Tracy Sakon

Freshman halls: Find your way home

Crawford Hall 2119 H Street Crawford Hall is found in the heart of campus, across the street from Kogan Plaza and Gelman Library. The residence hall is home to 158 freshmen, who live in singles, doubles and quad rooms. Crawford became a freshman residence hall last year. It was built in 1926 for apartment living. […]

Using the ukulele to ‘Sell Your Ideas’

Three summers ago, senior Alex Abnos went on tour through the Midwest with The White Foliage, a two-person band he met through an online forum. In Iowa, they landed a show at a nice venue, but just one person showed up to hear them. Hoping to avoid this situation in the future, Abnos said he […]

Movie Review: “Charlie Bartlett”

“Charlie Bartlett” (Sidney Kimmel Entertainment), a comedy which premieres in theaters Feb. 22, is the story of a charming 17-year-old played by Anton Yelchin. Charlie’s likeable and caring nature procures his role as the unofficial school “psychiatrist,” who sets up office in the boys’ bathroom. Jon Poll (film editor for “Meet the Fockers” and “Scary […]

Designing eco-friendly underwear

Heidi Rauch and Alyssa Weiss make something that Halle Berry and Jessica Simpson love. The GW alumna don’t design gowns, jewelry, makeup or anything else that would help a style-conscious Hollywood star stand out from the crowd – they design lingerie. Rauch and Weiss create bras, underwear and maternity wear for their own company, one […]