Jason Filkins

With kids, athletes play the service game

GW athletes from nearly every sport got a workout Friday night in the Marvin Center gameroom when they turned out to bowl, play pool and eat pizza with local elementary school students. The program was a first-time endeavor organized by the Student Activities Center, the athletic department and Neighbors Project. “Everyone seemed to have a […]

Reading between the lines

The children stand in a line, clad in green and white school uniforms. The neckties they knotted themselves are remarkably uneven. The classroom session has ended for the afternoon – the kids soon will be released to personal tutors. The tutors wait in a silent group at the end of the room. The children, growing […]

Recruitment brochures plug GW – What really happens here?

As a senior at Windsor-Plainsboro High School in central New Jersey, Kim McCaughey had to choose the site for her post-secondary education. It was a tricky choice; buried somewhere in the shiny heap of college brochures was the right school for her, but how would she find it? “You wouldn’t believe it. My mail box […]