Posts Tagged ‘GWU’

Former GWU President’s Solution for Sexual Assaults on Campus? Stop Drinking, Ladies

On Tuesday, The Diane Rehm show had a panel of guests talking about the roles of fraternities and sororities on campus, which eventually turned into a discussion of the roles these organizations play in promoting rape culture. Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, the former president of George Washington University and a current professor of public service at the school, offered this [...]

Two Students Die From Apparent Suicides at GWU This Week

Two George Washington University undergraduates died this week in on-campus dormitories, the president of the university wrote in two separate letters to the GW community. Both deaths were apparent suicides.
A female fourth-year chemistry major, Lynley Redwood, was found dead in her room Tuesday in West Hall on the Mount Vernon campus, President Steven Knapp wrote  [...]

District Line Daily: The Education Issue

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Our latest issue focuses on higher education in D.C. Find out why UDC decided to save its [...]

GW Hatchet Cuts Back to Printing Once a Week

The GW Hatchet, George Washington University's independent student newspaper, announced today it will scale back from a twice-a-week publication to a weekly.
In a blog post,  editor Cory Weinberg cited declining advertising revenue and increased online readership for reasons behind the decision. The paper will now come out every Monday. "This move will enable the paper’s faster [...]

District Line Daily: The Cash From Nantucket

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D.C. Councilman Jack Evans raised about $40,000 for his mayoral campaign at a Nantucket fundraiser attended [...]

House of Horrors: GWU Edition

Massive amounts of money  just doesn't get you what they used to.
Residents at George Washington University—one of the most expensive schools in the country, with a price tag nearing $60,000—have taken to Facebook to express their "horror" stories with GW housing.
"This page was created with the intent of exposing the true state of GW campus [...]

Romeo Morgan and Cliff Valenti Bury the Hatchet (Sort of)

Romeo Morgan is fed up with waiting on community leaders to endorse his liquor license application, some 234 days now and counting, he says.
“We have people who are elected as ANC commissioners to represent us in our neighborhood, but then my ANC commissioner refused to even put me on the schedule to be heard, because [...]

GW Student Goes ‘Missing,’ Creates One More Unnecessary Facebook Group

Just after midnight on Monday, GW's Hatchet reported that senior Royal Gethers had gone missing. D.C. Police and the university had launched an investigation. Gethers was out of sight for a little more than a day.
Friends told the Hatchet that Gethers wasn't the type of guy to just disappear. He was always texting, etc. When [...]

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