Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Torture Report Revives Rogue Image that CIA Has Sought to Erase

Thomas Blanton, director of the National Security Archive, contrasts recent revelations on CIA activity in America's War on Terror, including allegedly lying about operations, to the '70s-era...

Alt Text

'Study Drugs' Are a Dangerous Way to Earn an ‘A’

By Brittney Dunkins

George Washington University alumna Stacie Buell, B.A. ’14, says that you could see the shift in the days before final exams. The Estelle...

Alt Text

2013 Siemens Competition Winners Settling in at GW

By Lauren Ingeno

Zainab Mahmood and Priyanka Wadgaonkar paced back and forth across their hotel room on the evening of Dec. 7, 2013 as they prepared for what the...

Alt Text

Siemens Competition Awards High School Students $500,000 in Scholarship Funds

By Lauren Ingeno

Chosen from a record 2,263 applicants, Peter Tian—a high school senior from Hilliard, Ohio—captured the $100,000 grand prize at the 15th...

Alt Text

Two Days as a ‘Colbert Report’ Intern

When Stephen Colbert ran onto the Lisner stage in all his bespectacled glory, Comedy Central devotees scrambled to their feet and burst into a thunderous applause faster than you could say “...

Alt Text

ISIS as a Cyber Security Threat?

By James Irwin

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has proven to be an uncommonly aggressive terrorist organization due to its...

Alt Text

#OnlyatGW: Students React to President Obama and Colbert

Top moments from Monday’s event as GW students met Colbert, attended the taping and even helped backstage.

Alt Text

President Obama and Colbert Duke It Out

By James Irwin

Stephen Colbert was running through a tongue-in-cheek opening segment on Barack Obama’s executive powers when the...

Alt Text

Diane Knapp Turns Healthy Eating into a Campaign

In the sitting room of the George Washington University’s historic F Street House, coffee and tea has been set out next to a set of simple, recycled white china. Multiple sheep figurines—gifted to...

Alt Text

Documentary Reveals How Climate Change Upsets National Security

By Brittney Dunkins

In Afghanistan, the Taliban has gained favor with farmers by protecting their poppy fields—a crop the...