Josh Perlman

SPEAK to raise awareness of eating disorders

When Stephanie Snell tried to find information on campus about eating disorders, the closest thing she could find was an outdated nutritional pamphlet. The senior, who studies exercise science with a concentration in dietetics, watched her friends struggle with eating disorders in high school. She started SPEAK GW, which had its first meeting this month, […]

DC Shorts Film Festival buzzes with alumni work

Allee Sangiolo often sees films at the E Street Cinema, but Tuesday she will get to watch a work of her own. Sangiolo, 24, co-wrote a short documentary titled “The Capital Buzz,” one of 140 films featured in the ninth annual DC Shorts Film Festival. The alumna originally helped create the film as a project […]

Welcome Back Guide: What I’ve missed

The summer before my freshman year, I received a yellow GW towel at CI. I find myself feeling sentimental as I unpack that very same towel junior year. Though it now has an unidentified stain with a mysterious origin I hope to never solve, the towel remains a token of a university I have grown […]

GW embraces digital era with Pinterest & Tumblr

Gelman Library, with its rows of bookshelves and academic journals, has now filled its lexicon with words like pinning, tweeting and tumbling. The library launched a Pinterest account early this summer. On a campus where students and administrators commonly use Twitter to communicate, this type of outreach hardly seems out of place. But what could […]

A mood ring for the smartphone era

Smartphone users have long been able to track the ups and downs of the stock market with the touch of a button. And thanks to senior David Conway, they can now also keep tabs on their own highs and lows with a mobile mood ring – an app that allows users to register their emotions. […]

Business leader challenges graduates to take risks

To make it big in business, learn from failure, the leader of the second-largest female-owned construction firm in the country told School of Business graduates Friday. Failure is a part of figuring out how to succeed, said Linda Rabbitt, the founder and chief executive officer of Rand Construction Corporation. “If you spend your efforts trying […]

Provost calls on graduates to help the broader community

Provost Steven Lerman praised the more than 275 doctoral degree recipients at a hooding ceremony Thursday, calling on graduates to sustain a powerful thirst for knowledge. Lerman touted ethical obligations paired with earning the University’s highest degree, including continued academic curiosity and a commitment to public service. “The doctoral degree you get carries with it […]

The final chapter of a GW teaching career

The walls of professor Bernard Reich’s office were covered in nails from paintings and photographs that once gave the white surface splashes of color. The room’s contents were limited to boxes filled with old books, an empty mini fridge and a line of his grandchildren’s photographs. After 47 years teaching political science and international affairs […]

Originality shines through on new EP

The vibrations from Nathan Muchnick’s guitar have been echoing through his suburban bedroom for years. He is constantly practicing but never formally recording – until now. Muchnick, a sophomore originally from the outskirts of Philadelphia, has always had a passion for music but never took any major steps to get his name out there. That […]