For the latest in trendy eats and comfort foods near campus, check out these new restaurants in walking distance.
Here’s what you’ll love — and what will take some getting used to — at your first-year home.
Whether you’re gearing up to study abroad, or just hoping to widen your palette in college, here are the top spots for international food in the district.
Before you hit the books during your first semester at GW, study up on some campus vocabulary.
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With scenic hiking trails, historic neighborhoods and other cities at your fingertips, you should be reserving some Saturday afternoons for exploring before the breezy D.C. fall turns into blistery winter.
Well, welcome to GW. In just a few short weeks a big part of your life is going to change. I’m not talking about where you live or your friend group — I’m talking about your phone.
Once you’ve unpacked, met your roommates and said goodbye to your parents, you’ll begin to realize there’s a lot more to living on your own than doing your own laundry. (By the way, have you packed a hamper? Detergent pods? Dryer sheets?)
Take a look to see what could be waiting for you in the lecture hall.
From American University's art scene to Howard University’s nightlife, here’s how you can explore the best of the District's other university neighborhoods.
The spaces are called portals, a multidisciplinary art and technology project that will be in Woodrow Wilson Plaza from June 6 through June 21.
It was clear we had left behind a city known for its trendy eateries and entered a hub of Latin American culture, frequented more often by locals than by tourists.
For underclassmen in the District who want to skip the long lines and wait times, it’s time to ditch the campus favorites for some alternatives outside of Foggy Bottom and Georgetown.
From food to home decor, some of the most useful gifts for grads are also the cheapest – and you can find them just a few blocks from campus.
We spoke to five graduating seniors who are moving to interesting places after graduation. Here's a look at what they'll be doing next year.
Before your final year at GW is up, there’s still some time to check out the lesser-known D.C. history, art and entertainment venues that you might have missed when you were too busy cramming for exams or interning on the Hill.
Graduation ceremonies tend to be long-winded and a little anti-climatic, so liven up the day with one of these happy hours before or after the ceremony.
From politics to pop culture, 2015 will be memorable for more than just your graduation. Here’s a look back at what happened at the same time as your other big milestones.
How should you decorate your graduation cap? Take our quiz to find out.
You don’t have to steer clear of happy hour just because mom and dad are in town – you just have to know where to go.
If you’re feeling nostalgic, grab those friends you met in Thurston and J Street to relive some first-year traditions during your last few nights as a student.
So when I hear of another one of my friends getting to that last round interviews or landing an offer they couldn’t refuse, I feel proud of them – but I feel a little sorry for them too.
Hundreds of D.C. residents will make their way to U Street on Saturday to discover their own definition of funk – and probably chili con carne at Ben’s Chili Bowl.
Over the past few months, students have turned to online groups to share their frustrations and talk about aspects of race that are often ignored or considered taboo.
Poetry Out Loud begins in high school English classrooms across the country. Poets, writers and educators, who will judge the competition, say it connects high schoolers to poetry at a time when STEM programs and standardized tests are overshadowing the humanities.
I ordered the octopus after the waitress' eyes lit up when I mentioned it. I could understand – it is chewy, charred and glazed to perfection.
Hyde is the type of person who lives for April 20. He buys a quarter just for himself. He makes sure his debit card has enough money on it for Nando's and Shake Shack.
Beefsteak is a playful way to get a filling José Andrés fix without shelling out $15 for tapas.
Beefsteak essentially throws a hodgepodge of relatively bland flavors into a bowl and calls it a “concept” that belongs in a contemporary art gallery rather than our stomachs.
Facilities Services began working with the D.C. Office of Human Rights in early February, and will label an additional 82 single-occupancy bathrooms on campus as simply “restroom,” rather than “men” or “women” starting with the Marvin Center on Monday.