Maria Shanahan

Live it up before four years fly by

The Rookie There are a lot of exciting firsts that come with freshman year, but you definitely don’t want May to come around without these being some of them. Don’t wait until senior year to get to know your city. There’s a lot more to D.C. than Foggy Bottom and Georgetown. Check out U Street […]

GW groups work to combat homelessness with walk on National Mall

Web Exclusive Braving a 7 a.m. Saturday wakeup, hundreds of GW students walked to combat homelessness at the 22nd Annual Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon held on the National Mall. Students gathered for a pre-walk breakfast in Kogan Plaza at 7 a.m. and headed to the walk together. Team GW, which carried a buff […]

What’s the Deal With… Anniversary Park

Among the built-up high rises and parking lots that dot GW’s Foggy Bottom campus, there are few green spaces left. Anniversary Park, located on F Street, has wooden benches, green grass, and blooming flowerbeds. But what could be a great place to study, or to simply relax, has one problem: the gates are always locked. […]

Music to their ears: Harpist plays for patients at GW Hospital

Jody Grossman has been playing the harp for 30 years. But after growing tired of playing for weddings and other ceremonies, she decided to take her music in a more unlikely direction – performing in emergency rooms. Every Wednesday afternoon, Grossman plays her harp at the GW Hospital’s Emergency Department. With a desire to bring […]