BJ Novak, cast member and co-writer of the hit NBC television series "The Office," revealed what he believed to be the cornerstones of success in the entertainment industry: Index cards.
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Go on, GW heartthrob, light those candles. As you, me and Barry Manilow know, February's all about steamy-hot for-real-real love.
Truth, reader, is in the contrast. As far as Colin Farrell is concerned, the recent film "In Bruges" finds depth without indulgence.
Having the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras and Super Tuesday falling on the same weekend, I knew it was going to be a rough couple of nights.
The recent debacle between GW student theater groups and the University administration has become the latest example of mismatched priorities in Foggy Bottom.
If the food-service providers are spending millions of dollars to enhance campus dining they need to be improving our options, not worsening them.
This meeting gives University President Steven Knapp a chance to illustrate how his ideas will move from proposals into reality.
There are fewer arguments more infuriating than those where an opponent refuses to even acknowledge, much less legitimately challenge, your beliefs.
The Panhellenic Association announced the names of the three sororities to which it will consider extending an invitation to found a chapter on campus next fall.
"We came out real flat," head coach Karl Hobbs said after the game. "We could never really develop any kind of rhythm after that."
Two members of guerrilla performance group Robbing Thieves jam together in Kogan Plaza Tuesday night.
The GW men's basketball team has had some seemingly improbably and impossible performances this season - but, unlike the Giants, in a bad way.
Students voted Tuesday to increase the student fee from $1 per credit hour to $1.50, setting the stage to give the Student Association a $1 million budget for disbursement.
Wednesday night, the GW men's basketball team fell victim to a "bottom feeder", La Salle, 80-58 at Smith Center.
City lawmakers passed a watered-down version of a bill to give District workers paid sick leave Tuesday, while exempting local colleges who feared the measure would be a financial burden.
The University offered invitations to Democratic candidates as well as several national television stations to hold a debate on campus before three local primaries next Tuesday.
If not for GW law student Jason Coates, Washington Post sports columnist Mike Wise thinks he could have been dead.
Hundreds of students gathered in two Marvin Center ballrooms Tuesday night to watch the election returns and cheer in support of their favored candidates.
On the eve of Super Tuesday's primary elections, students put themselves in the presidential candidates' shoes and held a heated one-hour debate.
Few buildings on campus carry a more infamous name than Thurston Hall. And until recently, prospective students could experience their first taste of the 1,100-student, freshman dorm as part of GW's STAR Tour Program.
Membership in a Facebook group was the catalyst that brought more than 1,500 students, families and activists together to rally against a violent Colombian terrorist organization.
With the temperature on the rise outside, the race for spots in the Student Association's executive branch is heating up as six candidates begin their runs for SA president and executive vice president.
Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton discussed the politics of nuclear proliferation and his new book during GW's Security First Foreign Policy Roundtable.
Web ExtraExcavation for the new residence hall on F Street is largely complete, and work is now beginning on a foundation for the $75 million building.
Web ExtraThe ranking minority member of the Senate Finance Committee is hoping universities will find new incentive to dig millions of families - and GW is being used an example.
Web ExtraA screening of a documentary about the displacement of a community of African Americans in the District drew a crowd of more than 100 students and D.C. residents late last week.
Web ExtraA doctoral student studying hominid paleobiology has pioneered a method for analyzing reindeer bones, allowing scientists to understand cavemen's eating habits more thoroughly.
Web ExtraLast fall GW started a professional science masters program in response to pressure from industry and government leaders to expand the scope and size of the academic science industry.
Web ExtraHumor columnist Dave Barry is a matchmaker, but he probably did not know it when he performed before a happy couple at Lisner Auditorium on Wednesday night.
Friday, Feb. 8, 4:06 p.m.The University will raise tuition by 3 percent for the incoming freshman class, but there will be a $6 million increase in need-based institutional grants.
Web Update Sunday, Feb. 10, 1:10 a.m. Junior Wynton Witherspoon hit a three-pointer with 1.9 seconds left Saturday to give GW a 57-54 victory over Dayton University, snapping a seven-game losing streak.