Amanda Lilly

Personal account: The good, at CNN

School was the furthest thing from my mind as I enjoyed the last days of summer lounging by the pool and goofing around with friends back home in Boulder, Colo. Then, two weeks before returning to GW for my sophomore year, I received an e-mail from my media history professor informing students about an internship […]

Finding love in the library

Robert Rubin, a 1983 graduate of GW Law School, does not just remember Gelman Library as the place that he spent grueling hours studying – he also remembers it as the place that changed his life. In the summer of 1981, Rubin saw the same familiar face in the basement of Gelman week after week, […]

Despite losses to Army, swimming celebrates senior day

Heading into the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams’ final home meet of the season, the seniors were not to be ignored. Standing above everyone else on the starting blocks before the meet began, seniors Drew Boudreau and Mark DeSimone led chants that echoed around the basement of Smith Center. A few minutes later, […]

Student organization teaches students ins and outs of civil rights

Sophomore Erin Taylor doesn’t want to end up like her friend who was pulled over by a police officer for a broken taillight and ended up being charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. As president of GW NORML, which advocates for the legalization of marijuana, Taylor wants to know her rights. On Nov. 19 […]

Weekend woes aplenty for men’s water polo

For the men’s water polo team, this weekend was a series of unfortunate events. First was a schedule packed with six games in three days, leaving the squad exhausted. Sophomore John-Claude Wright was so tired from his four-goal performance during the Colonials’ 9-8 loss to No. 16 Bucknell Sunday morning that he slept right through […]

For GW group, campus is an obstacle course

When looking for a hobby some people pick up reading or knitting, but junior Binny Seth, president of the GW Parkour, prefers spending his time jumping from rooftops and back flipping onto the ground. Parkour is the art of moving from one point to another in the most efficient way possible. Parkour is meant to […]

Fresh produce on campus keeps students healthy

It’s easy to fall prey to junk food on campus, especially when healthy, fresh food options are hard to find. After hearing such frustrations from many students while working at Juice Zone in the Lerner Health and Wellness Center, Amir Mostafavi looked for a way to provide kids with the option of a healthier dining […]

Water polo beginning to make its move

With a significant win against Santa Clara and a one-goal loss to No. 11 Bucknell already under its belt this season, the men’s water polo team is off to a promising start, just as it was last year. What head coach Scott Reed hopes to avoid is a repeat of the team’s seven-game losing streak […]

Weekly Checkup: Mythbusters

Whether it is overindulging on greasy feasts or waiting a little too long to change the top sheets on your residence hall bed, all college students seem to have their own set of gross habits. To help start the year off in a healthy direction, GW’s Associate Director of Student Health Services, Susan Haney sat […]