Marisa Kabas

Hunger banquet ‘heightens awareness’

Web Extra Making the new University president sit on the floor and eat with his hands does not seem like much of a welcome, but at the fifth annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet, that is exactly how Steven Knapp was received. Knapp joined fellow GW faculty, staff, students and community members Nov. 13 at the banquet […]

Clothes off, curtains up

They live among us. No, not witches or zombies, but the cast of GW’s production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Each October, Forbidden Planet Productions presents the show with a cult-like following, providing the most risqué and edgy display in student theater. It seems that this show, about a couple that wanders into the […]

Young and the faithful

Staying hip isn’t always easy, especially when you are a 2,000-year-old religion on a college campus. To keep students interested, a few religious organizations – such as the Jewish Student Association – are attempting to preserve an old world practice, while adding a touch of new world flavor. “One of our priorities is taking a […]

GW alum stars in ABC’s new primetime show

Picture this: A 20-something comedian, who happens to be a GW alumnus, pursues a comedy career in Chicago. Producers for a new ABC sitcom fly out to convince him to sign on for their show. Not long thereafter, he moves to Los Angeles, briefly crashes at the home of a Victoria Secret model and a […]

The art of modeling in the buff

When Fiona Zublin needed to make a little extra cash, she didn’t turn to waiting tables in Dupont or working retail in Georgetown, she became a nude model at the Corcoran. “It’s more fulfilling than working at a coffee shop,” said the slender, 5-foot-2 junior who poses for one to three art classes a week […]

What’s the deal with… GW’s Wall of Fame?

As students step off the Marvin Center elevators onto the fifth floor to go bowling, chow down on wings or shoot some pool, they are faced with a wall of caricatures. Above these drawings hangs a sign that reads, “Wall of Fame.” But who are these people, and what does a place on the wall […]