Blythe Purdin

GW honors Washington’s birthday

GW students turned out to participate in a cherry-pie eating contest and celebrate the University namesake’s birthday Thursday on the Quad despite frigid temperatures, sleet and snow. “What better way to cheer up a snowy afternoon than to have a birthday party for our founder,” GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said at the event. The […]

Student wins big on Price is Right

“David Kersh, come on down! You’re the first contestant on `The Price is Right!’” These words surprised the GW junior when he went to a taping of the celebrated CBS game show while visiting California during winter break and won a trip to Montreal. Kersh attended the show with his brother, who had been to […]

Construction noise concerns residents

Students living on GW’s Mount Vernon campus said they are frustrated about construction and renovation projects throughout their campus. (The construction) makes doing anything outside of the dorm a hassle because you have to go out of your way to get anywhere – like the dining hall, classes or the shuttle, said Maralyn Tocco, a […]

Interviews made easy

Students headed into job interviews should view them for what they are: conversations, said Marva Gumbs, executive director of GW’s Career Center. Just as most students going out into the business world for the first time may think, there are no right or wrong answers in an interview, Gumbs said. But practice giving clear answers […]