GW releases statement on supporting undocumented students

In a statement released Friday, GW officials outlined their principles to protect the civil rights of undocumented students.

Mental Health Services offers special hours for post-election stress

After the presidential election, Mental Health Services created daily walk-in hours for students to discuss election-related concerns and reactions.

GSEHD partners with education publication for post-election event

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

Students, faculty share concerns on Trump presidency at town hall

University officials said they plan to encourage more dialogue on campus surrounding the election results after a town hall on campus climate Tuesday.

Faculty alter course plans in wake of historic election

Faculty in departments across the University turned Tuesday’s election results into teachable moments.

Top officials respond to students’ post-election concerns

This post was written by reporter Colleen Grablick. University President Steven Knapp and Provost Forrest Maltzman addressed students’ concerns and reactions to the election results during the Faculty Senate meeting Friday. Maltzman said at the meeting that he met with with several students over the past few days who voiced concerns regarding their safety in […]

Knapp calls for ‘civility’ in post-election statement

University President Steven Knapp issued a short statement Wednesday afternoon encouraging students to “maintain civility.”

Optimism turns to tension, despair at College Democrats watch party

The atmosphere of excitement soon transformed into a room full of tension and tears as election results came in.

Trump upset shocks College Republicans

Members of GW College Republicans were surprised when Republican nominee Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election.

Norton re-elected to D.C. congressional seat

At the beginning of the night, a group of excited group of Democrats including Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Mayor Muriel Bowser gathered at Gordon Biersch on M Street Tuesday night to watch the results of the local and national elections come in.

Alumna loses to incumbent for Michigan seat in Congress

Alumna Gretchen Driskell lost to incumbent Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich. for a spot in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Former mayor, alumnus wins D.C. Council seat

Alumnus and former D.C. mayor Vincent Gray won the Ward 7 D.C. Council seat on his 74th birthday, with 87 percent of the vote.

GW junior and recent GMU graduate land seats in ANC races

Junior Detrick Campbell won a vacant commissioner’s seat on a platform of public safety, sustainability and better use of resources by D.C. agencies.

Elliott School alumna loses first congressional bid

Christina Hartman received 43 percent of the votes in Pennsylvania’s 16th district, but fell to Republican opponent Lloyd Smucker.

Alumna reelected to represent California’s 26th district

GW alumna Julia Brownley was reelected to Congress Tuesday night.

Evans wins eighth term on D.C. Council

About 40 supporters for Council member Jack Evans gathered at Stoney’s on P Street Tuesday to celebrate the Council member’s eighth victorious election.

GW Law School alumnus wins 15th term in Congress

John Duncan Jr. received 75 percent of the votes Tuesday night.

D.C. residents overwhelmingly vote in favor of statehood

D.C. voters support the District becoming the 51st state.

Business school alumnus re-elected in Texas congressional race

Alumnus Sam Johnson emerged victorious in the election for Texas’ third congressional district Tuesday.

Elliott School alumna clinches U.S. Senate seat for Illinois

Alumna Tammy Duckworth will be one of the next senators for Illinois.

International groups observe voting at Francis Stevens

The polling place at School Without Walls at Francis Stevens hosted three separate international groups throughout Tuesday, each observing and learning about how the American voting process took place.

Same-day registration draws GW voters to School Without Walls

Student voters embraced the voter registration law, casting their first ballots as D.C. residents at the School Without Walls polling center.

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Sydney Erhardt: How to make the most of your election night run to the White House

The GW tradition of running to the White House after a U.S. presidential election race is called is finally upon us.

Alumna will work to end gridlock if elected to US House seat

Christina Hartman, an alumna running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 16th district, said she will strive to help end gridlock in Congress if elected.

Alumna tries to secure US House seat for Michigan

Gretchen Driskell, an alumna, said she is running for Congress after becoming increasingly frustrated with the policies being supported by the incumbent.

Junior, College Dems leader runs for neighborhood commission seat

Detrick Campbell is running for a commissioner spot that has been vacant for more than a year, which covers Washington Circle and several campus residence halls.

D.C.'s statehood ballot question, explained

When D.C. residents cast their ballots Tuesday, they will have the chance to weigh in on making the District the country’s 51st state.

ANC candidate focuses campaign on family safety

Matt Chwastek hopes to join the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission to make the area safer and easier for families to live.

Recent George Mason graduate vies for ANC seat to start political career

Marco Guzman, a recent graduate of George Mason University, wants to join Foggy Bottom’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission to jumpstart his political career.

Junior hopes for commission re-election as write-in candidate

Eve Zhurbinskiy is working to get re-elected to the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission as a write-in candidate.

GW staff support for Clinton trumps GOP donations

GW employees have given the least amount money to a Republican presidential nominee this election cycle than in any race since 2000.