Lindsay Garfield

A new start: resident leaves to open B&B

It’s the end of an era. Steve Timlin, 63, has lived in the gorgeous yellow house directly behind the Foggy Bottom Metro since March 20, 1986 – before some of GW’s students were even born. But on June 1, the long-time Foggy Bottom resident will pack up his things, leave his charming, yellow house on […]

GW Blind Date

On a cold Friday night at Firefly restaurant in Dupont, two GW sophomores – Turner Swicegood and Kate Hornyan – met up for a surprisingly not-so-blind date full of lots of food and conversation. Turner: Overall, it was a great date. It was actually funny because we knew each other before the date through GW’s […]

Ringing in the Chinese New Year

Streaks of red and yellow, mythical dragons and heavenly maidens invaded Lisner Auditorium this weekend as GW helped ring in the Chinese New Year. GW hosted the traveling Chinese New Year Spectacular performance, which takes its audience back to the country’s legendary golden age, the Tang Dynasty, with singing, dancing and traditional music. The 300-person […]

‘Tis the season… for knitting

In the spirit of the holiday season, GW is starting to get ready for Valentine’s Day by partnering with an orphan non-profit group to help make care packages for college-age orphans. The GW Red Scarf Project, sponsored by the Orphan Foundation of America, GW’s Office of Communication and Creative Services, and the Office of Community […]

What’s the deal with… GW’s yearbook?

For the past few weeks, the Cherry Tree staff has been sitting in the lobby of Ivory Tower taking senior portraits. While snapping photos, they are also spreading the word – it’s not uncommon for students to wonder what the Cherry Tree even is. Many students around campus were unaware that GW has a yearbook […]

What’s the deal with… the spooky Mitchell Hall rumors?

It’s been called a former orphanage, a mental institution, haunted and anything else crazy that students can think of, but what really was Mitchell Hall at 19th and E streets before it became a residence hall? University Historian G. David Anderson said the building itself was actually none of those things – it was a […]

WEB EXTRA: Metro may expand to BWI, Dulles

Future GW students may not have to worry about how they are going to get to all three local airports if Metro finishes recently proposed expansions to both Dulles and Baltimore-Washington International. Late last month Maryland initiated a $1 million study to analyze a possible 20-mile expansion of the Metro’s green line with a stop […]

University selects CCAS interim dean

Political science professor Lee Sigelman was appointed interim dean of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences earlier this month and has already begun working with outgoing Dean William Frawley to prepare for the transition at the end of the semester. Frawley announced in February that he will be leaving GW at the end of […]

WEB EXTRA: City discusses $170 million library plan

About 30 District residents came to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library at 9th and G streets Tuesday night to help determine the fate of the building as well as the improvements the city should make to the D.C. Public Library system. Last year D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams appointed a task force to study […]