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John Oliver may have just made himself the apple of every D.C. politician’s eye. The host of the HBO satirical news show “Last Week Tonight” advocated for D.C. statehood Sunday night – with song – arousing praise from the D.C. community who objects to the District’s inability to pass laws or define its own budget […]
The U.S. representative to the African Union will be the new dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs, the University announced Monday. Reuben E. Brigety II will take the helm from former long-serving dean Michael Brown, who stepped down from the post at the end of June. Brigety is also the U.S. permanent representative […]
Mid-campus motorcades and internships on the Hill have paid off for GW students again, as the University was named the most politically active campus in the nation by the Princeton Review for the third year in a row. This year Georgetown and American Universities fell off the top 20 list after being ranked No. 9 […]
- Experts question GW's test-optional shift August 3, 2015When GW announced Monday that it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores, University officials pitched the policy change as a way to attract “underrepresented” students. But amid a rising acceptance rate and financial struggles, experts are skeptical the plan will be effective.
- Fourth-year law student died of natural causes in November July 30, 2015His cause of death was an abnormal heart rhythm known as a cardiac arrhythmia, which can occur when electrical impulses coordinating heartbeats don’t work properly, according to the Mayo Clinic. The arrhythmia was due to hyponatremic dehydration, the medical examiner said.
- Recent alumnus remembered as compassionate, loyal and 'whip smart' June 25, 2015Keaton Marek was found dead at 24th and M streets. His professors said he was a compassionate and eager student, who was not afraid to debate his classmates. Marek graduated from GW with a degree in political science in May.
- What's the deal with the 'Superdorm?' June 9, 2015It’s a bird! It’s a crane! No, it’s Superdorm.
- Most surprising crimes of 2014-15 June 9, 2015The University's crime log documents some of the interesting and outlandish rule violations occurring on campus every week, in addition to giving students a heads up on the serious crimes that have happened.