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George Washington University: The District's Fashion 101

CollegeFashionista | Posted 03.25.2013 | Style

More conservative than New York City, less hipster than Chicago and more diverse than Los Angeles; D.C. is often overlooked as one of the major fashion-forward cities of the U.S.

GWSB and IWF Partner to Place More Women On the Board

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 02.13.2013 | Women
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

One of the biggest obstacles blocking the ascent of many women is an outdated perception that a narrow list of credentials is critical to being a good board member. Historically, these credentials have been those that men, as they have risen to the tops of organizations, have acquired.

Scandal Costs School 'Best College' Ranking

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2012 | College

George Washington University is no longer ranked No. 51 on U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges list, due to the revelation that the Washin...

PHOTOS: Obama Supporters Converge On White House

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Supporters of President Obama converged on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House late Tuesday night following projections that sho...

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Kye Allums

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Kye Allums made news when he came out as the first transgender man to play on a NCAA Division 1 women's basketball team in November 2010. At the time,...

Inspired by Collaborative Political Leaders

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

As today's leaders seek to overcome the challenge of reaching consensus on economic policy and national security, they would benefit by studying the achievements of Chuck Manatt and Frank Fahrenkopf at the "Making Democracy Work" exhibit in Washington, DC.

Top 10 Colleges with the Happiest Students

Unigo | Posted 11.30.2015 | College

In today's installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're highlighting those campuses with students who overwhelmingly voted that they were as happy as could be!

College Students Create The Beer Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.08.2012 | College

After Daniel Bassali and Winslow Marshall created the Slam Dunks, Fireworks and Eagles Super PAC, they didn't really know where to go with it. So Bas...

10 Medical Schools That Leave You VERY Deep In Debt

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.24.2012 | College

Is $229,132 in student debt worth it? This is the question students must answer when they contemplate attending West Virginia School of Osteopathic...

Brian Williams Explains His College Dropouts, Tells Grads To 'Take Us Somewhere'

Posted 05.22.2012 | College

WASHINGTON - NBC Nightly News anchor and Managing Editor Brian Williams gave an address filled with a mix of humor and called on students to achieve m...

WATCH: Hundreds Expected To Protest The World's Richest Man At Commencement Ceremony

Posted 05.18.2012 | Latino Voices

On Sunday, nearly one thousand protesters are expected to join George Washington University's (GW) students and their parents at a commencement ceremo...

Foggy Bottom Gets Regular Morning Explosions

Posted 05.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you ever wanted to feel like you live inside a horrible nightmare of a videogame soundtrack, George Washington University is about to...

Street 'Collapses' Near Center Of GWU Campus

Posted 04.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia Department of Transportation reported Wednesday morning that the intersection of 22nd and H streets NW in Foggy...

Mayor Tommy Battle Building a Sustainability Generation

Susanna Murley | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Susanna Murley

One of the key areas where cities can promote sustainability is on the streets. By narrowing roadways and increasing the width of sidewalks, they can encourage more walking, higher population density as well as slow down vehicle traffic and generally make their streets more friendly to multiple types of users.

CGI University 2012: Some Constructive Criticism -- The Necessity for a New Holistic Paradigm in the Humanitarian Field

Nikolas Katsimpras | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Nikolas Katsimpras

Initiatives like this are desperately needed in our troubled times, but at the same time they should be promoting a change in a paradigm that has been tragically unsuccessful. It is time for self-assessment and constructive criticism.

Gross Problem At Library Is Steamed Away

Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- A local gum-removing guru has spoken: George Washington University's Gelman Library is a daunting place to apply his specialized trade. ...

Area Near White House Searched For Possible Man With Gun

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to a text alert sent out to George Washington University students, staff and faculty Monday evening, the Secret Service report...

Healthy Habits & Healthy Hearts

Ris Lacoste | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Ris Lacoste

My mother passed away from heart disease in 2010 and it was a stark lesson that unless I started to get my heart and body in shape I may be headed down the same path. I dubbed my new personal initiative RIS Walk 60 -- daily 60-minute walks to the heartbeat of DC.

GWU Kids Drive REALLY Nice Cars, We Mean It (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.24.2012 | College

Bill Gates would fit right in at George Washington University. The Washington D.C.' school's student newspaper, The Hatchet, readily admitsadmits i...

Meet Markus Batchelor, A Young Leader From Anacostia

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Sitting in a Foggy Bottom Starbucks on Sunday, a woman leaned over to ask Markus Batchelor his age. "Wow," she said when the George ...

How to Ace the College Interview

Jada Alexander | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
Jada Alexander

"So tell me, why the University of Chicago?" My interviewer, an alumni of the school, asked me toward the end of our conversation. Here's my answer to the million-dollar question.

College Prep: 4 Reasons To Pick A City School

| Jamie Blynn | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

We’ve all seen the quintessential college campus portrayed on television. Whether you’re watching Greek or Van Wilder, it’s hard to miss the rur...

Obama, Bono, Other Activists Call For 'Beginning Of The End Of AIDS'

Posted 12.01.2011 | Impact

The AIDS rate among minorities is on the rise and politicians and celebrities are determined to find a way to put an end to it. "The rate of new i...

The Professor Who Wasn't There

Posted 01.08.2012 | College

Imagine this: Your professor doesn't show up to any of your classes and gives everyone A's. Sound like a dream (or a nightmare)? It really happened...

You Won't Believe How Many Cans GWU Senior Collected

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Remember that Halloween food collection drive led by George Washington University senior Jake Stewart? It turns out his prediction for h...