Josh Perlman

A classic venue comes to Silver Spring

Since its opening in 1965, The Fillmore in San Francisco has hosted the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, Elton John, The Who and Aretha Franklin. Named for its original location at the intersection of Fillmore Street and Geary Boulevard, the venue was born amidst the evolution of American rock and roll. The Fillmore […]

Bipartisan opportunity

Looking for a job as a Congressional staffer? So was Brad Hamlett, but instead of trolling campaign sites and 535 federal websites, he created workforcongress.com – one of the fastest-growing employment boards on the web. The site compiles job openings from public sources, government websites and direct submissions to allow potential employees to apply for […]

Republicans reaching out for Romney

Rising sophomore Elie Litvin entered politics when he was 9 years old. The son of immigrants from the former Soviet Union, Litvin began by volunteering for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign by reaching out to Russian constituents. In middle school, he took weekend trips to New Hampshire and Maine to support George W. Bush’s […]

Guthrie to graduates: ‘Change the world’

Dean Doug Guthrie of the School of Business encouraged graduates to begin their futures with open minds May 13 at the school’s undergraduate students celebration, saying they should be relentless in their career hunts. “Dream big things, do great things, change the world,” he said. The graduates gathered at the Smith Center with their families […]

International students honored

Senior Ingmar Waterloh’s father once told him he should be able to make it in the world with nothing but a toothbrush in his pocket. After completing his undergraduate education at GW, the international student from Aachen, Germany finally feels he can live up to that advice. Waterloh is one of 545 international students graduating […]

Studying your passion

Last year, 376 students graduated with degrees in political science, 320 with degrees in psychology and 184 with degrees in economics. Only six students left GW with degrees in dramatic literature. Dramatic literature is one of GW’s unique majors with few students, but high levels of dedication and interest. This year, the dramatic literature major […]

Speakers say friendships will well serve GW’s future doctors

Medical school is a lot like changing a diaper, Craig Michael Forleiter, the student speaker at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebration, said. “There are many different approaches to it, but if you’re not focused you may end up covered in feces,” he joked. The graduates, besides having to secure their focus for […]

GWTV relaunches brand

GWTV doesn’t want to be just another college station. With an ambitious staff and a fresh new website, GWTV hopes to widen the scope of its broadcasts by covering more off-campus news. Anna Flickinger, associate director of content development, said a major goal of GWTV is to be more visible both within and outside the […]

Strangers at 35,000 feet

How much will a person reveal to a complete stranger? The members of Generic Theatre Company sought an answer to this question in the aptly titled “Stranger” by Craig Lucas, and proved that they aren’t unfamiliar with the art of performance last weekend. “Stranger,” Generic’s fourth production of the spring season, premiered Thursday night at […]

Group provides aid to the impoverished

With an estimated 1.8 billion individuals worldwide lacking proper health care, one group of GW students is working to improve the lives of some of the most needy communities. Sophomores Emily Alloy and Corinne Stone started the GW chapter of MEDLIFE – a nationwide organization working with impoverished communities in Latin America – this fall, […]