Student Life

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My Fellow Americans: GW Navy Veteran Proud to Have Given Back to Country

Elliott School graduate student Rui Au is a part of GW’s robust veterans community eager to continue serving the nation in a different capacity.

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First-Generation College Students at GW Do the Heavy Lifting Together

A strong community and wealth of resources help first-gen students navigate college life.

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At the Mic: GW Students Lead Interview with World Bank Principal

Professor Scheherazade Rehman’s Age of Globalization classes visited the international financial institution on Monday.

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In Photos: GW Gathers for a Spooktacular Good Time

Students celebrated Halloween weekend for traditional celebrations with games, food giveaways and pumpkins.

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Two GW Students Meet with Vice President Kamala Harris

Christian Zidouemba and Anya Mansur joined a discussion on abortion and reproductive rights at the White House.


The True (-Ish) Stories behind D.C.'s Famous Ghosts

From presidential specters to a malevolent demon cat, the nation's capital has generated its share of spooky tall tales.

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Still Need a Halloween Costume? GW Expert Offers Tips

Relax, use what you have on hand and have fun.

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GW Serves: Senior Teaches Youths to Prosper Together

Rayaan Ahmed has worked to bring mutual aid to students in Minnesota and Somalia as they are learning to address public service, social issues and other importa

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GW Late Night Offers Substance Free Entertainment Alternatives

Fun and free events will allow for students to socialize without the temptation or risks of drinking alcohol.

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Hungry? Head to Thurston

Thurston Hall opens its doors to an all-you-care-to-eat facility in the latest rollout of GW’s transformative dining experience.

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Getting to Know the DMV: Woodley Park

Hilly and tree-shaded, Woodley Park is a mid-city sanctuary for lovers of nature (and brunch).

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GW Hosts 2022 Physics Congress

CCAS Physics Department welcomed more than 1,200 students and Nobel laureates.

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Student Voices: Celebrating Rosh Hashanah with the Second Gentleman

Five GW students share their thoughts after an interfaith celebration with second gentleman Douglas Emhoff at the vice president’s mansion.

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Getting to Know the DMV: Georgetown

The onetime shipping port now serves as one of the DMV’s hottest entertainment and commercial districts with upscale retail and colonial charm.

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GW Serves: Sophomore Leads Effort to Get Students to the Polls

Vidya Muthupillai works for young voters to seize the moment this election season.


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