Newsroom Blog By Cory Weinberg May 19, 2013 1:32 PM Storify by ericbreese 14 minutes ago 0 0 Edit GW Commencement 2013 Tracking Commencement 2013, from start to finish, through photos and tweets. 18,000 chairs, four scaffold towers, 10 tents, in 14hr work day. 4 days until #gwu commencement #2013gwgrad @GWUevent http://pic.twitter.com/xpPJcCvVdt adam murphy@a_murph17 · 4 days ago ReplyRetweetFavorite WOW! “@GWtweets: MT @GWDSAHelps: Is @kerrywashington ready for the view during her speech tomorrow? #2013GWGrad #gwu http://pic.twitter.com/M8MPdSxq1D” Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email twitter.com · a day ago .@kerrywashington Your seat is ready at #GWU Commencement! See you here soon. #2013GWGrad http://pic.twitter.com/MDgStG1G7l Daniel Wein@danielwein · 9 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Carly Abenstein@CarlyAbenstein Mazel to all of my friends graduating, especially my amazing great grand big Dani!! Go forth & change the world! #GWCommencement #aephi 2 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Hyacinth Mascarenhas@Hycieeeee Guess Foggy Bottom decided to live up to its name today. #2013GWgrad #gwu 9 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite A foggy morning didn’t ruin the splendor of a ceremony on the nation’s backyard. Backstage at #GWU Commencement http://pic.twitter.com/LrFqniHVJf Julia Susuni@jsusuni · 9 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite #GWCommencement #GWU graduates http://pic.twitter.com/ts4WEUfJRl Jeremy Diamond@JDiamond93 · 7 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Corinne Falotico@corinne_fal Currently standing between USingers and the GW Band on this beautiful morning on the mall. #BestJobEVER #2013GWgrad #onlyatgw 9 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite .@GWBAND is playing Pomp and Circumstance as the graduates take center stage on the mall #gwmusic #gwu #2013GWGRAD http://pic.twitter.com/lKzT3qBj6j GW Dept. of Music@GWMusicDept · 7 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite #commencement #gw #2013 #nationalmall #washingtonmonument #rainyday Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Shreya Patil · 5 hours ago Faculty took the stage in front of thousands of graduating students and their families. Faculty heading onto the stage at #GWCommencement http://pic.twitter.com/rOQ06kPntM Mary Ellen McIntire@MelMcIntire · 6 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Happy #GWU Commencement Day from the national mall! http://pic.twitter.com/nynFYrutEe Jason Lifton@jasonlifton · 6 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Kerry Washington showed up with excitement and a smile. #GWCommencement speaker @kerrywashington #gwu pic.twitter.com/359Gih2SoN Jeremy Diamond@JDiamond93 · 6 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite @kerrywashington, you had my curiosity but now you have my attention #gw #commencementspeakerselfie #django #scandal Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email samrosebort · 6 hours ago “@danielwein: “Ladies & gentlemen, your #GWCommencement speaker, Dr. @KerryWashington.” http://pic.twitter.com/4P0xmrXWIv” SURREAL! #humbled kerry washington@kerrywashington · 4 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite A.G. Jaffe@agjaffe And now #GWU degree candidates -> #GWU alumni! #GWcommencement #2013GWgrad 5 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite With President Knapp’s conferral comes the throwing of caps and glee. As #GWU President Knapp confers degrees on Class of 2013, congrats to all graduates! #GWCommencement http://pic.twitter.com/IzIBF2XuQj Daniel Wein@danielwein · 5 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Erica Windwer@typicalwindwer @kerrywashington thank you for an amazing and inspired speech. I’m honored to share this day with you. Congratulations! #2013GWGRAD #GWU 4 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Dickie Bird@dbirdy852 It was a pleasure hearing @kerrywashington speak at the #GWU Commencement Ceremony! What an inspiration. 4 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite HugoScheckter@HugoScheckter Just a little disappointed that @kerrywashington didn’t give a King Hugo shout out but it was a good speech otherwise. Thanks Kerry! #GWU an hour ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Peter Konwerski@GWPeterK The only place more impressive than where you stood today, is where you will stand tomorrow. Congrats #2013GWGRADs #GWCommencement #GWU 4 hours ago ReplyRetweetFavorite Read next page Did you find this story interesting? Be the first to like or comment. (turn this feature off) Liked! storify.com Related stories (turn this feature off) Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Embed code Click on “Distribute” above for more embed options.