Hannah Traverse

Dressing up a worn fashion scene

Apparently, the District is not all about politics. Worn Magazine, a D.C.-based fashion periodical recently launched by GW alumna Nicole Aguirre, explores D.C.’s creative side by featuring local fashion and art. As a photo intern with Vanity Fair last summer, Aguirre decided the time was right for a D.C. fashion periodical. “There was a large, […]

Arts scholarship applications rise

Application numbers for GW’s Presidential Scholars in the Arts program increased significantly this year, jumping about 25 percent since last year. The PSA program offers several $15,000 scholarships in dance, fine arts, music, and theater to prospective GW students. First made available more than 15 years ago, there are, on average, 100 applicants per year, […]

Students participate in D.C. entrepreneurial challenge

Correction appended Web Exclusive GW students teamed up with peers from seven other D.C. area universities this weekend at the StartUp Scramble Challenge, a three-day event in which college-aged entrepreneurs created business plans for sustainable ventures. Plans that address such global social issues as poverty and underfunded education were awarded the $1,000 in seed funding, […]

24 hours. One play.

How would you describe a play written, produced and performed in 24 hours? Generic Theatre Company cast member Brittany Perrotte called it ” ‘Saturday Night Live’ on crack.” The idea of performing a play just one day after writing it might seem like an absurdly stressful undertaking, but the members of Generic have turned this […]

Sex and the suburbs

Stereotypically speaking, people move to the suburbs seeking tranquility and safety. Generic Theatre Company’s adaptation of the play “SubUrbia,” opening this weekend in the Lisner Downstage, challenges that concept. The comedy-drama written by professional actor Eric Bogosian and directed by junior Evan Schwartz, examines racism, success and conflicting worldviews among a group of young, aloof […]