Election Guide

Students Ditch The Books To Hit The Trail

Several students sacrificed a semester of classes, gave up graduating with their friends and, in many cases, worked 17-plus-hour days to propel their candidates’ sprint to the campaign finish line. Just two months after joining the Obama for America reelection campaign, sophomore Miles Selib was charged with overseeing voter registration and absentee ballot drives in […]


Nov. 9, 2011 Perry’s debate slip-up During a Republican primary debate, Rick Perry blanked on the federal agency he would eliminate as president: “The third agency of government I would do away with – the education, the uh, the commerce and let’s see. I can’t. the third one I can’t. Sorry. Oops.” Dec. 3, 2011 […]

For student-run Super PAC, time to sober up

Two seniors snagged appearances on Fox News and CNBC when they launched the bipartisan Slam Dunks, Fireworks and Eagles Super PAC, which they said could pick up the tab for political beer summits where politicians could draw up solutions to solve the country’s fiscal woes.

Election Night watch parties

On Campus Program Board Marvin Center third floor – 7 p.m. Instead of splintering off into separate parties, GW’s political groups will hold a joint Election Night watch party. The co-sponsoring Student Dining Board will provide $200 worth of free food in the common areas in Marvin’s third floor, and the event will feature giveaways […]