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Racist Posters Promoting White Supremacy Plague College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.16.2017 | Latino Voices

Colleges across the U.S. continue to be plagued with fliers promoting racism. On Monday, multiple fliers posted by members of Vanguard America ― a w...

Tales Of A Former Girl Rapper

BECAUSE I WAS A GIRL | Emma Gray | Posted 03.01.2017 | Women

By Elizabeth Acevedo, Edited by Melissa de la Cruz This essay is excerpted from the forthcoming BECAUSE I WAS A GIRL: TRUE STORIES FOR GIRLS OF ALL AG...

Americans Protest Trump's Travel Ban For A Second Weekend

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Americans took to the streets for a second weekend to protest President Donald Trump’s now-blocked executive order banning travel and...

I Tried To Quit Sugar, But Failed Without Realizing Why

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.16.2016 | Taste

You may think you’ve had a love affair with sugar, but you haven’t. I have. And it was intense. At 4 p.m. sharp every workday, I would open my des...

Understanding Health Care Informatics: An Interview With Sam Hanna

Phil Simon | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Phil Simon

To say that there's a great deal of fraud and waste in healthcare is an understatement. Yet in this chaos, there's tremendous opportunity by way of be...

Why Is It So Hard To Improve American Policing?

The Conversation US | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

The use of lethal force by police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge has once again sparked protests over the violent dynamic between citizens and the police.

Historic Chemical Regulation Law Sets the Stage for a Safer Future

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Lynn R. Goldman

A landmark bill that was just passed by Congress now gives the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the power to regulate thousands of potentially to...

Muhammad Ali, the War and Me

Eric Mink | Posted 06.05.2016 | Politics
Eric Mink

Ali's personal pursuit of fair treatment under the law began about two years before mine. With the Vietnam War raging and young men subject to a mandatory military draft, Ali and I both sought official designation as conscientious objectors to war and killing.

What I've Learned as a Student in Recovery at The George Washington University

Tim Rabolt | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Tim Rabolt

As I enter my sixth year of recovery and sixth and final year at The George Washington University (GW), I thought I'd take the time to write what I've...

Cory Booker To GWU Grads: Don't Be Cynical, Go Beyond Mere Tolerance

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.16.2016 | College

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) called on the Class of 2016 to go beyond tolerance, and strive for a "nation of love," in his address at George Washington U...

Millennial Minorities and Democracy: A Love Story (Video)

GVH Live | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics
GVH Live

By, Nadia Watson "What's in it for me?" According to Reverend Al Sharpton, this question will shape the millennial minority voter turnout on Novembe...

Twitter's ISIS Crackdown Is Actually Working

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 12.29.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Islamic State's English-language reach on Twitter has stalled in recent months amid a stepped-up crackdown against the extr...

Student Felt 'Criminalized' After Campus Police Made Him Remove Palestinian Flag

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before hanging a Palestinian flag outside of his dorm-room window, Ramie Abounaja checked in with his two Jewish roommates to make sure ...

From Warzone to U.S. Campuses: Stories of Syrian Professors Making Impact

Jim Luce | Posted 10.04.2016 | Impact
Jim Luce

By getting to know Dr. Hasan and his wife, Mitzi has become an outspoken advocate on behalf of refugees fleeing violence in the Mideast and North Africa. The scope of this human crisis is overwhelming, simply unfathomable.

The Most Politically Active Colleges In 2015-16 According To The Princeton Review

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2017 | College

If you’re trying to figure out which campus has the students most excited for the first presidential debate in the 2016 campaign, you might want to ...

George Washington University Drops Admissions Test Requirements

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 07.29.2015 | College

George Washington University on Monday became one of the largest and most prestigious schools to join a nationwide movement against admissions tests, ...

Tim Cook: Meeting Pro-Segregation Governor 'Felt Like A Betrayal Of My Own Beliefs'

The Huffington Post | Irina Ivanova | Posted 05.18.2015 | College

Apple CEO Tim Cook urged graduating George Washington University students to follow their values and find a job that helps them do good in a commencem...

Measles: A Rising Public Health Threat

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

The Disneyland case illustrates both the fast spread of this virus and the urgent need for public health policies that can help boost vaccination rates and eradicate this disease once and for all.

Understanding Test Anxiety and What We Can Do to Help Children

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 05.10.2015 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

A staggering 16-20% of students have high test anxiety, making it the most frequent academic impairment in our schools today Another 18% are troubled by moderately-high test anxiety. These students actually draw a "blank" or "freeze-up" during tests.

Women in Business: Diana L. Burley, Cybersecurity Professor, George Washington University

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Diana L. Burley has acted as a consultant to corporations and government agencies in navigating issues related to IT-enabled change, cybersecurity workforce development and knowledge management.

Twin Views of George Washington University

Write for the Future | Posted 04.22.2015 | College
Write for the Future

It was love at the first class. I started studying French in sixth grade and it became my passion. Whenever I was alone, I spoke to myself in French. Eventually, thinking in French became second nature. French classes were not enough.

The Grassroot Project: College Athletes Educating Children to Help End HIV/AIDS

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.04.2015 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

The Grassroot Project (TGP) was started in 2009 by Tyler Spencer, an amazing young man and currently a Rhodes Scholar, whose vision was to use sports to educate at-risk youth in the community about HIV/AIDS awareness and education.

Saving the Planet With Solar, One Community at a Time

Steven Knapp | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green
Steven Knapp

We are proud of what we accomplished in Washington, but even more so of the groundwork it lays for other institutions -- and other communities -- to innovate in the future.

When A Brother's Dad Needed Help, This Fraternity Stepped Up Big

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.30.2014 | College

After being told by doctors he has a year left to live, a father battling Stage IV stomach cancer is finding support from his son's fraternity. Ge...

Watch Lists and the First and Fourth Amendments

Peter Van Buren | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Ray McGovern was put on the State Department's Diplomatic Security Be On the Look Out list-- one of a series of proliferating government watch lists. What he did to end up on Diplomatic Security's dangerous persons list and how he got off the list are a tale of our era, Post-Constitutional America.