Women’s Studies Professor” to combat the myths surrounding the discipline. Formed around […]

Blind Date: Better off as friends

Blind dater Ivey Wohlfield was surprised to find that she and her match, Aron Yuster, once sat near each other in a class for a full semester. Wohlfield and Yuster met up at Bangkok Joe’s on Thursday for some engaging conversation and pad Thai. The entrée was the only thing sizzling on the date, however, […]

Thanksgiving in the District

Web Extra This Thanksgiving break, campus life will be slim to none. Marvin Center is closed from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30 and the WoW Wingery and Ames Dining Hall are closed from Nov. 27 to Nov. 29. Besides the post-Thanksgiving dinner at the Ames Pub on Nov. 28, the University will be shut down […]