Kieran Wilde

Local alumni give Knapp feedback, advice

Wednesday, June 4 University President Steven Knapp held a small-group discussion with local alumni Thursday at Alumni House to discuss GW’s role in the larger D.C. community. The event marked the second in a series of “Colonial Conversations,” which attempt to reach out to graduates in the greater metropolitan D.C. area. “The conversations are a […]

Live Review: Spoon in Baltimore

There’s no doubt about it, Spoon has been around the block. Over the past decade the unlikely band of ragtag misfits from Austin, Texas, have made the slow and gradual transition from being Austin’s backyard heroes to America’s greatest underdogs. These elder statesmen of indie-rock have garnered a mass of critics and fans alike, released […]

District fights hunger during the holidays

An increased poverty rate in the District has led at least one local charity to step up efforts to feed poor families this Thanksgiving. Bread for the City, a nonprofit organization, hopes to provide 13,000 low-income families with meals this holiday season. They hosted a telethon at the Old Post Office Pavillion Thursday to collect […]

Comedian and actor Nick Swardson releases new CD

Nick Swardson, anyone? OK, maybe you are not familiar with his name, but you have surely seen some of his work. In recent years, the foul-mouthed, pseudo-effeminate, raging alcoholic has jumped onto the scene in a very big way. The young comic, who recently released his debut CD “Party” last Tuesday on Comedy Central records, […]

OAS auction raises money for Africa

The Organization of African Students raised almost double the amount it raised last year at its fifth annual date auction Friday night. OAS, a GW student group dedicated to increasing awareness of African issues, drew more than 100 students from GW, Georgetown and Howard to the event. Profits from the date auction will go to […]

Dance professor wins citywide award

An assistant professor of dance at GW was given the D.C. Metro Dance Award for outstanding overall large producion last month. The professor, Dana Tai Soon Burgess, also choreographs and directs for his dance company, Dana Tai Soon Burgess and Co. “It doesn’t change what I think about art, but it’s a nice pat on […]