Adam Conner

Adam Conner: Don’t expect funny from Jon Stewart

On Friday, a year and six days after his now-legendary appearance on CNN’s now-defunct debate program, “Crossfire,” Jon Stewart will mark his return to GW with two appearances during parents and alumni weekend. Last year, on Oct. 15, Jon Stewart traveled to Washington for a special appearance on CNN’s “Crossfire,” which he was fond of […]

Adam Conner: All journeys must end

I always thought that my journey through GW would end at the same place it began – in front of the White House. On the second day of my freshman year, I set out with my new friends to explore Washington for the first time. There was no debate about the first place we would […]

Column: Exploring the class of 9/12

Over the last few years there has been much written about “the class of 9/11,” a title given to the recently graduated class of 2005 whose entrance into college coincided with that tragic day. The class of 9/11 seems an apt description for that particular generation of young Americans who have found themselves forever connected […]

Column: Remembering unsung American heroes

On Tuesday, August 23, Sherra White and her son Steve Lotti boarded a flight from Lima, Peru, bound for the Amazon city of Pucallpa. It was Sherra’s first trip abroad, her retirement celebration after 32 years as a Georgia public school teacher. Her guide to South America was her son Steve, who had just finished […]

WEB UPDATE: Column: Don’t catch Blackberry fever

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. In my quest to become a top-notch professional political operative, I have found that there is only one thing that is really holding me back from my full potential. I don’t have a Blackberry. Most of you probably have no idea what a Blackberry is, so let me bring […]


You would think after the events of the last few years there would be a lot less to laugh about today. After all, we live in fairly serious times. But Jon Stewart would tell you that we don’t just live in serious times; we live in “absurdly serious times.” Night after night, with a critical […]

Talking ’bout a TiVo-lution

Imagine you were unlucky enough to be in the bathroom during the Superbowl halftime show and missed Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction.” You would be absolutely devastated that you missed this legendary moment in television history; that is, unless you have TiVo – the digital VCR-like box that lets you pause live television. All you have […]