Alyssa Wood

WOW’s liquor license still three months away

Students won’t be able to purchase alcohol at the WOW Wingery and Cafe until nearly May, a GW official said. WOW, which opened the first week of spring semester after four months of delays, was expected to serve beer and wine upon opening Jan. 17. It will take three more months to obtain the correct […]

WEB EXTRA: Georgetown hosts annual food and wine tasting

Celebrity guests determined the best appetizer, entree and dessert in Georgetown Saturday at the Taste of Georgetown. The festival is an annual celebration of food along Wisconsin Avenue organized by the Georgetown Business Improvement District. Almost 30 restaurants participated in the event, which featured live music, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year proceeds […]

Study: Frosh unprepared

Freshmen are increasingly unprepared for college, according to a study released this month by the Association of American Publishers. Zogby International, a nationwide survey company, conducted the study for AAP in which a majority of polled college professors believed that incoming freshmen are more and more unprepared for college-level work. The study consisted of 502 […]

WEB EXTRA: No Safe Haven: Film explores disconnect between beautiful scenery and dastardly deeds in the Cayman Islands

“Whatever your haven is, it’s your responsibility to protect it,” says director Frankie Flowers. With the release of “Haven” in theaters this week, Flowers hits a jackpot in his first major full-length film. Shot entirely in the West Indies’ Cayman Islands, the movie’s gorgeous, tranquil setting proves to be anything but a haven for corrupt […]