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Sara Brouda: Palestinian flag had no place at student walk-out

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:51:03 +0000

The Palestinian flag is a divisive symbol and shouldn't have been included at a walk-out to promote inclusivity.

Multicultural Greek Council to add Latino interest fraternity

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:50:59 +0000

The Multicultural Greek Council voted to add a Phi Iota Alpha chapter earlier this semester after an on-campus presentation from the national organization.

DeVos nomination breeds uncertainty in higher education

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:50:55 +0000

Faculty say that uncertainty about the new Secretary of Education’s effects on higher education could result in speculation of policies that may never happen.

Campus buildings found to not have lead

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:50:52 +0000

University officials found pipes in campus buildings have not been affected by lead, contradicting records from D.C. Water.

Professor earns $3.2 million to study environmental impact on child health

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:50:49 +0000

A psychology professor received a $3.2 million grant from the NIH to conduct research on the genetic and environmental factors on childhood development.

GSEHD partners with education publication for post-election event

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:50:46 +0000

GSEHD is teaming up with Education Week to address how the new presidential administration will impact education policy.

Trusting the process, women's basketball sees improvement at Gulf Coast Showcase

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:50:44 +0000

The Colonials have won five of their last six games and now sit at 5-2 – the second-best overall record in the Atlantic 10.

Ways to give back to D.C.'s community this Thanksgiving

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:45:10 +0000

Typically, Thanksgiving is about stuffing your face and doing your holiday shopping. If you’re staying in the District over break, it’s also a great way to give back to the community.

While you're doing homework, these students are building businesses

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:45:07 +0000

Most students’ schedules are already busy between classes, student organization meetings and internship but some students have added more to their plate by creating their own businesses while still in school.

Squash programs eager to prove themselves among nation's best

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:45:03 +0000

No. 11 men's squash and No. 13 women's squash look to prove their dominance in 2016-2017 as two of the top programs in the nation.

GW Libraries collect millions of election tweets

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:59 +0000

After the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, GW Libraries collected more than 3.6 million tweets from election night.

College Democrats begin planning for next election cycle

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:56 +0000

The CDs have several new projects in the works to support Democrats on campus during President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.

Staff Editorial: Anti-smoking education would be better than ban

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:52 +0000

The smoking ban has proven to be ineffective. Therefore, It’s time for officials to be more realistic and slowly move away from the ban.

Fall break confirmed for next academic year

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:49 +0000

A fall break has been confirmed for Oct. 9 and 10 next year, according to the academic calendar.

Snapshot: Faces of Diplomacy

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:45 +0000

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design hosted a reception for the opening of Faces of Diplomacy, a collaborative project between the State Department and Corcoran students and faculty.

Offensive efficiency, bench depth key thus far for women's basketball

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:43 +0000

After more than a week of play and three straight wins, here are a few things to look for as the season progresses.

Kelly Skinner: GW should get creative to make housing affordable

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:39 +0000

GW should search for creative affordable housing accommodations for students forced to live on campus.

Sara Brouda: Housing and counseling offices must be able to work together

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:35 +0000

Mental Health Services staff should be able to intervene on behalf of students for housing accommodations.

English professor creates group to challenge spike in hate crimes

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:31 +0000

Jeffrey Cohen, a professor of English, created a group called Writers Artists Thinkers Challenge Hate to challenge hate crimes after the election.

Crime log

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:44:23 +0000